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HOW SHOULD WE INTERPRET HISTORY?

BRYCE ON POLITICS

– And what will they think of us in the 23rd century?

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To most Americans, it is unsettling to watch historical statues toppled and the names of our forefathers besmirched. We […]

WHAT DOES A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION MEAN?

BRYCE ON POLITICS

– A Trump card for the President.

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Since his inauguration, President Trump has been faced with a push back from Congressional Democrats, but now he is also faced with obstinate Republicans […]

YOU CANNOT LEGISLATE COMMON SENSE

BRYCE ON POLITICS

– How about some simple lessons instead?

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This will be quick. I have always been fascinated by the inclination of politicians to attempt to legislate everything. By passing laws, they hope […]

CONGRESSIONAL TERM LIMITS

BRYCE ON POLITICS

– It’s long overdue.

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As much as we are accustomed today to presidents serving two consecutive terms, this was not always so. In fact, prior to FDR only ten of the […]

Is It A Wrap?

There’s an old saying in politics that you “don’t want to get caught in bed with a dead girl or a live boy”. Now actor Kevin Spacey only, plays a President on the Neflix TV show ‘House of Cards’ but they obviously forgot to tell him that one. So it looks like he and his […]

IS THERE REALLY A CASE FOR PRES. TRUMP’S IMPEACHMENT?

BRYCE ON POLITICS

– The short answer, No.

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The short answer, No. The long answer requires an explanation. First, the president can be impeached for committing “high crimes and misdemeanors.” In the case […]

THE FOUR STEPS FOR AMERICAN SUBVERSION

BRYCE ON POLITICS

– A warning from a former KGB agent.

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The premise behind Hitchcock’s 1935 movie classic, “The 39 Steps,” was not about a staircase, but rather a series of clandestine tasks to […]

THE FARCE OF COLUMBUS DAY

When Taino Indians saved Christopher Columbus from certain death Oct. 12, 1492, what occurred next was neither beautiful nor heroic. His diaries indicated he was greeted with the most generous hospitality he had ever known, yet he immediately began the encomienda system tying Indian slaves to their stolen lands, and was personally responsible for […]

Carrying the New Puritan Flag

I was musing today about the supposed backlash against the Obama Administration’s proposal to require religious organizations like universities, hospitals, etc. to provide, as part of their health benefits to their workers, contraceptives. This is being presented as an assault on religious freedom and more particularly, Christianity–even though twenty-eight states have a similar law […]

A Commitment To Indigenous Morality

“Goodness does not thrive in the absence of evil. Selfishness, small vices, and jealousies dominate the people in those times. True goodness only emerges in the threat and presence of Shadow—nestling in the crook of its arm, whispering in its ear, until the Shadow goes mad and men relinquish their fears to cry once […]