Tag: politics

Why the Political-Left Hates Women and Blacks

You can name the stereotypical liberal voting blocks with your eyes closed.  For socialists in the US, losing women and minorities as a reliable voting block would be like California leaving the union.  The political support for Democrats is hanging…

Magical Thinking

“In a dying civilization, political prestige is the reward not of the shrewdest politician, but of the man with the best bedside manner. It is the decoration conferred on mediocrity by ignorance.”    Eric Ambler, A Coffin for Dimitrios When a…

Power Replaces Truth

 “Truth will out is a phrase that is routinely recited to keep Americans paying and obeying. Politicians and editorial writers toss this phrase out to simmer down any fears that the government might be conspiring against the people. Actually, “truth…

Gun Control in Florida Costs Lives

I re-watched the news coverage of a murderer’s attack on a Florida High School. I also read about an armed store clerk in Florida who saved his life by stopping an armed robber. I read about the attack on a…

How to Tell That the News Media is Lying to US

Some ecological environments show an amplifier effect where reducing one population lets another population explode. In our intellectual environment today, we see an explosive growth of lying politicians once the media starts lying to us even a little. I’m not…

Have You Seen “Real” ‘Gun Control’?

I watched them on the news. I saw rich politicians with security details tell me to give up my money and my guns. Some politicians promoted ‘gun control’ after they accepted campaign donations from rich billionaires. These people are saying…

Dehumanizing to Control

Dehumanization is the psychological process of depriving a person or group of positive human qualities in order to control or destroy them. History has proven time and time again that this process leads to persecution, violence and mass murder. Hitler…

Bad Ideas have Bad Consequences

“There must be religion. When that ligament is torn, society is disjointed and its members perish. The nation is exposed to foreign violence and domestic convulsion. Vicious rulers, chosen by vicious people, turn back the current of corruption to its…

The Great Divide

During the culture war of the last fifty some years, Evangelicals, devout Catholics, and moralists have been migrating steadily to the increasingly conservative Republican Party as atheists, agnostics, and moral relativists migrate increasingly to the far left of center progressive Democratic party.…

If Common Sense Is Not Your Forte!

The Democratic Party has a God problem according to Salena Zito in a 2017 article at the New York Post.  Remembering the 2012 Democratic Convention draft platform, Zito argued that the Democrats have continued to “push away religious voters by…

Legalized Corruption

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other.” John Adams Our two-party system is not enshrined in…