Elitism and Class

Elitism and Class

MEXICO LINDO, A BRIEF HISTORY

Three men, standing at the Mexican border, looking south: Man #1: Mexico Lindo. Man #2: I don’t see nothin’ so ‘lindo’ about it. Man #3: Just looks like more of Texas to me. Man #1: You have no eyes! (Iconic lines from a film, anyone want to guess which one?) It’s an interesting history, for ...
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The Bellweather- First Report: We are Still Winning

This is the first of our Bellweather Reports, published on an “as-needed” basis. (Note our weather vane and the direction it is flying.) We are still winning.  They are still losing. We are still mounted on horses. They are still afoot. And Donald Trump still works for us, and ...
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Politics and National Survival

baboons
I think it was Konrad Lorenz, the Nobel winning natural scientist, who told of a team of animal behaviorists observing baboons in the South African savannah when a much smaller monkey was spied by a much larger baboon. The vervet turned and scampered back toward the forest cover, the ...
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Collusion-Truthers

Consider people like Sen Mark Warner who have to deal with the reality of the Trump-Russian Collusion theory being shattered from the political angle. He’s in leadership and is expected to lie a liar’s mouth daily, cynically saying hundreds of things he knows not to be so, only having to say ...
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(UPDATED) TOWARD A “THEORY OF THE MAN”

KKK meeting
For almost everyone who pops up in the news, I have a general theory of that person, beginning with how they got in the news in the first place. If WAPO or New York Times said something approvingly about them, my starting point is likely to be a minus ...
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THE CIRCLE SHALL NOT BE BROKEN

By God! I sat up with a start this morning, around 2:04. It hit me, “Why are we all pretending this is politics…when it’s revolution?” Their media, our media, their talk-show people, our talk show people, all have to pretend to be matter-of-fact about a situation that is probably ...
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HOW THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IS PLAYING ON MAIN STREET

  I’ve been working on a piece about how regular America actually get their news, and what is it that is important to them. The first thing that comes to mind is border security. After all, that is the main plank that Donald Trump ran on in 2016. Only, ...
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WHAT DONALD TRUMP HAS NOT DONE, BUT CAN AND SHOULD DO

*Image: Woodrow Wilson's sheep grazing on White House lawn to reduce grounds keeping costs during World War I, c. 1917. Source: Library of Congress (digital. id. hec.10788)
  Needed: A Forty-Year Legacy Donald Trump has broken down major barriers simply by being elected president. In the greatest sense of the term, his election was “historic” for it represented the first time in many generations that the people of the United States, as was always their power to do, reached up and ...
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