Tagged: America

Weekend Reflections: Eric Hoffer and America’s Collapse

Both the revolutionary and the creative individual are perpetual juveniles. The revolutionary does not grow up because he cannot grow, while the creative individual cannot grow up because he keeps growing. — Eric Hoffer, Reflections on the Human Condition, p. 62 Elizabeth Warren, an old Marxist windbag, is trying to distinguish herself from Bernie Sanders, an old Marxist windbag, by claiming that she...

The End Times, or Out With a Whimper

The bigger they are, the harder they fall. At this moment, the United States of America, the biggest and most definitive political development of the modern era, is in the process of falling so hard, and so fast, that the axis-shifting dent its crash leaves in the Earth’s crust might provide clues as to how the dinosaurs became extinct. It is a shoo-in,...

Told You So

The Democratic Party desires amnesty for illegal immigrants, leading to citizenship, because they wish to unbalance the southern states in favor of socialist-raised, low-education drones who can be herded into buses to vote for government handouts, i.e., socialism. The Republican Party, owned by the Chamber of Commerce, desires amnesty because they want cheap, low-skilled labor, and regard electoral demographics as beneath them. In...

A Few Notes on Life Without America

A nation that no longer lives in accordance with any of the principles and standards that properly defined it may be said to have expired, for all intents and purposes. With that sobering thought, I present a few notes on the current American political climate: In response to my recent essay on the sad, compromised version of Senator Ted Cruz now on display...

Happy Fourth of July

The Fourth of July, Modernity came of age — Second childhood now? On July 4th, 1776, the Earth, after centuries of labor pains, gave birth to one of those rare children of Civilization that becomes a light to the world. On July 4th, 2017, that light has dimmed, and appears about to recede forever into the Earth from which it came. Its great philosophical underpinnings...

America: Not Shining But Burning

The human mind naturally protects itself from considerations that would interrupt the appealing flow of everyday life. This fact alone explains the continued unwillingness of many thinking people to wonder aloud whether there is still hope for the survival of the United States of America as founded. Too early to voice such a dire concern, you say? On the contrary, it is far...