Gambling Prohibition, Monopolies, and the “Trump” Bankruptcies: A Lesson for Conservatives

In case I get accused of libertarianism (again!), since I am writing criticisms of gambling prohibition, let me just say that I am not one. I am a Christian who thinks the Bible is the authoritative word of God that contains wisdom for all people in all places. And in the Bible, I see that a great deal of behavior can bring about bad consequences. But I don’t see all that behavior being illegal. I do see many examples of laws and government prohibitions on sex outside of marriage (thus, I can’t Read more […]

Donald’s Bombshell: Trumped-Up, but Still Brilliant

Nobody knows how to trump up a story quite like the Donald. When he announced a few days ago that he would be releasing on Wednesday a “bombshell” story about President Obama, I admit, I was intrigued. Okay, fine, I was hooked. Searching the Internet for any clues as to what this October surprise from Mr. Trump would be, I came across a story about divorce papers between Barack and Michelle Obama from around twelve years ago. If this was the bombshell, I thought, Trump is going to get Obama Read more […]