Politics is stranger
America

Politics Is Stranger than Fiction

2017-04-16 MikaelCarlson 0

I wrote a novel entitled “The iCandidate” where a former Green Beret turned teacher runs for Congress with the help of his students. While there was certainly a quality about that requiring suspension of disbelief, […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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2016 Election

Do We Deserve Our Democracy?

2016-11-16 MikaelCarlson 4

America is called the “Great Experiment.” The notion of revolting against the British monarchy in 1776 was radical, but the idea of a government of the people was downright outlandish. When the Framers sat down […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

2016 Election

Americans Storm the Polls: A Political D-Day Election Prediction (Or Eight)

2016-11-08 MikaelCarlson 0

Yep, its finally political D-Day in America; the culmination of a long electoral process that most people are ready to be done with. At the time of this writing, the polls are mixed. With a […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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2016 Election

Election 2016 – America the Banana Republic

2016-11-04 MikaelCarlson 1

A “banana republic” or “banana” state is a term used in political science to characterize politically unstable countries. Often these countries are in Latin America and feature economies largely dependent on exporting a limited-resource product, […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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2016 Election

October Surprises: Halloween Came Early

2016-10-31 MikaelCarlson 0

Trick or treat! Only when we are talking about the 2016 election, it’s been far too many tricks and not nearly enough treats for the American people. The October Surprises came fast and furious this […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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America

#TellAmericaItsGreat – Canada Plays America’s Therapist

2016-10-24 MikaelCarlson 1

We might not agree with them all the time, and maybe even poke fun at them a little, but America really couldn’t ask for a better neighbor than Canada (not meant as an overt slight […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

2016 Election

Why We Watched (Really Watched)

2016-10-21 MikaelCarlson 0

According to a recent Fox News article, the third presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was the third most watched in history. It was behind only the lone Reagan-Carter debate in 1980 (80.6 […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.