Category liberalism

Two Proposals, Two Questions

Yesterday, NRA leader Wayne LaPierre proposed that we have armed officers protecting our schools.  This, of course, sent the gun-control Left into a tizzy.  Their proposed solution, of course, is more gun control. Personally, I believe LaPierre’s suggestion is impractical as he proposed it, but for the moment, let’s disregard that.  There are variants on […]

Gun Control, “Politicizing” Tragedies, And Evil

Seeing as I have no children, the school shooting in Connecticut doesn’t affect me like it does most of my friends and family members who have children.  This doesn’t mean that I don’t find it horrifying and saddening, but I don’t feel haunted by the thought of, “What if this was at my kid’s school?” […]

Simple Tax Math

The Democrats’ plan for the “Fiscal Cliff” avoidance so far includes an $800 billion tax increase over 10 years.  (They’re trying to make it more, but that’s what is on the table right now.)  Pretending that the projection above were to end up being accurate*, let’s break down what the means: $800 billion / 10 […]

Where We Are, And Where We’re Headed

So we’ve got another four years of Obama to deal with.  Many on the right wonder if America will survive it, but I’m not nearly that pessimistic.  Yes, we will survive four more years of Obama, though a lot of long-term harm to the country may result from it.  Obama himself is ultimately a short-term […]