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Peak Disruption

The post-war Old Order crashes around us. The Information Age reaches the maturation necessary to displace the Industrial Age.

Peak disruption may be at hand in the transition, but peak influence never will arrive. The influence of information will – can – never cease expanding, for such is the nature of information.

The post-post-war order rises. The disruptions accelerate and enlarge as one Age gives way to the next. Fukuyama was wrong.

The media that provided the compass and the landscape for millennia is the troll under the bridge wooing us from reality and telling us of a path […]

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What If America Is Not The Target?

Is North Korea aiming to attack America? Or is this misdirection? Looking at America or American colonies (Guam) as Rocket Man’s target may be entirely wrong.

Putting aside the mistake Japan made at Pearl Harbor – a small attack they thought was the mere shooing-away of an almost militarily insignificant non-combatant trying to interfere in their years-long creation of the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere (that resulted in the annihilation of two of their cities, the loss of millions of Japanese lives and the destruction of their country as an effective polity) – centuries have passed since the last attack […]

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The GOP Needs to Reconsider Defense Spending

As one can tell from the demands of and by people who should know better that wars can be won by spying on ourselves, and by all other GOP candidates to increase defense spending, Rand has not come close to convincing the GOP candidates and voters that increasing our military spending is not useful. All the others want to build a bigger DoD and send our men to kill their men – but not to win.

A question in two parts. But context is needed, context ignored by those who support the standard GOP response to anything military: Build a […]

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The Politics of a post-9/11 Internet World

We are witnessing a sea change in our politics, and outside of a few – Rand, Cruz, Trump, Bernie – no one is noticing…

Cruz is calling out the liars in his own party. McCain is berating GOP senators supporting the Constitution. McConnell is lying to his team in order to pass anti-limited government legislation.

Rand is saying – ya know what? The 10th Amendment really does exist, and, no, we don’t need to police the world.

Bernie is cleaning Hillary’s clock with her own base.

The GOP base can’t stand Jeb Bush.

Walker is […]

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An Integrated Worldview – First in an Intermittent Series: More European war.

I have noted often the inability of most people to think two-three steps ahead when commenting on issues. People demand Social Security be fixed…but vote for Democrats. People demand liberty – but vote for Social Conservatives. People demand better schools, then join the union rubber-stamp we call the PTA. Logic, history, consequences and forethought seem to play no part in their behavior.

In a recent discussion, another noted that he had identified the same problem; he termed it lack of an “integrated world view.”

My purpose in this post is to integrate a few – only a few – issues […]

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