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American Foreign Policy after Rexit

March 20, 2018

American Foreign Policy after Rexit


Mr, Rex Tillerson was a poor secretary of state. What follows may be worse.

Mr. Rex Tillerson paid  a heavy price for calling his White House Boss  “Moron” 863 more words


Why the red revolution or great reform will never come

You’ve allowed yourselves to become liberalized, and your revolutionary fervor is a lifestyle obsession. Your heroes have merchandise, and millions of dollars in some cases. Che Guevara would be livid, If he knew that his face would be on a shirt sold by businesses like Amazon. 638 more words


Further thoughts on the end of America

I do feel, quite deeply, that America is changing rapidly; a certain old essence is disappearing, even faster than when I was young.

In such cases I think of my father, an old-stock American, Vietnam vet, lover of God, Guns, and Glory–basically all your red state stereotypes. 2,732 more words


The populist right in India, and the US

All eyes in India have understandably been on some important political developments over the past few days.

First, the by-election results of 3 parliamentary seats and 2 legislative seats were made more interesting by fact that BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party, a Hindu nationalist party, and India’s largest) had to face a surprising rout in the strongholds (Gorakhpur, Phulpur) of Uttar Pradesh’s Chief Minister (Yogi Adityanath) and Deputy Chief Minister (Keshav Prasad Maurya). 977 more words

Current Events

NY Times Book Review: Can the 45th President of the United States be impeached?

March 17, 2018

NYTimes Book Review: Can the 45th President of the United States be impeached?

by Andrew Sullivan

A Citizen’s Guide
By Cass R. 2,077 more words


Trump's Hates Government: Let Me Count the Ways

What Donald Trump as president has done is to embody the distrust and incompetence believed to exist in the federal government prior to his election by those who voted for him in 2016. 205 more words

American Domestic Affairs

Rousseau, the Social Contract, Snow Shoveling and America’s Current Situation

In “The Social Contract” Rousseau tackles the question of why we have governments and societies at all, what the limits are, and what the responsibilities are. 1,107 more words