These are times of biblical proportions.
Let us make no mistake about it, the sudden and extraordinary surge in just the last 11 days that has propelled the campaign of former Vice President Joe Biden into an almost insurmountable lead toward the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination counts as a national revolt against Trump.
Former Vice President Joe Biden’s rise from the dead to take a decisive lead in the delegate count leading to the Democratic nomination for president this summer has been breathtaking, and very rare on the political landscape.
The News-Press apologizes for the political cartoon in this week’s edition (February 27 – March 4, 2020) for its undue bias that in no way reflects the sentiments of the editorial staff.
“Postmodernism” is the enemy in the modern era has been the European Enlightenment of the 18th century and the Enlightenment’s primary achievement, the American revolution and founding of a Constitutionally-based democracy.
In the history of humanity, there have been two transitions that changed the fundamental nature of human civilization.
It looks like we are about to have a third one.
Donald Trump is the child of postmodernism, the movement of thought in the West forged by the hegemony of the despicable French social philosopher Michel Foucault, who was unleashed on American academia in the 1970s to trash the role of reason and science in our culture, and to replace it with a dogma that said only power and pleasure are the dominant drivers of our lives.
The sentimentality associated with the current youth surge for Bernie Sanders is nothing but that. Sentimentality.
It is now over 30 years since we first began to pay serious attention to the role of carbon emissions in raising global temperature.
As competent as Mayor Pete proved himself to be on debate stages in the runup to this start of the actual race, there is no comparison between good debate performances and even poll numbers, on the one hand, and a voter turnout effort when the votes are actually being counted, on the other.