The Economics of Progressivism: How the Modern Democratic Party Views the Economy and Why They’re Wrong

What is economics? Well, in a nutshell, it is the study of scarce resources and their alternative uses.  Oil isn’t just used in your car, and steel isn’t just used in building skyscrapers. But, how does one determine how much of the produced steel should go toward buildings versus how much should go to its… Read More The Economics of Progressivism: How the Modern Democratic Party Views the Economy and Why They’re Wrong

Marxism and the Democrats: The Evolution of the Progressive Left

Our great founding father and President Thomas Jefferson once founded a political party.  This party is the longest standing official party still in existence. Yep, I’m talking about the Democrats. But they weren’t called the Democrats in Jefferson’s time.  Rather, they were known as the “Democratic-Republican Party” when Jefferson held office.  They were officially established… Read More Marxism and the Democrats: The Evolution of the Progressive Left

Obama’s America: Why Rubio Stresses It and Why People Don’t Care If It’s a Memorized Line

8 years of Obama have brought us many things. A step towards Single-Payer Healthcare, 94 million Americans out of the workforce (almost 16 million more than when Obama took office), increased dependence on Government programs such as food stamps and welfare (total participants between the two are over 152 million citizens), decreased middle and lower class… Read More Obama’s America: Why Rubio Stresses It and Why People Don’t Care If It’s a Memorized Line

Marco Rubio: An Analysis of a Presidential Candidate

Marco Rubio.  True Reagan Conservative, or Establishment Rhino? Welcome to the Gazette’s third analysis of a Presidential Candidate: Marco Rubio. Let’s lead off with the main issues that Marco would like to address: Stop China from undermining America. Stop Common Core and return Education to State and Local control. Stand up for democracy and fight… Read More Marco Rubio: An Analysis of a Presidential Candidate

Iowa 2016: What Last Night’s Results Mean for the Presidential Race

Cruz and Clinton.  Your two winners in Iowa last night.  One was pretty obvious (I think), while the other was neck-and-neck with her opponent all night. What does a Cruz win in Iowa mean for the Republicans?  How about a Clinton win for the Democrats?  Allow me to shed some light on the subject. Historically… Read More Iowa 2016: What Last Night’s Results Mean for the Presidential Race

Healthcare in America: ObamaCare’s Self Ordained Failure and the Path it has Paved in America

Obamacare.  Making you more dependent on the government since 2010. If you still think it’s a good thing, you’re either stupid or ignorant of facts. Facts: Obamacare has cost the United States a gross amount of money, both on the federal level and on the individual level: Obamacare has been the cause of rising premiums… Read More Healthcare in America: ObamaCare’s Self Ordained Failure and the Path it has Paved in America

Socialism and Democratic Socialism: What’s the Difference and Why Neither of Them Work

QUICK REMINDER: Many people think immediately of Communism when they think about the USSR or the Soviet Union or Soviet Russia, when in reality the USSR was a socialist state that never fully achieved Communism. With the rise of Bernie Sanders in the recent Iowa Caucus Polls and his dominating lead in the New Hampshire… Read More Socialism and Democratic Socialism: What’s the Difference and Why Neither of Them Work

Understanding Economics: Introduction to a Crash Course

Disclaimer:  The book, “Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy,” by Thomas Sowell, is being used as a reference and textbook of sorts for this crash course in economics. Almost all content will be paraphrased from the book and simplified so as to provide a shorter easier to read summary of basic economics. … Read More Understanding Economics: Introduction to a Crash Course

Trump’s Boycott: Is Trump Being a Spoiled Whiny Baby?

I suppose we’ve all heard by now about Trump’s boycott of the Fox Debate tomorrow night. What exactly is going through his head?  Let’s take a look. First off, I think Trump’s move is a mistake, although it might not have any large repercussions.  Trump seems to be taking a dump on a very skilled… Read More Trump’s Boycott: Is Trump Being a Spoiled Whiny Baby?