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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Democrats Need More Dead Kids

February 22, 2018
Democrats Need More Dead Kids

IT’S THE DEMOCRATS WHO WANT MORE DEAD KIDS —Odysseus So in America, in Florida this time, there has been another school shooting. There is the usual chase-around as to causes, with the left and the right, each speculating as to the cause of this peculiar, post-cold-war phenomena. Yet for every…

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Donald Trump and the Truth About America’s Panopticon Prison

January 30, 2018
Donald Trump and the Truth About America’s Panopticon Prison

— by Polydamas In the 19th century, British philosopher Jeremy Bentham pioneered the philosophical theory of utilitarianism. Boiled down to its bare essentials, utilitarianism holds that human societies should operate on the hedonistic principle of the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people. Although the principle of majority rule…

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The Poisonous Fruit of Karl Marx’s Tree

November 27, 2017
The Poisonous Fruit of Karl Marx’s Tree

— by Polydamas On the occasion of the 100-year anniversary of the Russian Revolution, America’s newspaper of record, The New York Times, dedicated in 2017 a series of mostly laudatory essays about the history and legacy of communism. Most of the essays attempt to paint communism as a noble experiment…

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The Left Seeks to Destroy America’s Past and Future

October 29, 2017
The Left Seeks to Destroy America’s Past and Future

— by Polydamas The left’s methodical campaign to topple monuments and to scour the public square of all disapproved historical figures recently claimed yet another victory. Lori Aratani recounts the details in her October 28, 2017 Washington Post article titled “Historic Alexandria Church Decides to Remove Plaques Honoring Washington, Lee”, which…

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Homer’s Tale of an ATF Agent’s Fondest Dream

October 5, 2017
Homer’s Tale of an ATF Agent’s Fondest Dream

— by Homer Once upon a time, there was a ageing agent, who worked for the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, the ATF. He was 63 years old, and very near to his retirement. One morning, he awoke from a glorious dream. He smiled as he sat up, stretched…

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The Left’s Departure From Reality Has Dire Consequences

August 24, 2017
The Left’s Departure From Reality Has Dire Consequences

— by Polydamas Ayn Rand once wrote “You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality”. People may choose to build a city at the foot of a volcano. They can persuade themselves that they are perfectly safe, that the volcano is nothing more than a…

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