Tag Archives: United States

Too soon, too soon!!!

So, earlier this week, the Electoral College met in each state and decided that a wealthy, racist landowner who lost the popular vote by around 3 million should become President. You know, as the Founders intended. Fine. That was always … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Cannot Be President… and here’s why.

Originally I intended to write a simple article, based on my “Elected Yet Unelectable” series, highlighting (in normal prose form) specific moments and events that prove that Donald J. Trump is completely unelectable and unsuitable for any public office. The … Continue reading

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Brexit Lemmings

So, last week, the United Kingdom did it. They voted narrowly to leave the European Union. Well, kind of. Okay, actually, they didn’t. This was a referendum among the citizenry to ascertain popular opinion about the EU. The actual process … Continue reading

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Who is killing the Postal Service?

It’s no secret the modern Republican Party’s first overriding principle is that government is the largest problem facing America today. Pretty much all their current philosophy stems from this central tenant. Less government is better. Now this of course, like … Continue reading

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Sydney Writer’s Festival – May 21, 2010 – Discussion of Barack Obama

This was a fascinating discussion in Sydney, Australia in 2010. Christopher Hitchens, British journalist Anne Davies, and Australian author Don Watson met for a panel discussion of Barack Obama, 2 and a half years into his first term. It was … Continue reading

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