Articles & Opinions

Transcending the Trans Ban

By William Gleed Donald Trump has said he will ban transgendered people in the Military on the advice of “his generals” and other military experts. I don’t know who...

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Chinese Territorial Disputes and North Korean ICBM launches: One Heck of a Coincidence

by D.J. McGuire In mid-June, the Chinese Communist Party faced two threats to its ever-growing geopolitical ambitions. Less than a month later, its North Korean ally test-fired its first...

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A Grand Juror Makes His Case

By William Gleed Let’s begin here. A federal grand jury is no witch hunt, and it’s not about indicting a ham sandwich. A grand jury does not insult voters,...

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The Week’s Advice for the Democrats: Hold Firm on Culture, Look for Openings From the Right on Economics

by D.J. McGuire There has been a good deal of soul-searching within the Democratic Party about how to avoid repeating the 2014 and 2016 defeats. From what I can...

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The Miserable Mind of a Miserable Man

by Kevin Kelton Imagine the late-night inner thoughts of Donald Trump. Imagine you’re him. You know you lied, cheated, bullied, and bamboozled your way to the presidency, the same...

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“Single Payer” Myths from Left and Right

by D.J. McGuire Amidst the wailing, gnashing of teeth, celebrations, and everything in between because the United States Senate has – literally – voted to let itself keep voting...

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A Better Deal for the Bernie Base

by Kevin Kelton It has been my experience (and probably yours, too) that most people can never take ownership of their bad life decisions. Bosses never call up up...

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Jeff Sessions Brings Back Federal For-Profit Police with Return to No-Charge Civil Asset Forfeiture

by D.J. McGuire Amidst the whirl and rush over Donald Trump’s latest temper tantrum to The New York Times, I want to be sure the latest action by Attorney General...

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A “Clinical” Approach To Healthcare

By Rebekah Chodoff Kuschmider A few weeks ago my worthy compatriot DJ commented that he is the only one who’s been providing written commentary here on this website and...

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Alliance for Securing Democracy: We Need More of This

by D.J. McGuire Listeners to our podcast know that when the subject of Russia comes up, I’m the one trying desperately to ensure at least some bandwith goes to discussion about the...

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My Further Thoughts on Freer Markets and the Democratic Party

by D.J. McGuire A couple of days after my post on where the modern center is for Democrats, many within the party seemed to confuse my preference for freer...

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Democrats Must Move to the Center…the 21st Century Center

by D.J. McGuire Amidst the whirl and rush of Trump’s G-20 visit to Hamburg, Mark Penn and Andrew Stein placed on Op-Ed in the New York Times calling on the...

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Why I AM a Democrat

by D.J. McGuire In reading Bruce Bartlett’s compressed autobiography-turned-advice column, I couldn’t help but feel the old supply-side economist had, for the most part, been just a few steps...

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The Day I Almost Became Philando Castile

by Kevin Kelton In the wake of recent news stories about the police shooting death of Philando Castile, More Perfect Union cohost Kevin Kelton shares his own story of being pulled...

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