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Look here for commentary by William P. Meyers, who also contributes to the California Democracy blog and writes an investment blog, Dissecting the Bull. Commentary can be about just about anything including current events, technology and science, economics, and culture. This blog is also published at http://iiipublishing.blogspot.com/, where you can subscribe to it or leave comments. You can also search this site by topic. And you can find William at Facebook.

Demonizing Assad Backfires [August 30, 2014]
Cap and Trade Children [August 26, 2014]
Waiting for the Antichrist, and Ways to Lower Blood Pressure [August 18, 2014]
States, Nations, Israel and Palestine [August 11, 2014]

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and Gaza Compared [July 26, 2014]
Ethical Asymmetry [July 22, 2014]
1973: My Year of Crisis [July 16, 2014]
Self-determination, Nationalism, and Racism [July 12, 2014]
Gluten Causes Hypochondria [July 8, 2014]
Fortuna versus Fate [July 6, 2014]
Declare Independence from the Empire [July 4, 2014]

Obama Pouring $500 million in Fuel on Syrian Fire is a Declaration of War [June 27, 2014]
How George Bush Recreated the Taliban [June 24, 2014]
Iraq's ISIS: a Specific, Not General, Surprise [June 13, 2014]
The Double Coup of Fifty-Two [June 7, 2014]

Will Anyone Run for Peace in 2016? [May 30, 2014]
Self-determination, Racism and Globalization [May 22, 2014]
Global Justice, or Just American Imperialism? [May 19, 2014]
Seeds, Saints and Sand [May 11, 2014]

Republicans for Deficits [April 11, 2014]
Free Speech Gone Wild: McCutcheon v. FEC [April 3, 2014]
The Bataan Death March and the Trail of Tears [April 2, 2014]

Governor Brown, Senator Feinstein, Drugs and Corruption [March 30, 2014]
Gardening Within [March 13, 2014]
Why America Can't Afford Another Cold War [March 8, 2014]
Obama Against Elections And Human Rights [March 7, 2014]
Ash Wednesday Game of Groans [March 5, 2014]
Crimea, Ukraine, and Self-determination [March 3, 2014]

Peace Through Poverty: The New Pentagon Budget [February 24, 2014]
Unemployment, Debt and Demand [February 19, 2014]
Satan and Discord in Heaven [February 16, 2014]
War, Opportunity Costs, and Future Trends [February 12, 2014]
Putting the Holy in Holy Roman Empire [February 2, 2014]

Goodbye, Mr. Nissan [January 27, 2014]
Martin Luther King, Joseph Knight, and Slavery [January 20, 2014]
Arlington National Cemetery and Yasukuni [January 15, 2014]
The Somalia Illusion [January 12, 2014 at Mendoday]
A crowded new year [January 1, 2014]

2013

Leon Trotsky and Kshama Sawant [December 29, 2013]
Learning from Ho Chi Minh [December 15, 2013]
Cadiz, Pearl Harbor, and War Crimes [Demember 8, 2013]
Other People's Imperialism: Roosevelt, Hitler and Ho Chi Minh [December 2, 2013]

Brown Noses and Failed Organizations [November 27, 2013]
Adolf Hitler, Charlemagne, and the Holy Roman Reich [November 19, 2013]
Doctors Who Refuse Medicare [November 10, 2013]
A Bad Day in Mogadishu [November 4, 2013]

Churchill's Gold, Randal Paul, and Janet Yellen [October 30, 2013]
The Real Debt Ceiling [October 9, 2013]

Defund Republicare [September 19, 2013]
Bankruptcy and Beyond [September 17, 2013]
Genes, Environment, and Free Will [September 10, 2013]

Syria, War Crimes, and Marijuana Reform [August 30, 2013]
Gold Asteroid Possibility Terrifies House Republicans [August 4, 2013]

Saint Franco's 87th Miracle [July 30, 2013]
Japan's 1930 Gold Standard Disaster [July 23, 2013]
Terraforming Earth [July 22, 2013]
Jefferson's Nails, Morsi's Mishap, and Democracy Dilemmas [July 7, 2013]
The Accounting System #13: Complete Virtualization of Accounting [July 1, 2013]

