Welcome

April 15, 2012
Welcome

Welcome to The Cassandra Times. In the not-so-distant past, educated adults studied and were knowledgeable about the mythologies as well as histories of ancient Greece and Rome, which were the Cradle of Western Civilization. An allusion to the name “Cassandra” would evoke a quick mental reference to Greek mythology. One…

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Obama’s “October Surprise”

October 19, 2014
Obama’s “October Surprise”

— by Polydamas We here at The Cassandra Times are, among other things, avid students of history, the classics, philosophy, and politics. The analysis and predictions that we present in this website are based on our years of academic study, voracious appetite for reading books, understanding of human nature, life…

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Saluting Brittany Maynard’s Self-Ownership

October 17, 2014
Saluting Brittany Maynard’s Self-Ownership

— by Polydamas Reproduced below in full is the account of Brittany Maynard, a brave, intelligent, and beautiful young woman. In what should be the prime of her life, she is tragically dying of inoperable brain cancer. She has written a touching essay in the October 14, 2014 edition of…

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Cyber Hackers or Neck Hackers?

September 4, 2014
Cyber Hackers or Neck Hackers?

– by Odysseus On September 2, 2014, Islamic Society of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists released a video that appears to show that they have now beheaded Steven Sotloff, a second American journalist who was in their custody. Steven Sotloff, a 31 year old Florida resident, had worked as a…

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All Hail King Barack I

August 9, 2014
All Hail King Barack I

— by Polydamas Our nation’s founder Thomas Paine wrote in his 1776 bestseller “Common Sense” that “in America, law is king. For in absolute governments the King is law, so in free countries the law ought to be king and there ought to be no other”. Another Founding Father John…

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Correct Answers to Wrong Questions

July 24, 2014
Correct Answers to Wrong Questions

— by Odysseus Many times, the most important part of a discussion is not the answer, but, rather, the question. Or, in some cases, the questions. In all the discussions about the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over the Ukraine this week, it seems that neither the left- wing…

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The Road to Disaster is Paved by Government

July 13, 2014
The Road to Disaster is Paved by Government

— by Polydamas Looking back with the perfect hindsight of history, we at The Cassandra Times cannot help but reflect upon the possibly unintended and overwhelmingly tragic consequences arising from the inappropriate intervention of central governments in the lives of its citizens. Thomas Paine wrote that ”Government, even in its best…

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