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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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Draining the Beltway Swamp Must Start With Hillary Clinton

August 10, 2017
Draining the Beltway Swamp Must Start With Hillary Clinton

— by Polydamas The latest story circulating around Washington, D.C. is that the Department of Justice, now headed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, reopened its investigation into former presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandal and plans to offer her a plea bargain. During his election campaign, President Donald Trump vowed…

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Destructive Leftist Ideology Ruins Dr. Who and Saddens Fans

July 22, 2017
Destructive Leftist Ideology Ruins Dr. Who and Saddens Fans

— by Teucer When I first read that British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) recently cast a woman as the new protagonist in its iconic Dr. Who franchise, I had several vivid thoughts in rapid succession. I knew that this was coming because the BBC had already recast one of the characters,…

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Why They Won’t Truly Repeal Obamacare

July 18, 2017
Why They Won’t Truly Repeal Obamacare

— by Odysseus Health Care for US, But Veterinary Care for You. As the Republican Congress gets closer to repealing Obamacare, without actually repealing Obamacare, it is the role of The Cassandra Times to explain to you what is really happening and why. While the Republican Party may not have…

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$15 Minimum Wage Fails As We Predicted It Would

July 7, 2017
$15 Minimum Wage Fails As We Predicted It Would

— by Polydamas Minimum wage legislation always begins with the enthusiasm of idealism and ends with the thud of reality. Even a college student, who had taken but a single undergraduate class in economics, would not be surprised by the economic failure of legislation to raise the minimum wage to…

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America’s Fight Against True Tyranny

July 4, 2017
America’s Fight Against True Tyranny

— by Polydamas On this 241st anniversary of our nation’s declaration of independence from Great Britain, there is no better time or greater need to examine what our Founding Fathers believed was tyranny that justified an armed uprising. The deplorable state of the public educational system and ignorance of American…

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Edgar Mark Comey Fails in His Audition For the Democrats’ Impeachment Play

June 25, 2017
Edgar Mark Comey Fails in His Audition For the Democrats’ Impeachment Play

— by Polydamas Ecclesiastes 1:9 is correct. There really is no new thing under the sun. Like Hollywood, the Washington, D.C. Beltway constantly mines past blockbusters for new remakes and sequels by re-purposing old, tried-and-true scripts. For the past four decades, the leftist Washington Beltway has been obsessed with the…

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