Saturday, March 26, 2016

The Archdruid Report: The Era of Impact

This is the era of historical development into which we will almost certainly fully enter at some point this year:

The Archdruid Report: The Era of Impact: Of all the wistful superstitions that cluster around the concept of the future in contemporary popular culture, the most enduring has to b...

ISIS in retreat

According to The Washington Post, the Islamic State terrorist group is in retreat on multiple fronts. This is largely due to the efforts of the Russian military, in my opinion. The reason the IS has been able to get as far as it has prior to his point is on account of US allies Turkey and Saudi Arabia helping them every step of the way. In fact, both countries were recently on the verge of setting off World War III by invading Syria and just may yet attempt such a profoundly foolish action!

Monday, March 21, 2016

The spite voters have crowned a king, and his name is Donald Trump

Spite the Vote by Mark Ames. I've published this link before, but it's more relevant now than it has been in the past. It doesn't mention Donald Trump, but it well and truly explains all about his recent political rise.

As desert to that main course, I also present Revenge of the Simple by Matt Taibbi.

The Archdruid Report: The Decline and Fall of Hillary Clinton

It's been too long since I've pissed on somebody's parade, so:

The Archdruid Report: The Decline and Fall of Hillary Clinton: The last couple of weeks in American politics have offered an interesting confirmation of some of the main themes I’ve discussed on this b...

The Archdruid Report: Donald Trump and the Politics of Resentment

The rise of a demagogic charlatan such as Donald Trump in this day and age is hardly any big mystery.

The Archdruid Report: Donald Trump and the Politics of Resentment: Of all the predictions I made for the new year in my post two weeks ago, the one that seems to have stirred up the most distress and deris...

The Archdruid Report: The Era of Pretense

Basically, the era in which we've been living for the better part of my life:

The Archdruid Report: The Era of Pretense: I've mentioned in previous posts here on The Archdruid Report the educational value of the comments I receive from readers in the wak...