The Renewable Fuel Standard: A Common Enemy of Liberals & Conservatives

The Renewable Fuel Standard offers liberals and conservatives an opportunity for agreement. It further exposes our government’s need to promote the growing resentment between Democrats and Republicans. And of course, it’s all about money.    The Renewable Fuel Standard is a federal mandate that requires fuel refiners to blend a certain amount of biofuels, specifically […]

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 […]

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 […]