Comments tell us much about America, its peril and hope

Summary: One of the major projects on the FM website is acting as a mirror in which we can see ourselves, hoping that clearer understanding of our perilous situation will impel some into action. So the posts since 2007 are markers showing our devolution But the comments show this even more clearly. Here are some … Continue reading Comments tell us much about America, its peril and hope

This week’s Mailbag: great letters to the Editor (and replies).

Here are last week’s comments.  They are excellent! My thanks to everyone who sent these. Send in your comments! Use the contact form, or email to Editor at FabiusMaximus.com (note the spam-protected format). Those of general interest will be posted (anonymously on requested) in the weekly mailbag posts. Why no comments on posted to the … Continue reading This week’s Mailbag: great letters to the Editor (and replies).

This week’s Mailbag: great letters to the Editor (and replies).

Here are last week's comments.  They are excellent! My thanks to everyone who sent these.Send in your comments! Use the contact form, or email to Editor at FabiusMaximus.com (note the spam-protected format). Those of general interest will be posted (anonymously on requested) in the weekly mailbag posts.Why have comments been turned off on the FM … Continue reading This week’s Mailbag: great letters to the Editor (and replies).

Why don’t we see the New America being built around us?

Summary:  The Internet has become increasingly dominated by engines of misinformation disseminating politically filtered views of the world largely consisting of errors of omission and exaggeration, plus outright lies. These suit a nation of sheep (how do you speak to sheep and children?). The daily thousand words on the FM website attempt something different, to … Continue reading Why don’t we see the New America being built around us?

Delusions of the well-educated and intelligent on the Left and Right leave us nowhere to hide

Summary: We've mined the comments on the FM website for evidence of delusionality on the Left, as evidence of a deeper ill affecting America. We've not done so recently for comments from the Right. Today we have a volunteer, one especially well qualified to show the nature of our problem."I should sooner live in a … Continue reading Delusions of the well-educated and intelligent on the Left and Right leave us nowhere to hide