In February of 1913, the 16th Amendment to the US Constitution was passed, giving Congress the power to levy an income tax. Since then, Americans have been paying money, taken from their hard earned income, to the IRS to fund government functions. Is it a good thing, though? Should the income tax exist? I intend … Continue reading A Case for Eliminating the Income Tax
I made a prediction yesterday that Le Pen would win the election in France. Today I have been proven wrong. I did some thinking into why, and I believe it goes back to something I said in my previous article: The Fourth Republic was established in 1946 after the end of the Second World War, … Continue reading Emmanuel Macron Wins French Presidency
Marine Le Pen, candidate for president of France, will crush Emmanuel Macron tomorrow in the election. The first round of the election was held on April 23, 2017, yet due to no candidate winning a majority, the two front runners will face of on May 7. I say that Le Pen will win for a … Continue reading Why Le Pen Will Win
We have officially passed the 100 day mark of Donald Trump’s presidency. It has certainly been an interesting time, sparking even more emotions than did the actual election. Shortly after he won, he put out a plan for his first 100 days. Has he accomplished his plans? And what else has he accomplished. Trump’s “Contract … Continue reading Analysis: Trump’s First 100 Days
I hear about free college a lot in current political discourse. The price of a college degree is rising higher and higher every year, while wages are remaining more or less stagnant. Many offer a solution to this in the form of guaranteed free college. Under their ideal system, the government would offer payment of … Continue reading Why The United States Should Not Have Tuition-Free College
We've all heard what is happening in Berkeley. After right-wing activists and speakers Milo Yiannopolous and Ann Coulter were scheduled to speak at UC Berkeley, groups of left-leaning protesters stormed the campus to protest “hate speech” being allowed on campus. Right-wing groups, such as the alt-right, the Proud Boys, the Oathkeepers, and Trump supporters in general, … Continue reading How Free Speech in the US is Under Attack
Imagine going to the doctor and not paying a cent. This is an idea becoming more and more popular. Single payer healthcare is an extremely favorable idea on the political stage today. Many politicians advocate for it. Bernie Sanders almost won on ideas like it. Let us look at some examples of the single payer … Continue reading Why The United States Should Not Have Single Payer Healthcare
I have had a keen interest lately in the realm of connecting mathematics and sociology. I have been studying concepts such as the social cycle theory, Piagetian Theory, the Tytler Cycle, the Olduvai Theory, and plenty of other theories relating to how societies work. Applying the laws of physics to the behaviors of the human … Continue reading Is The USA The Next Rome?
The Libertarian Party is a party of strong principle that is strongly lacking in everything it needs to win an election. It has no unity, no organization, and no drive to win. Throughout the course of this election, I watched the LP closely. I read articles, talked with people, and attended meetings. My goal was not so much … Continue reading What Does The Libertarian Party Need To Do To Win An Election?
Last night, Donald Trump won the presidency. With 306 electoral votes, he won by a huge margin. He will be the 45th President of the United States. I am not surprised, nor am I very worried. As a libertarian, he did not have my support. Yet, I am open to giving him a chance. I … Continue reading Donald Trump Wins Presidency