The answer is simple, disturbing, and cautionary – about truths we don't want to see.
Weimerica is a dark vision for America, where our society and politics decay so that we take refuge in tyranny. Lind describes the trends taking us there.
Summary: Our institutions look strong, able to carry us through both tough times and internal dissention. But they are just "paper bullets of the mind." They failed in Weimar. We should pay attention to the signs that they will fail us, too. Worry about our institutions imploding from internal attack, not external attack. We trust … Continue reading Alert! Our institutions are hollow because we don’t love them.
Summary: Civil war is coming, as political violence inevitably escalates. It's another scary story of the kind we love so much! Before we panic, let's look at the facts. It's time for another thrilling doomster story. But today's scary tale is politically useful. Stand by for amnesia as our elites exploit our fear to stampede us … Continue reading Civil war is coming to America – our latest doomster story!
Summary: The common responses to the increasing political violence in America range from cheering (for "our side") to complacency. But the history of other republics, such as Rome and Weimar, show that political violence can spin out of control quickly, with ugly consequences. Our tolerance for it makes this possible. This is a follow-up to The … Continue reading Fear the rise of political violence in America. We can still stop it.