Tag Archives: Democratic Party

My two cents: The problem(s) with the Republican Party

Shield-Two-Cents-ReverseNever before has a political party been so primed to gain so much during the mid-term election cycle and has the politically determined to squander it away. In this important mid-term election, the statistics indicate that the Republican Party can increase its hold on the House of Representatives and gain control of the Senate. In fact, the same polls indicate that the Republican Party could even continue the political sweep and increase its governorships, state legislative margins, and even the presidency in the 2014-2016 election cycle. History indicates there are several reasons why this could easily happen, beginning with the publicly displayed dissatisfaction that the American public has towards the Obama administration. This dissatisfaction comes from apparent failures in both domestic and foreign policy.

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A nation in distress: An interpretation of Bergdahl

american-flag_half-mastI originally decided I was going to keep quiet on this most recent incident until all the facts have been weighed out.  From the beginning, I thought that there was a lot more to this story than what was being reported by the American mainstream media. While I could do what a lot of other right-leaning blogs have done and simply laundry list all the current articles dealing with the whole affair, I have decided to simply do commentary based on what has already been reported.  Firstly, why SGT. Bergdahl as a captive?  For the nearly thirteen years at war, why was he the only “captured” service member in custody?  In the military history of the United States, there have always been scores of service members captured, regardless of the precautions taken by the theater command.

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Soft selling socialism and communism

Karl MarxWhen Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels first published the Communist Manifesto in 1848, it immediately was met with resistance within the nations of Europe.  What they proposed, an uprising of the working class and the installation of a government based on a new and revolutionary theory.  This revolutionary theory – communism – was promoted by Marx and Engels as the ultimate development in governmental theory.  Within the communist framework, the simple philosophy of each according to his ability, each according to his need became the foundation of this new structuring of society. 

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