Author Archives: mike

Of course the 2016 election is rigged, here’s how, and what it may yield

Imagine that naughty Mr. Trump having the nerve to suggest the 2016 presidential election is rigged. Most in the mainstream media and the Democratic party establishments are now in a high, Captain Renault-like faux dudgeon over Trump’s assertion. Their noisy anger and syrupy, patriotic-sounding rejection of the fact that the vote is clearly rigged serve […]

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Is Putin really stupid enough to want Trump to be president?

In a republic whose media are rife with lunacy, addled by sex, and enthralled by magically appearing damsels in distress, there are few crazier analyses than that which argues Russian president Vladimir Putin wants Donald Trump to win the presidency. Let us leave aside that Putin’s government is closely linked to Mrs. Clinton’s senior lieutenant […]

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Speaker Ryan and his party embrace tyranny

I have consistently argued in this space that there is no difference between Democrats and Republicans on the issues of foreign policy and military interventionism. I have always suspected – but have been less confident in my judgment – that there is precious little difference between the two parties on any issue. The whining, womanish […]

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Why I’m eager to see the end of my “white privilege”

I am a white male and soon will be 64 years of age. In the current presidential campaign Mrs. Clinton has spoken a great deal about the “evil” of “white privilege”, and about her intention to destroy it. After reflecting on what the substance of that phrase has meant during the course of my life, […]

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On Mr. Trump’s taxes, well done, Sir, the NY Times has proven you right

The New York Times this morning leaked what may be some of Mr. Trump’s tax returns, and speculates that he may not have paid income taxes for 18 years. Well done, Mr. Trump!!! At first blush, the Times’ story seems to prove, beyond doubt, the truth of  Trump’s consistent charge that the country’s taxation, political, […]

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