The moral philosopher and political economist Adam Smith wrote in his work Theory of Moral Sentiments about a “man of system.” This conceited man believes in a plan for both government and society, and intends to enact it as if he were moving pieces on a chessboard. If only all of the pieces worked, acted, and moved as he demands, society would be perfect. The … Continue reading Failures of Central Planning: California City, Calif.
For many Americans-especially young voters and those who were previously uninterested in politics- this election has awaken them to exactly what can happen when you don’t pay attention, are uninformed, and are not politically involved. The majority of Americans are tired of the lies, corruption, and dishonesty coming out of Washington. So, why do we continue to vote for candidates who will continue this trend? … Continue reading A Renaissance of American Politics
Rumors are flying around Missouri as Governor Jay Nixon increases his travel logs. Governor Nixon has gradually been increasing his focus and travels to Missouri’s impact internationally, as well as increasing his role in Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites. Recent events show that he may be interested in being in Hillary Clinton’s cabinet, in the case she is elected in November. Outside of trying … Continue reading MO Governor Jay Nixon Hints at Clinton Cabinet Role
You can add the results of a new Washington Post-ABC News poll to the confusion this election season. The poll found that most non-republicans don’t believe Trump represents “the core values of the Republican Party.” 22% of Democrats and 21% of Independents believe Trump’s views represent the Republican Party. Compare that with 56% of Republicans, and 43% of Conservatives who believe he represents them. Who … Continue reading This Election Isn’t About the ‘Lesser of Two Evils’
I’ve been against Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency from day one. In fact, I haven’t like the Donald for years. Before the billionaire businessman formally launched his campaign June 16, 2015, I was a vocal opponent. Of the 17 candidates who ran for the Republican nomination, I would’ve proudly supported at least 8-10 of them. But Trump’s vile rhetoric, personal attacks, and lack of … Continue reading I’m a 22-Year-Old Female Republican Voting for Evan McMullin
“I’m conservative, but I’m not a nut about it.” –President George H.W. Bush I don’t know about you, but I constantly have to remind myself that not everyone loves politics as much as I do. People have better things to do. They have more important things to worry about; things that, frankly, the current two candidates haven’t been addressing. They don’t watch 3 hours of … Continue reading Let’s Never Do This Again
Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson visited Liberty University’s convocation Monday, where he discussed the state of our nation, politics, and personal success. The former governor of New Mexico was introduced by Josh Rutledge, who is the Vice President of Spiritual Development. Johnson discussed his achievements in the governor’s office, promising that they would extend to the Oval Office. He also discussed the national deficit, and … Continue reading Libertarian Nominee Gary Johnson Visits Liberty University
Recent events surrounding the presidential election have made the “October surprise” crystal clear: in this election cycle, the Republican Party is a sinking ship, and only the Trump campaign and its supporters believe it’s a submarine. With the release of a 2005 audio tape, Donald’s character and campaign hit a new low, a bombshell event that even he cannot recover from. Even worse than the … Continue reading The Fallout Surrounding the ‘October Surprise’