Author Archives: johnrachel

P is for popular . . . S is for stupid!

As you probably know by now, I’m not a humble person. But recently I received a blow to my ego that sent me reeling. I may never recover. It has to do with something covered with fur. Continue reading

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John Rachel poet? Is this a joke?

I just got four poems published. Does this herald some epic breach in the edifice which has been over centuries the steadfast defense of good taste against assaults by dilettantes, pretenders, and other faux-creative rabble? Am I losing my mind? Does my chewing gum lose its flavor on the bedpost overnight? At least there’s a scientific answer to the last of these queries. All else is shrouded in mystery, yet dispersed by widespread dispassion — meaning, “Who cares?” The yawns unanimously carry the vote again. Continue reading

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John Rachel Is A Tedious Bore!

I’m a tedious bore. Which begs the question: Why are you reading this? Continue reading

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CFAR Candidates: The Real Deal

Yes, there’s hope in the midst of the mass of toxic sludge clogging our electoral machinery. Along comes the grass-roots voter-based initiative called CFAR, Contract For American Renewal. It takes the guesswork out of voting by exposing the phonies and frauds. The CFAR is a populist uprising targeting the November 2018 election, introducing honesty, integrity, transparency, and accountability back into the electoral process. Continue reading

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A Cure For Mad Trump Disease

Mad Trump Disease has not just infected the Oval Office. It’s running rampant through the media and most of the political establishment. Insanity is the new normal. I don’t want to blow the ending of this article, so I’ll just say this: When the inmates have taken over the institution, it’s still the person with the keys who decides who locks the doors at night. Continue reading

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My Elevator Pitch for the CFAR Strategy

Does an “elevator pitch” actually have to take place in an elevator? I didn’t take any chances. Continue reading

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Activist Tutorial: Introducing the CFAR to a Populist-Progressive Candidate

This article and video tutorial explains how activists should present the CFAR (Contract For American Renewal candidate contract) to populist-progressive candidates running for Congress in November 2018. Continue reading

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The CFAR National Electoral Strategy

This particular article and accompanying video reaches out to everyone who is running as a populist-progressive in the November 2018 election, an attempt to persuade them that the candidate contracts represent a powerful, decisive method for defeating centrist neoliberal establishment opponents and winning the election. Continue reading

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Benten Shrine Ceremony

This past weekend was our annual Benten Shrine ceremony. The whole celebration took about an hour. Lots of smiles, good will, warm feelings. Life in Japan is still full of wonder for me. What a fascinating country! Continue reading

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Candidate Contracts: Why Populist Candidates Will Want to Sign the Contract

This article is meant to clear any misconceptions and dispel related fears about the candidate contract strategy. I will be addressing the populist-progressive candidates themselves — the only ones worthy of the strategy, the only ones worthy in my opinion of holding public office. Continue reading

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