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The Deep State Club

The “Deep State” is the clandestine government, the real government, made up of hidden or covert networks of power operating independently of a nation’s political leadership, in pursuit of their own agenda and goals. These are the people who really … Continue reading

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Winning by Losing

There’s what they call a Pyrrhic victory, where you win, but the war cost you so much you have nothing left. King Pyrrhus of Epirus’ army suffered irreplaceable casualties in defeating the Romans at Heraclea in 280 BC and Asculum … Continue reading

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Disagreeing About Life in America

Americans have short memories, or at least Republicans do. That’s useful. There are things best forgotten, like that Terri Schiavo business back in 2005 – a national embarrassment. The whole thing began on February 25, 1990, when Terri Schiavo collapsed … Continue reading

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The Empty Toolbox

So here we go – the president wants his jobs bill passed and the House is saying no way – the only way to create jobs is to cut spending, shutting down as much of the government as possible, throwing … Continue reading

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