Category Archives: domestic politics

Why I support Rudy Giuliani as Secretary of State

(despite the partisan pandering he’s done lately) My focus for the past decade, foreign policy-wise, has been on our sick and sad relationship with Saudi Arabia. Anyone who reads the news knew that Saudi Arabia was responsible for the act … Continue reading

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An All-American Dictatorship

My review (on Amazon): “It Can’t Happen Here” is Sinclair Lewis’ satirical prediction of how an All-American dictatorship, led by personable, patriotic deal-maker Berzelius “Buzz” Windrip, could rise. Most of the story takes place in a small town in Vermont, … Continue reading

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Pity Parties

The two political parties have never liked each other, but in the past, politicians had goals, plans to be carried out. They wanted to accomplish something. Now, all Politics are Identity Politics. To play the Identity Politics game, you must … Continue reading

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Book Review: “It Can’t Happen Here” by Sinclair Lewis

“It Can’t Happen Here” is Sinclair Lewis’ satirical prediction of how an All-American dictatorship, led by personable, patriotic deal-maker Berzelius “Buzz” Windrip, could rise. Most of the story takes place in a small town in Vermont, and it’s told through … Continue reading

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Trump protects his safe space

Yes, it was planned, and yes, like the ‘clock boy’, she has some hinky connections. But if people didn’t let their fears get the best of them, there wouldn’t have been any ‘incidents’ at all. They could hardly have predicted … Continue reading

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U.S. stocks open higher, lifted by strong job gains; China’s market also climbs

Via the LA Times: Oil prices continued to slide. U.S. crude dipped 11 cents to $33.16 a barrel in New York, and Brent crude, a benchmark for international oils, lost 20 cents to $33.55 a barrel in London. Energy stocks … Continue reading

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The Real Victims of Victimhood

Second, victimhood culture makes for worse citizens — people who are less helpful, more entitled, and more selfish. In 2010, four social psychologists from Stanford University published an article titled “Victim Entitlement to Behave Selfishly” in the Journal of Personality … Continue reading

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