Why the left is losing, as summarized by a Reddit post

If the left wants to know why they are losing, they need look no further than sites like Reddit and 4chan, as the brilliant Reddit post bellow demonstrates why the far-left is so unpopular right now, and why if the left persists in their ways…

It’s Not Okay

This is pretty funny…there is a backlash by some Wait But Why readers, most of whom are on the ‘left’, who didn’t agree with Tim Urban’s optimistic assessment that ‘America would be okay’ after Trump winning, that Trump’s inexperience isn’t a big deal, and that…

How the GOP has evolved

This ‘unpopular puffin’ meme went massively viral on Reddit and Imgur a couple days ago and shows how both the ‘right’ and general pubic sentiment has evolved from being ‘pro life’, to the realization that not all life is equal and that some life creates…

Jobless America, Part 2

Part 1 For anyone who follows the news, stories of the improving job market are becoming increasingly common, such as how jobless claims are falling: Jobless Claims in U.S. Decline to Lowest Level in Four Decades …or how the unemployment rate is low: U.S. unemployment…

Jobless America

From inefficiencies arise opportunities. New York City (and probably the rest of America) circa the late 80′s had more crime but also more opportunity for everyone. Borrowing, real estate, and stock prices were dirt-cheap and entrepreneurial opportunities were abound. You could get a job in…

Small Criticisms of Trump’s Economic Platform

Although I am trying to give Trump the benefit of the doubt, there are some problems with his economic vision thus far: First, Trump is falling into the stimulus trap of creating short-term results at long-term expense: Economist Explains Why Trump Infrastructure Plan Will Be…

Holiness Spirals

We’re living in an age of hyper/militant morality – a combination of holiness spirals and virtue signaling, to the extreme. But at the same time, it’s juxtaposed with cultural depravity, which makes the whole thing kinda confusing. Consider the Trump Access Hollywood tape, in which…

Wealth, Intellectualism, and Individualism, Part 6

In part 5 of the series on Wealth, Intellectualism, and Individualism, I outlined the table of contents of the section on intellectualism. Intellectualism is how you become a part of the process and the national debate, rather than merely a spectator. It’s a common misconception…

Big Spender Donald Trump

Trump’s massive spending proposals are causing not just ripples but tsunamis in the financial markets, particularly treasury bonds: $1 trillion gone: The global bond market has only seen a rout this bad twice in 20 years US debt surpass $20 trillion in under two months…