Economist, Gregory Clark convinces us with 500 years of data from nine or ten countries, that the economic and cultural success of children is 70+ percent that of their parents. True in Britain, Sweden, and, despite Mao’s slaughter of intellectuals and drug addicts, China where the revolution did not change the names of ruling families. And Sweden’s roster of social programs has achieved a population without complaints or prosperity.
The American, despite information, still chooses…Continue
“…German socialists had envisaged socialism not as a process of spontaneous self-organization by the masses but as an expansion of public administration designed to promote the general welfare” Peukert, 1992, 30)
Oswald Spengler (1918) elaborated a theory that civilizations cycle through seasons. Each has its spring, summer, fall, and winter. He and Toynbee (1958) could have added the United States to the model. The Weimar Republic, born in the ashes of WWI in 1918,…Continue
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Obama knows that the test-that-matters for dictator-applicants is their history for getting…Continue
“. . . MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa. Craig Ziemke has voted for Democrats all his life, including twice for President Barack Obama. Not this year.
“‘The whole country is going to hell,’ the 66-year-old retired factory worker said, standing against the bleachers at a high school gymnasium while waiting for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to arrive. Ziemke’s fury is…Continue