So help us God

“Our Constitution works; our great Republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule.” —President Gerald Ford, in his inauguration speech. August 9th, 1974. On Friday, a mentally unhinged narcissist will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. This will happen. I will not watch it. I refuse to do so. I take no pride in my country of birth, claim no allegiance to the U.S Constitution for allowing this madman to attain power through its edicts; and I consider this charlatan…

A brief overview of political parties in presidential elections

1788 George Washington (Independent) Unopposed 1792 George Washington (Federalist) Unopposed Washington refused to run for a third term, a tradition honored by his successors for almost 150 years until FDR ran for a third term in 1940. 1796 John Adams (F) Thomas Jefferson (Democratic-Republican) 1800 Thomas Jefferson (D-R) John Adams (F) 1804 Thomas Jefferson (D-R) Charles Pinckney (F) 1808 James Madison (D-R) Charles Pinckney (F) 1812 James Madison (D-R) DeWitt Clinton (D-R) Unable to agree on a candidate, the Federalists decided to endorse Clinton. 1816 James Monroe (D-R) Rufus King…

Leaderless Culture: Why Scott Walker will be the 2016 loser

America in 2015 is all about smartphones and clickbait, a degeneratively autistic culture. The promiscuous fascination with novelty has reached the political sphere. The political primaries, overweighting the political nerds as they do, were supposed to be an exemption from this! I am told that this is about authenticity, the raw realism of angry old men cutting through the focus group tested mush in a world of dozens of public relations spinners for every real journalist. They are leading some real, populist anger, I am told. Well. There is no…