Time to Open Back Up?

On Friday the Texas Governor, Greg Abbott, started preparing an executive order to get businesses back to work. “Next week, I will be providing an executive order talking about what will be done in Texas about reopening Texas businesses,” Abbott said Friday. Adding that economic activity will resume “in a way that will be safe for that economic revitalization.” Gov. Abbott is the first governor … Continue reading Time to Open Back Up?

IHME COVID-19 Model Revises US Fatalities Down (Again)

One of the leading models used to predict the catastrophe that the novel coronavirus is going to cause, including the number of people infected and number of deaths, has changed the number of predicted deaths due to COVID-19. The highly cited University of Washington Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) COVID-19 model was used by the White House to create a warning that, “best … Continue reading IHME COVID-19 Model Revises US Fatalities Down (Again)

The Dangers Of: Conflating Crony Capitalism with the Free Markets

This is Part II of the series “The Dangers of:” and today we are talking about crony capitalism and the conflation with an actual free market economy. Crony capitalism has, in recent years, been deliberately misrepresented as an actual free market economy.  A free market economy is the freest, most liberating economic ideology that could ever exist.  Crony capitalism, on the other hand, is one … Continue reading The Dangers Of: Conflating Crony Capitalism with the Free Markets

US Hints at Slashing Funding for WHO

Today, President Trump suggested that he would consider cutting spending to the World Health Organization, or WHO, due to their handling of COVID-19 and helping China downplay the severity of the outbreak. He tweeted, “The W.H.O. really blew it. For some reason, funded largely by the United States, yet very China centric. We will be giving that a good look. Fortunately I rejected their advice … Continue reading US Hints at Slashing Funding for WHO

How Progressivism Prolonged the Great Depression

The Great Depression was the most devastating hit to the US Economy (until possibly COVID-19) that we have ever had.  Unemployment reached all time highs and the GDP retracted  30% between 1929 and 1932.  The Great depression began in 1929 and ended in 1939.  Conventional wisdom says that the enormous government spending that Franklin D. Roosevelt, FDR, implemented in the “New Deal” was the saving … Continue reading How Progressivism Prolonged the Great Depression

The Dangers of: “Common Good Constitutionalism”

The Dangers of: “Common Good Constitutionalism” is the first in a series I will be doing where we dive deeper into specific ideologies and the dangers that lie within. For this piece we are going to look into “Common Good Constitutionalism,” we’ll call it CGC. It’s a newer way of interpreting the the Constitution. This is a way of not taking the text of the … Continue reading The Dangers of: “Common Good Constitutionalism”

Red Flags or Red Coats

Before COVID-19 was spreading throughout the world, trendy point of discussion was gun control. One gun control measure that was making its way through the ranks on both sides of the aisle is red flag laws. Since 2018 12 states have implemented red flag laws, bringing the total number of states with red flag laws to 17. What are red flag laws? According to the … Continue reading Red Flags or Red Coats

China Named to UN Human Rights Council

The idiocy that is the UN has named China to the Human Rights Council. The timing is nothing short of symbolic considering that the world is devastated from COVID-19. Let’s go through the timeline of China’s handling of the novel coronavirus and their international communication with the medical world. December: China covered up the existence of the virus in it’s first month of existence. January: … Continue reading China Named to UN Human Rights Council

Why Fiscal Conservatism Has Gone by the Wayside and How we Can Save it

Government spending is possibly the biggest threat to the future of our country and no one is doing anything about it (click here to see why the national debt matters.) $1 billion here, $50 billion there, the federal budget is mind boggling. In 2019 the Federal Government spent $4,400,000,000,000 that is $4.4 trillion. That budget was 8% higher than the year before. As of now … Continue reading Why Fiscal Conservatism Has Gone by the Wayside and How we Can Save it

5 Government Regulations Set Aside in the name of Public Safety

It takes a worldwide pandemic for the government to see that their so called public safety regulations actually have an opposite result from what was intended.  With COVID-19 spreading like a wildfire the government has loosened up on a few regulations in the name of public safety.  If no longer enforcing these regulations is good for public safety why were they enacted at all some … Continue reading 5 Government Regulations Set Aside in the name of Public Safety