By now, only a person living in Alternate Universe One could fail to understand that the past three years have precisely nothing to do with Russian collusion or Ukraine corruption and everything to do with who makes decisions about American policy: the duly elected president of the United States or the administrative state. That is the struggle right now. The crux is a struggle between advocates of our constitutional republic and
What a world we live in. A confidential asset of a hyper-political CIA director, likely handpicked by the director to spy on the Trump White House, is now called a “whistleblower.” The son of a former vice-president and a current Democrat nominee was apparently eyeball-deep in corruption in Ukraine, and the Left screams that the president—for daring to broach the issue with Ukraine—should be impeached. Political pygmies, otherwise known as the
I was first introduced to what I thought was Robert De Niro’s genius upon watching Martin Scorseses’ seminal gangster film Mean Streets . De Niro played Johnny Boy, a small-time hood hell-bent on criminal deviancy, mayhem, tomfoolery, and pointless self-destruction. De Niro brought such a quality of verisimilitude and commitment to the role, it almost seemed like he really was Johnny Boy and not just a talented thespian pulling off an
There can only be one winner in the struggle between the president and the permanent bureaucracy if America has any hope of the republic surviving. veryone who knows American history understands that what we are experiencing today was almost inevitable. The Russia-collusion hoax, Ukraine-gate, Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation circus, all of the non-stop, relentless attacks on Donald Trump and his administration from the day he was sworn in were bound to happen. The
During the time of the Roman Republic, Cato the Elder would end every speech in the Senate, no matter what the topic, with “Carthago delenda est.” Carthage must be destroyed. Why? Because Cato saw Carthage as a very real and existential threat to the Roman Republic. In many ways, the tech monopolies today are a very real threat to our American Republic. And so the tech monopolies must be broken up—destroyed.
I recently reread Saul Alinsky’s “Rules for Radicals,” and just like the first time I read it, I felt chilled to the bone from the thought of people actually being committed to these tactics and using them against their political opponents. Unlike the first time I read it, however, I recognized that Alinsky’s playbook is currently being used against political enemies of the United States’ Democratic Socialist party and others on