Thursday, April 27, 2017

Pre-emption and Unilateralism

Foreign policy affects everyone, but few concern themselves with the details. The “Big Picture” is ignored for the fallacy of immediate gratification. Instant satisfaction defies enduring security. The trap that most citizens fall into, is that the subject is just too complex to bother with, what can one person do? The experts know best, they will protect us! If this mindset is realistic, why is the world such a political mess?  But more to the point, why does the United States have so many antagonists, devoted to restraining a suspect super power?

Read the entire essay from the Global Gulag archives

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Drunk Never Knows When To Leave The Bar

The ABA is one of the most patrician interest groups to wheel power and influence. The nature of the this pressure group, is to bake their own cake and dish is out to their own. Like an inbred family where only first cousins marry each other, this group of charlatans scheme day and night to write, shape, mold and lobby the bills that will be placed into law. No wonder that their sense of privilege dictates that they are the enlighten class to pass judgment on who is acceptable to serve on the bench. Well, this band of merry men and women have suffered an insult that few would dare to offend such an esteem council.

Read the entire article on the Strappado Wrack archives

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Feminists Serve Secular Humanism

Who can deny that much of the current condition of Western Society can be attributed to the secular perspective of popular culture? Most of the extreme changes in the last hundred year have been asserted under the argument of equality for all. The mantra of the secular relativism, as expressed in the Humanist Manifesto I, rest upon the central tenet  - Religious humanists regard the universe as self-existing and not created.

Read the entire essay from the View from the Mount archives

Monday, April 24, 2017

Shadow Forces Behind Government

Let no man or woman dare speak of a shadow government. The crony corruptocrats that make up the ruling elites of the world must maintain the illusion, that elected governments are based upon willful consent and have the legitimate authority to establish rules of conduct that their citizen are obligated to obey. For those regimes that maintain their grip of power by undemocratic means, the apologists for the international community give a wide berth of acceptance in order to maintain the appearance of individual national sovereignty.

Read the entire essay from the Totalitarian Collectivism archives

Friday, April 21, 2017

New Heights of No Confidence in Government

The legislature is at a record disapproval as Gallup announced that Congress had reached a new low, winning the approval of just 9% of the American public. In addition, President Obama is in the same boat. A Christian Science Monitor reports that Obama disapproval rating hits new high in two polls. "An NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey found that 54 percent of respondents did not approve of the job President Obama is doing, and Quinnipiac found 57 percent disapproval." Both branches of federal government register public discontent.

Read the entire essay from the Radical Reactionary archives

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Defending National Sovereignty from the NWO

In a world that is virtually unrecognizable from the universal principles that underpinned Western Civilization, the fundamental concept of national sovereignty is being attacked as a relic of a former age. The New World Order is designed to eliminate the self-government of sovereign nations. While individuals live under the domain of established states, the fact that specific regimes operate within and often under the auspices of international hegemony that routinely violates the independence of specific countries is undeniable. The “world community” is not a voluntary association of collaborating governments; it is a euphemism of a top down despotic authoritarian system for global control and punishment for uncooperative governments.

Read the entire essay from the Inherent Autonomy archives

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

"Neoliberal" Globalisation

How different the world looks depending where you live and the culture that shapes your thinking. Attitudes from the Third World are not the most popular topic or dynamic input for global policy makers. Nevertheless, there is a growing reproach in the value of the doctrine of globalism, coming out of the subcontinent. If you haven’t been living under a rock, you know that the hottest transfer of service related jobs is taking place. Transferring functions to India is supposed to be good business - enhancing total return - for the competitively minded corporations.

Read the entire essay from the Global Gulag archives

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

How to Rehabilitate the UN

It has been established that the UN is not only irrelevant but terminal; however, that won’t prevent an attempt to resurrect it from the dead. Kofi A. Annan, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, has proven to be a disaster. He has demonstrated that under his tenure, the organization serves no useful function. The absence of any recognizable leadership is evident for all the world to see. So what is the alternative?

Read the entire article on the Strappado Wrack archives

Monday, April 17, 2017

Honor the Memory of THE Patriot

The soul of the American Revolution was George Washington, but the spirit was Patrick Henry. We all know the greatness of our First President, but have you read the speech that set the tone of our struggle for Liberty from this other Virginian? Each year we honor those who have fallen in defense of our country. But do we fully appreciate the essence of what our bravest patriots fought and died to create? The words of Patrick Henry ring true today, just as they did during his life. Read the entire speech and tell me if the struggle is any different today? Patrick Henry spoke these words on March 23, 1775 and says more about America than all the writing of those of us who revere the purpose of our vision as a Nation.

Read the entire essay from the View from the Mount archives

Friday, April 14, 2017

A Country of Nihilist Oligarchs

You live in a society of malcontents ruled by a system of authoritarians. The conflict between unrealistic expectations and the raw force used to compel compliance is growing more intense. Only the walking dead are happy. Any thinking and intelligent person knows that the political hierarchy has lost its legitimacy. The result of the Curse of Multiculturalism has created a mentality malaise that chewed up our institutions, denigrated our social values and produced a progressive asylum of sick and disturbed free loaders. All the while the entrenched political class sucks the life blood from the average citizen, while lining their own pockets with public funds.

