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The United States of Plutocracy

By Russell A. Clemens

What can be learned from three pseudo-debates between one corrupt, millionaire liar with strong establishment ties and one corrupt, billionaire liar with frighteningly fascistic tendencies? 1,014 more words

Political News

The Authoritarian Personality

Research shows that authoritarians are far more likely to exhibit sloppy reasoning, highly compartmentalized beliefs, double standards, hypocrisy, self-blindness, a profound ethnocentrism, and—to top it all off—a ferocious dogmatism that makes it unlikely anyone could ever change their minds with evidence or logic. 9 more words

Sociopathic Tactics

Homegrown Oligarchs and Regimes

Just looking through my Twitter feed this morning I was struck by the use of the words ‘regime’ and ‘oligarchy’. Both refer to a type of government but, in common usage, usually refer to an ‘authoritarian’ form of government, presumably one step below a ‘dictatorship’. 333 more words

Views On The World Today

Me in the Middle Looking for a Leader (Part 1)


This post, along with my next two posts, is going to help me explore my thoughts about what qualities make a good leader.

My good intentions have been not to get political on this blog.   2,238 more words

Sharing Life Stories

A Word Fitly Spoken

I stumbled across this today in Francis Schaeffer’s “How Should We Then Live?”

What of tomorrow?  In the United States, for example, a manipulating authoritarian government could come from the administrative side or from the legislative side. 476 more words

Faith And Practice

Donald Trump wants his supporters to know he’s dead serious about putting Hillary Clinton in jail

The Trump campaign wants the media to think “You would be in jail” is a joke. His supporters know it’s a promise.

Courtesy: Vox.Com Dara Lind Hyperlink Article… 777 more words

New Beginnings