Expect the Impossible

In George Friedman’s forecast of the 21st century (“The Next 100 Year”) he wrote, “The old, New Left slogan ‘Be Practical, Demand the Impossible’ needs to be changed: ‘Be Practical, Expect the Impossible.’” In his mind this is what defines the broad approach to “Geopolitics”.  At no point in my past or anytime

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“Is It Just Us” – Fair & Thorough Aggregation Site for Black Americans (becomes friends with ModState)

From web developer Clark Alford comes a stirring new entry to our network: “Is It Just Us” is aggregated news FOR the black community curated BY the black community and its allies (amongst which ModState strives to be numbered)

While we haven’t entered into the depth of discussion to which opportunity afforded with newfound network allies OverWatch, it pleases me greatly inform our readers and fellow network members of an early yet blossoming affiliation with Is It Just Us.

Founded, engineered and operated by Mr. Clark A., <a title="Is It Just Us" href="http://IsItJust.us

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Iwo Jima Timelapse Work from ModState’s In-House Visuals Guru

In case you missed it, once upon a time there was a Prince formerly known as “Artist” and…wait, wait, no, that’s not it. Let’s see here, carry the four, add gin…

…in all seriousness, my childhood friend, US Air Force veteran and the ModState graphic design director, Samuel J. Wheeler, has seen

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State of Mind: American

children-around-the-worldThere are so many different ethnicities and life styles living in America and for some reason we feel the need to hyphenate certain ethnicities. No other country in the world does that. You do not see an Englishman living in Japan that profiles him self as English-Japanese for example. Or even African living in Mexico labeling themselves

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The Rights of These United States: the Sixth Amendment

Even London jumped in on the calls (warranted or not) to close the Gitmo detention facility [Stock AP photo]Let us now examine the sixth of our constitutional amendments. One could surmise this amendment to be the basis of most of our criminal justice. It reads “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed

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SPECIAL: Two-Party System a Perversion of The Founder’s Intent

13USColonialflagPolitical beliefs are generally gained from different social experiences in a person’s life, beginning in childhood when one’s parents teach us about their political affiliation and then later shaped by our peers and life experiences. However, imagine a world without a Republican or Democratic party. This was, in fact, the original

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