Monthly Archives: October 2008

The Trans-National Elites and the Populist Response

Recently, Winds of Change put up a post asserting that Obama’s probable victory in the race for President signals a new model for electoral success. Boiled down to it’s essentials, the post argues that trans-national elites have become fed up … Continue reading

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NBC’s Chuck: Men, Romance, and Female Empowerment

Fans of NBC’s “Chuck” (Mondays, 8 PM Eastern/Pacific) know that it is one of the more insightful looks at modern romance, love, and relations between men and women to come out of Hollywood in a long time. Certainly, “Chuck” is … Continue reading

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Return of the 1970s

While “that 70’s Show” has long since ended it’s run, the 1970’s in America’s cultural and political life never ends. In my post Obama’s America: Is it Jonestown? I explored one aspect of the return of the 1970’s, the eerie … Continue reading

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Obama’s America: Is it Jonestown?

On Nov 17, 1978, Congressman Leo Ryan, and several members of his party were shot to death in a Guyana airstrip, by members of Jim Jones “People’s Temple” security force, before they could leave in several planes. Also killed with … Continue reading

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Barack Obama’s Hidden Columbia Years

Barack Obama’s time at Columbia, from 1981 to 1983, remains a mystery. He is known and remembered from his time at Harvard Law School, from 1988 to 1991. He is known and remembered by his classmates and professors at Occidental … Continue reading

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Obama’s Lead With Working Class White Women

Currently, Barack Obama has a lead over John McCain in the race for the Presidency. A recent Wall Street Journal story shows that this lead is entirely due to Working Class White Women. Concerns over the economy, and a negative … Continue reading

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The Bailout — Failure of the Elites and the Populists Part 2

In my prior post The Bailout, Energy, and Nukes — Failure of the Elites and Populists Part 1 I discussed the failure of the elites to address anything significant, buoyed by nearly 60 years of economic good times and the … Continue reading

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The Bailout, Energy, and Nukes — Failure of the Elites and the Populists Part 1

Recently, the Website Culture 11 noted the failure of the populist forces to affect the debate significantly on the Wall Street Bailout, $700 billion and climbing. But what is just as notable is the failure of the elites to head … Continue reading

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