Tag Archives: civilization’s fall

However! There is hope – we don’t HAVE to collapse

In the last two commentaries (here and here), we’ve discussed the amazing resiliency of the Fifty States’ society, economy, culture, and even political system. And I have warned that it may not last: the stresses are great and may overwhelm … Continue reading

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… Folks, the bad dream is NOT over

Yesterday (3 AUG 2021) I looked at the perhaps unexpected robustness of the Fifty States. Our society, economy, and political system have survived the last year and a half. Read that here. BUT…. “The bad dream is over.” That is … Continue reading

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The amazing robustness of the American economy and society, but …

Don’t get too excited about our society’s (or societies’) ability to survive all that much longer – at least as measured by history. Yes, it is amazing that we have gone this far, but it probably won’t last. Let’s see … Continue reading

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Our climate and weather hubris – and what we can do

In a recent commentary, about the predictions of this winter (2019-20) being a bad one, I touched on the topic of that new religion, global warming. Let us take a bit and put the claims in proper perspective. To do … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-12A: Theft is a many-splendored thing.

By Nathan Barton Good morning! ┬áIf you haven’t already, visit and read my rant “In my inbox…” written on a cold, snowy Saturday afternoon here in the Paha Sapa. Even as I am going through news stories right now, looking … Continue reading

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