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Dear Frank Luntz:

At 4:30AM this morning I was watching the BBC show HARDtalk with the host interviewing U.S. pollster Frank Luntz!The topic was the state of America and the state of American politics.He discussed many issues but the one that most struck a chord had t...
by The Political Commentator on Jun 23, 2016

Who Belongs In America?

I first saw Sebastian Junger, author of the new book Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, in an interview on the Show +All In with Chris Hayes. I will post exactly what he said in that interview as soon as the transcript is available. B...
by Henry Sullivan on May 28, 2016

Featured Book: Of Faith and Freedom by Joe Gilbert

Of Faith and Freedom: How Cultural Marxism and Political Correctness Hijacked America and How to Take It Back! by Joe Gilbert Cultural Marxism has been a powerful force in American culture for almost a century, shaping institutions such as school, fa...
by Epic Book Quest on Apr 12, 2016

Featured Book: Of Faith and Freedom by Joe Gilbert

Of Faith and Freedom: How Cultural Marxism and Political Correctness Hijacked America and How to Take It Back! by Joe Gilbert Cultural Marxism has been a powerful force in American culture for almost a century, shaping institutions such as school, fa...
by Epic Book Quest on Apr 12, 2016

Here there be dragons…

… are words that you can find on old sailor navigation maps that are meant to say: “Hey fools! Stay away from here! Like, don’t even THINK about it!”. The American people would serve themselves well to heed these warnings. Ra...
by Trashy's World on Mar 13, 2016

The soul of a great democracy is at risk

The technical support woman on the other end of the line somewhere in the U.S. south or south-west sounded weary, and a little stressed.  I always try to exchange a little small talk with those call-centre/tech support folks; after all, I’m a real...
by Finding Hope Ness on Mar 6, 2016

That point when you know that something has gone too far…

You know, extreme fashion like bell bottoms and clothes made from meat, a practical joke that pushed the limits of good taste, Boy George… That kind of too far. Sooooo, America? You have now and officially gone too far. Stop the stupidity. Now,...
by Trashy's World on Feb 24, 2016

Campaign Outside of Political Mainstream and Elitist Classify Politician as Populist

Despite having very different views of how to reinvigorate an American economy or what is considered good American values, candidates Bernie Sanders,  Donald Trump, and Ted Cruz all have something in common. These men are viewed as nuisances and...
by Catalpa Grove on Feb 12, 2016

Creepy and Narcissistic Politicians Infect Both Parties

Americans should  know by now, the current crop of candidates of both parties running for President are narcissistic and many of them and their family members  are actually a bit creepy. There are creepy politicians in both parties as the f...
by Catalpa Grove on Jan 25, 2016

Give Donald Trump Credit: He Says What Many People Think

Donald Trump is a narcissistic pompous ass but he has the money to be that way.  Source of Photograph:  TV NewserWhen the billionaire belches or has a bad hair day, the news media stops to ponder what he means.   The past two week...
by Catalpa Grove on Jul 10, 2015

Last call for the Tea Party?

As I have said more than once in newspaper columns the last couple years — most recently here — if the Republican Party is going to continue to be a viable political option for voters in the future, it is going to have to abandon some of Tea Part...
by Our Daily Train on Jan 8, 2015

Are billionaires dictating American political debate?

+Brookings Institution ...
by Henry Sullivan on Sep 26, 2014

Top 10 reasons a lifelong leftist moved right!

From American Thinker:Ten Reasons Why I Am No Longer a LeftistBy Danusha V. GoskaHow far left was I? So far left my beloved uncle was a card-carrying member of the Communist Party in a Communist country. When I returned to his Slovak village to buy h...
by The Political Commentator on Jul 20, 2014

Does America Really Need Another Bush or Clinton in the White House or Can America Do Better?

When a man who has accomplished nothing  while being in the Senate except being a Tea Party obstructionist, Americans should gasp when Sen. Marco Rubio announced he is ready to be President!   Rubio is not the only Presidential wannabe. &nb...
by Catalpa Grove on May 13, 2014

Does it Bother You to Realize You Live In An Oligarchy?

The real question to me, regarding our political system, is whether Americans care that we live in an oligarchy. I am not happy about living in an oligarchy, but I'm also not happy about our inadequate renewable energy policies, our mass incarceratio...
by Henry Sullivan on Apr 18, 2014

Civil disobedience threatens the Washington dysfunctional normalcy

Let's face the fact that the people of the Ukraine were sold out by ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.  By all news accounts, Yanukovych was corrupt and he and his entourage made millions while in office.   Yanukovych was just co...
by Catalpa Grove on Mar 12, 2014

Video: Putting Americans to work 101!

Why American jobs have disappeared and an easy solution to try and get at least some of them back! Utilizing the government shutdown as his latest political prop, Barack Obama is trying to blame the Republicans for the lowest labor force participati...
by The Political Commentator on Oct 2, 2013

Barack Obama, the Judeo/Christian President Ikon Collection

+++ The Obama Family's Judeo/Christian Values +++My Bible tells me that if we train a child in the way he should go, when he is old he will not turn from it. I think faith and guidance can help fortify a young woman’s sense of self, a young man’s...

The King That Was and the King That Wasn’t: Martin Luther King Jr. vs. capitalism, militarism and racism – then and now (Part 2 of 3)

Preceded by The King That Was and the King That Wasn’t: Martin Luther King Jr. vs. capitalism, militarism and racism – then and now (Part 1 of 3)     When the extraordinary life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is … Continue reading ...
by U.S. Hypocrisy on Jan 20, 2013

Great mistakes in politics (No42) Rick Perry’s Oops moment

For all the talk of the 2012 US Presidential election being about ‘social media’, it actually demonstrated that live TV debates still mattered. Throughout the campaign the debates probably shaped the public’s perception of the candidates more t...


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