"We reject the certified results of the 2020 Presidential election, and we hold that acting President Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was not legitimately elected by the people of the United States." – Texas Republican Party, June 12, 2022[1] “The war on democracy instigated by [former president...

“How long is forever?” – The Lonely Realist Stein’s Law—named for economist Herbert Stein, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Nixon — states that “If something cannot go on forever, it will stop.”* America’s rising standard of living, ever-increasing GDP, global hegemony, and...

“Bureaucratic governments can't subsist by feeding on the vital essence of the public.” – The Lonely Realist Have you watched The Big Conn on Apple TV? It’s a four-part docuseries about an Eastern Kentucky Appalachian lawyer, Eric C. Conn, who between 2004 and 2016 bilked America’s...

“America can’t be experiencing inflation, stagflation, recession, deflation and modest growth all at the same time. Which will predominate depends on who you ask.” – The Lonely Realist TLR last discussed the economy with Cassandra in early June 2021 when she predicted that inflation would spiral...

“Could a decision by the Fifth Circuit radically shrink government?” – The Lonely Realist Yes. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans recently decided Jarkesy v. SEC, holding that the power and authority granted by Congress to the SEC is, essentially, unConstitutional. Your reaction should...