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In China they were called Mandarins… In Russia they were the Boyar Nobles. In England and France they were known as the aristocracy. During the 17th Century the British statesman Sir Edmund Burke said of them that “there is a power behind the throne even greater than the King himself.” Today in America they are almost invisible…Read More »
All quid pro quos are not the same. Some seek to accomplish good, while others merely to accommodate evil. That is precisely why quid pro quos should be judged each on its own merits. Some are well-intentioned just like the people who make them while others are basically bad like the people who make them. There are about as many different kinds of quid pro quos as there are people and the different reasons that motivate them. In other words… good people make good quid pro quos, and bad people make bad quid pro qous. It’s that simple.Read More »
The 2016 Democratic Primary is a Joke. The Real Question is, “Can America Afford this kind of a Joke?”on Thursday, October 15, 2015
I was trying to figure out just what those four other people were actually doing on the stage next to Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas. None of them has the slightest chance of actually winning the Democratic Party’s nomination for President. Lincoln Chafee, Martin O’Malley, Jim Webb and Bernie Sanders have no more chance of winning the Democratic Party’s nomination for President than Donald Duck so what are they really doing there?Read More »