The New Barbarism (Conform….or Else)

The New Barbarism (Conform….or Else)

Meet the New Barbarism, the same as the old. Some think that the tortures of the Inquisition to expunge heresy are an artifact of history.  Some think that burning suspected witches is a relic of ancient supernaturalism.  Some think that the cruel Reign of Terror by...
Where Does American Democracy Go From Here?

Where Does American Democracy Go From Here?

A tsunami of American sentiment suggests that our Democracy is under unparalleled stress, and that recent events may be auguring the end of it. This is a watershed moment, because democracy is hailed as one of the great advancements of Western civilization.  It is...
Secession: The Long Goodbye

Secession: The Long Goodbye

Political secession looms on the American horizon. The political phenomenon of secession is similar to an evolutionary phenomenon in biology.  Throughout history, radical changes in the Earth’s geology have separated species apart to the point where new species...
The Elites Versus Everyone Else

The Elites Versus Everyone Else

There are massive social and political divides in America right now.  This should not be surprising because there have been massive social and political divides throughout world history. But what lies at the root of these divides? Philosophers, professors,...
A Day of Reckoning Nears

A Day of Reckoning Nears

An ominous day of reckoning nears for America as a result of the ongoing election chaos. Distant thunder rumbles inside dark clouds looming on the political horizon. Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of American Independence, “…when a long train of abuses and...
“Do or Die” for the Republican Party

“Do or Die” for the Republican Party

It’s “Do or Die” Time for the Republican Party. The Supreme Court vacancy created by the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg gives the Republican Party a final opportunity to prove that they are not just another duplicitous face of a one-party system that dominates...