January 28, 2020

Tom Gutowski | Author

Fear and Loathing in America

Nov. 23, 2019

Upraised middle fingers have replaced civil debate. Many people think those whose political opinions differ from their own are morons, and they aren’t shy about saying so. What’s going on?
There used to be liberal and conservative Democrats, and liberal and co... Read More >>

Undocumented Immigrants

Sept. 28, 2019

Here are a few basic facts about undocumented immigrants. If any of what follows looks incorrect, I invite you to look it up yourself, preferably using multiple, unbiased sources.
Apprehensions on the Southwest border peaked at 1.64 million in 2000, then declined to 396,5... Read More >>

Safe, Legal, and Timely

July 20, 2019

Despite current divisiveness on the abortion issue, most Americans are somewhere in the middle: They think abortion should be legal but would like there to be less of it, especially after the first trimester. That’s actually been the trend for a while now. Abortion rates are at thei... Read More >>

Two-Track Economy

May 25, 2019

There’s no denying that by traditional measures, the economy is doing fine. As of this writing, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is well over 25,000, unemployment remains very low, wages have begun rising, estimated GDP growth in the first quarter was 3.2% (though it’s expecte... Read More >>

What are the Real Issues in Medicare for All?

March 16, 2019

In a general sense, Medicare For All, or MFA, isn’t a radically new concept. Every highly developed country has universal health insurance, except us. Some of those insurance systems — not all — are single payer. What’s radical is that America, the richest country ... Read More >>