Will Unipolarity in the International System Give Way to Multipolarity?: A Brief Consideration

Will unipolarity give way to multipolarity?  To state my answer up front, yes, I believe it will.  The question is, how soon…or how long?  Nations rise and fall; governmental structures and those who make up those governments, to include their policies and personal interests, change.  Sometimes this is for the good, sometimes for the bad.  … Continue reading Will Unipolarity in the International System Give Way to Multipolarity?: A Brief Consideration

What Is the Federal Debt Ceiling and How Is It Used by Politicians?

What is the federal debt ceiling?  In short, it’s “a number over which the nation’s debt is not allowed to reach” (Conrad 2016).  What’s troubling, however, is that the need to raise the debt ceiling implies that the debt has already accumulated, in which case if the ceiling is not raised then America will be … Continue reading What Is the Federal Debt Ceiling and How Is It Used by Politicians?

What Mises, Hazlitt, and Sowell Have to Say About Sanders’s National Rent Control

On the Bernie Sanders website, the following is listed under the section for Housing for All: Key Points End the housing crisis by investing $2.5 trillion to build nearly 10 million permanently affordable housing units.Protect tenants by implementing a national rent control standard, a “just-cause” requirement for evictions, and ensuring the right to counsel in … Continue reading What Mises, Hazlitt, and Sowell Have to Say About Sanders’s National Rent Control

A Concise Theology of Government: Its Institution, Purpose & Law

What follows is by no means an exhaustive treatment of a political philosophy of government, nor does it contain a comparative approach to government.  Instead, what follows is the laying of a foundation and framework for the guidance of further study and structure of thought.  The content of this article is structured on Romans 13:1-10, … Continue reading A Concise Theology of Government: Its Institution, Purpose & Law