Tag Archives: Politics

The Atlantic Periphery: Fault Lines

It is becoming clear to anyone with even a modicum of political insight that London remains the epicenter when considering the mounting challenges enveloping the continent.  Every night for over a week, Islamists continue their nightly rampage through Jewish towns … Continue reading

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Our Political Problems Are Moral

When Lev Davidovich Bronshtein (pen name Leon Trotsky) wrote about homo Soveiticus, the new breed of man born under the pall of terror; a subject of tyrannical social engineering by the State, he was referencing a utopian conviction that contemporary capitalist states now … Continue reading

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GOP: Autopsy. . .

Now the CPAC is over its time for an assessment of where/what the GOP is?  Identity development is significant, for no institution can surmount challenges without sufficient formation of an articulated self understanding.  Florida’s recent Congressional win favoring the GOP … Continue reading

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The Morality Of Political Realism: Fortitude For The American Imperium

What are we witnessing in the political and therefore spiritual morass that is a craven European Union, especially geopolitically and strategically?  “Idealism” is a tough sell in American Foreign Policy, but most often it has been alloyed to the social … Continue reading

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The Failed Secular Savior: The Politics Of Redemption & The Civics Of Transcendance

Their are two contemporary writers who have glimpsed and contained the intellectual errors that dominate contemporary American politics:  Dorothy Rabinowitz and Dr. Shelby Steele.  Ms. Rabinowitz is a member of the editorial board of the Wall St. Journal, Dr. Steele … Continue reading

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Islamic Fundamentalist Terror, Revolutionary Powers: Agents Of Violent Change

Are there historical antecedents to the rise of Islamo-fascism?  What can we quarry from authors struggling to maintain an even gaze on such political violence?  How do they shape both our ability to perceive enemies and our response to such … Continue reading

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