President Biden tried to lay the blame of any prospective default on the debt at the feet of the Republicans. But why was it necessary to raise the debt ceiling in the first place? Because the previous Congress, a Democrat-led Congress, passed a budget that blew though the existing ceiling and the Democrat President signed it.
Our dystopia and how we got in it.
The ends the Left have in mind is some sort of collectivist Utopia. Before they can build their brave new world, they must tear down the old one. Postmodernism is a philosophy that refutes the notion of objective reality. It refutes the Enlightenment notion that Man advances his situation mainly though reason.
You are not real to the globalists.
People are going hungry in Sri Lanka. Farmers in the Netherlands will be driven out of business. Europeans will freeze and Americans will sweat. Because their governments have decided to chase good ESG scores, instead of following best farming practices, people will go hungry and perhaps even starve this winter.
LR Podcast, S2E50: Avoiding a food shortage
We can revisit the need for an electric car in every garage and a windmill on every street corner after we've dealt with the potential of mass starvation.
Are they evil or just bad?
So are the leftist Democrats in power really just inept or is all the destruction being caused to our society and economy just a price to be paid to achieve the collective Utopia they seek?
LR Podcast S2, E27: What scares me in 2021
The alarming rise in authoritarianism in Western democracies is just that, alarming. It can come from a benevolent place, a patronizing attitude toward common people. It can come from a sinister place, a sadistic need to control others and delight in their misery. It is condescension made into governmental policy.
What a Recovery Might Look Like, Pt 1
At the beginning of April 2020, the consensus is that the peak is still a few weeks away. We're staying home more, we're doing social distancing and we're practicing good hygiene. Our borders are virtually closed and a third of the states are under some sort of lock-down order.
My Initial Reaction to The Communist Manifesto
I at long last, have bought and read a copy of The Communist Manifesto, by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Before now, I had only read quotes and brief excerpts from it. I was acquainted with it through commentary on it, but I knew once Democrats started to openly profess their socialist leanings I'd have … Continue reading My Initial Reaction to The Communist Manifesto
The Brexit is real and is going to happen.
Another concern of ordinary British citizens was the weight of overbearing regulation emanating from Brussels. Common household appliances, including hair dryers, toasters, and tea warmers were deemed too energy hungry to be used in the E.U. You can mess with Brit’s hair dryer, but threaten their toast and tea and you have a rebellion on your hands.
Socialism in America: Just a President Away
We consider ourselves to be free citizens of a capitalist country operating in a free-market economy. How close we are to not being that much longer, to the extent we even still are, is enough to give one pause. Most of the components of a socialist America are already in place.