For the fourth of July let’s mourn the Constitution. It’s dying.

A thought-starter for your Fourth of July festivities -- The the post-WWII global order collapses around us, but America seems unable to see this -- let alone adapt to it.  This post discusses one of the most important consequences, the slow death of the Constitution. It has been revised several times since publication in 2006.  This is the … Continue reading For the fourth of July let’s mourn the Constitution. It’s dying.

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To understand Campaign 2016, first see America’s lost history

Summary: Now inequality has become too extreme to ignore. Now that the 1% has crushed all opposition, we begin to see the results of their successful counter-revolution. But we do not yet see the hidden struggle that brought the 1% back to power, and cannot yet see how to reform America. Until we see these … Continue reading To understand Campaign 2016, first see America’s lost history

As the TV show “Castle” ends, remember its vital message about modern marriage!

The TV show "Castle" ends this week (at least in its present form). Last week I wrapped up my series about this fascinating show with some lessons for us drawn from its eight seasons. Here is a repost of the chapter discussing the essence of the show -- the long romance culminating in a stormy … Continue reading As the TV show “Castle” ends, remember its vital message about modern marriage!