Cult of Personality

  The sendoff of Saturday Night Live to the worst President of my lifetime, which is about to stretch back 60 years.  It is sort of precious, the Obama kids all grown up:     Too bad kids that he

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Abraham Lincoln Sums Up the Obama Years

“It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words, “And this

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Obama: Founder of the Modern Republican Party

  Michael Goodwin sums up the Obama years:   So this is how it ends — in a whimper wrapped in self-pity and recriminations. With President Obama on the defensive at his final press conference and Hillary Clinton’s last campaign

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We Have Met the Enemy, and He is Us.

      Well, yet another example of the military choosing to envisage terrorism coming from a home grown source, this time from people who have the temerity to believe the Second Amendment says what it says:     The ONG

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Meanwhile, Back at the States

      It is an odd thing about the United States that the activities of the Federal government tends to dominate news coverage, while the activities of the States get short shrift.  I say this is odd, because State

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Live Not By Lies

    Live Not by Lies is the last thing Alexander  Solzhenitsyn wrote before his exile to the West in 1974.  Solzhenitsyn was one of the giants of the last century.  Thrown into the Gulag while he was an artillery

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Kipling’s Commentary on the Age of Obama

The seventeenth in my ongoing series examining the poetry of Rudyard Kipling. The other posts in the series may be read here, here , here , here,  here , here, here, here, here, here, here, here , here, here, here and  here.  

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