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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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The Deep State’s Plan to Desensitize America to the “New Normal”

June 17, 2017
The Deep State’s Plan to Desensitize America to the “New Normal”

— by Polydamas We here at The Cassandra Times have long admired the writings of Robert A. Heinlein, who was one of the pillars of the nascent science fiction literary genre. His writing career generally spanned from the 1940s through the 1980s. He could always be counted upon to expound…

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America is Ready For a Woman President Not Named Hillary Clinton

June 4, 2017
America is Ready For a Woman President Not Named Hillary Clinton

— by Chryseis I was amused to read Michelle Goldberg’s article “Will We Ever Have a Woman As President?” in the May 31, 2017 issue of Slate (http://bit.ly/2sgc2ZF). The overall theme that runs through her piece is that Hillary Clinton’s defeat for the presidency of the United States was a…

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