Category Archives: Elections

Republicans should be terrified

     In this world of hyper-partisan news vs. “fake news”, it is easy to become over confident and replace any critical thinking skills with “feelz” and assume political outcomes based on little more than faith.      In that vein a fair warning … Continue reading

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The Socialist Dictatorship of Venezuela Does What Socialist Dictatorships Do

     …repress and self-destruct, of course.      Dropping any last pretense that Venezuela cared about the “will of the people” or an semblance of a functioning democracy, opposition parties have been banned. “Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday that leading opposition parties … Continue reading

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Das Vierte Reich

     The leader of the far Left German political party SPD (but then all German political parties are far Left, abet some more so than others), Martin Schulz, wants to leverage the inability of Angela Merkel to form a coalition government … Continue reading

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The New Feudalism of the Enlightened Technocratic Overlords

     A hallmark of Fascism is a disgust with both the individual ipso individual and for democracy. This hallmark is shared and enthusiastically endorsed by the New Republic in an article that celebrates an enlightened technocratic elite.      Ah, the elite that … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Socialist “Success Story”: Where Some… Are More Equal Than Others

     Venezuela slips ever more easily into the typical “success” story of all socialist regimes: Where the Nomenklatura live in opulence, and the great unwashed masses who are supposed to be the masters of their socialist utopia enjoy the lack of … Continue reading

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California Legislature to go Full Soviet Commune

     An initiative proposal in California would, if it were to be verified for the ballot and pass, abolish the direct election of members of the state Assembly and state Senate, to replace them with delegates from “working committees”. According to … Continue reading

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Middle Earth’s New Prime Minister

     The following message transmitted via a Silmaril… The incoming Labour Prime Minister of Middle Earth New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, already known for her pro-civil rights stances for the poor and oppressed Orcs, is a welcome replacement as an ally for … Continue reading

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California Est Omnis Divisa In Partes Tres

     Yet another attempt is being made by Silicon Valley capitalist Tim Draper to divide the state of California up into multiple states, this time into three states. A previous attempt, also by Draper, would have split California into six states … Continue reading

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In Condemnation of a Farcical Aquatic Ceremony

     The following message from Dennis (Labour MP for Mucklandshire) was delivered by Zoot and Dingo (after the spanking, of course)…. As I have said many times before, “Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some … Continue reading

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A Fighting Proposal

     At this point it has become stale trope to view anything other than an overt war with a strict demarcation of allies and enemies, must itself then be either an open enemy or a pernicious and subversive one. Much of … Continue reading

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