Sunday, August 20, 2017
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Grounds for Impeachment

David Swanson points out an irony on the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration: possibly real grounds for impeachment on Day 1 are being given...

TGIF: Immigration and Social Engineering

Immigration brings out the social engineers and central planners across the political establishment. We see this clearly in the debate over Donald Trump's support...

Your Tax Dollars at Work

“Judgments are not intended to imply that we have proof that shows something to be a fact.” -- "Declassified Intelligence Community Assessment of Russian...

America’s Counter-Revolution Reviewed

Independent historian (and old friend) Joseph R. Stromberg reviewed America's Counter-Revolution: The Constitution Revisited at The American Conservative magazine website. He opens "The Federalists' Revenge" with: America’s...

TGIF: The Religion of the State

In 1912 the pioneering French sociologist Emile Durkheim (1858-1917) published The Elementary Forms of Religious Life, which presented his findings (not without controversy) on...

TGIF: Shimon Peres and 9/11

The death of former Israeli prime minister and president Shimon Peres (age 93), the last major figure of Israel's founding generation, has brought an...

Thank You, Mr. President

"With only days until Donald Trump takes office, the Obama administration on Thursday announced new rules that will let the NSA share vast amounts of...

TGIF: How the Ruling Class Created Trump

Mixed emotions over the election are entirely in order. I rejoice at the repudiation of the ruling elite while recoiling from horrific thing that...

TGIF: In Defense of Extreme Cosmopolitanism

Cosmopolitanism is under assault from across the political spectrum, both in the United States and abroad. Just yesterday President Donald Trump's chief strategist, alt-right...

Where Have You Gone, Mario Savio?

No true anti-fascist interferes with free speech or threatens to burn books. I condemn the perpetrators of violence at Berkeley, first, for perpetrating violence and,...
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