Politics

10 reasons why politics is a waste of time

You don’t drain the swamp — the swamp drains you.  The system swallows everyone whole, even someone as audacious as Trump. To get elected,...
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The Master at work

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The globalization of politics

Something is different in politics recently.  No, not Trump.  I mean the global nature of previously domestic politics.  In the past, there was a superficial...
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Twitterspeak: the shrinkage of language

Twitter is altering language, not just on Twitter, but across all media.  Everything is being compactified; short attention spans demand it.  Among the benefits...
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Trump split libertarians

The Trump phenomenon has splintered the libertarian movement into three distinct groups.  The massive political realignment taking place has exposed fractures that have existed...
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Private property means open borders

There’s been a lot of discussion in the libertarian crowd about Trump’s immigration policy and whether libertarians should support open borders.  The tension is...
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“Fake news” hysteria is a huge opportunity

It is an auspicious time for independent media.  The Fake Media’s “fake news” hysteria has capped off this year’s apotheosis of undisguised propaganda.  Now...
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Media finally sees Trump’s “Asia Pivot”

Here I am on my post-election gloating tour, with another prediction that’s finally been picked up on by the media.  In July, I asked...
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Gary Johnson’s collapse helped Trump win

Back in August, I concluded my last post with the following prediction: However, as the clock ticks towards the election, it is likely that...
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Gary Johnson helping Hillary win

How is Gary Johnson affecting the 2016 presidential race?  Is he helping Hillary or Trump?  How does Jill Stein factor into it?  For an...
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