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Two Resistances

Two Resistances

. By Victor Davis Hanson The quiet resistance — the one without black masks and clubs — is the more revolutionary force, and it transcends race, class, and gender. After the election of Donald Trump, there arose a self-described “Resistance.” It apparently posed as a decentralized network of progressive activist groups dedicated to derailing the […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Choosing Sides

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Choosing Sides

. By L. Neil Smith  Politics in our nation may seem to be confusing at the moment — a bewildering, surrealistic  mess — with various individuals acting out a half-baked melodrama that appears to make no sense, but things begin to clear up quickly if we adopt another model than we have traditionally used to […]

Is the American Elite Really Elite?

Is the American Elite Really Elite?

. by Victor Davis Hanson/ March 8, 2017   The public no longer believes that privilege and influence should be predicated on titles, brands, and buzz. Establishment furor over the six-week-old Trump administration is growing. Outraged New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman recently compared Trump’s victory to disasters in American history that killed and wounded thousands such […]

Populist Candidates Still Ignore Government Unions

Populist Candidates Still Ignore Government Unions

Make America Great Again

Make America Great Again

By: Peter Schiff, President and CEO Euro Pacific Capital   Donald Trump’s critics have heaped scorn on his calls for protective tariffs to deal with America’s widening trade imbalance and the resulting loss of higher–paying blue color jobs. Some have accused him of trying to turn back the clock in pursuit of a cheap populist ploy […]

Occupy-style rhetoric used to frame CA drought

Occupy-style rhetoric used to frame CA drought

By Chris Reed . Gov. Jerry Brown’s announcement of mandatory water cutbacks led to news coverage of the disparities in water usage between very rich neighborhoods and everywhere else. In San Diego, health this instantly prompted angry comments on social media about Rancho Santa Fe, order judged last year to be the biggest per-capita residential user […]