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On the Death of America

It Can’t Happen Here By Sinclair Lewis

While not Lewis’ best what with his sarcastic and sardonic style in highest dudgeon, it does remind readers just how thin the layers of democracy and civilization are, more easily than we care to believe blown away like topsoil during the Great Depression. 524 more words


ALL THE KING'S MEN: Shotgun Politics and Transferral Blame

All the King’s Men (1946) by Robert Penn Warren

          Between the ages of 10 and 13, I went to LSU’s baseball camp every summer in Baton Rogue, Louisiana. 1,116 more words



This will appear in the Bernice Banner, Bernice Louisiana, the week of Jan 8, 2017.

There is no doubt that Huey Long loved LSU and he especially loved his LSU Tigers.  709 more words

The Coming Presidential Tyranny: Maybe Trump, Maybe Later, but Coming Ever Closer

This screed is a response to a friend’s Facebook post. He linked to the article The Republic Conquered: On America Entering the Post-Democratic Era, with a warning to conservatives to set down their coffee while reading it “unless you enjoy irrigating your sinuses,” and a friend of his replied, “OMG, more proof that liberalism is a mental disorder.” 665 more words

Politics In General

Read My Books, Save Your Money, and Hope for the Best

Army beat Navy. Anything’s possible. Sure, Donald Trump was there, and he shared the TV booth for a while, saying his usual nothings to Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson. 947 more words

Monte Dutton

Vladimir Putin

If you look at Putin for what he is–the chief gangster in charge of the world’s largest kleptocracy–his meddling in our politics, in Germany’s, in France, is not that much different than Al Capone’s interference in Chicago politics, and Illinois politics, and even as far away as Washington D.C. 250 more words

Donald Trump

A Freakish Chimera


What would you get if you combined into one creature the worst parts of Andrew Jackson (the Indian-hater, boorish cretin of a president), Huey Long (the big-mouth, insensitive, lying populist governor of Louisiana), D.W. 38 more words