Category: DeWayne Rail’s Posts

philosophical reflections and writing about current affairs in American politics and voters.


Fool Me Twice! Finding Your Inner Newt Gingrich

  Whatever else you want to say about us, you must admit that we American voters love slogans, especially misleading ones. We fall for them over and over again. We particularly seem to like...


Sincerity! Why Didn’t I Think of That?

There is an old episode of Cheers where Sam Malone, as usual, is trying to seduce another woman. Nothing works. She sees right through him and brushes him off again and again. Finally, one...


A “Uniquely American” Socialism

  The word “socialism” continues to strike lightning bolts of terror in the hearts of many Americans, especially those nearing retirement age—this at the same time they don’t know exactly what the word means....


Our Socialist Highways

In 1956, Socialist Leader Dwight D. Eisenhower forced the United States Congress to pass The Federal Aid Highway Act, thereby creating over 40,000 miles of good, interstate highways, allowing carefree travel for all Americans,...


The 2016 Candidates Clerihew Contest

What’s A Clerihew? What in the world is a Clerihew? A verse that’s amusing and probably true, For example, a nicely barbed spoof, Of some prominent political goof! That was written like a Clerihew...

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