Born in Kenya, Nearly Irrelevant

May 17, 2012
Born in Kenya, Nearly Irrelevant

 Born in Kenya, Nearly Irrelevant — by Patrokles What if Barack Hussein Obama were actually to have been born in Kenya in 1961? While there may be many issues surrounding the “Certificate of Live Birth”, said to have been issued by the State of Hawaii, and while he may have…

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The Road to Ruin or to Salvation

May 16, 2012
The Road to Ruin or to Salvation

The Road to Ruin or to Salvation—by Polydamas There is an apocryphal, yet, nonetheless, amusing story about a chemist, an engineer, and an economist who were shipwrecked on a barren desert island. They had with them a large supply of canned foods, but, unfortunately, they lacked a can opener. While…

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The Limits of Tolerance

May 9, 2012
The Limits of Tolerance

The Limits of Tolerance—by Odysseus Try, if you dare, a thought puzzle. A hypothetical if you will.  What if there were a religion in the world, whose holy treatise demanded that they must offer everyone they meet the opportunity to convert, and if they refuse, the practitioner of the religion…

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Even National Review Doesn’t See It?

May 4, 2012
Even National Review Doesn’t See It?

Even National Review Doesn’t See It? — by Odysseus Obama’s people literally created this material? Intentionally? Didn’t they recognize that “Julia” was the name of the love interest in George Orwell’s “1984”? Did they do it intentionally as a joke, so they could laugh at our collective stupidity?  Obama’s Vision…

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What’s New is Really Old

May 3, 2012
What’s New is Really Old

What’s New is Really Old—by Odysseus Some time in waning hours of the twentieth century, the political discourse in the United States tumbled down a rabbit hole, leaving us all stranded in this “looking glass” world. Our whole political debate has become strangely inverted, largely due to the poor education of…

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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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