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Last week, in his weekly broadcast, the great John Derbyshire mentioned some of the looming threats to our peace and prosperity. I have been thinking about some of the same things and decided this week to take a swing at the topic as well. At the start of every year, I sit down and write out some goals and evaluate my finances, in order to have some structure for my activities. Like everyone, my plans are ambitious, but each new year brings hope, despite by dwindling years.
As a result, I am in the frame of mind to think about the monsters that may be lying in wait or the trillion-dollar bills that may lying on the ground, waiting for someone to come along and pick it up. With all the hubbub about the election and the response to it by our increasingly reactionary rulers, it is hard to think much about anything else. Still, you have to look ahead and what I see is not a pretty picture. This coming year could very well make 2020 look like the good old days.
To be perfectly honest, I am not sure it is such a bad thing that the collection of time-serving hacks and criminals that is the Biden administration will be charged with managing our way through the minefield of 2021. Much of what lies ahead is the creation of the ruling class. Maybe they can more easily undo what they have wrought than a Trump team facing constant opposition. At the minimum, The Pretender can call off the BLM and Antifa mobs that have been running wild.
If they are unable to navigate their way through the minefield they created, then it clarifies things for us. The thing none of them seem to grasp at the moment is they own it all now. Prior to Trump they could play the good cop – worse cop routine with the GOP presenting themselves to us as the least bad option. The Democrats, of course, did the same to their coalition. Right now, that option is not available to them, as both parties have stopped pretending to be opponents.
Of course, when looking ahead you cannot see around corners or see the knock-on effects that will come from whatever they do to fix what they broke. Wise heads have been pointing out for a year, for example, that the economy is a very complicated system that no one really understands in full, much less detail. Smashing it with the Covid hammer will create lots of unknown unknowns. The same is true for immigration and trade, which they will smash this coming year.
If you read the writing of the new managerial regime, they like to talk about disrupting things and overturning stuff. They seem to have an unthinking belief that salvation can only come through chaos. One way of achieving this is the subversion of truth and order, so that perspective is all that matters. We are probably going to see what that looks like when applied to a society through public policy. We may be about to experience the first instance of recursive subversion.
This week I have the usual variety of items in the now standard format. Spreaker has the full show. I am up on Google Play now, so the Android commies can take me along when out disrespecting the country. I am on iTunes, which means the Apple Nazis can listen to me on their Hitler phones. The anarchists can catch me on iHeart Radio. I am now on Deezer, for our European haters and Stitcher for the weirdos. YouTube also has the full podcast. Of course, there is a download link below.
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This Week’s Show
- 00:00: Opening
- 02:00: The Demographic Crisis
- 17:00: The Crime Wave
- 32:00: The Crisis Of Legitimacy
- 52:00: Housekeeping
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