Terrorism won yesterday in Berkeley and Portland. See these important stories.

Seattle protest on 20 January 2017

Summary: Yesterday was a big day for political terrorism in America, with wins for the terrorists in Berkeley and Portland. Plus applause from many on the Left. Success is copied. Expect more threats of political violence and violence -- until we no longer tolerate such behavior. "This is the moment our generation decides whether we … Continue reading Terrorism won yesterday in Berkeley and Portland. See these important stories.

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Emmanuel Macron is France’s Clinton and Obama, bringing it more neoliberalism

Emmanuel Macron for President - Getty

Summary: Emmanuel Macron will soon become President of France. He is their Bill Clinton and Obama, leading them into the next phase of the neoliberal revolution. But France's elites have chosen a different way to manipulate their people than America's. We can learn much from these events in France. "A fantasy is a dream that … Continue reading Emmanuel Macron is France’s Clinton and Obama, bringing it more neoliberalism

Afghanistan’s girls show the dark side of America’s influence on the world

Afghanistan Women

Summary: Trump is committing America to the overthrow of a 4th secular regime in the Middle East, probably to be replaced (like the others) by a fundamentalist Islamic government (or chaos). Amidst the cheering for Trump, let's look at what we have done for the women in Afghanistan. Let's remember that before we wreck another country. People … Continue reading Afghanistan’s girls show the dark side of America’s influence on the world

Is the Berkeley riot the start of an uprising by America’s young men?

4chan

Summary: 2016 was the year of the Trump surprise. The Berkeley riot suggests that 2017 might hold a bigger surprise - the uprising of an underclass of America's young men. It might change America's politics for a generation, or forever. "No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the … Continue reading Is the Berkeley riot the start of an uprising by America’s young men?

Attritionist Letter #1 – The US Marines turn away from the future

Leadership as Chess

Summary: Sixteen years of the War on Terror have made our jihadist foes stronger, more virulent, and more widely spread -- few Americans realize that America's internal divisions are mirrored by equally serious problems within the US military. The "Attritionist Letters" described one facet of that conflict, written by Marine Corps officers. We should listen to … Continue reading Attritionist Letter #1 – The US Marines turn away from the future

Is North Korea or China the bigger threat to America?

North Korea Poster

Summary: Attention swirls around North Korea (the DPRK), capturing the attention of Washington. But the situation might differ from its press clippings. China often leverages the DPRK's bellicose and deviant behavior to its advantage. While the DPRK persists in its missile-rattling, we should not ignore China pulling its puppet's strings to create a diversion to distract our … Continue reading Is North Korea or China the bigger threat to America?

Martin van Creveld warns about the infantilization of our youth

Infantilization of America's Youth

Summary: Martin van Creveld looks at a disturbing trend in the West -- the increasing age of adulthood. We expect less maturity from young adults and deny them the responsibility that helps them grow. They live down to our expectations. Both they and society are the losers from this.   “Infantilization” By Martin van Creveld. … Continue reading Martin van Creveld warns about the infantilization of our youth