Become Unconquerable | Stoic Philosophy – Einzelgänger

The ancient Stoics produced a treasure trove of wisdom on becoming unconquerable. They believed that people cannot be conquered by anything external, as long as they don’t give away the power over their faculties. The only way external things can influence us is when we, ourselves, let them. If we feel that something has defeatedContinue reading “Become Unconquerable | Stoic Philosophy – Einzelgänger”

Let’s talk about the op-ed from the generals – Beau of the Fifth Column

OPINION | The Ugly Truth: Republicans Want More Poverty and Crime

And you can bet your bottom dollar they’ll continue complaining about the crime that they’ve created, particularly in the election ads they’ll start running next year. The Republican Party is running a huge scam right now, similar to the one they ran in 1992 when President George H.W. Bush was setting up phony cocaine bustsContinue reading “OPINION | The Ugly Truth: Republicans Want More Poverty and Crime”

January 6, 2025 could be the date American democracy dies. Mark it on your calendar.

The 2022 and 2024 House elections are not just political battles over the Biden agenda or the Trump tax cuts. US democracy itself will be on the ballot. You can write it down: Jan. 6, 2025, will be a hinge date in history. On that day, American democracy either will live or die. And if weContinue reading “January 6, 2025 could be the date American democracy dies. Mark it on your calendar.”

A handful of states have refused to expand a life-saving healthcare program for years, denying millions of Americans health coverage. They’re finally out of excuses.

Politicians in several red states have resisted expanding Medicaid for more than a decade.  Research shows expanding Medicaid is the best way to get more people access to healthcare.  With new incentives in Biden’s stimulus package, the expansion will pay for itself.  Jonathan Schleifer is the Executive Director of The Fairness Project, a non-partisan nonprofit.Continue reading “A handful of states have refused to expand a life-saving healthcare program for years, denying millions of Americans health coverage. They’re finally out of excuses.”

Opinion: Trumpism is American fascism

It is revealing how a political movement that claims to be dedicated to the recovery of national greatness has so readily and completely abandoned many defining national ideals. Donald Trump’s promise of American strength has involved the betrayal of American identity. One of the most important strands of our founding ideology is civic republicanism. InContinue reading “Opinion: Trumpism is American fascism”

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