Update on the spread of tyranny in Europe: Turkey & Spain

Catalonia flag of independence

Summary: Dr. Torrance Stephens looks at the rise of tyranny in Spain and Turkey, as they both forcibly quash opponents. It is quietly spreading, abetted by the complacent silence of the developed nations. What nation will it spread to next? "Spain and the Erdogan Playbook" By Torrance Stephens at his website, 21 September 2017. Reposted … Continue reading Update on the spread of tyranny in Europe: Turkey & Spain

The Awkward Electoral Dance of Liberal Democrats

Summary: Dr. Torrance Stephens looks at the Democratic Party, probing the reasons for its decay (bringing the GOP to a multi-generational peak power). They can't fix what they don't understand. Are they ready to see his harsh truths? "The Awkward Electoral Dance of Liberal Democrats" By Torrance Stephens at his website, July 2017. Reposted with … Continue reading The Awkward Electoral Dance of Liberal Democrats

Keep the Confederate monuments. Rededicate them to our needs.

Statue of Robert E Lee in New Orleans

Summary: Rather than confront our problems, now mobs arise to attack statues. Dr. Torrance Stephens explains that these are tangible evidence of our past, showing important and painfully learned lessons we cannot afford to forget. We can neither punish the dead nor destroy our past, no matter how many statues we knock down. Instead let's … Continue reading Keep the Confederate monuments. Rededicate them to our needs.