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The American System

Oct 2016

October 13, 2016

October 14, 2016

Obama Meets With Advisers on Friday to Set Syria Policy; President Must Resist Calls for Military Action Against Assad and Focus on Resuming Constructive Negotiations With Russia; Time to Dump Syrian Terrorist Rebels, Who Are An Albatross Around U.S. Neck; Wikileaks Document Dumps a Yawn; Irrational Rage of GOP Voters Energized by Two Thirds Decline of U.S. Standard of Living Since 1971

Is U.S. currently experiencing Plato’s classic transition from hyper-democracy to tyranny as described in Book VIII of The Republic?

Allegations that certain candidates are devils or demons are relics of superstitious barbarism that risks dragging modern civilization back to the pre-Enlightenment European witch craze of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.