Read the entire essay from the Totalitarian Collectivism archives

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Future of the Conservative Movement

Decades of despair and a constant descent into oblivion are the only tangible legacy of the American Empire. The vast majority are disenfranchised from any meaningful levels of power or decision-making. Elites or all stripes and ideologies share a fundamental bond of desire; namely, control of the herds for the benefit of the few. Conservatism has lost its way. Bedrock principles have been betrayed. Natural rights are relegated to the burial crypt. Moreover, phony cryptic Judas’ make themselves out as patriots. They speak the "PC" rhetoric and claim to be traditionalist, while they dig the hole deeper to bury the meaning of the American Revolution.

Read the entire essay from the Radical Reactionary archives

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Hobby Lobby and the Supreme Court

For a country founded upon the purpose of establishing religious freedom, the state worship establishment deems that their Supreme Court tribunal will announce its papal bull in the lawsuit, Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

The SCOTUSblog explains the Issue: Whether the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000bb et seq., which provides that the government "shall not substantially burden a person’s exercise of religion" unless that burden is the least restrictive means to further a compelling governmental interest, allows a for-profit corporation to deny its employees the health coverage of contraceptives to which the employees are otherwise entitled by federal law, based on the religious objections of the corporation’s owners.

Read the entire essay from the Inherent Autonomy archives

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Real Threat to National Security

Is the threat from foreign terrorists the undertaking of homeland insecurity?  The preoccupation since 911 with a self-serving “War of Terror” has been masked under the appearance of national security.  Tracking down targeted Jihad terrorists and waging regional search and destroy missions has become the growth industry of the new millennium.  The rationale and justification for such a protracted conflict rests upon a cowardly attack on American soil.  If you listen to the official version of events anyone who questions the validity of blaming Islamic Fascists must be unpatriotic.   

Read the entire essay from the Global Gulag archives

Monday, April 10, 2017

Taxes, Death and Certainty

Each season when spring approaches, attention turns to the ritual of filling out tax forms.  All year long paying taxes is an integral part of the daily regiment.  But when it comes time to sign your permission slip for legalized thievery, your submission to indentured servitude goes public.  By becoming just another number in the long line of digital compliance under the penalty of perjury, the average citizen is performing his or her financial obligation to the State.  At least that is what you are told is your duty. 

Read the entire article on the Strappado Wrack archives

Friday, April 7, 2017

Which War Will Be Waged?

As the world sinks into a black hole of financial market uncertainty, business continues as usual for the New World Order. The Pentagon in a long-delayed annual report to Congress, warns that the Chinese threat for both Taiwan and the United States has increased. "China's doctrine is moving toward the goal of surprise, deception and shock effect in the opening phase of a campaign," said the annual report on Chinese military power. "China is exploring coercive strategies designed to bring Taipei to terms quickly."

Read the entire essay from the View from the Mount archives

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Condemn Islamic Terror and Shield Zionist Atrocities

Surviving in a world of offensive double standards comes easy for people who lost their moral compass. Most culturally deficient pawns have such limited intellectual capacities and ethical fortitude to apply the same critical standards to zealots, who practice and defend barbarism no matter where it is committed. The narration that masquerades as objective news reporting out of the mass media, acts as a gatekeeper to provide political cover for Zionist protection. If the eternal struggle between Muslims and Jews was the supreme existential conflict, why would Christians take sides, when the purported feud between cousins, drips blood no matter whose hand holds the sword?

Read the entire essay from the Totalitarian Collectivism archives

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Playing the Lyre of Budget Madness as the Empire Burns

By Washington DC standards the just concluded budget agreement for funding the federal government through September, is a big win for Republicans. Emily Miller in Human Events describes, "The final agreement will be for $38.5 billion in cuts from current spending over the remaining six months of the current fiscal year, which ends on Sept. 30. The spending cuts, although historic in size, account for only 2.5% of this year's projected budget deficit of $1.6 trillion." Here lies the obscenity of the central government; namely, that a mere drop in the bucket reduction in a historic deficit is lauded as the great achievement of compromised negotiations.

Read the entire essay from the Radical Reactionary archives

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Why Civil Liberties are No Longer Defended?

When looking back from the perspective of the 1800’s America, the experience in the 20th and certainly the 21th centuries, has been a consistent and total repudiation of the underpinnings of civil liberties. With the widespread rejection of natural law, the secular humanism of the worldly culture has replaced the time tested and well-grounded principles that are the basis of Western Civilization. The sacredness of the individual has withered to the winds and drifts of arbitrary circumstance. Relative significance has replaced timeless permanence. Civil Liberties are not temporary or discretionary. Society cannot exist as an educated and respectful union among variegated parts, when the sanctity of personhood is not respected and protected.

Read the entire essay from the Inherent Autonomy archives

Monday, April 3, 2017

All's well with Afghanistan opium trade

Business is booming! "Two years after the ousting of the Taliban regime, which had cracked down ruthlessly on the cultivation of opium, production of the substance last year hit 3,600 tones, up 6 per cent over the previous year, and surveys of farmers show a further increase is likely this year." This war against terrorists is great for the drug trade. See any pattern when troops are garrisoned? The protection racket just runs their traffic with more efficiency.

