We worry about rule-breaking by the underclass, not the upper class

Summary: The daily press gives us lurid tales of the underclass breaking social norms, but seldom does so about the more serious lost professionalism that helps the upper class. Before we tinker with American society to reverse our rising inequality, we should understand the processes that created this problem. I believe we not only don't … Continue reading We worry about rule-breaking by the underclass, not the upper class

Another easily solved problem: our massive government liabilities

Summary:  Today we have good news for you! Many Americans fear for the government's solvency. Predictions bankruptcy or hyperinflation litter the Internet. These fears are one facet of the carefully cultivated fears (e.g., climate, jihadists) that dominate American political discourse. Fears of the government's solvency are, like the others, exaggerated. If we have the will … Continue reading Another easily solved problem: our massive government liabilities

We are alone in the defense of the Republic

Summary: One by one, our professions and institutions have failed us and the Republic. Under pressure their standards proved to be parchment barriers defending our liberty.  Rightly so, since the Constitution stands upon its people's love. When that fades nothing can prevents citizens from becoming subjects. Will it be sufficient to mark, with precision, the … Continue reading We are alone in the defense of the Republic