Why Trump Fired Comey, and What it Shows About our Government

President Donald Trump has officially fired the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey. Much of the world is scratching their heads at this move. Some question it’s timing, while others question what it has to do with Trump’s pending Russia investigation. I call all of that, and this, into question: what does Comey’s firing show about the state of our Government? The … Continue reading Why Trump Fired Comey, and What it Shows About our Government

Forward France! The Case for Emmanuel Macron

This Sunday, the fifth French Republic will face a radical choice. Although the best candidate in the race will not win, France will get the hero it wants, not the one it truly needs. Emmanuel Macron, four days out of the final election, holds a lead of almost twenty points over the anti-immigrant, anti-globalist Marine Le Pen. I did not support Macron in the first … Continue reading Forward France! The Case for Emmanuel Macron

Why Le Pen is the wrong choice for France

France lives now in a time of similar division than that of the United States. A new president must now step in the steer the country either to the left side of the political spectrum, or to the right. Emmanuel Macron represents the left under the En Marche! party, and Marine Le Pen serves the right under the National Front in this presidential race. The … Continue reading Why Le Pen is the wrong choice for France

What Should be Done on North Korea

North Korea is one of the most complex foreign policy questions in the world today. The basic assumption running American policy from the Pentagon, is that credible deterrence and coercive diplomacy are a function of capability, national interest, and signaling. This can be seen when the US sends a carrier group to hot spots worldwide. The problem is that this assumption is wrong. For starters, … Continue reading What Should be Done on North Korea

Riots Escalate – Three More Dead in Anti-Socialist Protests

On Monday, three Venezuelans were left dead, putting the total death toll since the start of “Mother of All Marches” to twenty-four. SBS reports: “Several others were seriously injured and “between life and death,” said public defender Tarek William Saab. The latest casualties come on a day anti-Maduro demonstrators blocked major roads in the South American nation. Two government trucks in eastern Caracas were set alight … Continue reading Riots Escalate – Three More Dead in Anti-Socialist Protests

Donald Trump’s Contract With the American Voter: What He Broke and What He Kept

During a campaign speech in Gettysburg Pennsylvania, Donald Trump laid out his agenda for the first 100 days of his possible presidency. Then candidate Trump promised eighteen specific actions as well as ten legislative goals, you can read them all here. Today, we are 100 days in and we can see what was kept and what was broke. Propose constitutional term limits Result: Lol no … Continue reading Donald Trump’s Contract With the American Voter: What He Broke and What He Kept

Takeaways from Round One of the French Election

Like a tossed coin, France voted this Sunday in a presidential election that was more open than ever, with up to four candidates with the possibility of becoming the president of La Republique, and marked by a terrorist threat after the bombing of the Champs-Élysées last Thursday. The centrist independent, Emmanuel Macron, and the far right candidate from Front National, Marine le Pen, have won the first … Continue reading Takeaways from Round One of the French Election

The French Presidential Election: What You Need to Know

In recent months, the world has been swept by a populist/nationalist attitude. In June of 2016, the United Kingdom left the European Union, and 3 months later, Donald J. Trump was elected president of the United States. With these two events in mind, many people are wondering if this trend will continue as the French presidential election draws closer. It will determine if the previously … Continue reading The French Presidential Election: What You Need to Know

The Left’s War on Boys: How the Left Wants to Destroy the Boy Scouts

We like to poke fun at some of those who are on the left side of the spectrum for many reasons. Some dress weird, talk strangely, engage in strange mannerisms, and more often than not push an obscene amount of strange new ideas onto civilized society. The most blown up of these new ideas is the concept of self-identification. This most commonly applies to gender, … Continue reading The Left’s War on Boys: How the Left Wants to Destroy the Boy Scouts