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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your weekly selection: Austria rejected a turn to the right, electing a former green leader as its president. Trump is targeting another Indiana plant over its planned move to Mexico? (Report)  (How many can the taxpayers afford to bribe in … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

News and information that caught our notice: Fed Homeland Security continued to push states toward inviting it into l state election processing in the name of security.( Josef Stalin was all for that idea.) The first domino … Britain starts … Continue reading

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Electing Historical Presidents …

George Washington was inescapably historical as our first president. Abraham Lincoln won the Civil War. Now, the qualifications seem to have shifted a bit. Political History 2012: The first black president of the United States, an unfrocked lawyer whose birth … Continue reading

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America’s ‘New Brownshirts’ of the Funded Left …

Voters are receiving lessons in reality. They see states with Bernie victorious but where Hillary comes away with lots of delegates pledged to her. They see ‘superdelegates’ appointed by party bigwigs who can  ignore voters entirely. They hear GOP leaders … Continue reading

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The Two Party System Scam

We are struck by a fallacy inherent in a two-party political system, one that is carefully avoided in political science lessons. So far as we have observed, anyway. The common multi-party systems were disparaged in our college days as too … Continue reading

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Presidential Debates Are Becoming More Fun … (For The Candidates)

 A Republican presidential election debate is ongoing as this is written. As with the preceding Republican and Democratic campaign speeches that have previously pretended to be debates, the presentations are crafted more as entertainment than as political substance. A new … Continue reading

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A Government By Any Other Name Would Smell The Same …

It came to us last night in our favorite thinking place, standing in the shower waiting for the soap to rinse off, that “Socialism,” “Communism,” “Welfare Capitalism” and the endless list of other euphemisms related thereto are only snake oil, … Continue reading

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