December 4, 2020

Obama and the End of American Exceptionalism

America’s once-exalted position as the unquestioned leader of the free world has been greatly and deliberately eroded.  A nation respected not only for its military and economic might, but more so for its dedication to the ideals of individual freedom and liberty is rudderless and adrift on a sea of uncertainty.  As a result, the […]

Obama’s Catholic Church Gambit: Lessons from American Communists

A fascinating theory has been advanced by Dick Morris, which, in turn, is being considered by Rush Limbaugh and other leading conservatives.  Morris speculates that the Obama HHS mandate on contraception, sterilization, and abortifacients is a fight with the Catholic Church that Team Obama wants — and with the focus based narrowly on contraception, not […]

Navy SEALs Rescue Kidnapped American; 9 Terrorists Dead

Via Washington Post: U.S. special operations forces have rescued a kidnapped American aid worker and her Danish colleague in Somalia, the White House and officials with the aid organization said Wednesday. During the raid, all nine of their captors were killed. Jessica Buchanan, 32, and Poul Hagen Thisted, 60, were abducted by a group of […]

Secrets of the American Nomenklatura

With the rise of independent media, the secrets of the American nomenklatura are coming into clearer focus, the shameless exploitation of the good will and treasure of the people increasingly put on view for all to see. 1. The media and the Democrats are joined at the hip and have created a “hereditary celebrity class” […]

The Great American Memory Hole

In the fictional world of George Orwell’s 1984, when printed information conflicted with the newest version of truth as Oceania’s government proclaimed it, relevant documents were promptly revised by the Ministry of Truth and damning remnants of evidence stuffed down Memory Holes. In the real world, when information conflicts with the truth as the Obama […]

Cheer-up, America! The Case for American Optimism

Look for moments of maximum pessimism.   To the legendary value investor Sir John Templeton, this was the secret to learning how to buy low and sell high.  In recent months, I’ve been feeling the pessimism in a big way.  You probably have too.  Watching the scroll of headlines on cable news channels this summer, I […]

Making Good on the American Dream

The ever-growing list of nations facing severe budget, debt, and unemployment problems headlined by Greece, Spain, and the United States has two factors common to all its members.  They are all either confirmed to be or determined to turn into socialist democracies, and they have evolved into overwhelmingly consumption-based societies, while greatly diminishing their goods-producing […]