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The Economics of COVID-19: How to Build the New Normal (UPDATED)

by D.J. McGuire Today, Americans are undergoing dramatic social and economic changes as a result of the coronavirus, with some of the more dramatic affects still to come. The...

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Covid-16 Is Infecting 2020

By Kevin Kelton You wouldn’t knowingly risk infecting someone important to you with the coronavirus. Yet millions of thoughtless Democrats are infecting their party’s presumptive nominee. Every day, we...

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The “Bloomberg’s Billions” Fallacy

by Kevin Kelton Mike Bloomberg recently pledged that even if he isn’t the Democratic nominee, he’d gladly use billions of his dollars to help defeat Donald Trump. That money...

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Supporting Bernie Sanders is a Mistake, No Matter Your Reason

by D.J. McGuire I’ve said relatively little about the party I joined in the aftermath of Trump’s election victory — besides warning the Virginia branch not to get too...

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Thank You, Senator Romney

by D.J. McGuire “Romney voted to convict the president. His fellow Republicans voted to convict themselves.” – Windsor Mann, The Week Truth be told, I don’t think I could...

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So You Really Want to Defeat the Iranian Regime?

by D.J. McGuire “A strange game, the only winning move is not to play” – Joshua, War Games Less than a week after Qasem Soleimani was killed in an...

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A Tactical Success Does Not a Strategy Make

by D.J. McGuire “So he was murdered. I have no problem with that; the man was a pig. But it was a decision we should have all made together.”...

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We Were Warned: What the 2015 Trade Debate Said About the GOP

by D.J. McGuire There has been a lot of ink spilled and bytes burned over the decay of the Republican ecosystem (including by yours truly), but every now and...

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The MPU Impeachment Journal

This column is a compilation of separate thoughts on impeachment and the state of American politics. As I predicted on the podcast, the two limited and obtuse articles of impeachment...

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Impeachment Turmoil on Ukraine Cannot Distract Us From Putin’s Game There

by D.J. McGuire “You may not be interested in strategy, but strategy is interested in you.” – Leon Trotsky One of the apparent consequences of the impeachment inquiry into...

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On the Latest Federal Budget Data

by D.J. McGuire The Treasury Department released the latest data on the budget for Fiscal Year 2019. Most of the focus was on the deficit figure, which rose to...

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Ben Cline Betrays Conservatives and Beclowns Himself in Joining SCIF Stunt

by D.J. McGuire There was a time when conservatives in general – and Republicans in particular – took national security seriously. We can argue about when that era ended;...

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Making Medicare For All Palatable For All

by Kevin Kelton The good news is that Elizabeth Warren has pledged to explain in detail how she would pay for her Medicare For All plan. The bad news...

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Donald Trump Is a Coward

by D.J. McGuire Over the past year, it has become clear that the Stalinist regime in northern Korea has no intention of slowing – let alone reversing – its...

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