The Accounting System #12: Electronic Money Takes Over [June 26, 2013]
Dutch Bikes, Netherlands Imperialism, and Overpopulation [June 24, 2013]
Bubble, Bubble, We're in Trouble [June 11, 2013]
Remember Estes Kefauver [June 6, 2013]
The Accounting System #11: Unraveling in 1930 and the New Deal [June 6, 2013]
Late Stage Imperialism, Class, and the Environment [June 2, 2013]

The Accounting System #10: The Federal Reserve and Accounting Money [May 28, 2013]
The Accounting System #9: Checking and Credit Cards as Virtualization [May 21, 2013]
Persecuting Marijuana Community is a Crime Against Humanity [May 18, 2013 at Mendoday]
The Accounting System #8: Eureka! Reserves and Banking [May 15, 2013]
Bad Mothers Day [May 12, 2013]
The Accounting System #7: Virtualizing Money and early banking [May 6, 2013]
The Accounting System #6: Coin, Counting, and Crashes [May 1, 2013]

Targeting Civilians [April 27, 2013]
The Accounting System #5: Physical Money as Portable Accounting [April 26, 2013]
The Accounting System #4: The Big Reversal [April 21, 2013]
The Accounting System #3: Banks, Credit, and Gold Cycles [April 19, 2013]
The Accounting System #2, History Overview: The Coin Age [April 18, 2013]
The Accounting System, Introduction [April 17, 2013]
War Crimes Organizations and Nuremberg Article 9 [April 7, 2013]
Raise Medicare Contributions [April 3, 2013]

Passover, Good Friday, and Broken Cameras [March 29, 2013]
Sequester Silver Lining Playbook [March 17, 2013]
Is Zionism A Crime Against Humanity? [March 3, 2013]

The Hitler Honeymoon: Germany 1933-1934 [February 17, 2013]
The State of Barack Obama [February 13, 2013]
Christianity, Nationalism, Sexism and Racism [February 10, 2013]
Chuck Hagel, Christianity, and Hitler [February 3, 2013]

Settlements as War Crimes [January 31, 2013]
My Racist Past [January 20, 2013]
Chiang, Diem, Karzai and Mohamoud [January 18, 2013]
Wittgenstein, Determinism, and Fortune [January 16, 2013]
French in Action in Mali [January 12, 2013]
Puritans, Taliban, and Shabaab [January 5, 2013]

2012

Eisenhower, Business, and War [December 26, 2012]
Pray for Freedom in the Vatican [December 25, 2012]
Time to Amend the Second Amendment [December 19, 2012]
Were the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings War Crimes? [December 16, 2012]
Right to Yacht Movement [December 11, 2012]
Pearl Harbor, China, and The Cable [December 6, 2012]
Herbert Hoover, Depression, and the Fiscal Cliff [December 2, 2012]

Saint Hitler [November 28, 2012]
Barbarians Inside the Gates: California's Death Penalty [November 24, 2012]
The Poisonwood Congo [November 22, 2012]
President Obama's Dark Africa [November 11, 2012]
Four Troop Surges: Philippines, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan [November 4, 2012]

New Patron Saint of Suicide Kateri Tekakwitha [October 30, 2012]
Exceptional Exceptionalism [October 28, 2012]
Hoping for a Better President [October 24, 2012]
Egypt and America, 1882 and 2012 [October 3, 2012]

Hope You Like Greek [Septermber 26, 2012]
Jesus, Dagon, and Palestine [September 18, 2012]
Obama Grabs Yemen [September 17, 2012]
Poll Needed: Mormon v. Gay Marriage [September 14, 2012]
Cordell Hull's World [September 12, 2012]
Will the GOP Implode in November? [September 7, 2012]

Republicans Celibate Labor [August 30, 2012]
Park Geun-hye: If she is Elizabeth, Who is James? [August 23, 2012]
Courting Satanic Voters [August 22, 2012]
When Drought Becomes Famine [August 12, 2012]
The Phony Fiscal Cliff [August 10, 2012]
Four Pillars of Mormonism and Islam [August 8, 2012]

