Rejecting Politics as Science

Rejecting Politics as Science Marxism, Popper claims, is analogous to the psychological theories of Adler and pseudo-sciences such as astrology. Attempts to present political systems as scientific are increasingly regarded as old-fashioned: the "common sense" view suggests that politics is not scientific, cannot be reduced to a set of principles such that it can be … Continue reading Rejecting Politics as Science

What is Oligarchy? Government, gone to the dogs

Does Fox News even have maps? Fox News conservative political commentator Ainsley Earhardt on Friday offered “Fox and Friends” viewers a definition lesson on the word “oligarch,” wondering if her fellow co-hosts “have ever used the word before the last few months.” Earhardt claimed the media’s interest in the Russia investigation is misplaced because “most … Continue reading What is Oligarchy? Government, gone to the dogs

Who Shot JFK?

And now, for something completely different. Today is Conspiracy Day. WOOHOO! Anybody remember that '80s show, Dallas? My folks used to watch it religiously. We're all from Texas. Now most folks down there religiously watch this TV confidence man called Joel Osteen. Can't tell which one is cheesier and steals more money: JR or JO? … Continue reading Who Shot JFK?