“Although this time indeed is different, it would be foolish to believe that the outcome will be different … wouldn't it?” – The Lonely Realist Any number of Americans know believe that the U.S. is a 21st Century Titanic, fated to sink beneath icy waters. Assuming...

“Ray Dalio has concluded that ‘The Failure of Kevin McCarthy is Another Step Toward Civil War.’ Is it?” – The Lonely Realist Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates' founder and author of The Changing World Order, believes that “we are progressing towards the perfect storm.” His research into...

“James Carville’s memorable 1992 campaign quip of ‘It’s the economy, stupid’ was prescient then and will be prescient again in 2024.” – The Lonely Realist Americans vote their wallets. Whether or not they’re enamored with the incumbent, they’ll re-elect him if they believe he capably managed...

“To what extent should regulators have discretion to interpret America’s laws?” – The Lonely Realist Ronald Reagan famously said, “If you want more of something, subsidize it. If you want less, tax it.” He could have added “And if you want to further a political agenda,...