Can you imagine that headline? Would a war start with China? How outraged would we feel? It recently happened in Yemen (for the 5th time), by a drone controlled by our military: On my wedding day, my wife and I hired a couple of shuttle vans to ferry guests between a San Clemente hotel and…Details
It is disappointing, in some respects, that the sins of money in the West, namely theft via monetary dilution and usury, are no longer a hot button issue for popes. Just after the Reformation, these sins were of particular importance to the Magisterium – but while they may have been bad then, they are surely…Details
Not as a brat, not as a king, but as a scholar and outsider-insider in celebrity culture. The Actor, Jack Gleeson, floored me here, with his analysis of the weirdness of being a celebrity and not being a celebrity. Smarter than 99% of Hollywood?:
An amazing and prescient column appeared yesterday on several outlets, originally posted here. I would highly recommend, if you have not read or seen Kafka’s The Trial, to do so. In the meantime, here is a taste: There is a certain level of dishonesty in the common study of history. We look back at the…Details
Last week on ZH, a column noted what the truth of our $222 trillion unfunded liabilities + debt really means. I have never heard it put so eloquently as this: If the end of history were at hand, the dollar, the Fed and federal finances would have nothing to worry about. But between history and…Details
This type of news it addictive, perhaps just because it is true. Lawrence Kotlikoff again explains why we are in deep trouble:
We know it is coming. What am I doing to prepare myself and my family?