Debunking the myth: “An armed society is a polite society”

John Lennon's bloody glasses

Summary: As the gun lobby moves from expansion of concealed carry to open carry of guns, it is time to examine the nonsense that so many believe about gun. This is one of the delusions that form the foundation of the New America being built by Republicans using their dominance of State and Federal governments. Built on … Continue reading Debunking the myth: “An armed society is a polite society”

Torching Utopia: Sweden tries mass immigration

Summary: Immigration has strong bipartisan support by elites in the US and Europe. The process of making a new people has advanced further in Europe. Now, as their nations have been irreversibly changed, popular resistance has arisen. Here economist Tino Sanandaji describes events in Sweden. Much of Europe is following. We can learn from them … Continue reading Torching Utopia: Sweden tries mass immigration

Why Libertarians will win (& liberals should fear Rand Paul)

Summary: Liberals have entered the second phase of their struggle with Libertarians. First they mocked them; now they dismiss them as irrelevant. Soon they'll fear them. Rightly so, for Libertarianism is the interests of the 1% set to music. This is a follow-up to my previous post about Libertarians.   (2nd of 2 posts today.) This … Continue reading Why Libertarians will win (& liberals should fear Rand Paul)

Why do we believe an armed society is a polite society?

Summary: Led by the 1%, we're building a New America. Oddly and unlike our forebears, it rests largely on an intellectual foundation of fantasy. Today we look at one pillar of nonsense that millions of Americans take seriously. “An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up … Continue reading Why do we believe an armed society is a polite society?

How to recruit people to the cause of reforming America

Summary:  After the long journey to create modern representative democracies, we might have forgotten how our political machinery works. The basic workings of the engine, not the operation of the buttons on the dashboard. Worse, many of us have adopted superstitions about the engine. All this makes difficult the deep reforms necessary for the 21st … Continue reading How to recruit people to the cause of reforming America