Articles by Ernest S. Christian

The Blame-Game Politics of COVID-19

bsent divine intervention, it will be difficult for President Trump to succeed in his goal of saving American lives and the U.S. economy from the ravages of COVID-19. Even if he does achieve a lot of success and deserves credit for it, it is no more obvious that President Trump will be reelected than it […]

Socialist-Style Slavery and Big-Money Politics

usiness is booming for political entrepreneurs—and may be about to become even more lucrative. Leftist media personalities boost their ratings (and earnings) by heaping outrageous ad hominem scorn on Republicans. Ambitious socialist political entrepreneurs are competing with their liberal and progressive counterparts for the Democratic Party’s storied trade name, established base of voters, and ready-made […]

Measuring Decline by What’s ‘In’ and What’s ‘Out’ for 2019

As the calendar rolls over from the last days of the old year to the first ones of the New Year 2019, predictions are popular. So are Out-In Lists, sometimes funny, sometimes serious, that by juxtaposition contrast the new year’s fads, fables and facts—usually expressed in only a word or two—with last year’s equally cryptic […]

Will the Thin Red Line Save America from the Blue Wave?

If they do their duty in the next Congress beginning at noon on the third day of January, the 53 Republican members of the 116th Senate will steadfastly repel all the attacks that the radical 116th House of Representatives is expected to make on the principles of free-market economics and our defining constitutional protections for […]