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ELECTION:The Wizard or the Witch:”WhatDifference Does It Make?”

We have elected the Wizard of Oz or the Wicked Witch of the East to lead us; unfortunately we remain in Oz either way. We have set up our new president and Congress. Applying Hillary Clinton’s now famous comment: “What … Continue reading

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Trump, Clinton, Sanders (And Maybe Joe Biden) for President … And An Opinion Of That

It seems evident that GOP voters are ready to anoint a Trump out of revulsion for the status quo, not out of Trumpian appeal. Ironically, the rise of recently Democrat Sanders seems to reflect a similar revulsion of Democrats. The … Continue reading

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Are We Voting On The Next Herbert Hoover?

President Herbert Hoover’s slogan for the Great Depression was: “Prosperity is just around the corner.” It proved a tough corner to round. Our 2016 President elect seems likely to face similarly intractable circumstances without the present officials; ability to pretend … Continue reading

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Half of Us See the System As Rigged …

Poll: Half of Americans think that the presidential nomination system is rigged. Well, given human history plus our observations of human nature, abetted by the existence of only two political parties dividing up the political soils over so lengthy a … Continue reading

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Can A Real Revolution Arise Of Revolting Politicians?

There are ordinary and extraordinary revolutions. The ordinary ones replace rulers with different rulers, leaving most else unchanged. Such may be bloody or not, recalling that elections are one of the means for overthrowing rulers. Some revolutions though, are special. … Continue reading

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Mr. Trump Is Not Alone: Whom Are His Friends?

Trump/Sanders are respectively receiving the ‘upstart’ treatment from their political parties. As Mr. Trump has regularly supported politicians and amassed political influence to the point of acquiring a wide circle of politically engaged friends and acquaintances, he is only theoretically … Continue reading

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If “You Can’t Cheat An Honest Man,”Whence Come Our Political Candidates?

We admit our confusion. Both Dems and GOP leaders demand open borders and admission of aliens, legally or otherwise. The resulting floods, in reaction to the conditions that they have fled, are glad to work both harder and cheaper than … Continue reading

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