What soft socialism has wrought

by Robert Ringer -- With the angry uprising of pampered teachers in Wisconsin, the long-awaited Marxist revolution in the U.S. may finally be under way. It's been clear for decades that a more…

Republican life after CPAC

by Robert Ringer -- The success of CPAC last week was enough to warm the heart of even the most cynical conservative. It was an incredibly festive, exhilarating atmosphere – the kind more…

The perils of a 'soft landing'

by Robert Ringer -- In response to my ongoing discussion of a deflationary depression versus an inflationary depression, readers often ask me if a "soft landing" is possible. I guess the answer more…

Focus on the enemy within

by Robert Ringer -- Greece, Tunisia, Yemen, now Egypt … where does it end? Answer: It doesn't. Throughout recorded history, protests have a habit of turning into riots, riots have a habit more…

Moving to the middle?

by Robert Ringer -- From the standpoint of those who like the idea of the America the Founding Fathers envisioned, the polls continue to be discouraging with regard to Barack Obama's popularity. more…

A greater tragedy than Tucson

by Robert Ringer -- I purposely delayed writing about the recent tragedy in Tucson, because I wanted to give myself time to get all the facts and observe the media reaction and more…

The debt-ceiling scam

by Robert Ringer -- I'm feeling lonely again. It's that insecure feeling that comes from thinking that everyone knows something you don't. After voters threw out enough big-government politicians to give Republicans more…

Could James Carville be right?

by Robert Ringer -- I recently discovered the excellent biography series on – of all places – CNBC. Reading and watching biographies on television is an incredible educational tool. Over the past more…

Republicans: Time to play chess – for keeps

by Robert Ringer -- Thomas Paine said that "Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one." With Congress' approval rating at a more…

America's most oppressed minority

by Robert Ringer -- Even though there has been an onslaught of conservative writers and commentators exposing the lie that raising taxes on "the rich" will lower the deficit, there's an even more…