Read the entire essay from the Global Gulag archives

Friday, March 31, 2017

The Question that Demands an Answer

In an era where open debate is severely restricted in the traditional media, it is refreshing to consider the recent exchange between two well known titans of thoughtful reason. However, you feel about their individual politics, you should ponder the questions that are presented. In Scott McConnell's, An Open Letter to David Horowitz on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, to the essay by Mr Horowitz: Why Israel Is The Victim And The Arabs Are The Indefensible Aggressors In the Middle East; we have the makings of a very worthy discussion.

Read the entire article on the Strappado Wrack archives

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Supreme Justice from a Court?

Well, this may be the season for the long rumored retirements from the Supreme Court. As speculation grows, and factions position themselves to go to battle, will confirmation hearings turn into the Borking of another jurist or two? With the prospects of another shameful saga, one might imagine that the majority on such a court could pick the next president! Appointees for life become entrenched political creatures - who would think it possible? It seems like the liberals, and those who claim to be progressive, are determined to forestall anybody remotely tainted with that conservative label. For these groups, a strict constructionist is anyone who can read the text of a law and rules on its constitutionality based upon the original document. Far too dangerous to have such judges elevated to the top court.

Read the entire essay from the View from the Mount archives

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

State Sponsored Assassination Culture

The ongoing failures of the Secret Service to provide proper protection for the President have political careerists in a tizzy. Scares that harm could come to the commander-in-chief, also worries the press. Ordinary citizens on principle, accept that the White House should be secure grounds. Rotating blame usually means that the buck does not stop on the oval office desk. Indeed, who could expect any President to be responsible for their own safety? Surely, policy decisions made as a government could not possibly have any bearing on the lunatics that harbor ill will towards our fearless leaders.

Read the entire essay from the Totalitarian Collectivism archives

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Hillary Express Hits a Wall

What can be written about Hillary Clinton that has not already been said? HilLIARy fatigue is natural, but ignoring all the lies and sleaze becomes the first goal of her 2016 presidential campaign. What is clear during the preliminary posturing is that hubby “Big Dog” Bill’s practice of trolling for bitches in heat will dominate the coverage. Poor old Hillary, a pureblood victim among mix breeds. The pretense that she continues in a loving marriage is about as insulting to the voters as the perverse behavior of either of the Clintons.

Read the entire essay from the Radical Reactionary archives

Monday, March 27, 2017

Fear of America First by GOP Establishment

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to heaven, we were all going direct the other way - in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only”, is just as true today about the true conservative movement as it was back in Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities, era.

Read the entire essay from the Inherent Autonomy archives

Friday, March 24, 2017

The Cowardly Congress and the Tyrannical President

One way to look at the artificial conflict over the debt ceiling theater is in terms of Gypsy Rose Lee doing the striptease fan dance. The beltway burlesque script is designed never to solve real problems. Give the public a glimmer of desire by way of a glimpse of fantasy. The dream of financial sanity and government responsibility is as remote as integrity from the political class. At the core of the two-step is a fundamental dishonesty about changing much less reforming the way business is conducted in the age of totalitarian collectivism. Now, this is entertainment if the dire consequences were not so profound.

Read the entire essay from the Global Gulag archives

Thursday, March 23, 2017

FBI back to old tricks

Are you a supporter of the FBI? Certainly this need not be an either or question, but in today’s world of litmus tests, the room for selective approval has become marginal. Most would concede that there can be a legitimate role for a domestic investigative agency. But when one accepts this basic principle, that the central government has a justifiable function to conduct national law enforcement, the slippery slope of civil liberty abdication begins. The final culmination, when the avalanche strips the last remains of constitutional protections, is a police state.

Read the entire article on the Strappado Wrack archives

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

When Old Time Radio Reigned

The 40’s and 50’s seem like a time from another life. Most audiences remember that era only as part of a history lesson. The “Golden Age of Radio” is long gone, but for anyone who has the chance to listen to the programs that entertained an entire nation, the lessons of that time are self revealing. Jack Benny’s life was as assessable as a close member of your own family. Fibber McGee was always living the Life of Riley, as Our Miss Brooks readied herself for another Burns and Allen visit. The Inner Sanctum was an inviting place for the likes of Boston Blackie, Johnny Dollar and Sam Spade. The Shadow was always lurking for Superman or the Green Hornet as the Whistler tune is heard in the background.

Read the entire essay from the View from the Mount archives

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Voter Fraud Inevitable from Digital Elections

Technology changes, while human nature remains constant. Voter fraud is a repetitive part of the election experience. The lack of integrity in voting procedures, and more importantly the ballot counting process, causes the gravest concerns and casts substantial doubt on the legitimacy of the entire political system. Eight years ago in a different presidential cycle, the article 2004 - a time to go fishing, asks why do people tolerate this tainted and pseudo election process.

Read the entire essay from the View from the Mount archives

Monday, March 20, 2017

Gun Self-Defense is a Natural Right

The confusion that exists in today’s mercurial society is a direct result of not understanding the nature of individual human rights. All valid authority is based upon willing consent. The cornerstone of human being personhood is the inalienable right of self-defense. This indisputable principle is under attack on all fronts by the “Politically Correct” authoritarians who see the individual as an inconvenient impediment to their bizarre vision of a social order based upon compelled obedience to a global agenda of destructive myths and false promises of a utopian world.

