Seven Reasons to Love the Constitution

July 19, 2017

A History of American Political Achievement. Click here for Amazon link

“A well-timed refresher course on the forces at play in the conception, ratification, and amendment of this revered (and sometimes reviled) document. … A lucid defense of the Constitution, full of contextual information to supplement and broaden basic knowledge.” –Kirkus Reviews

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Confederate Monuments Museum: How to Avoid the Taliban Syndrome

May 11, 2017

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Another piece of American history bites the dust – New Orleans dismantled another Confederate monument. Read the rest of this entry »

Questions for Wiretap Investigators

March 28, 2017

ihoovej001p1The ghost of J. Edgar Hoover must be smiling. The Surveillance State he helped found Read the rest of this entry »

The Oligarchy Strikes Back: Media versus President Trump

February 21, 2017

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Press hostility to the President is so extreme that when he waves his hand he risks investigations as to whether he sent a secret signal to Russia Read the rest of this entry »

Keep Up the Tweets,Mr. President

January 18, 2017

bird    Donald Trump is the first social media President. Read the rest of this entry »

First Drain Obamacare Swamp

December 13, 2016

Chidem Kurdas

penIf President Trump does not establish priorities, his administration will almost certainly fall into the same old patterns as previous ones. Reducing regulation is Read the rest of this entry »

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Clinton Landslide and other Pipe Dreams

November 17, 2016

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Chidem Kurdas

All Governments lie but serious trouble comes when officials smoke the same hashish they give out. That was the maxim I.F. Stone arrived at after observing 20th century politics. Read the rest of this entry »

All Hail the American People

November 9, 2016

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I have to admit I did not think the people would be able to overcome the power of the political oligarchy, the immense amount of money backing the corrupt Clinton machine Read the rest of this entry »

The Clinton Fortunes

October 21, 2016

Chidem Kurdas

If there’s one point Hillary Clinton talks about honestly and passionately, it’s that Read the rest of this entry »

Are You Deplorable? Take the Test.

October 4, 2016

If you are unsure whether you are among those Hillary Clinton called deplorable, here is a quick test. Read the rest of this entry »