“The foundations of Conservatism continue to crumble.” – The Lonely Realist Being a Conservative in 2023 does not have the same meaning as being a Conservative in the 1980s … or even as recently as in 2015 (when the Freedom Caucus was founded). Classical American Conservativism...

“America’s diverse citizenry anchors American democracy.” – The Lonely Realist America is not like other countries. It is a melting pot where nationalities, races, cultures, religions, ethnicities and tribes have been welcomed. It has been called “God’s Crucible” because America has effected the fusion of a...

“Bidenomics will not restart Midwest factories or restore rust belt economies.” – The Lonely Realist There historically have been two Americas: the rural, agriculturally-based America; and the manufacturing-centric urban one. In 1900, America was a rural country with a rural-to-urban population ratio of 60:40. Today, more...

“Should Big Tech be under government control? No.” – The Lonely Realist Everyone has grievances against Big Tech. Author Scott Galloway lists multiple ways in which the Biggest Techs – Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google – harm society … by destroying jobs; prioritizing profit over privacy,...

“Predictions of a ‘soft landing’ and ‘Immaculate Disinflation’ are misguided.” – The Oracle Headlines trumpeting a “soft landing” for America’s economy led TLR to renew a conversation with Apollo’s favorite, the Delphic Oracle who, during a 2022 interview with TLR, took a dim view of the Federal...