Category Archives: Elections

Firing Line Friday: What’s Ahead for the Democrats? Part II

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In 1984, President Reagan won every state except Minnesota (and the District of Columbia), though the Democratic Party … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: What’s Ahead for the Democrats? Part I

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In 1984, President Reagan won every state except Minnesota (and the District of Columbia), though the Democratic Party … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Crisis in Labour

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With all the current shenanigans going on in British politics, perhaps ‘twould be interesting to look back half … Continue reading

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The EU Suggestion Box For Slaves

     In a democracy, the people purportedly tell the government what to do either indirectly via electing people in office or directly via referenda, and then change who is in charge if those in charge do not do what the voters … Continue reading

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Climate Madness: Pandemic in the Democratic Presidential Primary

     In an unwitting attempt to sway the 2020 Presidential Election, CNN hosted a climate shindig where the Democratic candidates for the Presidency went out of their way to out-woke each other with the most “watermelon” of eco-solutions to what they … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Socialist Workers’ Party and American Politics

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Considering the second of the back-to-back Democratic Presidential debates have just concluded, ‘twould be interesting to see an … Continue reading

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Rights And Obligations of Adulthood

     The age of majority in the United States is, for the most part, recognized as eighteen, this being de facto enshrined in the Constitution via the 26th Amendment which guarantees the right to vote at said age of eighteen. As … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Would Anarchy Work?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      It is easy to dismiss political philosophies that you don’t believe and don’t seem mainstream, with the assumption … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Protests With A Stiff Upper Lip

     Demonstrating the “one state; two systems” that Hong Kong was promised for fifty years after the U.K. handed it over to the People’s Republic of China, Beijing was trying to push through a bill to allow the people of Hong … Continue reading

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The Call For Global Governance Is Real

     Transnational organizations, especially global ones, are run by representatives chosen by a nation’s government and/or bureaucrats. While some more regional transnational bodies such as the European Union have “Parliament members” that are kinda/supposedly chosen by the voters, such representatives tend … Continue reading

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