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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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Megaphonics

Each of us is identified with a nation. We both have the rights and privileges that are conferred by citizenship, and likewise have a stake in what that nation does in our name, hence a responsibility not just to be aware of those activities but to be discerning, and laudatory or critical when necessary. The logical extension of this is that it is vitally important we each decide what kind of nation we want America to be, and to share that vision with others. Continue reading

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Making AMERICANS Great Again!

America will become great again when Americans are great again. Americans will be great again when the impediments to individual potential are removed, and each person has the opportunity and resources available to them to participate and contribute as full and active citizens in an open, receptive, and appreciative society. Continue reading

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I really like them!

Image isn’t everything when it comes to good leadership. More important are good policies and integrity. Continue reading

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United?

What does the ‘united’ in United States of America now stand for? What exactly during these contentious, deeply divisive, tragically troubled times does it mean? Continue reading

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Absentee Patriotism

Regardless of where I live, I’m just an ordinary citizen merely doing my duty. Continue reading

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America Has Become Anti-American

Because I live in Japan and post articles which are critical of America, I am often accused of being anti-American. The truth is both counter-intuitive and extremely disturbing. I haven’t changed but America certainly has. America has become anti-American. Continue reading

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The ‘P’ Word

When I was young and naive I believed in the perfectibility of humankind. Now I believe in the improvability of humankind. Maybe now I’m old and naive. I hope not. Continue reading

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Going Postal

We can deliver enough nuclear weapons to destroy the world 25 times over with 12,000 active ICBMs, and fleets of nuclear submarines and long range bombers.

BUT WE CAN’T DELIVER THE MAIL ON SATURDAY! Continue reading

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