Category Archives: US Political Conflict

All postings that relate to current Economic Crisis and the OWS movement

What really caused the Nazis, and how can we avoid their return?

I received a very interesting and thoughtful answer to my question I posted here and on Quora: PH said in answer to my question: “What really caused the Nazis, and how can we avoid their return? Are they something else, … Continue reading

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How to be a Conservative-Liberal-Socialist” By Leszek Kolakowski

I guess I am a conservative-liberal-socialist like the Polish philosopher and dissident Leszek Kolakowski  “Motto: “Please step forward to the rear!” This is an approximate translation of a request I once heard on a tram-car in Warsaw. I propose it as … Continue reading

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Questions for the New Year 2018

One of the things I did when I retired in 2003 was to list some questions I thought interesting that I might explore in my researches or in how I lived post retirement. I changed them a little bit in … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s unwitting surrender to China by Edward Luce

Great piece in today’s UK Financial Times by Edward Luce. Basically it says that Trump really is an unwitting Chinese rather than Russian Trojan Horse, and I think he and the GOP is too deeply stupid to realize it. And … Continue reading

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Ranting: Channeling my Inner Steve Carell from the movie “The Big Short”

Some of my posts on this blog, people tell me, who know me and have heard me rant on the insanity of much present day politics, should be heard through the lens of the character Mark Baum, who is played … Continue reading

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Sea Lion in Debates

OK I admit I am a Sea Lion on line with Trump supporters:  

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Conservative Vulnerability to Political Lies

I was thinking as I walked this morning: why are lies now so effective in politics and when the lies are pointed out, it has no effect? Well, here’s some riff on the Right, someone else can do the Left especially … Continue reading

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