"Virginia, on the mark.
The purpose of the McCain Funeral blather was to urinate on Trump; nothing more..
As for McCain, were his grand-father and father not Naval Admirals, he never would
have been admitted to Annapolis.
In the 20th century, tens of…"
"Understand that China's nuclear capabilities makes them a powerful threat at present.
However the notion that they have been powerful since inception is nonsense.
Starting w/ the Shang in 1500 BC and ending w/the Manchu in 1912, China has
"A demurral !
Certainly, all opinions are valid and worthy.
As well, Socialism is an appropriate and well deserved punching
bag, yet is it the culprit for our severe demise/decline???
I assert that it is an excuse rather than the cause.
"Adapting the rules of behavior, regarding human nature, is "we know better"
conceit and the enemy of the humility required to learn and know.
We moderns are experts at the former, as history has continually proven.
Predictably the notion…"
"For a direct and simple reason.
Man is mortal and imperfect; so his efforts in this world are temporal,
needing continual vigilance.
Otherwise bedrock ideas such a principled conservatism, a 7500 year
old concept birthed in the Fertile Crescent, are…"
"Libertarianism/freedom was a fad of the French Enlightenment (from the cliche' Lliberte')
and emphatically not Man's highest virtue which includes; self discipline, courage,
loyalty, honor; among several.
Predictable that a closeted…"
"Were Ewart more focused and less bombastic, perhaps he'd persuade some:
* Trump is an agent of necessary change, yet certainly not a conservative.
* D's are hardly the sole enemy as R's are their partners in the fraud and hustle.
"God helps those who help themselves.
Suggest Trump begin helping himself, by escorting that
monumental jackass Sessions out the door instantly;
the catalyst for Mueller by his cowardice and the cause
of the child immigration fiasco by his…"
"Agree emphatically on Singapore, as it's a potential catalyst for transformational change positively impacting Geo-politics and Trade for a long time. Disagree emphatically that the swamp is draining; rather it's solidifying and
"Believe whatever you wish, as you own it; yet belief is an act of faith
which most emphatically does not make wishes become facts!!!
* Bernard de Chartres, a 12th century neo-Platonist philosopher at
the University of Paris and a contemporary…"
"The curtain is about to rise in Singapore, on a potentially transformational event;
so where is the focus of large numbers of our citizenry???
Why it's the collusion / obstruction / sedition / subversion fandango that rivets
"M, I respectfully refuse to accept your excuse on behalf of plain citizens,
for the appalling governance that has afflicted us for much of the 20th century.
The wise Greeks favored oligarchy (Aristotle preferred Monarchy) as
they had no confidence…"
"His warts notwithstanding, neither Singapore nor The Trade rumpus would be occurring were Trump not POTUS.
Both events say volumes about the level of WH assholery we have selected over the past 60 years;
w/a rare exception or two.
Citizens get the…"
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