Politics: Get down to the REAL Nitty-Gritty

Politics: Get down to the REAL Nitty-Gritty

Being a politically aware person for some 58 years now (thank you Bolshevik-fleeing Granddad!) I’ve always been one of those people who frequent political discussion circles. I don’t exclude anyone on the basis they’re insane or dis/agreeable to my thinking or feelings.

Liberals and the left fail to notice - and celebrate - the intellectual death of conservatism

Faced with Trump's populist seizure of the Republican Party, establishment conservatives and libertarians are trying to redefine republicanism to exclude anything other than market capitalism.

The Primary and Secondary Contradictions of the American Empire

To understand what I mean by contradictions, let me offer some recommended reading:

Mao's Essay On Contradiction

What exactly are the contradictions in our rotting empire? To begin with, our economy can't survive without the very things we claim to abhor such as imperialism, various means of exploitation, exceptions that maintain the rule, and that's just three.

A breakdown between Capitalism and Christianity?

Before the sick and twisted union of liberals in the Democratic Party and neoconservatives, there was an even more unholy alliance between the Church of Christ and the Church of Mammon.
This unhealthy marriage has been troubled for a few years now, but Tucker Carlson has brought this split into the open.

So far I'm counting exactly ONE climate change protester

And here he is, everyone: Lee Camp, with his report on the California fires:

Never speaking the words “climate change” while whole towns literally go up in flames is like covering the drowning death of someone and never mentioning he was being waterboarded at the time. The real cause of these fires is at least half the story, if not more.

Economists have no idea how capitalism works

The experts have been asking these exact same questions for at least five years, maybe longer.
At a certain point any unbiased critique would have to conclude that the experts either don't care what the answer is (in which case they aren't experts at all), or they are completely incompetent (in which case they aren't experts at all).