Hennessy's View

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We Are the RINOs

You, dear reader, you and I are the RINOs.We can now stop calling the crony capitalists and their legislative puppets RINO. They are the TRUE Republicans. It’s their party; a lobbyist bought it for them, not for us. They own it. We are the impostors, the fakes, the interlopers into an intimate mating dance between the masters of manipulation and the TBTF banks and corporate overlords. Step back. Take a breath. Read more →

How the Establishment Wins

A few years ago, Malcolm Gladwell wrote an awesome article for The New Yorker: _How David Beats Goliath._ Read it after you read this. The story encourages and frustrates at the same time. Encourages because we learn Davids can, occasionally, beat Goliaths. Frustrates because Goliaths tend to change the rules just before the epic battle. That’s how the establishment wins—by establishing the rules. And changing them as necessary. Not exactly fair, but fairness isn’t in the rule book. Read more →