What Is the Fundamental Problem With America?

In 2018 I woke up. I’ve watched politics from afar most of my life. I kept it at arm’s length because it wastes time, and it still does. However, when I saw Donald J Trump as a threat, I had no choice but to become politically active. I started this blog and posted what I learned. I scoured books and waded through articles with facts, opinions, and everything else. I became a political sponge....

Let’s Make Responsibility Great Again

Let’s make responsibility great again. It’s no secret that the United States has fallen on hard times. After the January 6th insurrection, the United States of America has lost its reputation as an impervious bastion of the free world. In the following paragraphs, I will explain why irresponsibility is a core problem U.S. citizens must tackle. The Problem To illustrate what I mean by irresponsibility, I will tell a personal story....

The United States Congress Needs Accountability

The United States Congress needs accountability, and it needs it now. I’ve had enough of the rules for thee not-for-me game; how about you? I peer from the sidelines of America and see a bunch of assholes getting away with everything. There’s a long-form Wikipedia page that describes charges against Donald Trump, for fucks sake! And now Axios is reporting on Trump’s crusade to fire 50,000 civil servants across the federal government....

Why Are Republicans Trying to Destroy America?

Why are Republicans trying to destroy America? They are attempting to turn America into an illiberal Democracy as I write these words. At every turn, they complain about problems they created while sabotaging solutions. If you spend too much time following these crazy people on Twitter as I do, you’ll quickly understand their tactics. Attack & Sabotage Gas just hit $4.37 & people can’t get baby formula in the country Biden claims to be running....

Peace is weak

Peace is weak; therefore, we must defend it. Once upon a time, I muttered to myself, “What a boring age.”. Oh, how I was wrong. My life has been turned upside down by a global pandemic, a brush with fascism, an ongoing dance with WWIII, and worldwide inflation. I could throw in the decentralization of finance as well; why not? I’m optimistic about decentralized finance, but I’m dubious of its power....