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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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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The UN-President

July 9, 2014
The UN-President

— by Odysseus In 2008, candidate Barak Obama, who sought the presidency of the United States of America, made reference to “all 57 states”. Although the United States has only 50 member states, in that year, the African Union had 57 member states. On June 10th, 2014, President Barack Obama…

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Occam’s Razor Cuts Lois Lerner and IRS

July 4, 2014
Occam’s Razor Cuts Lois Lerner and IRS

— by Polydamas personally and through his subordinates and agents, endeavored to obtain from the Internal Revenue Service, in violation of the constitutional rights of citizens, confidential information contained in income tax returns for purposed not authorized by law, and to cause, in violation of the constitutional rights of citizens,…

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How to Stop a Rogue Bureaucracy and Executive

June 25, 2014
How to Stop a Rogue Bureaucracy and Executive

—  by Odysseus During the last few weeks of June, 2014, we have witnessed the lengths to which the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will go to shield the administration of President Barack Obama and high-ranking IRS official Lois Lerner from public exposure that the IRS was used to target the…

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