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The Final False Alarm

This is getting tiresome. On a quiet Sunday evening there was BIG NEWS in the mess that the Republican Party has become, and then, by noon on Monday, this turned out to be another false alarm: The temporary alliance between … Continue reading

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Outlaw Politics

Everyone loves an outlaw. That is said to be what Jesse James once said. He may have been bemused by having fans, considering what he was up to, but he was right. Marketing people know this as do executives in … Continue reading

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Toward a Unified Theory of Trump

Science fiction is cool. In 1946, Arthur C. Clarke published an article in Wireless World about what he saw as the world’s tallest transmitting tower – a hypothetical geosynchronous satellite that would orbit the earth at the same rate the … Continue reading

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Stopping the Orange-Haired Frankenstein

Mitt Romney was never going to be president. He said the oddest things – “I like firing people, don’t you?” Yes, he was talking about “firing” Obama and the Democrats, but he sounded like that boss-from-hell from some satiric movie, … Continue reading

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Not Even Debatable

Donald Trump’s hostile takeover of the Republican Party is pretty much complete – after Nevada it was all over – but there was one last debate before the multi-state-primary Super Tuesday extravaganza scheduled for the first day of March. Not … Continue reading

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After Nevada

From 1951 through 1962 our government tested atomic bombs in the high desert just sixty-five miles from Las Vegas – the mushroom clouds could be seen from the downtown hotels and were a bit of a tourist attraction – but … Continue reading

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Standing Athwart History Again

William F. Buckley once said that a conservative is “someone who stands athwart history, yelling Stop, at a time when no one is inclined to do so, or to have much patience with those who so urge it.” That was … Continue reading

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