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Guns Don't Kill People!

Our Constitution’s preamble says, “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” 485 more words

WashPost's Dana Milbank: American Optimism Dying

Dana Milbank column in Washington Post

DUH! Our economic and political systems have failed us. We are a fascist, third world failed state/police state (e.g. 37th in health care, 24th in lifespan, 36th in satisfaction with amount of freedom, 64th in economic equality). 476 more words

Robert Stark interviews John Robb

Listen to the interview.

Robert Stark talks to John Robb of Global Guerrillas . John is an author, inventor, entrepreneur, technology analyst, engineer, and military pilot. 173 more words

Culture Wars/Current Controversies

Why We Need Hillary to Win: The Fire Rises

An interesting and, I suspect, accurate bit of analysis.

I think this commentator is correct that as U.S. society continues to move leftward, the right will become increasingly alienated from both the political establishment and the mainstream culture, and begin to adopt a more radical, militant, and anti-establishment stance. 1,489 more words

Culture Wars/Current Controversies

Lamenting the Loss of Enlightenment Logic

I only went to public school, but I was taught in 6th grade that if you make a claim, you have to defend it. Otherwise it’s void. 213 more words

No Country for Young Men

I’d like to draw your attention to several articles and blog posts (most of them somewhat old but still entirely relevant) that discuss what many have termed the “post-employment economy.” This refers to the more or less permanently disfigured American economy that has emerged from the global financial crisis—a place of long-term unemployment, despair, withering job opportunities, and ruthless exploitation in the form of unpaid work and part-time slavery. 536 more words

Western Decline