New Liberty Nation Column: Swamponomics

For the first time ever in my extensive writing career, I have been given a column.

Over at Liberty Nation, I have a new weekly column, titled “Swamponomics: Exposing This Week’s Economic Fallacies.”

So, what’s it all about? I have an opening description in every piece:

Welcome to another installment of Swamponomics. The column that dives into the week’s morass of top news stories and swims through the stream of economic fallacies that have been accepted as conventional wisdom by swamp creatures for years. We hope this satisfies your demand for real and alternative economic insight not found in the minds of leftists anywhere.

Here is a list of my columns (it will be updated regularly):

Swamponomics: Exposing This Week’s Economic Fallacies – March 10

Swamponomics: Exposing This Week’s Economic Fallacies – March 17

Swamponomics: Exposing This Week’s Economic Fallacies – March 24

Swamponomics: Exposing This Week’s Economic Fallacies – March 31

Swamponomics: Exposing This Week’s Economic Fallacies – April 7

Swamponomics: Exposing This Week’s Economic Fallacies – April 14

Swamponomics: Exposing This Week’s Economics Fallacies – April 21

Swamponomics: Exposing This Week’s Economic Fallacies – April 28

Talking Past, Present, and Future of Socialism on Radio America

Liberty Nation has been running a series of articles lately on socialism, and they have been pretty popular. As a result, Liberty Nation and Tim Donner spoke with me and a couple of other authors about the past, present, and future of socialism on Radio America.

I recently did a series on socialism for LN (SEE: Why Socialism Failed: A New Liberty Nation Weekly Series).

Here is the interview (skip to 10:30):

21 Things That Make Life Worth Living

This weekend, I was watching (or trying to anyway if the twins were quiet) Woody Allen’s classic 1979 motion picture, “Manhattan.” It is definitely one of my favorite Allen films, and sometimes I think it is superior to “Annie Hall.”

Anyway, there is an iconic scene that features Allen’s character list what makes life worth living.

Considering how I don’t feel so hot from the permanent cloud cast over the city and living on 3.5 hours of sleep every day, it got me thinking to make a list that would perhaps boost my mood.

So, here are 21 things that make life worth living (in no particular order):

1. Murder mysteries (preferably Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler)

2. Tim Hortons’ apple fritters and dark roast coffee

3. Johann Strauss’s “Wiener Blut”

4. Classic movies (anything from the silent era to the mid-1960s)

5. Opera

6. Royal gala apples

7. Autumn weather (cloudy, cool, rainy)

8. The Boston Red Sox

9. October baseball (or fall ball)

10. William F. Buckley’s “Firing Line”

11. Suspense Radio

12. Sushi Gen, a Japanese restaurant in uptown Toronto

13. Strawberry Nice Cream (Vega protein powder)

14. My wife’s cooking

15. Walking during spring sunsets

16. Jazz FM’s Big Band Sunday Night (only when Glenn Woodcock plays vintage swing and jazz until the 1950s)

17. Mid-afternoon naps

18. The Marx Brothers

19. “Seinfeld”

20. “The Simpsons”

21. Crosswords

Talking the Myth of the Anti-War Democrats on Radio America

To kick off 2019 with a bang, I posted an article on Liberty Nation, titled “The Great Myth Of The Anti-War Left Expose,” in which I discuss how the Democratic Party and overall left is not opposed to war and is actually in favor of it.

The piece went viral, appearing on dozens of different websites. It also garnered the attention of Radio America host Greg Corombos.

Here is my appearance on his program:

Listen to “The Myth of Anti-War Democrats” on Spreaker.