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Time constraints preclude the thorough analysis of “The Big Con,” the so-called “conservative movement,” that this subject deserves.  For now, however, suffice it to say that the conservative movement is largely a fiction constructed by the merchants of Big Conservative […]

As always happens in the wake of a mass shooting, last week when Nikolas Cruz murdered 17 people at his former Florida high school, commentators spared not a moment to take to the airwaves to bemoan the government’s alleged inattentiveness […]

Earlier this week, as everyone now knows, Nikolas Cruz, 19, shot up Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 members of that community while injuring several others. Unsurprisingly, the bodies of the victims weren’t even cold before […]

It’s “Black History Month” again. And this means that it is an occasion to attend to matters that have become impossible to discuss in polite society. For example, odds are that relatively few people are aware of the name of […]

As I write this, it has been nearly 24 hours since the President has denied making his “s-hole” comment regarding countries with shockingly low quality of life.  Indeed, the only person in a room full of several people who claims […]

Although the President denies it, as of Thursday night, it was reported that while in talks with Congressional representatives over our country’s immigration mess, Donald Trump referred to places like Haiti, El Salvador, and at least some of Africa as […]

Mercifully, the Golden Globes have come and gone. And it was a perhaps the most ostentatious display of self-righteousness, hypocrisy, dishonesty, and moral cowardice that our generation has supplied to date. At a time when moral exhibitionism has become as […]

In response to my recent article, “Capital Punishment: A Defense of Justice,” I elicited the following objection: It is contradictory for those (like me) who claim to believe in “limited government” to grant government the power to execute its own […]

Not all that long ago, conservatives, including and especially conservative intellectuals, argued vigorously in favor of the death penalty.  However, along with other several other moral-cultural issues in which they once took an interest, issues like abortion, euthanasia, and “gay […]

What I have frequently referred to as the Academic-Industrial-Complex (AIC) really is an organ of sorts of what I call the Racism-Industrial-Complex (RIC). One of the more recent illustrations of this point is Albert Ponce, a professor of political science […]