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Ron Ross
Ron Ross
Ron Ross Ph.D. is a former economics professor and author of The Unbeatable Market. He has been an American Spectator contributor since 2010. Ron resides in Arcata, California and is a founder of Premier Financial Group, a wealth management firm located in Eureka, California. He is a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma and can be reached at rossecon@gmail.com.
by | Oct 4, 2019

Donald Trump is a master strategist. His opponents are at an enormous disadvantage. He is relentless. They can’t keep up with him. Every day he does something they deem unacceptable. He keeps them perpetually confused. He has boundless energy. He…

by | Sep 12, 2019

Sometimes the behaviors that cause us the most grief aren’t obvious. An especially harmful habit, for example, is an attitude of certainty. It is a habit that creates problems. Intolerance. When you’re absolutely certain you’re right about something, it means…

by | Aug 29, 2019

If you’ve wondered where the beliefs of the modern Democrat Party originated, the answer can be found in 28 pages. They comprise The Communist Manifesto, written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in 1848. The Communist Manifesto is the greatest monument to erroneous…

by | Jul 13, 2019

On every issue the Democrats have gotten more extreme — on immigration, abortion, health care, everything. To anyone in his right mind their policies and objectives are unrealistic, unaffordable, and wildly unpopular. They might work on some other planet, but…

by | Jun 14, 2019

The United States has a long tradition of reliance on a two-party political structure. For that structure to function effectively both parties need to be competent and responsible. Unfortunately, that is not the case now. The lineup of Democrat presidential…

by | May 21, 2019

You may have noticed that conservatives are blessed with an impressive lineup of intellectual heavyweights. Liberals have none, literally none. A few of those on the conservative side are Thomas Sowell, Victor Davis Hanson, Dennis Prager, Shelby Steele, Jordan Peterson,…

by | Apr 25, 2019

The Democrat Party’s Green New Deal is nothing but a pipe dream. Its only value is to serve as a reminder of the party’s fossil fuels’ lunacy. Fossil fuels are an issue that sharply distinguishes Democrats from Republicans. Republicans consider…

by | Mar 29, 2019

The deterioration of American higher education is a national tragedy. Regarding the current admissions cheating scandal, Alan Dershowitz, who was a Harvard Law School professor for over forty years, said, “It is the tip of a very, very deep iceberg.”…

by | Mar 7, 2019

The Democrat Party has lost its mind. What’s happening there, however, is not happening in isolation. In society and in life nothing happens in isolation. There’s a word that describes the Party’s behavior: nihilism: “a viewpoint that traditional values and…

by | Jan 10, 2019

Last week after Elizabeth Warren announced that she had formed an “exploratory committee” for a 2020 campaign for the presidency, President Trump was asked, “Do you really think she believes she can win?” His answer was both hilarious and brilliant:…

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