“Hang on tight for a Supremely wild ride!” – The Lonely Realist With Presidential power subject to increasing legislative and judicial constraints and with Congress deadlocked, a muscular Supreme Court is increasingly tipping the scales … above its Constitutional weight. Those who believe that America’s Rule of...

“Eventually, every stalemate ends.” – The Lonely Realist In his speech at the 1936 Democratic National Convention, at the height of the 20th Century’s philosophical and political clash between democracy and its domestic and international fascist and communist alternatives, President Roosevelt went all-in on American democracy....

“The human condition is improving at an exponential rate.” – The Lonely Realist The human condition has improved more over the last 100 years than it did over the prior 5,000 years. Think about what that means. Then consider that the next 25 years will see...

“Progressives want billionaires to pay their ‘fair share.’ What does that mean?” – The Lonely Realist The highest income tax rate payable by Americans is 37%, yet reports indicate that billionaires pay less, far less. For example, according to a 2021 White House release, an “analysis...

“Is the bull back?” – The Lonely Realist The bear warnings have been ominous. Virtually every seasoned analyst today is predicting a 2023 recession. One of America’s premier economists, A. Gary Shilling, goes further, saying that the recession already has started …, although it “won’t be...