Larry Reed at FEE asked a couple of years ago, are we Rome? He pointed to a number of troubling similarities between the Roman Empire and the modern United States. I answer yes for several reasons, not the least of which is political corruption. Americans should study not only U.S. and British history, but also classical civilizations like Greece and Rome. This provides perspective on …more
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Who won the October 9, 2016 debate? A better question would be what questions were appropriate for a presidential debate? Not many, but that was to be expected. And does a “town hall” style format work for the executive branch? I discuss the winner, the loser, the topics, and more importantly political discourse. Don’t miss it.
American politicians love to pander. We will give you free stuff! Vote for us! The real message is that you can’t do it yourself. This has helped produce an American culture that refuses to capitalize on its natural talents. How do we turn this around? How do we sell liberty and independence to people who want government goodies? Listen in. I’ll tell you.