The Lost Shoes of Gettysburg and the Lost Cause of the GOP Shutdown

When an anonymous Republican Congressman sat down with the Washington Enquirer to explain how the GOP got taken over by the fringe Tea Party faction leading to the government shutdown, he drew a parallel to an oft-repeated origin story about the Battle of Gettysburg. In doing so, he unintentionally revealed some fascinating parallels between the […]

Rand, Ron and their Misanthropic Southern Strategy

Libertarians do not like being confused with conservatives. To be fair, they are not. Conservatism is about a reaction against the movement towards freedom and equality in protecting, as best it can, the status quo; libertarianism isn’t concerned about the status quo and focuses on freedom – for some. A very small subgroup of already […]