What do we learn from conservatives’ fake quotes?

Summary:  Today both Left and Right in America are dysfunctional, but they are neither equivalent nor equal in power. Today we look at the Right's revealing love of fake quotes. {2nd of 2 posts today} "Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it." --- Jonathan Swift, The Examiner (1710).     One astonishing aspect … Continue reading What do we learn from conservatives’ fake quotes?

Murder by police. If these incidents do not anger us, then what will?

Summary:  Police casually shooting citizens. Nothing shows the rise of New America as the exercise of the ultimate power, demonstrating there are State agents, the rich & powerful, and the little people. A rash of incidents rubs our faces in this ugly truth. We smile and pass the soma. We can do better. . "Political … Continue reading Murder by police. If these incidents do not anger us, then what will?

But Hitler confiscated guns, leaving Germans helpless!

Summary: When Americans demand accuracy from their reliable sources, reform will become possible for America. The Left cannot correct the Right on this flaw, nor vice versa. So long as we (Left and Right) accept lies from our friends and fellow partisans, then our leaders will lead us by lies. So long as we remain … Continue reading But Hitler confiscated guns, leaving Germans helpless!

Has America grown old, and can no longer grow? Or are wonders like the singularity in our future?

Summary:  The future of economic growth has become a hot topic. Here's a brief look at two of the contrasting visions for our future. Read about both visions and decide for yourself! Contents Introduction Slow growth ahead -- or even no growth Accelerating growth leading to the singularity For more information: the two theories about … Continue reading Has America grown old, and can no longer grow? Or are wonders like the singularity in our future?

The Founders talk to us about guns for a well-regulated militia

Summary:  The debate about the right to bear arms is a black comedy. It takes place amidst casualties like that of a war, the names of the annual crop of the dead endlessly scrolling by into the dustbin of history. The guns supposedly defending our liberty remain quiet while we throw away our rights. The … Continue reading The Founders talk to us about guns for a well-regulated militia