Tag Archive: Republican Party

Jul 23

Trump, Republicans and Fascism

In Brief — The author explores whether Donald Trump and the Republican Party are fascistic or merely opportunistically partisan. [Written in April 2017.] ——————————————————————————————————————————————- If It Looks Like a Duck… There’s an old saying that if it looks like a duck, has feathers like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it is probably …

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Jun 18

My Letter to Women

In Brief— The author’s impassioned plea for an awakening of opposition to what is being done to limit a woman’s power over her own life. [Written in March 2017.] ——————————————————————————————————————————————- ALL Women are Oppressed— I’m alarmed. Why? Because women are being deprived of the right to determine their own lives. Some friends tell me that …

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Jun 11

A Dose of Reality — Part 2

In Brief— Part 1 of “A Dose of Reality” explained how there is little justice in America. This part examines the reality of how the American government is drowning in corruption. While corruption has existed from America’s beginning, the Trump administration sets new records for corruption. [Written in December 2016-January 2017.] “Politics is Corrupting”— When …

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Oct 02

Being “The Other”

In Brief— The author wanders through his memories of the New Mexico boarding school and his experience as one of the few Anglos in a predominantly Hispanic school. Prejudice is the child of ignorance. (William Hazlitt)— They called me “Whitey.” They called me crude names. I was a scrawny, blond, fifth grader, one of very …

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Jun 12

The Electoral College vs. the Popular Vote

In Brief—An examination of the 18th Century Electoral College and the need for replacing it in favor of counting all votes equally. Fairness Versus an 18th Century Compromise— Let’s turn our Rip Van Winkle hats backward and travel back to 18th Century Philadelphia. Unlike those good old days of high school, this is going to …

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Mar 20

The Democratic and Republican Cartel

In Brief—America’s two party system—Democratic and Republican—is rigged to exclude other parties from competing for the people’s vote thereby reducing interest in the democratic system boasted about by America. ——————————————————————————————————————————— The Strangulation of America’s Third Parties— A cartel for political purposes is defined as a coalition or cooperative arrangement between political parties intended to promote …

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Mar 06

The Shakespeare Myth

In Brief—The evidence shows that Mary Sidney Herbert, the Countess of Pembroke, probably wrote the sonnets and plays attributed to William Shakespeare. The blog author shows why this is the case. ————————————————————————————————————————- ”All hoods make not monks.” (Henry VIII) “Fraud” is too strong a word, but Myth” fits the facts like a fine glove. Not …

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Feb 14

Republicans and Their Regressive Platform

In Brief—A discussion of the hurdles Republicans face that will determine whether the nation stands or falls in an ever-changing world. ————————————————————————————————————— Hurdles Determine the Race— I have a confession. My first vote was Republican. If it was good enough for my family it was good enough for me. I quickly realized that my philosophy …

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Jan 24

Human Nature and the Voter

In Brief—An examination of the way flawed human nature affects how most voters react and vote. ———————————————————————————————————————– Never Underestimate Human Stupidity (Albert Einstein)— Did you ever notice in one of those nature films how a massive shimmering school of fish will suddenly change direction and move in the opposite direction? That’s much like humans react. …

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Oct 04

Republican Policies Are Dangerous for Health

In Brief—Witless and misinformed Republicans are targeting not only the innocent Planned Parenthood, they are also targeting and forcing the cancellation of fetal tissue research that’s essential in the fight against devastating diseases. ———————————————————————————————————————————- Cutting Off Your Nose to Spite Your Face— Deliberately and falsely maligning the Planned Parenthood organization combined with ignorant and pandering …

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