Most Americans see the need for political reform in America. This explains why nothing happens, and how we can take the first step to fixing the Republic.
It's a metaphor for modern America, and a warning. Let's listen.
Summary: As we begin a new year, let's look at the New America rising on the ruins of the old. Why is this happening? What's the key step to stopping this, and beginning the real reform of America? Voices from the past can guide us. An unfortunate side-effect of historical analysis -- in which one … Continue reading Let’s use the New Year to start the reform of America
Summary: Andrew Bacevich is one of our most acute political observers. In this essay he accurately describes one aspect of the rot affecting our politics. The solution he proposes reveal the deeper and more serious rot. There is a solution, if we have the will and wit to make it happen. "The Post-Cold-War Consensus … Continue reading Andrew Bacevich looks at America’s political rot and describes solutions
Summary: High Noon is a great and prophetic film, pointing us to a cause of the problems with America, and why political reform remains necessary but elusive. “Cowardice, alone of all the vices, is purely painful — horrible to anticipate, horrible to feel, horrible to remember…” — An insight from a demon (they know us … Continue reading Watch “High Noon” to see why we don’t reform America’s politics