Read the entire essay from the Radical Reactionary archives

Friday, March 17, 2017

Why Supreme Court Selections are a False Choice

The commotion over the nominations of John Roberts and Harriet Miers avoid the central problem with the Supreme Court.  Judicial review in its pure raw form is a guaranteed formula for state sponsored terrorism.  Under the fig leaf of law, the court manufactures excuses for the state to use force and intimidation to compel, coerce and control society for the benefit of the central government.  Is there any question that Supreme Court jurists are government employees?  Of course not, so why is it automatically assumed that black robed magistrates serve the cause of justice when their rulings practice the art of the magician.  Perfecting tricks of deception and canonizing their illusion as settled law is like announcing to the public that your life and liberty are arbitrary and contingent upon the “good will” of the sacred master of power.

Read the entire essay from the Inherent Autonomy archives

Thursday, March 16, 2017

CAFTA: Wall Street vs Main Street

Have you heard of CAFTA - Central America Free Trade Accord? Well, if you are glued to the 24 hour news cycle, you still might have missed that this agreement is starting to move on the fast track. But for those who are familiar with this extension of the NAFTA disaster, south of the Mexican border, you might wonder where are the voices of mainstream conservatives? The noise that does exist, mostly comes out of the “progressive” left, if not the liberal side of the Congressional aisle. How come?

Read the entire essay from the Global Gulag archives

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Security is a state of mind

Look at the chart of the major Intelligence Community agencies. Your government provides links to each in order to share information about each organization. Missing from the FBI site is reference to the new role that President Bush is proposing for this Bureau. Internal Security sounds like a goal that citizens should eagerly support, but like any function that seems sensible, the devil is always in the details.

Read the entire article on the Strappado Wrack archives

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Euro Makes All Things Possible!

Euro, Euro, Euro all around, but not a pence of 'real money', to spend. With these euro notes of this common currency, the wire services heap praise on its successful launch. The wheels of business and the mechanism of finance are all in gear to usher in this brave new world of commerce. For years we have heard the benefits of the first united coinage since the Roman Empire and the elimination of the chaos of individual currencies. So what will this conversion mean for Europe and the rest of the world?

Read the entire essay from the View from the Mount archives

Monday, March 13, 2017

Campus Book Burning Nazis

Academia has reached a new low. The fabric of scholarship has been attacked from within and defenders of Free Speech are nowhere to be found from the University hierarchy. Has anything been learned since the heady days of 1960’s campus confrontations? It seems that the only learning process that has survived is that the caliber of intellectual acumen has sunk into the thrones of totalitarian hysteria. A refresher course is needed for all those too young to recall the Origin of Free Speech Movement at Berkeley celebrated 50 years later.

Read the entire essay from the View from the Mount archives

Friday, March 10, 2017

BP – Beyond Petroleum = Big Trouble

The public relations television campaign states that BP now means beyond petroleum no longer appears on air. British Petroleum inescapably and unremittingly is now linked as the culpable corporate criminal of the greatest man made environmental disaster of all time. As confusing as the catastrophe seems, no one can reasonably deny the danger the Gulf of Mexico region has already suffered. The only unanswered aspect is how much more damage will migrate from beyond the drilling blow out.

Read the entire essay from the Radical Reactionary archives

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Corporate Cronyism: Solyndra and Evergreen Solar

If pleading the "Fifth" smells, the Solyndra drama will prove the stereotype applies in this instance. A good old-fashioned scandal in an election year pumps up the media juices. The timeline on Solyndra tells only part of the history. The linkage of corporate cronyism dodges the real world result of "Green Energy" frauds. These shams can be traced back to the Enron schemes, especially their industrial wind model that defrauds the public.

Read the entire essay from the Inherent Autonomy archives

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Defense Cuts and the Global Empire

The fundamental distinction between a legitimate national defense and an aggressive global garrison imperium, escapes the political elites. The War Party’s entrenched power and control of their egocentric internationalist foreign policy, endangers the country. Military expenditures have increased substantially this century with little regard to The Real Threat to National Security. The "War on Terror" is a tired excuse that keeps precision smart weapon dominance deployed, which shells suspect bombers with impunity. The technologists that develop and refine methods for more efficient killing machinery hardly earn the honor - defenders of the nation.

Read the entire essay from the Global Gulag archives

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Generals don’t make good Presidents

At the outset, only George Washington and Andrew Jackson were inspired presidents. Dwight David Eisenhower was at his best on the golf course. Taylor, Hayes, Arthur and Harrison aren’t known by most, while US Grant is remembered for his corrupt administration. So what would make any sensible citizen think that General Wesley K. Clark could ever aspire to be on the staff of Douglas MacArthur?

Read the entire article on the Strappado Wrack archives

Monday, March 6, 2017

Was Dr Kelly - Vince Fostered?

This time all those conspiracy nuts started their swim from the other side of the pond. We all know that the English are surely above intrigue and sinister deeds, just ask Roberto Calvi, you know “God’s Banker”, as he hung from Blackfriars Bridge. All those suspect and secret financial dealings with the Vatican had the Holy See distance themselves from the ‘suicide’ back in 1987.  That collapse of Banco Ambrosiano and subsequent fraudulent-bankruptcy surely couldn’t involve American Archbishop Paul Marcinkus, then president of the Institute for Religious Works (IOR), the official name of the Vatican bank. Amazing that the official story of Calvi’s death was finally rejected as the real cause of his fate.

