A Deal Gone Bad

( About 5 minutes ) Here are the lyrics for those of you who want to foll0w along. Absolutely Sweet Marie – Lyrics

Can we agree on something?

Probably not, at least not all of us. But I am heartened by a unanimous Supreme Court decision reiterating the constitutional prohibition against excessive fines: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Constitution’s ban on excessive fines applies to punishments imposed by the states as well as by the federal government. The decision, […]

The Collapse Of Complex Societies

I have been reading a very interesting book published in 1987. The Collapse of Complex Societies by Joseph Tainter – pdf. It discusses the nature of complex societies and why they fail The essentials are: Four concepts discussed to this point can lead to an understanding of why complex societies collapse. These concepts are: 1. […]

Burning Hatred

( About 8 minutes ) Another similar explanation: “Or why should one refrain from burning hatred, whatever its basis–race, class, or ideology? Such hatred is in fact corroding many hearts today. Atheist teachers in the West are bringing up a younger generation in a spirit of hatred of their own society. Amid all the vituperation […]

Happy Saint Valentine’s Day!

Happy Memories! That was then. This is now.   Just as they took out Al Capone (notorious for the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre), so the feds have now taken out El Chapo. And just as taking out Al Capone proved the war on alcohol was worth fighting, so too does taking out El Chapo prove […]

China Is Shaking

( About 13 minutes ) Every thing is dropping in China except debt. Property prices are falling. Job creation is declining. The stock market is falling. The narrator expects a significant shock around September.

Decline And Fall

( About 7 minutes )