Tag Archives: Collapse

Suicide of a nation – and a civilization?

The incredible, insane, and hypersonic collapse of Afghanistan and the chaos and stupidity of so many people is on view and has been for a week. Hang on, folks! Things are going to get worse before they get better. As … Continue reading

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Colorado’s rapid collapse – in real time – a follow-up (Part 2)

In addition to the commentary series on homeschooling (starting here) last week a lot of readers accessed the commentary about Colorado’s collapse here. Let us see if we can ramp the fear up! This week, Colorado was joined by Afghanistan, … Continue reading

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Crumbling and collapsing

The recent tragic collapse of the apartment tower in Florida reminds us that life is fleeting and man’s creations are generally pretty-short-lived. But the physical collapse and the death toll (expected to be near 200, I understand) is really minor, … Continue reading

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Doomed? American cities (2nd try!)

Note: For some reason the WordPress editor has totally glitched and the first attempt, published at noon today (12JUL21) was totally botched up. So here is another try. Readers of this commentary know we here at TPOL are NOT lovers … Continue reading

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Stupid people OR stupid government?

Readers know TPOL frequently points out stupid government tricks at all levels in all lands. But it is not only governments who are stupid. American societies (like the rest of the world) have our share of stupid people. As this … Continue reading

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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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City = Doom

Be prepared, this is a very nasty, critical commentary. The so-called “modern” city is doomed. Not just here in the Fifty States, but in many other places on this planet of ours. (Although American cities seem to be leading the … Continue reading

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We’re back! Liberty’s price is being paid

After an unexpected and unplanned hiatus of two weeks, The Price of Liberty returns. Following a whirlwind tour of seven states, at least three still in the throes of the evils of the Lockdown, TPOL is back up this week. … Continue reading

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Crumbling systems

More and more lovers of liberty – self-professed libertarians/Libertarians or not – are more vocal in their critiques of our current circumstances. Not just the governmental system we Americans are saddled with, but the ever more bizarre society and the … Continue reading

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Irrepairable – no union, no republic, no “democracy”

As the aftermath of last week’s “protest” at and in the Capitol continues to reverberate around us, more and more people are asking the equivalent of “are all these aftershocks?” But a few are asking, “Is all of this, including … Continue reading

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