President Obama’s Bastille Day Speech and the Olympics

July 18, 2012
President Obama’s Bastille Day Speech and the Olympics

President Obama’s Bastille Day Speech and the Olympics — by Polydamas On July 14, 2012, on the 223rd anniversary of Bastille Day, the start of the French Revolution, American President Barack Obama gave a very insightful speech (http://bit.ly/SsI24B ) to his supporters in Roanoke, Virginia, and proclaimed the following: “There…

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The Global Warming Mirage

July 13, 2012
The Global Warming Mirage

The Global Warming Mirage — by Polydamas In one of the previous posts here at The Cassandra Times, titled “The Prostitution of Science in the Service of Politics”, we pointed out how science ceased to be an objective and dispassionate quest for the unvarnished truth about the universe we live…

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The Great Experiment is Nearly Over

June 29, 2012
The Great Experiment is Nearly Over

  —by Odysseus Today, the second to last line of defense for the Republic collapsed. This regiment has never had the strongest reputation for bravery nor has it enjoyed a storied history of holding the line against the growth of absolutist, omnipotent government. In fact, its history is speckled with…

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The Prostitution of Science in the Service of Politics

June 25, 2012
The Prostitution of Science in the Service of Politics

The Prostitution of Science in the Service of Politics¬†— by Polydamas In 1957, Ayn Rand wrote her most influential novel “Atlas Shrugged”. One of the threads of her novel concerns the misuse of science to serve a social and political agenda. One of the characters in her novel, Henry Rearden,…

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The Untold Story of the Iraq War

June 23, 2012
The Untold Story of the Iraq War

—by Odysseus In the many words, articles, and books written about the invasion of Iraq, this author does not believe that the complete overview has been either explained or perhaps exposed. A great many of the voices that were opposed to the war to begin with have shifted their criticism…

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The Unspoken Insanity in the Debate About Gay Marriage

June 15, 2012
The Unspoken Insanity in the Debate About Gay Marriage

The Unspoken Insanity in the Debate About Gay Marriage — by Polydamas Despite what would appear, on a superficial level, to be ¬†two diametrically-opposite world views, both proponents and opponents of gay marriage share an unspoken central axiom. This axiom is that their beliefs require governmental force and coercion behind…

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