The California recall election took place yesterday and it appears that Gavin Newsom has survived to serve the remaining year or so of his term. Allan Stevo reports that change is coming to California, nevertheless. When public officials begin hiding from their constituencies, they're definitely reaching the end of their legitimacy.
Hurrah for equality! We're drawing ever closer to the reality that everyone--including our daughters---will be required to register for the draft. Lawrence M. Vance reminds us that outrage over drafting women to send to war may be distracting us from the immorality of conscription itself.
How can a sense of victimhood be used to radicalize a populace into embracing genocidal policies? Dr. Jordan Petersen explains how those who frame themselves as victims use their status as justification for rejecting right and wrong.
Why would people choose to identify as a victim? Jeff Minnick explains that, for many, the siren song of victimhood is irresistible because it relieves them of any personal responsibility for changing their circumstances. He suggests throwing our victimhood in the trash.
None of us wants to consider that the lifestyle we've become accustomed to may be on its way out. But the growing scarcities of critical parts like microchips is signaling a real problem within our economy. Charles Hugh Smith says financial fakery isn't going to be enough to stave off the coming economic shift.
It's not an exaggeration to note that America is nearly as divided as it was heading into the 1860 election. Pat Buchanan zooms out to 30,000 feet and gives a pretty accurate description of who and what is tearing the U.S. apart.
When things start to seem overwhelming, don't forget that humor is a sign of light and life. Isaac Morehouse has an excellent reminder that laughter provides a boost when we need it the most.
If you've ever wondered why privacy is so important, some politicians are about to provide us with an object lesson on the matter. Peter Jacobsen shares how the Treasury Department is seeking to track financial transactions of personal bank accounts over $600. Because, you know...they care about you.