Mitt Romney, Mormon, and Islam [July 30, 2012]
Tax the American Empire [July 14, 2012]
Long, Hot Summer of Apps [July 10, 2012]
Mexican-American War Timeline [July 4, 2012]
Genesis and Genocide, Hitler and Moses [July 1, 2012]
Impeach Antonin Scalia [June 28, 2012]
Healthcare Where Everyone is Above Average [June 15, 2012]

Anarchist Federation Attacks Nukes, Nano [May 29, 2012]
Memorial Day for Native American Warriors [May 26, 2012]
Romney, Republicans to Fund Ignorance and Hate [May 24, 2012]
Students, Loans, and Taxes: a Graduation Present [May 19, 2012]
Scylla and Charybdis [May 15, 2012]
Cicero, Duties, and Democracy [May 9, 2012]
Obama Pisses on California Before Primary [May 7, 2012]
Neutrality: 1812, 1943, and 2012 [May 2, 2012]

Horses, Racing, and Slot Machines [April 30, 2012]
Christianity and the American Republic [April 23, 2012]
Gardens, Vegans, and Death [April 21, 2012]
The Roman Catholic Peace Plan of 1941 [April 16, 2012]
Korea, What is Wrong? [April 11, 2012]
Corporations Are Alcohol [April 10, 2012]
Cicero, Desert Revelations, and Virtue [April 9, 2012]
Income Tax and the 2012 Election [April 8, 2012]
Corporate Security State Declares Victory in 2012 Elections [April 1, 2012]

Supreme Court on Healthcare Mandate: What Else Goes Down? [March 27, 2012]
Cuba, Democracy, and the Catholic Church [March 25, 2012]
President Obama and Sergeant Robert Bales [March 19, 2012]
Gold, Black Friday 1869, and the Federal Reserve [March 17, 2012]
River of Smoke by Amitav Ghosh [book review, March 14, 2012]
Predators, Doctors and Subspecies [March 10, 2012]

Obama's Gasoline Problem [February 21, 2012]
Rick Santorum for Pope [February 19, 2012]
Unfair China [February 16, 2012]
Republic Movement attacks our Democracy [February 11, 2012]
Ban Armed Drones [February 6, 2012]
Comments on the Week [February 4, 2012]
Buddhist Joke [February 1, 2012]

Vladimir Putin and the Atheist Holocaust [January 28, 2012]
Newt's Open Presidency [January 20, 2012]
Pius XII and the Cordell Hull Lacuna [January 13, 2012]
Republican Five Year Plan [January 8, 2012]
The Dictator of Saudi Arabia [January 2, 2012]

2011

Iowa Caucuses and the GOP Tragedy [December 27, 2011]
De Facto Governments and U.S. Foreign Policy [December 25, 2011]
Separation of States and the Tenth Amendment [December 18, 2011]
Immigrants and Houses Bill [December 12, 2011]
Richard Grossman Compost in Peace [December 5, 2011]

Professors Barack Obama, Newt Gingrich, and Woodrow Wilson [November 29, 2011]
Deliberately Forgetting [November 26, 2011]
Gang Rape of Somalia [November 19, 2011]
Occupy Political Offices [November 14, 2011]
Federal Education, Cordell Hull, and States Rights [November 9, 2011]
Fred Koch, Stalin, and Social Security [November 5, 2011]

Halloween Horrors from American History [October 31, 2011]
Our Socialist Constitution Framers [October 23, 2011]
Kenya Invades Somalia: World War III? [October 17, 2011]
Obama Sends U.S. Gunmen to Uganda [October 15, 2011]
Barack Obama, King of Assassins [October 14, 2011]
Small Green Gifts [October 12, 2011]
Ready for a Caining? Herman Cain's Twisted Politics [October 6, 2011]
Free Amina Farah Ali [October 3, 2011]

Immigration, Naturalization and Globalization [September 30, 2011]
Recognize Palestine [September 26, 2011]
States Rights and the Federal Reserve [September 20, 2011]
Tea Party Ovens [September 13, 2011]
Where Have All the Capitalists Gone? [September 4, 2011]

The Fundamentalist Constitution, Andrew Jackson, and the Balanced Budget Amendment [August 29, 2011]
A Republican Hurricane [August 28, 2011]
Barack Obama Nuclear Nightmare [August 20, 2011]
Cromwell, the Tea Party, and Taxes [August 16, 2011]
Aircraft Carriers, China, and the U.S. Economy [August 10, 2011]
Republican, Democratic, and Tea Party [August 3, 2011]

