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The red threat to our American north

With Trudeau’s alliance with banks and financial institutions – authorizing them to freeze and suspend bank accounts of SUSPECTS – we here at TPOL believe that the little weasel has crossed the line officially into Fascism. The financial institutions have … Continue reading

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Poor, poor New Mexico

Because of work, friends, and family, I pay attention to New Mexico a lot. That includes almost daily listening to a Farmington radio station’s state/local news. KENN, like Farmington itself, is an anomaly in New Mexico: it is a diverse … Continue reading

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Setting new records – the Anti-Trumper regime

Uncle Joe has made it clear since Election Day 2020 that the dominant theme of his administration was to be to do the opposite of what The Donald and his people did for the previous four years. He appears to … Continue reading

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Supply chain collapse

A couple of weeks ago, Ryan Johnson published a very interesting piece in Medium.com. He explains (1) the current shipping crisis – key to the supply chain collapse we are living through – is very likely a LONG-TERM problem, and … 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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Colorado’s collapse – in realtime for your viewing fear

While publishing the homeschooling series (starting here), some other things have come up. Most notably, the rapid collapse of Colorado. As I write this, Interstate Highway 70 has been closed through Glenwood Canyon for THIRTEEN days (29 July through 10 … Continue reading

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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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End of cities – end of civilization?

The days are short and dark. Over at Agora, Jim Rickard has published his end-of-year commentary. Here is his blurb from his frequent email. The End Of Cities Means The End Of Economic Growth. We’re Getting There We’ve all seen … Continue reading

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The nasty nature of the minimum wage and other do-gooder ideas

I was recently reminded of a point made by esteemed economist (the late) Walter E. Williams, concerning the impact of the minimum wage laws on young black Americans’ employment. At the time he wrote, black youth employment was four times … Continue reading

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Wyoming’s rest area crisis (Part II)

Last week, the State of Wyoming suddenly closed a quarter of its rest areas on Interstates and other highways. Traveling through Wyoming on Friday the 19th, we saw some immediate results as my family passed three of the closed rest … Continue reading

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