Summary: Slowly the quite coup in motion becomes visible to Americans. One by one. Unfortunately we're still early in the problem recognition stage, while the coup advances rapidly. Here are three articles, milestones along the road away from the Second Republic to our new political regime (not yet visible). Contents These are scary articles. But … Continue reading Slowly more people see the “quiet coup” now in progress
Summary: In July 2008 I forecast that McCain would win. Earlier, in February, I predicted that Obama would be a weak president. This election we'll double down: Romney will win, and prove an effective President -- implementing major reforms. Very effective for the 1% who purchased his election; less so for us. "You campaign in … Continue reading President Romney will prove an effective President, reshaping America for his key supporters
Summary: There are two paths for Europe. The path it is on, leading to a painful future and fundamental change. And the other path, with unknown risks and pain -- but offering the potential for a better future. The path chosen by Europe's leaders reveals much about them. The outcome will reveal much about Europe's peoples. Two … Continue reading Are Europe’s rulers copying the policies of Herbert Hoover in 1929, or the French Monarchy in 1789?
Summary: To prosper -- perhaps even to survive -- the 21st century we must have adequate leadership. In this post by Don Vandergriff, we look at our leaders, both as a class and one in particular. It's not a pretty picture. My post a couple of months ago about William Deresiewcz’s fantastic article fits here: "Solitude … Continue reading Another example of our nation’s leadership crisis: Tim Geithner’s Ninth Political Life
Today’s links to interesting news and analysis. If you find this useful, please pass it to a friend or colleague. A cautionary note for fans of parliamentary systems: "Britwatch Update", Mark Steyn, National Review Online, 10 May 2010 Four articles and she's a great legal scholar! "The Next Harriet Miers?", Paul Campos, The Daily Beast, 1 … Continue reading FM newswire for May 12, interesting articles about geopolitics