Good morning everyone and welcome to the first edition of my new column, Politiclips. Jury is still out on the name and how I’m going to structure this going forward. The goal of this column is to give you a source of news, commentary and links that diverge from the mainstream nonsense as well as … More Politiclips – Inaugural 10.12.18 Edition
Excerpt from Dr. Jack Bankston’s “The Founding Years”, University of New South Wales Press, 2017. Needless to say, Americans watched the French Revolution with great interest. Republicans and the majority of Americans wanted to see republican ideals translate to their old allies. The Francophone states were especially hopefully that the old country would embrace liberty. … More Empire of Liberty: The XYZ Affair
The year that has been 2016 makes much more sense when you stop looking at it as “ugh the worst year ever” and start seeing it for what it is: The Year of the Meme. Everything about this year is about the meme. Harambe was never about the damn gorilla, it was about what the … More The Only Thing Stronger Than Alabama? Memes…
College Football is chaotic by its very nature. Division One features almost 200 different universities from Hawaii to Hartford. You have to be ready for anything. Some year’s Boston College and South Florida find themselves ranked in the top five. Most years, despite all of the insanity, the same handful of programs seem to be … More Who’s In And Who’s Out: Week Six And The Winds Of Chaos Edition
Things are getting a little more interesting now in this rundown of the college football bluebloods. Up until the Florida three every program we have analyzed has really qualified as a blueblood at least by a loose standard. Even by a loose standard I’d consider Florida and Florida State to be bluebloods with Miami an … More Who Are The College Football Bluebloods? .600 Club Edition
It might be August 2015 and President Obama might have almost a year and a half left in office but the scent of lame duck is cooking strong in the White House kitchen. Campaign 2016 is, amazingly, already in full swing and Obama himself has moved on to the “policy moves I can only make … More The Next National Park?