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River of blood

Watch the Democrats play while their cities bleed

Summary: America has two major political parties. This series discusses their indifference to the concerns of most Americans and their slow descent into madness. Today let’s look at the Democratic Party and the great American cities it governs. Here’s a logo for many of America’s cities: Democrats run most of them. They run most of America’s great cities, whose …

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More evidence that we’re losing America. It’s not too late to act.

Summary: I have long discussed what might make Americans rouse themselves to retake the reins of the Republic and reverse its evolution into a new regime. Clear warnings, descriptions and diagnosis of the problem? Anger at ourselves and what we’ve allowed America to become? None of these seem plausible. Perhaps fear will do it, produced …

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The breakdown of the American political system, pointing to a new and better future

Introduction:  This is the second in a series of dashed off speculative opinions.  Normal procedure on the FM website for these topics would be 3 thousand word posts, supported by dozens of links.  I dont’ have the time to finish them, and too many of these outlines have accumulated in my drafts file.  Perhaps these will spark useful debate …

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True political leadership in action, American-style

Our national political leaders lie and fiddle, attempting to hide the extent of our trouble least we panic like children.  However some of America’s elected officials know what we expect of them, and meet that challenge.  Today’s exhibit of leadership in action comes to us from TV station CBS 2 in Chicago, about Mayor Richard Daley.

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