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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Flat-Ass Tax

April 18, 2014
Flat-Ass Tax

— by Hephaestus I woke up exhausted on the morning of April 16th from the exhausted sleep I’d fallen into on the night of April 15th, after a full day of wailing, flailing, and gnashing of teeth, only to find a distressing article in the Associated Press by a Mister…

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Persian Practice Makes Perfect

April 7, 2014
Persian Practice Makes Perfect

— by Odysseus It’s Not a Propaganda Prop; They are Planning an Attack The American news media has reported recently that National Reconnaissance Office images show that the Iran military is building a mock-up of a United States Nimitz Class aircraft carrier. What has been nicknamed the “Target Barge” is…

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State-Approved Comedy

March 22, 2014
State-Approved Comedy

— by Odysseus The intersection of comedy and politics has been in the news recently, occasioned by the untimely passing of Harold Ramis, and, subsequently, by President Obama’s decision to appear on “Between Two Ferns” with Zach Galifianakis. This author is, apparently, not the only one contemplating the change in…

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It Really is All About Race

February 27, 2014
It Really is All About Race

— by Odysseus It Really is All About Race: Just Not the Way They Mean When They Say That In the American polity of the turn of the millenium, the political left frequently accuses the conservative political figures or groups of racism. Any voiced opposition to any part of the…

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The Emasculation of America’s Men

February 20, 2014
The Emasculation of America’s Men

— by Polydamas The article below by Paul Joseph Watson of InfoWars.com, titled “The War On Men: 10 Ways Masculinity is Under Attack” (http://www.infowars.com/the-war-on-men-10-ways-masculinity-is-under-attack/) accurately and succinctly explains both the root causes and the highly damaging consequences of the country’s half a century of emasculating men. The deleterious effects are…

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The Life Cycle of Civilizations

February 17, 2014
The Life Cycle of Civilizations

— by Odysseus It is a well noted paradox that a panoramic view of global societies reveals an inverse relationship between the age of the society and its present level of both political and economic development. While it would stand to reason that the oldest civilizations should be the most…

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