Matthew Geiger

513 Flips | 1 Magazine | 8 Followers | @krethem | My name is Matthew Justin Geiger; I currently hold a BS in physics and psychology based politics from Allegheny College of Meadville, Pennsylvania. I am the creator/manager/editor of ​The Washington Outsider. I am a freelance writer, political analyst, commentator, and scientist presenting my views through news sites like The Washington Outsider, Communities Digital News (CDN) and Examiner.com. In addition, I have written a short story collection, “​Dreaming of​ Other Realities,” two novellas “​Alien Assimilation” and “​The Survivor,” and a poetry collection, “​A Candle Shrouded in Darkness” available on ​Amazon. My goals are to offer my opinions and skills to those who are in need of an honest, professional consultant or freelance writer.

Another Catholic Church Child Sex Abuse Scandal Showcases The Hazards of Politicizing Religion

​The Catholic Church is, once again, making headlines for child sex abuse and its efforts to cover up the sins of pedophile priests. According to a …

Religion

Why Modern People Can’t Solve Big Problems Like Climate Change, War, and Poverty: The Illiberal Mindset

​The human race had the best opportunity between 1979 to 1989 to avoid the era of catastrophe global warming and climate change will bring about, yet …

Climate

As The US and China Conflict, Liberalization At Home Poisons The Communist Party

​The Chinese government finds itself in a peculiar and precarious position. The Communist Party of China maintains full control over the People’s …

Canadian, Saudi Fight Highlights The Geopolitical Incompatibility of Middle Eastern Leadership With The Liberal World Order

Saudi Arabia does not tolerate criticism nor can it handle criticism. With its brutal crackdowns on Arab Spring protesters and its war against the …

Human Rights

Free Trade or Tariffs: Promoting Specialization Through Reformed Tariff Regimes

Trade is a vital and complex component of the global economy as well as the economies of almost every nation. An inability to access the global …

Globalization

Trillion Dollar Apple: Even Mega Companies Must Be Socially Responsible Members of Their Communities

​Apple has achieved a milestone as America’s first trillion dollar company. While Apple investors were the first in the US to push their company’s …

Are People Too Immature For Democracy?

Donald Trump the politician has consistently offended and outraged large portions of the US electorate as well as the world’s population. People …

Political Science

The Illiberal American World Order: Why Americans Consider Themselves Victims of It

​American views that paint the US as a victim of international institutions, such as NATO and the UN, free trade, and other features of the modern …

Political Science

US, EU to Have Free Trade? What About The PIIGS Factor?

If Donald Trump and his European contemporaries truly hope to achieve free trade between the US and the many countries of the EU, he would be wise to …

Carter Page Surveillance Conspiracy: FISC Needs Advocates For FISA Warrant Targets

​Thanks to the release of the heavily redacted application to conduct surveillance on former Trump campaign official Carter Page, the American People …

Surveillance

Trump Criticizes Fed, Intelligence Community: Undermining Leadership in Politics and Business

​Business and political leaders establish their authority over their employees and subordinates through their attitudes, daily interactions, and …

Donald Trump

MGM Resorts International Sues Victims of Mass Shooting: Abuse of the Legal System Needs Confronted

Mass shootings have increasingly become a reoccurring theme in the news cycle. The motivations for these crimes are often very different. Some times, …

MGM Resorts International

Helsinki Summit: Soured US-Russian Relations is About Holding Powerful Governments Accountable

​Making peace appears to trump accountability for the Trump Administration when it comes to leaders who share the domineering personality traits …

Increasing Productivity and Cutting Costs? When Critical Employees Cannot Afford to Work Their Jobs

Phrases like “income inequality” and “economic disparity” have grown in popularity as average people struggle to meet the increasing costs and …

To Take the US President Serious or the Trump Not So Serious

​Donald Trump is defining his foreign policy, and Presidency, through confrontational initiatives. Just as civics experts are concerned about the …

Bernie Sanders 2020: America’s Champion or The Democrat’s Trump?

​US President Donald Trump has become hero to the far-Right of the Republican Party. Although he was always a radical choice for President, due to …

‘Declaration of Independence’ Is Censored As Hate Speech: Effectively Confronting Actual Hate Speech Online

​Facebook has apparently determined the US Declaration of Independence qualifies as hate speech. As The Vindicator of Liberty, Texas counted down the …

Democratizing the Markets For An Economy That Serves The Peoples of The World

​“The Democratization of the markets” was a fairly common phrase only a few years ago. It was used by a significant number of businesspersons and …

Trump’s Trade Revolution: Leadership, Not Retaliation, Needed On Global Trade Reform

​America’s trade partners are not reacting well to Donald Trump’s trade policies. Because it is in their interests to oppose all barriers to trade …

Tax, Trade, Social Security, and Welfare Reform: An Economic Framework To Make America Great

​The US economy needs to be recalibrated to better serve the economic interests of the American People. US President Donald Trump has attempted to do …

Confronting the Financial and Fiscal Woes of Americans: A Political Rant

​Problem avoidance by the US government when it comes to neglecting the economic interests of the United States is twofold. On the one hand, Congress …

Overcoming Problem Avoidance To Secure The Financial Wellbeing of Americans

​The US government has continually avoided the need to address the economic security and freedom of the American People. America’s leaders have …

Trump Administration Does Not Want to Talk About US Poverty, Which Is Precisely Why We Should

​US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has written a rather scathing retort to a UN report on US poverty. In a letter to US Senator Bernie Sanders, she …

Trump Succumbs to Political Pressure On Separation of Illegal Immigrant Families, But Not On North Korea? Why?

​Donald Trump’s decision to end the separation of illegal immigrant parents and children when they are detained at the border represents a rare …

Guard Shortages In America’s Prisons Undermine The Credibility of The Trump Administration

​Security is one of the primary reasons people tolerate government in their lives. It is, therefore, a key indicator of a government’s success. When …

Trump’s Moral Impact On US Foreign Policy: Separating Illegal Immigrant Children From Their Families

The Trump Administration is proving rather active when it comes to foreign policy. On the heels of Trump’s historic Singapore Summit, where he met …

Nuclear North Korea Disarmed and the Impact on the Empires of Asia

​North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has allegedly agreed to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula at the Singapore Summit where he met with US …

Trump-Kim Summit: A Blunt Assessment of the Implications and the Role of Anti-American Imperialist Sentiments

​US President Donald Trump has transformed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un into a geopolitical celebrity by agreeing to meet at the Capella Hotel on …

Welfare Reform is Needed, Not Punitive Economic Incentives That Neglect Dysfunction

​Perpetual dependence on social welfare programs is a personal hardship and tragedy for those who survive in a modern world on the generosity of …

Trump’s Legal Paradox: Can The US President Constitutionally Do As He Pleases?

​US President Donald Trump has concluded that “...I have the absolute right to PARDON myself,….” It is a legal paradox built on circular reasoning …