The evolution of the Republican Party has shaped America during the past fifty years

The evolution of the Republican Party has been one of the great forces shaping American politics since the 1960's -- an amazing transformation from pro-civil rights, isolationism, and fiscal prudence to advocacy of racism, foreign wars, and massive deficits.  Goldwater's decision to vote against the 1964 Civil Rights Act inaugurated the first (a reversal of his … Continue reading The evolution of the Republican Party has shaped America during the past fifty years

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One of America’s few wise men tells us about Mexico

Summary:  This is a brief report about Mexico, seen as a problem for the USA.  Analysis of the problem and our government's idiotic response, plus a possible solution. Contents "La Rubia y La Droga - Notes From an Unknown Planet", Fred Reed, Fred on Everything, 30 March 2009 U.S. military outreach to Mexico likely to … Continue reading One of America’s few wise men tells us about Mexico

Comments on the Georgia-Russia fighting: Buchanan is profound, McCain is nuts

Summary:  Patrick Buchanan is one of our few original political writers.  He often says things of great wisdom, and often things which with I totally disagree.  This is one of the former.  Derbyshire's comments also match my views (except the ambiguous last sentence).  McCain's bizarre remarks demonstrate why many regard the prospect of his presidency with … Continue reading Comments on the Georgia-Russia fighting: Buchanan is profound, McCain is nuts