All the President’s Enemies

On August 16, 1971, John Dean sent a memorandum to Lawrence Higby.  Both Dean and Higby were players within the Nixon Administration at the time, as Dean was the White House Counsel and Higby was an assistant to the White House Chief of Staff, H. R. Haldeman.  Printed...

Trump Talks English!

Due to the more conversational and spontaneous aspects of The Republican Gun, the readers are often treated to a bit of, as I like to call it, “inside baseball”; a look behind the scenes at the writing process and our ordinary lives.  So, yes, as you mentioned in your...

Concerning the Republic

Throughout your online conversation you have noted the interesting juxtaposition between Soviet communism/Marxism and American republican capitalism. For Marx, the end goal of the Communist revolution was to end history (a la Hegel) and to seemingly establish a serene...

Trump Builds Obama’s Wall

In an effort to stay solely focused on the topic of free speech in my last bit of writing, I neglected another point I wished to address.  So, I’d like to gather up that free-floating thought before it’s swept away, never to be remembered.  The American poet Ruth...

Conservatives, Cultural Fossils?

I’d first like to speak to my previous thoughts on the likes of groups such as white nationalists and ultraconservative Muslims. While I do still hold to my conclusion that the main thrusts of these two ideological groups are in opposition to what I see as the core...

Likable, Consistent Uncle Bernie

Even in the most well-planned and thought out conversations – especially of the political variety – the constant passion-fueled flow of ideas, rebuttals, and agreements take the discussion into places that weren’t initially accounted for.  If you add in the fact that...

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