Tag Archives: Authoritarians

Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Andrew Seidel: ‘Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American’

Source:The New Democrat  “In this important new book, The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American, constitutional attorney and scholar at the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF), Andrew L. Seidel, begins by explaining what apparently religious language is doing in … Continue reading

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The Economist: When Donald Trump Met Vladimir Putin- Cartooned

Source: The New Democrat I think a better name for the Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki could be, “When Republicans go Hippie” or, “When Republicans Became Idealistic, Utopian, Hippies”, with the subtitle being, “Give Peace a Chance.” I can just see … Continue reading

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The Cold Turkey: Sean Penn- ‘On Hugo Chavez & Fidel Castro: Hollywood Leftist Support For Socialist Dictators’

Source:FRS FreeState “Sean Penn talks about Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro.” From The Cold Turkey For the life of me I don’t understand why today’s so-called Progressives ( radical hippie, Socialists, Communists in actuality ) love affair or admiration with Fidel … Continue reading

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The Economist: Srdja Popovic Interviewing Bassem Youssef- Revolution For Dummies

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat What I would say about this is that it takes a special type of narcissist to want to be a dictator, let alone actually be a dictator. Regardless of whatever … Continue reading

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The White House: President Obama Addresses The United Nations General Assembly

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Assuming the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action goes into effect and the Islamic Republic of Iran has all the incentive in the world to make that happen, I believe this … Continue reading

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Plato Shrugs: ‘What is Communism Without The Spin?’

Source:The New Democrat “Communism is the most well-known competitor to classical liberalism. As a result, it is no surprise that communism is demonized in classical liberal societies; people don’t want other people trying to drastically change their way of life. … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Editorial: Venezuela and Cuba: Partners in Repression

The Washington Post: Editorial: Venezuela and Cuba: Partners in Repression This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress Just as Cuba has started to move away from Castro Marxism/authoritarianism and have opened up their economy and at … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Alexander J. Motyl: Why Vladimir Putin’s Days Are Numbered

Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Alexander J. Motyl: Why Putin’s Days Are Numbered This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress If you look at how the Russian Federation is set up and what type of country and the … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: ‘The War on Drugs is a Failure’

Source:The Film Archives– with a humorous look at the War On Drugs. “The War on Drugs is a campaign of prohibition and foreign military aid and military intervention being undertaken by the United States government, with the assistance of participating … Continue reading

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Associated Press: Raw Video- ‘New York Debates Proposed Ban on Sugary Drinks’

Source:Associated Press– a spokeswoman for Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Independent, New York) Source:FRS FreeState  “New York faced the next step in a bitter battle over large sugary drinks Tuesday, with the soft drink and restaurant industries protesting the mayor’s proposed ban … Continue reading

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