Monthly Archives: May 2021

Are we ready? (A Baker’s Dozen ™ ways society can collapse)

As we ponder such modern societal memes as “May the Fourth” and “Cinco de Mayo” and even May Day itself, we may contemplate the idea that all societies, all civilizations, have a shelf-life. It isn’t conveniently printed on the label: … Continue reading

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Primitive – and why? America in space

The recent business concerning the reentry of the Chinese Long March 5B booster over the weekend (no deaths, no known damage) triggers some further thoughts about space. (Especially since I failed to comment on the 60th Anniversary of Gagarin’s magnificent … Continue reading

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The bizarre Chinese rocket mystery

Chicken Little is famous for racing around screaming “We’re all gonna die,” because “The sky is falling.” Because a leaf fell on her. She has nothing on modern media outlets, writers and the twittersphere.

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A fair warning? Or panic screamed out?

We always must judge the source, as well as the content, of political writings, especially those that seek to warn us of threats. It is far too easy to exaggerate the danger, AND the probability, of something coming after us … Continue reading

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Biden the showman? or the godfather?

It is even more common today than before the 2020 Election to portray Joe Biden as Sleepy Joe, rapidly descending into the abyss of dementia, and nothing but a tool and front of a cabal of uber-leftists and enemies of … Continue reading

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Political correctness gone rancid

Let’s face the truth. All of us practice political correctness to some degree. For example, we generally are smart enough to “not tick off the doc” (paraphrasing Tom Knapp’s recent comment). We don’t tell the M.D. that the chiropractors and … Continue reading

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Starvation and famine in our future?

To listen to and read many pundits, you might think so. Although I disagree, there are serious problems with the food supply around that world. Deutche Welle had an article a few months back, about the rise in food prices, … Continue reading

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Worshipping the “State”

Peter stood up with the others and told the Sanhedrin, “We must obey God rather than man.” Joshua ben Nun addressed the entire assembly of Israel, and told them, “Choose you this day whom you will serve. But as for … Continue reading

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