Read the entire essay from the View from the Mount archives

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

CISA Systemic Domestic Spying

Technology in cyber space is designed to be the instrument of a totality surveillance society. Secretive methods, back doors, observation and collection of data have been in place for decades. CISA is the latest legislation authorization agreement that provides liability exemption for law enforcement and spooks to conduct their systematic assimilation with the codes and functions of technological development for the intended purpose of efficient monitoring of electronic communication.  

Read the entire essay from the Inherent Autonomy archives

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Revolution against Central Banks

Nothing is more destructive on the planet than the insidious enslavement of humanity at the hands of central banks. The concept of debt created money violates every axiom of logic and common sense. Self-interest should be a primordial instinctive drive. Christendom once condemned usury through a papal prohibition that it was a sin to charge interest on a money loan. The Qur'an teaches, "The usury that is practiced to increase some people's wealth, does not gain anything at God". However, the Hebrew Bible makes an exception, Deuteronomy 23:21 "Unto a foreigner thou mayest lend upon interest; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon interest".

Read the entire essay from the Global Gulag archives

Monday, February 20, 2017

McDonalds and Starbucks Convergence

Recent news about the very different financial conditions of McDonalds and Starbucks, is only part of the story. McDonald's Expects to Post Its First-Ever Loss is like waking up to hear that no one watched the Superbowl. Starbucks brews record profits comes as more of a surprise, at first look; but actually reveals more about our current society than Ronald McDonald growing old.

Read the entire article on the Strappado Wrack archives

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Nasty Little Secret of Immigration

The migration crisis is ground zero for the real war from foreigners. Successive administrations have surrendered the borders to the madness of internal toxic turmoil. The notion of congenial assimilation, denies the reality of incompatible fusion. The taboo culture abhors honesty. Polite political society won’t tolerate telling the truth. The only speech  allowed must parrot the indivisibility of amalgamation. This flood of unwelcome immigrates is not fabricating tempered steel. What is being forged is pig iron. That smelting process produces a pool of brittle fractures. What remains is fast becoming a compost pile of rubbish.

Read the entire essay from the View from the Mount archives

The American "TC" Saga - Part 4 - FAMILY

The basic unit of society within Western civilization is the family. Inexorably founded upon the pillars of European heritage, the American Saga is the legacy of the family society. The esteemed professor Kevin MacDonald states that a primary characteristic of that history is "A tendency toward simple family structure based on the nuclear family." He further concludes: "This simple household system is a fundamental feature of individualist culture. The individualist family was able to pursue its interests freed from the obligations and constraints of extended kinship relationships and free of the suffocating collectivism of the social structures typical of the rest of the world."

Read the entire essay from the Totalitarian Collectivism archives

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Eugene Joseph McCarthy a Man of Courage

Known as a Representative and a Senator from Minnesota, Eugene McCarthy was more a poet and philosopher, than politician.  What higher compliment can be made to a man who was elected to serve the people?  A society that does not remember or understand its past cannot and will never be able to confront the present let along challenge the future. The embodiment of opposition to the Viet Nam debauch debacle, McCarthy was a true populist.  In the tradition of Robert La Follette Progressives, “Clean Gene” had a popular appeal among reformers.  Entrenched mechanics like Hubert Humphrey were tools of the establishment, but McCarthy was more the rebel – a Jesse Ventura – for the intellectual crowd.

Read the entire essay from the Radical Reactionary archives

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The First Bush Presidency

Falling between great disappointment and utter horror, the first Bush term as U.S President can only be adequately apprized from a long term perspective.  The historic significance will be written in the future, while the real world reality must be endured today.  Partisan politics have become meaningless, and political rhetoric insulting.  The propaganda spin machine never stops and the twenty-four hour newspeak cycle never rests.  Events march on to perdition, as consumers fill their carts as if tomorrow will never come.  The slog continues as people revert to fantasy land and take comfort in their disillusions.       

Read the entire essay from the Global Gulag archives

Monday, February 13, 2017

Reparations for the Real Slaves?

We are in the midst of the political funny season, with the latest pronouncement from the Chicago City Council voting unanimously to require disclosures from companies that held or issued insurance policies covering slaves. The extortion movement for extracting 'so called' reparations from any enterprise that can be labeled a descendant from a century and a half ago speaks more about the distorted collectivist mindset in today's society than any other political attitude. The notion that wrongs can be rectified through monetary compensation is proof positive that the legal eagles, who would be the prime beneficiaries of this scheme, are just as licentious as the slave masters on any plantation.

Read the entire article on the Strappado Wrack archives

Friday, February 10, 2017

Tolerance is not Equality

A tolerant culture has long been acclaimed as a righteous society. While most social indoctrination is designed to foster this fanciful theme, few are willing to ask or examine if this is a desirable goal. A valid conclusion rests upon a correct definition of the nature of tolerance and how it applies to natural arrangements and relationships among different groups. Here are four options to consider:

Read the entire essay from the View from the Mount archives

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The EPA an Out of Control Monster

Government arrogance and pious hypocrisy reaches a new high when the sinister Environmental Protection Agency strikes out to save the children. The official position on the EPA website has one singing the Amerika version of "Don’t cry for me Argentina". EPA Proposes First Carbon Pollution Standard for Future Power Plants

Read the entire essay from the Inherent Autonomy archives

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Globalism Dissension

Did you hear that Donald Rumsfeld and Richard Perle attended the last Bilderberg meeting near Versailles? Even if you are a skeptic of the dominance of these elites, one can hardly dismiss their influence. So when there is a rare dispute among their ranks, it would be news. However, reports in the mainstream press about the latest plans of this shrouded collaboration is the only secret that is kept in the rush to scoop the continuous news cycle.

