How Obama AND conservatives both won on Tuesday

Summary: Today we continue explanation of a non-consensus view of the world, quite unlike anything from any of the 200 channels of your TV (all showing an almost identical picture of the world). Since the news media see the election only as a race or joust, let's use a sporting perspective. How might the election … Continue reading How Obama AND conservatives both won on Tuesday

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The votes were counted and one wing of our one ruling party won. Rejoice!

Summary:  Our political pundits focus on the "election as horse race" to conceal the relatively small policy differences between the two parties, and so sooth a somnolent public who might become restive if they understood the nature of the New America being constructed on the ruins of the Second Republic.  Here are some articles to … Continue reading The votes were counted and one wing of our one ruling party won. Rejoice!

The hidden dynamics of the 2012 campaign, and what it’s doing to America

Summary:  John Robb's open source insurgency nicely describes the quiet coup underway in America.  Like-minded rich people work together, and finance others to help them.  The 2012 election shows several of the mechanisms by which they're doing so.  Solidarity works for them. Contents Distracting us with spectacles The Overton Window, recalibrating our sense of the … Continue reading The hidden dynamics of the 2012 campaign, and what it’s doing to America