2016: The Abattoir Of Reason

The presidency of Barack Obama has had a considerable impact on the American spirit. His administration’s singular, and some would argue horrific, brand of political gamesmanship has been equally toxic to both the left and the right. Recall that after the jihadist attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando President Obama spent significant time essentially […]

Not The Conservative Party: Shunning The Better Angels Of Our Nature

A couple months back on Fox News Donald Trump quipped, “you gotta remember that this is the Republican Party, not the Conservative Party.” This has become painfully obvious, however it’s important to remember that the Republican Party has historically been the vessel for conservatism. Not any more. This past Wednesday over thirty million people watched […]

The AltRight: All Cucked Up & Nowhere To Go

We are living in an age where what you say and its relation to the facts is completely irrelevant, where the measure of a man can can be cloaked in soundbites and hashtags rather than be revealed by his actions and record. Take the current front-runner of my party for example: he has stood on […]

Alexis de Tocqueville, Donald Trump & The Prophecy of The French Revolution

The opening pages of Alexis de Tocqueville’s The Old Regime and The French Revolution so hauntingly describe the malicious wasteland that our political process has become it is impossible not to acknowledge that we are on the threshold of revolution.   “No great historical event is better calculated than the French Revolution to teach political […]

Donald Trump & The Suspension of Disbelief

After years of Republicans capitulating shamelessly to the demands of radical Progressives, there is reason for Republican constituents to be angry, but there is no excuse for standing sheepishly behind Donald Trump to make up for it. Dr. John Maltby, senior lecturer at the University of Leicester’s School of Psychology, has been researching how individuals […]