Read the entire essay from the Global Gulag archives

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS The Future for America Or Lilies for the Deceased

This week hordes of teachers will descend upon Western New York for the New York State United Teachers annual convention. Rochester, the 'Flower City' will be their rendezvous and they will celebrate the coming of spring with bouquets in hand. Their cheers will be for their favorite champions of government schools, both Bill And Hill. Both will attend, with the model for public decency receiving the Albert Shanker Award for Distinguished Service. The Klinton's along with their confederates in public education will bring flowers for the gathering. The occasion befits Lilies, since the gathering confers the air of a wake, not the triumph of learning.

Read the entire article on the Strappado Wrack archives

Monday, February 6, 2017

Secession Movement Ready to Take Hold

All the buzz in the aftermath of the last election is that secession is in the air. Despite the improbable prospects that the globalists, that control the federal government, would allow the upstart masses to leave the dominion of Disunion States, it is promising that the country builds critical mass for dissolution. Secession in this day is not your call to arms in the defense of home. "Honest Abe’s" version of despotism caused many politicians to "Wave the bloody shirt", but today’s crop of brave leaders just asks you to sign a petition to beg for a cordial severance. Just imagine the response from the unprincipled governmental career class. The re-education FEMA facilities are ready to become today’s "Camp Douglas" detention centers.

Read the entire essay from the View from the Mount archives

Friday, February 3, 2017

The American "TC" Saga - Part 3 - CHURCH

The role of the Church in 21st century America has hit rock bottom. As a political influence, organized religion is treated as if it is irrelevant. By contrast, the historic influence of religion in the settling of the New World is undeniable. European mercantile motivations to explore, claim and develop the natural wealth of a rich continent, required more than daring adventurers. The repression in the mother counties played a pivotal part for the down trodden and oppressed to flee from the chains of persecution. Religious freedom was as important, if not paramount, for many of the brave souls seeking a new life.

Read the entire essay from the Totalitarian Collectivism archives

Thursday, February 2, 2017

SCOTUScare from the Same-Sex Supreme Court

In the long and storied past, America prided itself on being a country based upon law. Once this was true! Today, the last vestige of a society built upon natural law and incontrovertible principles is dead. The legal system is now founded on whim, political pressure and sentiment. Under such a framework, the Supreme Court has forfeited the final semblance of legitimacy. The United States no longer can claim it is a constitutional republic. The tyranny of the judiciary in not new! However, the latest decisions on Obamacare and Same-Sex marriage effectively gut the credibility and the meaning of the constitution.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Obama's Supreme Court Rebuff

Many Americans still revere the Supreme Court. As one of the three branches of the Federal government, confidence in their conduct and authority is usually higher than Congress or the Presidency. Yet when a real or contrived constitutional crisis develops, the screams and indignation arise and point to a convenient culprit. The current Obamacare case before this court has all the trappings of a full-blown confrontation. The reason is simple. The underlying question before the Supremes is not purely a legal matter. At stake is whether this country is actually a government under laws. Alternatively, is it an authoritarian dictatorship nuisance by irritating lawful restraints?

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

What It Means To Be A Reactionary

The popular depiction for the word Reactionary gives the definition - an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism.  A more in-depth amplification is once again found in Wikipedia.  “Reactionary (or reactionist) is a political epithet typically applied to extreme ideological conservatism, especially that which wishes to return to a real or imagined old order of things, and which is willing to use coercive means to do so. The term is primarily used as a term of opprobrium (groups rarely identify themselves as reactionary), meant to assert the idea that the opposition is based in merely reflexive politics rather than responsive and informed views. More specifically, the term "reactionary" is frequently used to refer to those who want to reverse (or prevent) some form of claimed "progressive" change. (An equivalent term would be "regressivism." The term reaction is sometimes used as a general term for the program or philosophy of designated reactionaries.)

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Total Recall

Is it possible that Gray Davis will be ‘Terminated’ - not deceased, in the normal manner, but expired from political mortality? All the hullabaloo isn’t just Hollywood hype, it’s fanciful expectation for the disgruntled, from a state which popularizes fantasy fiction screen plays. Acumen about real world politics, is left to celebrity insiders, as the general audience experiences their feelings. The political pros, just nod and give lip service to this psyche, as they go on their merry way pillaging and plundering the State. No wonder the excitement that Governor Davis might get 'Schwarzenegged' by the rage from a machine.

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Friday, January 27, 2017

The Village Idiot Strikes Gold

With all the success that Bill O’Reilly has achieved, one would think the king of cable news must be reporting a message that the public frantically loves. Well, it seems style - once again - wins out over substance. The only talking points you need to remember is that a “No Spin Zone” doesn’t mean it has no filters. When Fox News broke the mold and zoomed in on the rage of a modern day Joe Pyne, the viewer got a nightly fix most needed. O’Reilly was not a new boy on the block. Ever since his hosting of  "Inside Edition", he had a popular following. But his “Factor” has a format that cuts through the clutter, with all the ease of melting butter parting ways, with his sharp tongue skirmishes with guests. Any junkie addicted to the program knows when Bill doesn’t host, the spectacle falters. A tight focus and investigated reports often strike a direct hit. So what is the problem with dear old Bill?

