Partisan politics has operated under the maxim that no matter which party wins the election, they replace the top leadership positions with their own people. New appointees exchange holdovers from the previous administration with loyalists who can be entrusted to organize the revamped policies, carry out to reforms of agencies and oversees personal selections in order to implement the direction of the winning party. The underlying premise is that the establishment attains an orderly transfer of power and has the means to reward their dedicated inner circle. But what happens to this model of sharing the loot when the elected candidate does not have the support of a substantial percentage of their own party?
The establishment elites are moving to kill not only the First Amendment, but also the symbolism of the United States as an sovereign nation which cherishes liberty and justice for all. If you get too […]
I am not an admirer of the democratic system as it has has evolved in the United States since the Founding. I am especially opposed to the kind of democratic system that has grown since […]
Now, Mr. President, with respect, cut the crap and get out of Afghanistan | Non-Intervention2 – Michael Scheuer
Mr. President: For those of your supporters who genuinely believe in the non-interventionist segment of an America First policy, there could be no better news than your sacking of John Bolton. He and his like […]