Irrationally Informed Four Things Your Friends Get Wrong About the US Economy

It’s getting harder and harder to get folks to agree on the basics. It used to be – or so I’m told – that Democrats and Republicans shared a common vision for the country and simply disagreed on how to … Continue reading

The Syria Paradox Why the United States Can't and Must Intervene

On April 28th, Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) appeared on CBS’s ‘Face the Nation’ and provided the country with a fine example of either ignorance or what I have elsewhere called ‘the politics of performance’ – which is a polite partial synonym for … Continue reading

What is a Moderate? The 'Fair and Balanced' Dilemma

In theory, everyone loves a moderate. Unfortunately, ask a handful of people to define a moderate and you’ll soon realize that it’s one of those words that gets thrown around by folks without ever being pinned down. Sure, there are … Continue reading