Two Conceptions of Time Separate Democrats and Republicans

April 01, 2019

Everyone in the US knows “time is money,” but depending on whom you vote for, time past is worth more than time future, or vice versa. The Daily Devil's Dictionary reports. In a spat with US Vice President Mike Pence, former Attorney General Eric Holder tweeted: “'Make America great...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Daylight” Between the Koreas

February 16, 2018

US Vice President Mike Pence weighs in on the Korean conflict. The ongoing rivalry between Donald Trump’s White House and Kim Jong Un’s nuclear North Korea has taken an interesting turn as the two Koreas are showing signs of wishing to define the future of their peninsula on their own...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Take Advantage” of America?

December 22, 2017

Looking at the world from a different advantage point. Donald Trump, author of Art of the Deal and also president of the United States, in his public speaking often invokes the notion of “taking advantage,” a central element of his worldview. If we are to believe the evidence of his...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Mike Pence is Not Welcome to “Sit”

December 13, 2017

US Vice President Mike Pence takes a pounding in the Middle East. We learned from various sources that, following President Donald Trump’s decision to transfer the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Vice President Mike Pence is no longer welcome in the Middle East — not just by Muslims but...

What the US Should Avoid in Venezuela

August 25, 2017

America's Cold War-era policies won't work against Venezuela.  If the United States government was intent on choosing an ineffective and damaging response to the crisis in Venezuela, it need only use its foreign policy toward South and Central America during the Cold War as a blueprint....

Is It Possible to Undo 2016?

June 16, 2017

If an entire system is heading toward a cliff, there’s no better brake than bureaucracy. The two events that put 2016 in the history books — alongside other pivotal years such as 2001, 1989 and 1945 — were, of course, the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom and the election of Donald Trump...