Politics

Islam Requires You to Submit

Muhammad preached in Mecca for 13 years converting about 150 people to Islam. Then he moved to Medina becoming a politician and war lord. In the first two years at Medina, every Jew was murdered, enslaved or exiled. Once in Medina, on average about every six weeks, Muhammad and his followers were involved in an …

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Use of the Power of the State to Bully & Live at the Expense of Others

Henry Adams observed, “politics as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been a systematic organization of hatreds.” Maybe marshalling hatreds isn’t everything there is to politics but it is a part of the game. Distraction too seems to be a component part of politics. In that, politics is much like a magic show. Reality in …

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Inside (Bill O’Brien) or Outside (GraniteGrok) – Which is Better for Influencing Politics in NH? Part 3

Here’s  the next to last (aka, third) of our four part series on if it is better to be on the inside of politics here in NH doing “the actual work” or being on the outside influencing those on the outside as well as those on the inside.  Two person panel at this year’s Porkfest: …

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