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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Beltway Insiders’ Dream Headline in 2016: Clinton Beats Bush, Again

July 19, 2015
Beltway Insiders’ Dream Headline in 2016: Clinton Beats Bush, Again

                                  — by Odysseus Although recent polls show Republican presidential contender Donald Trump as polling slightly ahead of Jeb Bush, it is clear that Republican insiders prefer Jeb Bush to be their candidate for…

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The Cincinnatus Solution: A Necessary Change of the Guard

July 9, 2015
The Cincinnatus Solution: A Necessary Change of the Guard

                        — by Polydamas Living in the fifth century, B.C., Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus was a former Roman statesman and soldier who had retired from public life to his modest farm. When Rome was threatened with imminent defeat by the…

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Political Blackmail Makes Obamacare Unassailable

June 26, 2015
Political Blackmail Makes Obamacare Unassailable

                        — by Polydamas After Edward Snowden’s revelations last year that the National Security Agency spied on Congress, we, here at The Cassandra Times posted a column on January 6, 2014 titled “Yes, the NSA Spies on Congress.” In…

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Why Can’t Rachel Dolezal Be a Woman of Color, Too?

June 23, 2015
Why Can’t Rachel Dolezal Be a Woman of Color, Too?

                        — by Polydamas Over the past few weeks, America has been forced to take a hard look and re-examine its 21st century identity politics. Pictured above on the left, Rachel Dolezal, the head of the Spokane, Washington chapter…

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Watergate Redux At the Internal Revenue Service

March 1, 2015
Watergate Redux At the Internal Revenue Service

                    — by Polydamas Modern-day liberals and progressives are very practical. They are always result-oriented. Because their eyes are always on the prize of winning, they win early and often. In contrast, conservatives care less about accomplishing the result and more…

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Fracking For Freedom

February 26, 2015
Fracking For Freedom

                          — by Polydamas The February 24, 2015 veto by President Barack Hussein Obama of the Keystone XL Pipeline Project was not in the least surprising. The President had previously threatened to do so and he followed up…

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