Plutocracy and death of representative democracy

“We can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.” –Louis Brandeis, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (1856-1941) West is thought of as a primary example of a democratic society. Free people freely elect their representatives, who then pass policies…

Soros plots against Trump

In the beginning, I believed that Trump was just an average plutocrat who will either not change anything, or make the matters worse. However, this changed. Main reason for the change was the fact that Trump is being opposed by George Soros, a man who has done much and more to try and destroy democracy…

War Versus Direct Democracy

Originally posted on Patrice Ayme's Thoughts:
When We The People decide to go to war, it can be an excellent thing; to wit, many a revolution, including those which gave rise to the USA, the French Republic, the Republic of China (OK, OK… There were two…). However, when an oligarchy, or a plutocracy, decides…

Why Did Germany Lose World War Two?

Originally posted on Patrice Ayme's Thoughts:
Because the nasty don’t deserve anything else, of course. But there is much more to say, bearing on the astounding way all too many Germans, starting with their crippled, not to say creepy, finance minister find normal to treat part of Europe, even today. Salvador Dali pointed out that Germany…

Brexit Idiocy In One Picture

Originally posted on Patrice Ayme's Thoughts:
Hard core Brexit idiots pontificate that they will renew their ties with the British Commonwealth and the USA. As if the quaint British monarchy imported from the Netherlands had anything in common with the hyper violent, domineering American republic, a country of immigrants, a world country, the world’s hyper…

“Turn the other cheek” and ideology of suicide

In Jurassic Park book, dr. Malcolm states that “large predators such as lions and tigers are not born man-eaters. (…) These animals must learn somewhere along the way that human beings are easy to kill. Only afterward do they become man-killers”. This statement is entirely true for most animals. But this is not because humans…

History of US imperialism

NOTE: Due to the time it took to write this article, some information is outdated, or later found not to be correct. I tried to include fixes wherever possible, but something might have slipped due to the volume of data.