Another compromise plan for the wall

by Brent Smith -- I've heard many conservative commentators and pundits speaking about Trump's national emergency powers and how he should use them. Top of the list appears to be this scenario. more…

Of caravans and walls

by Brent Smith -- Well, the government is still shutdown. And all over a paltry $5 billion to partially fund more of the southern border wall, which, according to Democrats, is expensive, more…

Beware the 2019 stock market

by Brent Smith -- Without letting the stock market naturally correct, we're setting ourselves up for another crash. Very quickly, let's define the difference in a mere stock market dip, a correction more…

The border wall fight is not about the wall

by Brent Smith -- This latest fight over border wall funding is not about the money, nor about the physical wall, concrete or otherwise. This latest fight is about the fight. Donald more…

Christmas kindness: Inspirational & infectious

by Brent Smith -- I'm not sure why, but I am feeling especially Christmassy this season. So I thought, rather than write about Trump, the Democrats, or something else political, I would more…

Why Dems will not impeach Trump

by Brent Smith -- What is the best course of action for the Democrats after seizing control of the House? See what I did there? This is how the Dems always justify more…

What is real conservatism?

by Brent Smith -- Many or us, like me, refer to ourselves as conservatives. And that means something – something different to almost everyone. Ask a dozen people what a conservative is, more…

GOP is the new party for working people

by Brent Smith -- In the past, when someone described the "worker's party," they really meant the communist proletarian class: Marxist "workers of the world unite" and such. For capitalists and free-marketers, more…

Cheaters prospered from midterms

by Brent Smith -- The Democrats had every advantage to form a blue wave. They had history on their side. The party of the president invariably loses seats during the midterms. Often more…