Monthly Archives: February 2016

An American Story

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The late Roman Empire and the United States

gordo53 2:31 AM EST Mr. Dionne seems to think that liberals vs. conservatives is a legitimate clash of honest ideas that results in some Hegelian goodness. Unfortunately, it isn’t. Politics is a criminal enterprise. It has been for many decades. … Continue reading

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The essence of Trump

“People here don’t necessarily believe Trump or Sanders is the best candidate to actually be president, but they are the best antidote to the main problem, which is the political parties,” said Ottumwa’s state senator, Mark Chalgren, who calls himself a nominal Republican and chooses not to make his own choice for president public. Continue reading

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Facts about North Korea

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/10521123/Kim-Jong-un-in-pictures-The-bizarre-photoshoots-of-North-Koreas-leader.html www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/sep/11/pyongyang-north-korea-capital-socialist-fairyland-kim-jong-un www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3210256/Fascinating-glimpse-everyday-life-North-Korea-country-steps-brink-war-South.html Kim Jong-Un set to be even more brutal than father, defector warns www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/11217416/Kim-Jong-un-even-more-dangerous-than-father-former-bodyguard-warns.html Flame-thrower reportedly used to carry out North Korea execution of official loyal to purged uncle Jang Song-taek www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/10750082/North-Korean-official-executed-by-flame-thrower.html North Korea’s Generals Could Turn Against … Continue reading

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Uber adventures

‘I nearly passed out’: A $640 Uber ride for a 30-mile trip to the airport Continue reading

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Liberal Utopia

Sanders has charm, but the Jewish socialist transplant from Brooklyn has spent his political life in a state that has only about 7,500 blacks. He lacks the vocabulary to appeal beyond the white left. Meanwhile, the black left, an indispensable voting bloc, has no standard-bearer in the primaries and is clearly cross about it. Continue reading

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Trump speech in Arkansas

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State of the Union

For the vast majority of those who make their living in politics, most notably those in Washington, it is nothing more than a path to personal riches. Our system is so completely dominated by moneyed interests there is no room for honest, decent people looking to improve things. Continue reading

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