The 1804 Northern Secession Plot and the Founding Fathers of the Deep State

The 1804 Northern Secession Plot and the Founding Fathers of the Deep State

“In a choice of Evils let them take the least – Jefferson is in every view less dangerous than Burr.” Alexander Hamilton (1800) The miracle of America’s surviving its many near death experiences over the years can be attributed less to fate and more to the immense sacrifices by great statesmen over the years… one…

History as Warfare: The ‘1619 Project’ and the Plot to Destroy the Republic

History as Warfare: The ‘1619 Project’ and the Plot to Destroy the Republic

“Repression is the only lasting philosophy. The dark deference of fear and slavery, my friend, will keep the dogs obedient to the whip, as long as this roof shuts out the sky.” Marquis St. Evrémonde (from Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities) A major cultural fight has broken out between Donald Trump’s recently announced 1776 Commission…

The Comparisons Between Lebanon’s Civil War and America’s Situation Now Are a Step Too Far

The Comparisons Between Lebanon’s Civil War and America’s Situation Now Are a Step Too Far

Time was in the 1990s, even after 2000, that any country in danger of political chaos or “implosion” – a word I still instinctively loath, along with “epicentre” – was in danger of being “Lebanised”.   Djibouti would become “the Beirut of the Horn of Africa” and the Balkans, inevitably, subject to “Lebanonisation”. For a…

The Menace of Far-Right Historical Revisionism

The Menace of Far-Right Historical Revisionism

The impeached U.S. President, Donald Trump, has taken a step never attempted by any of his predecessors. Trump, who every day is exposing his fascist policies and intentions, has announced that he is establishing a “1776 Commission” to re-write American history and force-feed it to every public and certain private school students throughout the United…

The USA on the Brink of Civil War

The USA on the Brink of Civil War

As the U.S. presidential election approaches, the country is divided into two camps that suspect each other of preparing a coup d’état. On one side are the Democrats and the non-party Republicans, and on the other are the Jacksonians, who have become the majority in the Republican Party without sharing its ideology. Remember, already in…

America’s Fake Civil War

America’s Fake Civil War

The United States, in the fourth year of the Trump presidency, is in near anarchy. On April 29, 2020, a 600-car caravan, mostly trucks, from the ‘suburbs’ of Portland, Oregon, drove through town on what was ostensibly a Trump political rally. Demonstrating in town, and at this time no one is sure exactly what is…