Republicans, Loaves and Fishes [July 31, 2011]
Somalia Fact Famine in U.S. [July 20, 2011]
When the GOP Was Still Grand: the Republican Platform of 1884 [July 18, 2011]
Saint Peter Died in Beijing [July 17, 2011]
Where are the Jobs? [July 10, 2011]
Crazy Republicans with Guns and Aspirations [July 3, 2011]

Yet the War Goes On [June 15, 2011]
Afghanistan War Nears Shutdown [June 6, 2011]
Spooky Quantum Science [June 1, 2011]
Heroes, Presidents, and Beauty Queens [May 30, 2011]
Hitler, Obama, and Netanyahu [May 22, 2011]
Bribes, Corruption and Lost Wars [May 14, 2011]
Extradition, Canada, and War [May 7, 2011]
One Less Terrorist in The New World Order [May 4, 2011]

Supreme Court: No Right to Class Action [April 30, 2011]
U.S. Close to War with Pakistan [April 23, 2011]
Good Friday, Socialism, and Acts 4 [April 22, 2011]
We Are All Conservative [April 17, 2011]
Free Markets and Creationism [April 11, 2011]
Democracy with Imperialism: the British Empire [April 5, 2011]
Michele Bachmann's Bad Divorce [April 4, 2011]
Coffin Ships, Deregulation, and Al Gore [April 1, 2011]

Fearing a Ten or Eleven [March 22, 2011]
Where are the Robots When You Need Them? [March 17, 2011]
No Nukes, No War, No Service [March 15, 2011]
Dictators, Cruelty, and Longevity [March 10, 2011]
Green Party Registration Drive [March 9, 2011]
Carrying Firewood [March 3, 2011]
Rainy Day Wisconsin [March 3, 2011]

Presidents Day, In War Crimes Court [February 20, 2011]
Ruinous Competition 1: Healthcare and Medicine [February 14, 2011]
Republican Cuts: Loud Bark, Tiny Bite [February 4, 2011]
Egypt and Jacksonian Democracy [February 2, 2011]
The Not Much Uncertainty Principle [January 30, 2011]

Once Were Radicals by Irfan Yusuf, book review[January 28, 2011]
Obama, Karzai, Truman and Chiang [January 17, 2011]
Guns, Gabrielle Giffords, and Jared Loughner [January 9, 2011]
Go Down Moses, With the U.S. Constitution [January 4, 2011]
2011: Wild Year Ahead [January 1, 2011]

2010

Goodbye, Social Security, Hello Screw Deal [December 18, 2010]
God Punishes Bible Belt with Drought [December 14, 2010]
The Soul [December 13, 2010]
Deficit Hawks Feared Extinct [December 10, 2010]
Forget Pearl Harbor [December 6, 2010]
The New Tax Scam [December 5, 2010]
Smashing Tiffany: Theodore Roosevelt and Progressive Illusions [December 1, 2010]

With Both Hands [November 29, 2010]
Puritans, Parables, and Paradoxes, A Thanksgiving Study [November 21, 2010]
2014 is the New 2011 for Afghanistan [November 20, 2010]
Italian Court Approves Annulments For Thought Crimes [November 13, 2010, at Vatican Rag]
Somalia Puppet Government Shrinking [November 11, 2010]
Sarah Palin to Announce National Health Prayer Plan [November 10, 2010]
Barack Obama's Mahatma Gandhi [November 7, 2010]
Obama's Luck Runs Out [November 3, 2010]

Self-defense, Aggression, and Third Parties [October 31, 2010]
Sarah Palin: Sell California, Not Alaska [October 27, 2010]
Japanese Americans, Hawaii, and Democracy [October 25, 2010]
Save America, Sell Alaska [October 17, 2010]
The Problem with Atheism [October 16, 2010]
Nazi Pope Blasts Islam, False Gods [October 12, 2010]
Humboldt County, Localization and Imperialism [October 7, 2010]
The Cost of Anything is Everything [October 4, 2010 at OpenIcon]
Kidnapping, Slavery, and Islamic Terror: To the Shores of Tripoli [October 2, 2010]

