Category Archives: Elections

Firing Line Friday: The Role of Liberals in the Republican Party

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The 1978 election was disappointing for Republicans, just as the 2022 election is today.   With many independents … Continue reading

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Election Aftermath — A Snapshot Of Politics In Flux

Aside from that Mrs. Lincoln, how was the play?      In your humble author’s 2022 election prediction post, you humble author stated: “In a neutral environment, the Democrats were likely to lose the House of Representatives and be endangered in the … Continue reading

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Post-Election Ballot-Counting Musical Interlude

     While the counting of ballot continues and continues, let us enjoy an apropos musical interlude. Tweet

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Word To Remember When Voting

     A decade ago, I was talking with a scientist who had immigrated from Bulgaria, had lived under Communism, and had become an American citizen. The words she spoke to me still gives me a chill of terror: Tweet

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2022 Election Predictions

     It’s prediction time!   My “official” predictions for the 2022 election are below. Some perfunctory notes, however. On a national scale, the midterm was always likely to to be against the Democrats since they are the Presidential party in power. … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Election: A View from New York

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With the election just around the corner, and anticipation high, even in New York, let us look back … Continue reading

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Political Party Gets (Artificially) Intelligent

     The following message was received from Alpha Complex… True democracy can only exist when the Volonté générale (General Will) becomes a singular conscious mind representing the collective intentions of individual who can’t be expressed at some silly ballot box or … Continue reading

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Weaponized Government Is Here To Stay

     Why have responsible and limited government when you can use it as a cudgel against your political enemies? They'll just try to weaponize it for themselves, be completely incompetent about it, and leave the Democrats with an even more and … Continue reading

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Cuba, Then Venezuela, And Now Columbia?

     Ah yes, that Communist dictatorship of Cuba, where people wait in line for hours to not starve and cracks down on any who dare show discontent. Things in Cuba are getting worse since their main clients and source of income, … Continue reading

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Nevada Primary 2022 – End Of Early Voting

     Early voting has always been the bulk of the vote in Nevada, but unlike previous years, this primary has ballots automatically mailed out to everyone, with the option of voting early in person, while before Corona-chan (COVID) absentee ballots had … Continue reading

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