Category Archives: Elections

U.S. Presidential Politics: An Old Script But Ever a New Show …

In America’s good cop/bad cop single party system, the Republicans and Democrats put on a good show before they announce the candidate that they have decided that the voters will select; they are after all, professionals. There are some features … Continue reading

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U.S.Contemporary Politics Explained …

Why do both Democrat and GOP politicians encourage mass immigration into a weak economy that has been losing jobs for decades? The old reliable: Democrats gain voters and Republicans provide cheap labor. Both parties are quietly trying to lower U.S. … Continue reading

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Who Will Burn In Trump’s Fire?

Donald Trup moved his rally to a sports venue to accommodate the throngs; Fox news and the rest of the media followed hoping for ranks of empty seats to show. Weatherfolk ¬†jumped in predicting rain. The Donald unleashed, spoke over … Continue reading

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The Rock or the Hard Place? (Donald Trump vs. the Establishment)

Donald Trump stands above the crowd not only as the GOP (in spite of everything and everybody in the ruling elite) front runner but also as the people’s choice. Horrors! Imagine the “Great Unwashed” being allowed to actually choose! But … Continue reading

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Political Reality And Political Science (Why Voters Appear Confused)

To anticipate what is likely, let’s try to anticipate what the players want. We assume a politician wants power, wealth and security under which to enjoy them. If you have a different idea, feel free to express it.¬†We assume that … Continue reading

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Name-Calling As Mature Political Discourse In The Real World

Senator Elizabeth Warren (The Left’s anti-Hillary woman whose claim to Indian ancestry remains suspect) was called a “Socialist” on a Fox News show tonight. Well, that was Fox News, right? You annoy a Lefty, you’re often a “racist;” annoying a … Continue reading

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Staged Excitement At A Boring Show … (Election 2016, A Summer Rerun?)

The Republican wing of the US national political oligarchy is naturally anti-Obama. The Democrat wing is stuck between pro-Obama and pro-Hillary. Those folk are struggling now to decide whether they can be pro-Hillary without being anti-Obama That is why Democrats … Continue reading

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