Category Archives: Elections

Firing Line Friday: Resolved: That Government Is Not the Solution; It Is the Problem

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In 1981, Ronald Reagan declared during his inauguration speech that “government is not the solution to our problems; … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Resolved: On Impeachability

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With all the obsession over Presidential impeachment now-a-days, let us look on a far less insane investigation from … Continue reading

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Boaty McBoatface for President in 2020?

     Broke: Secure elections with voter ID      Woke: Same day registration at the voting booth      Bespoke: Swipe right or left for each candidate and ballot measure      Despite cries of Russian Hackers stealing the 2016 election, some people want to move voting, … Continue reading

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Signs and Portents for 2020?

     The November 5th elections signal a complete cycle (save for the Gubernatorial run-off in Louisiana) of off-Presidential year elections in the United States. If we can learn anything from this odd-year election it is that all the trends in elections … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Is There a Liberal Crack-Up?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Win or lose in 2020, the question asked thirty-five years ago appears to be evergreen: Is there a … Continue reading

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Florida Democrats: Swamps Are People Too

     It is becoming increasingly common around the world, including the United States of America, to grant human rights to “nature” or “Gaia”, including granting “rights” to rivers, glaciers, and mountain—and then let eco-radicals sue on behalf of said geographic features. … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Republican Party and Mr. Nixon

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In the previous two Firing Line Friday posts, the wipeout, on the Presidential level, of the Democrats in … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: What’s Ahead for the Democrats? Part II

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In 1984, President Reagan won every state except Minnesota (and the District of Columbia), though the Democratic Party … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: What’s Ahead for the Democrats? Part I

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In 1984, President Reagan won every state except Minnesota (and the District of Columbia), though the Democratic Party … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Crisis in Labour

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With all the current shenanigans going on in British politics, perhaps ‘twould be interesting to look back half … Continue reading

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