“Predictions are hard, especially about the future.” – Yogi Berra TLR recently presented a reality-perspective to Cassandra and received the following reaction. THE REALIST:        Good morning Cassandra. I understand you are pressed for time today. CASSANDRA:          Good morning Mr. Realist. I apologize, but I do have time sensitivity. THE...

“Isolationism (noun): a foreign policy virus that sickens nations.” – The Lonely Realist “Google Sudetenland, 1938.” – Senator Angus King (I ME) As TLR has repeatedly noted, the embrace of isolationism by successive 21st Century Presidents has been disastrous counterproductive America-destructive. Efforts to sever the U.S. from...

“’From rags to riches’ has a unique American meaning.” – The Lonely Realist The opportunity for money and power can drive ambition to incredible lengths heights. As Jay and the Americans sang, “Only in America can a kid without a cent get a break and maybe...