Ron Paul – A Biopsy, Part II

I had some offline discussions as soon as my last article about Ron Paul went online. It became obvious after exchanging a few emails that what is missing is a reference to context. The difference in our interpretation is due to a great analytical book that I had read recently.

Here is a short review of the book that should give you a reference to context; I would certainly recommend that you invest time in reading the complete book.… [Read more]

Ron Paul is Trailing in Republican Primaries…Should We Be Happy?

Ron Paul represents the extreme right libertine section of the Republican Party. Even the Tea Party movement appears moderate in comparison to the movements that represent this section.

This section is not exactly homogenous as one would think and it would help to take a quick look at the composition of these lunatics.

The following ideologies are the ones that deserve (*sic*) a special mention:

(1) Religious zealots such as Christian Identity: who among other things believe that non-Caucasian people have no souls.… [Read more]

2011: A Blurry Year In Review

This is the time of year when those ‘Year In  Review’ articles appear. The thinking behind (some of) it is that in order to move forward, we should take a look back so that we may see what what we’ve survived and examine the lessons learned along the way. Here’s a small slice of what we recall in no particular order (hey, it’s still holiday season so we’re perfectly fine with being a wee bit foggy from all that, um, holiday cheer).… [Read more]

DINOs Are Not Extinct

A DINO is not a dinosaur. A DINO is a Democrat In Name Only — those who align themselves with the political left in name but, at key voting times, leave some of us wishing that they, too, were extinct. That stated, the announcement by Senator Ben Nelson, ‘Democrat’ from Nebraska, that he will not seek re-election next term may turn into an example of liberals and progressives seeing that we should be careful of what we wish for.… [Read more]

Fix It!!

"This is war(fare)"! We've heard that declaration quite frequently though, in recent weeks, the rhetoric has toned down somewhat and been replaced by other nonsense spewed by the CONservative spin meisters. Despite being ratcheted down a notch, the whining and lying talking points from the right continue to focus on how the poor and middle-class have declared war against the ultra-rich. Read more...