Compromised Parties At War

Compromised Parties At War

I recently wrote of how our major political parties have become compromised by their cynical transactions, and how that state of compromise means that they both occupy the same solution space on many major areas of public policy. This includes militarism: there is...
RIP, Fourth Estate

RIP, Fourth Estate

A funny thing happened on the way to the election. The Press, the Fourth Estate, the Commentariat, the watchdogs who work to keep government honest, an element of a free society deemed so vital to its continued liberty, decided of its own volition to become a state...
A Taste of Things To Come

A Taste of Things To Come

George Orwell wrote of a world run by unaccountable Ministries that told people the words to use and the thoughts to think, that controlled behavior, and punished dissent ruthlessly and mercilessly. “Orwellian” has entered our lexicon, and we find example...