James Comey Unmasked

By Plebius Common The unmasking of James Comey is another crack in the anti-populist establishment “Fifth Estate.”  Those outlier viewpoints in our contemporary society.  The roar of subversion.  Oh, how the media hates to lose their ability to “shape” the…
The Ignition Event

By Plebius Common “On Sunday, 28 June 1914, at about 10:45 am, Franz Ferdinand and his wife were killed in Sarajevo, the capital of the Austro-Hungarian province of Bosnia and Herzegovina, by Gavrilo Princip.  The assassin was 19 at the…
Think Outside Box with Trump

By Plebius Common Start thinking “outside the box” when intellectualizing about President Donald Trump. A very renowned and respected Doctor Charles Krauthammer is confused about the phrase, “Trump Claims FBI Director Told Him He Wasn’t Under Investigation.”….three times!!!”… Here’s what…
Shattered Glass Ceiling

By Plebius Common America is almost as divided since the civil war.  The cultural rifts are only a symptom of that.  The core dysfunction comes at an educational, religious and cultural level.  Constitutional bulwarks like freedom of speech and religious…
Deep State a Civil (sic) Society Complex

By Plebius Common ““Deep State” is a vernacular way of describing what political scientists like to call “civil society.”  That is, “any venue” in which powerful individuals, either alone or collectively, might try to use the state to fulfill their…
Ex Malo Bonum

By Plebius Common One of the translations is “From bad comes good”. And the Pope rails against nationalism.  The pope who lays a reasonable claim to being the “Pope of the People.”  How aberrational can one get? “From bad comes…
The Toxic Rot of Meritocracy

By Plebius Common Brief thoughts on “the rot of Meritocracy” in the establishment arena on loyalty, “Fake News” and the FDR (Roosevelt) and Churchill mandate, “Loyal Opposition, Deep State, Fourth and Fifth Estate”, Leaders and Individualism, and the “shadow government.”…
Leaders Have Always Been Fallible

By Plebius Common Jimmy Carter served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.  He was awarded the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize for work to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human…
Canada is Not Happy

Canadian officials are more than a little upset over the results of our 2016 election.  No, not so much about President Trump, but more about what didn’t happen.  Explains Canada Tourism czar Henley Matthews, “We were given assurances from some…