American Public Policy: Void of Humanity

April 06, 2017

A nation that allows its public policy debate to be driven by a distorted “concern” for humanity from those who have demonstrated no interest in humanity is a nation that cannot lead anyone anywhere. Maybe it is time for a Humanity Index for America, a way to measure the humanity of this...

Is Trump Moderating on Foreign Policy?

March 01, 2017

Trump's leading foreign policy advisers are obsessed with Iran and making dangerous moves from East Asia to the Middle East. “Chaos,” “dismay” “radically inept”—those are just a few of the recent headlines analyzing Donald Trump’s foreign policy. In truth, disorder would seem to...

Native American Sovereignty and the Dakota Access Pipeline



Fire Ants March in Divided America

February 12, 2017

Without conscience there will be no resistance, and without resistance, conscience will again shrivel on some pious vine of good intentions. If you are in the wilderness being stalked by a large predator, you probably won’t notice the fire ants headed for your crotch until it is too...

Hillary Clinton and the Neocons

November 05, 2016

Veteran GOP foreign policy hawks are flocking to Hillary Clinton. Is it callow opportunism, or a major realignment? Much has been made of the swing in political allegiances of neoconservatives in favor of Hillary Clinton. As a group, Washington’s neocons are generally terrified of Donald...