Category Archives: U. S. Politics

On democracy as entertainment, plus serious things.

A review of two speeches in which national news executives express to their colleagues why paid political diatribes are becoming a threat to their traditional journalism.

Something is wrong with a health system that forces monks who dedicate lives to service and devotion to beg for donations and depend upon politically-influenced indigency funds to pay for medical care.

There was no firepower in China’s Warring States period. The “shock and awe” attributed to Sun Tzu’s classic, “The Art of War,” is about deception, surprise, and the use of unexpected and unconventional small forces. Is Saddam about to be surprised?

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