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Joel S. Hirschhorn is the author of Delusional Democracy - Fixing the Republic Without Overthrowing the Government and several other books, as well as hundreds of articles. His current political writings have been greatly influenced by working as a senior staffer for the U.S. Congress and for the National Governors Association. He advocates a Second American Revolution to convert the current status quo, corrupt political and economic system.
(1 comments) Thursday, August 17, 2017 Freedom of the Press Abused
Though difficult to accept, the time has come to seriously question whether all the obvious anti-Trump media coverage harms the future of American democracy.
(47 comments) Tuesday, January 31, 2017 There Really Are Alternative Facts
Alternative facts have gotten a very bad reception because of political controversy. In truth, nearly all writers, researchers and analysts have always dealt with alternative facts. Here the question of what is the size of the federal workforce is examined to show the common sense aspects of alternative facts.
(11 comments) Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Media and Democrats Un-Stupid Yourselves
Time to face the truth about need for profound change in the American political and economic system. It is the best way to understand the Trump victory. Give him time to get us back on the right track.
(14 comments) Friday, October 7, 2016 It Comes Down to This: Risk Rather Than Lesser Evil
The best way to think through this presidential election is to try and ignore all the many negative aspects of both Clinton and Trump and, instead, focus on what you believe the US most needs: Disruption of the political system or continuation of the status quo.
(24 comments) Friday, September 9, 2016 Now You Have the Proof: We Have a Delusional Democracy
The proof has finally arrived, sufficient to convince Americans that the US is a delusional democracy. Learn what you should do in this presidential campaign to fix our democracy. It is simple: boycott the presidential election.
(9 comments) Saturday, April 30, 2016 Disruption to Fix American Democracy
A new analysis of presidential election data will likely surprise you. It offers implications for the 2016 presidential election. You will learn a lot.
(42 comments) Sunday, April 3, 2016 The Ultimate Anti-Establishment Action
Here is the strategy for supporters of Sanders and Trump if their candidates do not make it to the general election ballot.
(46 comments) Wednesday, September 2, 2015 We Need Disruptive President Trump
Take a breath and face reality. We really do need a disruptive President like Trump. Our corrupt, dysfunctional two-party plutocracy is so far gone that only someone like The Donald can change the course of history that has given us our delusional democracy.
(14 comments) Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Planetary Suicide
A new book on climate change deserves a wide readership because it is so comprehensive and readable. The threats to the survival of humanity as we know it are incredible. If public support for stronger government action is not broadened, we are willingly asking for planetary suicide.
(65 comments) Sunday, July 6, 2014 Lifeboat USA -- Sinking from Illegal Immigration
Time to end unthinking support for illegal immigrants flowing in great numbers over our border. Time to recognize that the US cannot become the haven for the millions of suffering kids and adults all over the world. Uncontrolled illegal immigration can and will sink our nation.
(4 comments) Saturday, April 26, 2014 American Democracy Replaced by Oligarchy
Time to drop delusional thinking and recognize that US democracy has been replaced by oligarchy. Economic inequality is the inevitable impact of a political system serving the interests of the most wealthy. Republicans have willingly destroyed American democracy. They practice domestic political terrorism. To restore American democracy constitutional amendments are needed.
(1 comments) Thursday, March 27, 2014 How to Stop Medicare Madness
For those who want to improve Medicare and reduce the considerable financial risks for those hospitalized, there is something easily done now.
(2 comments) Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Hate the Super Rich
There are many reasons why nearly all people should hate the super rich, especially because intense economic inequality undermines American democracy.
(23 comments) Saturday, January 11, 2014 Fat Man Talking, Governor Christie Sinks
Anyone who can apply logical thinking to the current Governor Christie bridge scandal must come to some very negative conclusions. These negate any support by independents for Christie.
(2 comments) Sunday, December 8, 2013 Lessons from My South Africa Visit
My sadness over the death of Nelson Mandela has been magnified because of my trip to South Africa earlier this year. Mandela accomplished so much more than most people can imagine.
(68 comments) Monday, October 14, 2013 Tea Party Terrorists
Time to face reality. Tea Party Republicans in Congress are best seen for what they are: political terrorists. Forget governing. They want to overturn the government, the whole system, no matter who suffers. Less public confidence in government: Fine with them. These terrorists are revolutionaries using political violence instead of guns.
(6 comments) Friday, October 4, 2013 How Stupid Are Limbaugh Listeners?
Legal action against Limbaugh is called for; he has no right to use public airways to intentionally misinform Americans as a tactic to accomplish far right political objectives.
(11 comments) Friday, September 27, 2013 Replace Third Party Delusions With A Political Boycott
Those who felt good voting for a third party presidential candidate in 2012, perhaps more than ever, need to face reality. This action merely sustains the corrupt two-party system that they reject. A better solution is a political boycott.
(10 comments) Thursday, June 13, 2013 Limbaugh Mocks Free Speech
Limbaugh is not just entertaining, he is destroying the US political system and our democracy. He continues to make extreme statements that have no factual basis, the latest being we are in a coup d'etat.