Why Your Side Is Losing the Culture War

(Regardless of which side you're on.) There is a religious war raging in America today.  A kulturkampf ("culture war"), if  you will.  The war is between supporters and critics of traditional values.  It was officially declared at some point between the elections of Jimmy Carter in 1976 and Bill Clinton in 1992. The Carter election … Continue reading Why Your Side Is Losing the Culture War

Government & Business: Referees or Coaches?

Warning: incoherent rambling about government to follow: Let me explain how conservatives and libertarians have normally seen the relationship between government and business.  (I believe this particular analogy is an update on a debate that Hamilton and Madison had, once upon a time.) Some people think that the government should be like the referees in … Continue reading Government & Business: Referees or Coaches?