Corporate Personhood, Islam, and the Philippines Occupation [September 29, 2010]
Indonesia's 1965 Atheist Holocaust [September 28, 2010]
Obama Raids Peace Activist Homes [September 25, 2010]
Equinox: Balance and Life [September 22, 2010]
Herodotus: the Histories [September 17, 2010]
Virtuous Economic Cycle Components [September 15, 2010 at Dissecting the Bull]
They're Rioting in Kashmir [September 14, 2010]
Paul Krugman's Blind Eye [September 6, 2010]
Republicans Try to Keep Recession Alive [September 1, 2010]

America, Artillery, and Crimes of Passion [August 31, 2010]
Recognize Shabab in Somalia [August 24, 2010]
Hong Kong History Notes [August 18, 2010]
On Death [August 17, 2010]
On Nothing [August 15, 2010]
Democracy, Federalism and the Fundamentalist Constitution [August 14, 2010]
Russian Food Warning [August 11, 2010]
Afghanistan: American Security Policy [August 8, 2010]

Speedy Trials and the Gruel of Law [July 18, 2010]
Hong Kong Thoughts: FDR, Chiang Kai-shek, and the Mont Tremblant Conference [July 10, 2010]
The Fundamentalist Constitution, The Tea Party, and Federalist No. 62 [July 4, 2010]

Pius XII and the Croatian Holocaust [June 28, 2010]
Eugenio Pacelli and the Enabling Act for Adolf Hitler [June 20, 2010]
Afghanistan Justified by Mineral Wealth [June 14, 2010]
Should the 17th Amendment be Repealed? [June 8, 2010]
Lazy Nature, Lazy God [June 6, 2010]
Pirates, Blockades, Embargoes and Privateers [June 3, 2010]
Horst Köhler, Bad Politician [June 1, 2010]

May 2010

Picking up the War Tab [May 24, 2010]
Kandahar, Okinawa, and Imperial Implosions [May 23, 2010]
Great Leap Forward, Great Depression [May 21, 2010]
Puff the Magic Obama [May 18, 2010]
Hong Kong History and Wild Swans of China [May 17, 2010]
Could Socialism Kill Capitalism? [May 6, 2010]
Weeds, Windows, and Wind [May 3, 2010]

April 2010

Organic Farming, Meat, and Mendocino County [April 21, 2010]
Steve Jobs: Black Turtleneck Apps Policy [April 14, 2010]
Adolf Hitler, Peace Maker? [April 11, 2010]
Karzai, Obama, and Opium [April 10, 2010]
On Good Works [April 4, 2010]
Fundamentalist Christians Endorse One Son Policy [April 1, 2010]

March 2010

March 2010 Wrap-up [March 31, 2010]
Texas and the Marco Polo Bridge Incident [March 26, 2010]
Health Care Diagnostic [March 24, 2010]
Spring Equinox, Philosophy, and the Pope [March 20. 2010]
Funding Act of 1790 [March 16, 2010]
Coffee, Tea, or Me? [March 13, 2010]
Big Love in Congress, 1899 [March 10, 2010]
Okinawa, Commodore Perry, and the Lew Chew Raid [March 8, 2010]
Invitations, War Crimes, and Obama in Somalia [March 7, 2010]
Barack Obama, Vietnam, and Afghanistan [March 5, 2010]
Democracies, Republics, and School Boards [March 3, 2010]
Perry, Japan, and Hypocrisy [March 1, 2010]

February 2010

Republic or Democracy Essay Censored in Utah [February 27, 2010]
Immigration and the Economy [February 26, 2010]
Dating a Religion [February 18, 2010]
Green Party Food Fight [February 15, 2010]
Medical Insurance Death Spiral [February 13, 2010]
Going Down with the U.S.A. [February 10, 2010 at California Democracy blog]
Macro v. Micro: Credit and Debt [February 5, 2010]
Seattle Days [February 2, 2010]

January 2010

Okinawa, Japan, and China [January 24, 2010]
Franklin Roosevelt's Iron Fist [January 14, 2010]
Lessons From the British Empire [January 13, 2010]
California 2010 Looks Grim [January 10, 2010 at California Democracy blog]

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