Tag Archives: Election 2020

In requiem: the Democracy of the “United States of America.”

With the end of the second decade of the 21st Century, democracy has died, and is replaced by a mobocracy which may swiftly transform into a tyranny. However oblivious and unwilling the observer, it is clearer than ever that government … Continue reading

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Guest Posting – A view from the Great Plains on our current situation

I am providing, without significant comments, this lengthy column by Margaret Figert. Margaret is a retired weekly newspaper publisher and editor. Her paper was located in the Sicangu (Lakota) Nation on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota on the Nebraska … Continue reading

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“DC uprising?”

Before and after teaching class last night, I heard the news. Though not official until 0300 ET this morning, it was clear that The Donald’s defeat was certain. That creepy, sleepy Uncle Joe is now going to be Massa in … Continue reading

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Does the fate of the Republic depend on Georgia?

To listen to the politicians, the talk shows, the pundits, and the news stories, you would certainly think so. Depending on your political stance, the future of the Fifty States rests on the voters (legal, illegal, absent, mail-in, walk-in, and … Continue reading

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In what universe?

Statistics can lie. Especially when professional liars use them. As I recently wrote about, governments made up of liars and criminals is what we have. And they are very good at making statistics lie. Consider this recent claim (sent by … Continue reading

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Lessons learned: the 2020 election fiasco

“The people who cast votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything,” said Joseph Stalin. Never was the truth of that statement proved more than in the Fifty States in 2020. We are constantly told by the … Continue reading

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Is he right? Staging and knowing corruption and fraud in elections

Rob Morse published this screed on his blog SlowFacts this weekend. Is he right? (I am not necessarily endorsing anything that Mr. Morse is stating, of course, so don’t get your intestines in a knot – just throwing it out … Continue reading

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Will it make a difference? Texas et al election lawsuit

Ever been to one of the meteor craters in West Texas or Arizona. Impressive, eh? Texas has filed a lawsuit against four other States over the 2020 elections. It has just been joined by Louisiana and Missouri; added to Alabama, … Continue reading

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Election Panic Syndrome?

Folks, Thanksgiving is here. Yet the election dominates the headlines and the opinion pages, and people’s conversations. It is clear that a LOT of people, on both sides, are panicking. It may be as serious a public health threat as … Continue reading

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Why lie?

Because… “Never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” Rahm Emanuel Emanuel was paraphrasing another not-quite-so-extreme Democrat from more than a half-century … Continue reading

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