Thursday, July 09, 2015

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“Payback’s a Bitch”: Rural Wisdom and the Gathering Storm
Maybe Washington will always get away with it. Maybe it won’t. White Americans are an obedient and passive people, easily cowed, but maybe enough will prove enough. Maybe things will blow. Maybe jurisdictions will just ignore the feds, as begins to happen.

But it is dangerous. The economy declines, people out of college can’t get jobs, the ghettoes simmer, automation surges across the board, and one day soon we will have cutbacks in the entitlements. When groups begin competing for dwindling resources, things will get ugly. It could explode. It really could. You might be surprised how many people out there think, “Bring it on.” Not a good idea, but we go that way.
The economy is pretty good right now. That's not saying much, but people have jobs, collect Social Security, their stocks are going up. When the currency or asset prices collapse and stay down, the Social Security is cut or destroyed by inflation, then people will be really angry. Yet with things doing pretty well, people are already itching to fight and picking fight after fight. When things turn down next, the anger level will already be the highest it has been since the 1960s and 1970s.

Aside from a bad eocnomy, there's also growing risk of a major military defeat.
Controversy surrounds firing of Marines' female recruit battalion CO
A Marine officer who led the service's only all-female recruit battalion was fired amid complaints of a toxic leadership environment — but her supporters say she was only trying to make the unit better by holding women to tougher standards.

No doubt people who fly Confederate flags will be to blame for any disaster that befalls the Progressive Utopia.

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