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Speech Reform Campaign

WOW! It’s like dodging a bullet. Just imagine a political campaign that broadcasts issue ads financed with unregulated donations? Think about it - permitting messages aired 60 days before a general election and 30 days before a primary election if they identify a federal candidate. What’s next - endorsement of specific issues? Aren’t you glad the Supreme Court has seen fit to convene their first special session in 27 years to pronounce from on high the allowable limits of free speech?

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The American "TC" Saga - Part 2 - STATE

Much of western civilization political thought is devoted to the nature of the STATE. Centuries of experience and aspiration are embroiled in the fundamental dichotomy between the individual and the state. When the understanding of this chronicle is applied to the American Saga, a central question emerges. By what authority does the state claim legitimacy?

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A Constitution Flawed from Inception

At the outset, many of the framers of the U.S Constitution were the best minds and mainly principled advocates of self-government. Their attempt to achieve a model for a “Federalism” form of a Republic is certainly unique in history. With great gratitude, successive generations should admire and respect an intellectual application and recognition that government, by composition, should be feared and restrained. The irony that some authors possessed such wisdom, and constraints were codified, does not match with the unfortunate record for their creation. Their endeavor proved insufficient to alter the base character of human nature.  Acknowledgement of historic fact, does not desecrate the failed effort, but celebrates the attempt. Without necessary criticism the prospect for any meaningful revision is impossible.

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Monday, January 23, 2017

What Does it Mean To Be A Radical?

The meaning of language is often misunderstood, but the confusion that comes out of the pure ignorance for disregarding history, is boundless.  From Wikipedia: the term Radical (latin radix meaning root) has been used since the late 18th century as a label in political science for those favouring or trying to produce thoroughgoing or extreme political reforms which can include changes to the social order to a greater or lesser extent. Historical Radicalism was quite distinct from the modern American usage of radical to denote political extremes of right or left.  An insightful way to examine the meaning of being radical can be found in the tragic chronicle that destroyed the vaulted Republic.  The watershed event that caused the decisive destruction of the American experiment was the War of Northern Aggression.  In order to gain the significance of that era, a short account of the Republican party is most useful.

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Obama Firing of Military Reminiscent of Stalin's Purge

The unprecedented removal from command, ending of military careers and forced retirements is a sign that a new reign of terror wants to weaken the armed forces. The civilian Obama command, bosses generals and admirals, as if they were lowly cooks or stewards. It is no wonder that resentment and disgust in the officer corps are at an all time high. Before long, the commander of collectivists will be deploying taste testers before he takes his meals.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Our Dear “Beloved Leaders”

Once there was a grand land where individuals achieved great things. They fought for their freedom and formed a representative government, based upon a constitution. Their leaders were noble men and understood the lessons of the past. A system called “federalism” was designed that shared authority and restricted amassing too much power in any particular political office. A unique distribution of duties and responsibilities were defined and all remaining functions and ruling charges were retained by separate and independent states that made up this fine experiment for union. What an admirable attempt to protect the human dignity of citizens and to invent an environment for personal prosperity and that gracious concept - the pursuit of happiness . . .

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Intrinsic Reality of the State

Inevitably, political discourse reverts to discussions on the nature of government. It is impossible to ignore the historic record that the "State" has succeeded in fostering the misery of humanity. The legitimate need to organize society is rooted in the desire of man to achieve reason and order to his community. But in practice, the means to accomplish sensible organization - always turns to the most sinister side of human nature. It is because of this base character, that the inescapable abuse of government - is the fate of the human condition.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Obama Zombies are Alinsky Fanatics

The wackos that believe that Barack Hussein Obama is a political rock star are blind to reality. It would be one thing if eccentric characteristics shaped such opinions of social outcasts, but when entire segments of the MTV population speak in a PBS lisp, the liberal popular culture has drunk the kool aid. The zombie rage in flicks is no accident. Converting entire generations of lost souls into National Civilian Service Corps NSA informants is an effortless task, when government schooled illiterates adore Barry Soetoro. Turning a constitutional republic into a collectivist gulag is only possible, when the greater fool principle becomes the law of the land.

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Monday, January 16, 2017

A True Greek Tragedy - Odyssey of the EU

The cradle of democracy is under attack. The Inherent Autonomy of the human spirit is at stake. What was won at the Battle of Thermopylae, was lost in the banksters board rooms that control the EU. The fluidity of this definitive game of chicken, poses the beheading of the rooster and the scorching of all the hens. This journey into Land of the Lotus Eaters, not only needs to blind Polyphemus, but must destroy his New World Order father, Poseidon. The designed destruction of democratic authority is meant to eliminate any referendum on the EU despotism. The phony debt instruments caused the Greek default, that will soon spread the planetary misery, on the rest of us. Western civilization’s birth, owes homage to the Greek principle of individual autonomy. Its demise is a product of the inherent betrayal of humanity by the forces of financial exploitation, that exemplifies 1 Timothy 6:10, For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Mainstream Media Establishment Gatekeepers at the Presidential Debates

What can be said about a culture that continues to watch, much less listen to the drivel that masquerades as professional journalism? Anyone who is exposed to the continuous assault on common sense and intellectual integrity must resent the insults to the intelligence of the average voter. An electorate tunes into this charade of managed and filtered questions out of habit and certainly not from a motivation of discovering solutions. The bottom line is that the entire process of Presidential election coverage is designed to keep people in the dark.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Afghanistan - Failed War from a False Empire

What did the last decade accomplish in the occupation of Afghanistan? Other than streamlining the opium shipment trade, what did this foreign expedition achieve? Wikipedia reports, "As of December 29, 2011, there have been 2,765 coalition deaths in Afghanistan as part of ongoing coalition operations (Operation Enduring Freedom and ISAF) since the invasion in 2001." This may seem a small number by recent loss standards, but the excuse of fighting the CIA invention and bogyman, Al Qaeda is the height of hypocrisy.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

It’s Time for a Season Change

The seasons are changing once again, but the political climate remains the same. The leaders of the WAR Party and their mouthpieces in the media only seems to live by an attitude that they are always right and disagreement with their eagerness for their own form of aggression is an affront to our country. The objective for justice, once again, is confused with the rush for perceived retribution. Balance, prudence and harmony are ignored for an improper compulsion to rescue the false pride of a ruling elite. The populace chimes in with a befuddled parody for moral outrage, while lacking a proper understanding or distinction of the self induced causes for our own insecurity.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Urban Living is NOT Civilization

The name B F Skinner was once known to every student and his work was taught as unassailable fact. His theory is based upon the idea that learning is a function of change in overt behavior. Change in behavior is the result of an individual's response to stimuli that occur in the environment. A response produces a consequence. When a particular Stimulus-Response pattern is reinforced, the individual is conditioned to respond. 

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Liberty for the Ron Paul Generation

The stark reality about the Ron Paul revolution is that the power elites could not survive in a society based upon individual liberty. Nevertheless, this statement does not imply that a Paul presidency would guarantee the elimination of the oligarchy. The faint memory of what a free nation could be or even what our country once was, could be revived under certain circumstances. Imagine the abolishment of the Federal Reserve and the fractional debt created money system. Consider a non-interventionist foreign policy that allows for actual national defense and secures the borders. Or, best of all, a limited government culture that is based upon the principle that government exists to serve citizens in their pursuit of freedom. Thomas Jefferson’s soul lives within the Ron Paul generation.

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Friday, January 6, 2017

New World Order Pope - Frankie the Fake

The Catholic Church has a long history, for good and bad, that has shaped the political fortunes of Western Civilization for over two millenniums. From the conversion of the Roman Empire under Constantine to the pagan ridden culture of feast days and devotions to the Great East–West Schism of the 11th century, the “Church” has invited skepticism and criticism while  the spiritual teachings of Jesus Christ took a back seat to the temporal lust for power and dominion. Throughout the turmoil of the Common Era, scholarship and core doctrine professed a profound belief in the teachings in the Gospels, the promise of salvation and the sanctity of individual life.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Western Secularism vs. Russian Christian Revival

When defending Western Civilization, some confuse that secular humanism, practiced as the current dominate popular culture, represents that lineage. Nothing could be farther from the truth. The decadence and decline in the West is undeniable. Yet the heritage upon which European civilization is based, owes a profound debt of gratitude to the societies that developed out of the brute force of empire and adopted principles of natural law and individual dignity. A direct correlation to the gospel of Christ becomes the centerpiece of this glorious tradition of universal brotherhood, that keeps man’s inhumanity to man in check.

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

What Is This War About?

With the Madrid bombing, continued turmoil in Iraq and constant apprehension of further terrorism, knowing the nature of this conflict is crucial. To begin with, civilization was advanced with The Reconquista (Spanish and Portuguese for reconquest). Expelling the Moorish kingdoms from Spain by the Christian rulers, Ferdinand and Isabella, allowed for the Iberian peninsula to assimilate into Renaissance Europe. With the naval Battle of Lepanto, the Christian fleet destroyed the Ottoman ships off the shore of Greece. When the Battle of Kosovo Polje was fought in 1389, a Turk victory marked the start of  the centuries-long occupation of the Balkans. But with the Battle of Vienna, in 1683 the final turning point in a 250-year struggle between the forces of Christian Europe and the Ottoman Empire, the inroads of Islam were halted.

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Do Foreigners Have a Right to Enter the United States?

For the purest of Libertarians, their answer would be that no nation should limit the free travel and movement of individuals across borders. Such a conclusion is one of the best illustrations why theory must be founded in reality, for it to have merit. If the optimum criteria is to postulate the best of all possible worlds, you better locate to a fantasy planet where you are the sole monarch. In the real world, governments exist and operate by their prime directive - to protect and preserve the STATE.

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Monday, January 2, 2017

The Revival of Righteous Outrage

Guess it takes an Irishman to get the record straight. Hardly a heritage of oppression or a tradition of duplicity, those who trace their lineage back from the Emerald Isle, seem to be among the few who have the courage to speak the unspeakable. So when you hear all the condemnation against Pat Buchanan’s crucial essay, Whose War? - you know the article has hit a raw nerve, that deserves to be exposed. Buchanan poses an essential, and long taboo subject, that defines the issue:

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