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  • This Is Why America Is Coming Apart At Its Seams

    02/17/2024 9:25:00 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02/17/2024 | Mark Tapscott
    Interesting analysis this morning from Axios in a “Deep Dive: Inside the Mind of Gen Z.” The piece pulls together a bunch of data points and quotes from experts to provide a snapshot of a generation that, at least in my humble opinion, is in deep trouble.Here’s the key data from the Axios analysis: “By the numbers: Gen Z (defined as people roughly ages 12 to 27) reports the poorest mental health of any generation, according to a Gallup and Walton Family Foundation report.“Just 44% of Gen Zers say they feel prepared for the future. “The big picture: They dodged...
  • 1999 Story That Proves We Live In Bizarro World Today (Old FR Thread w/Comments)

    01/25/2024 7:17:45 PM PST · by OneVike · 15 replies
    WayBack Machine ^ | 4/28/99 | Old FreeRepublic Post
    I believe we should rename the Democrat Party, the Bizarro party. Why not? After all, when you compare what the Democrat Party considers normal today compare to what was their normal was in 1999, we can clearly see they created a weird type of Bizarro World. Let us look at the evidence, what was racist yesterday is now acceptable, what was was evil is now righteous, what was illegal is now legal, what was child abuse is now a child's right, what was boy is now girl, and what was a girl is now a boy. An example of...
  • The Zoomers Are Revolting

    01/19/2024 9:55:39 PM PST · by Red Badger · 51 replies
    American Mind ^ | 01.18.2024 | Peachy Keenan
    A generation that wanted for nothing grows up to hate everything. It’s not news that children have always enjoyed rebelling against their parents. It’s hardwired in kids, maybe as an evolutionary defense mechanism so that even helicopter parents are inspired to help baby pack and get the hell out at 18. Each of the last few generations has developed its own quirky spin on the perennial teenage impulse to rebel. Millennials rebelled by delaying “adulting” as long as they could—dressing like four-year-olds as they approached 40 in cargo shorts and superhero t-shirts, chomping edibles, and channeling repressed biological instincts into...
  • Victor Davis Hanson: A Culture in Collapse

    01/08/2024 5:37:10 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 80 replies
    American Greatness ^ | Victor Davis Hanson
    American civilization has been turned upside down, and we have a rendezvous soon with the once unthinkable and unimaginable. In the last six months, we have borne witness to many iconic moments evidencing the collapse of American culture. The signs are everywhere and cover the gamut of politics, the economy, education, social life, popular culture, foreign policy, and the military. These symptoms of decay share common themes. Our descent is self-induced; it is not a symptom of a foreign attack or subterfuge. Our erosion is not the result of poverty and want, but of leisure and excess. We are not...
  • What Is Going To Happen To Our Society As AI And Robots Take Most Of Our Jobs?

    01/08/2024 10:18:45 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 57 replies
    The Economic Collapse Blog ^ | 1/7/24 | Michael Snyder
    If you haven’t lost your job yet, you should be very thankful. Artificial intelligence and robots are taking more of our jobs with each passing day, and there will be no end to this high tech invasion. Eventually we could get to a point where AI and robots can do virtually everything far more efficiently and far more inexpensively than humans can. So what will happen to the vast majority of the human population when their labor is no longer needed? Will a way be found to quietly deal with “useless eaters” that are considered to be “just taking up...
  • The United States is in A Dark Place

    01/03/2024 6:02:46 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3 Jan, 2024 | E. Jeffrey Ludwig
    We are in a dark place as a country. This is a direct result of the extreme shift to the Left by the Democrat Party. Prior to 2020, President Barack Obama was our most far-Left President. But even Obama was still on the cusp between being an extreme liberal and being a communist. In a recent book, John Drew wrote about his occasional meetings with Obama in the early 1980s and that Drew -- a leftist at that time -- had persuaded Obama to accept a more moderate position than that of the hardcore Marxists. In another article in the...
  • The Biggest Revelation of 2023

    01/03/2024 7:16:14 AM PST · by Rev M. Bresciani · 11 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | January 3, 2024 | Dr. Michael Brown
    On December 29, on Facebook and X, I asked this question: “What do you personally believe was the biggest revelation in American society in the last year — in other words, the cultural or political or spiritual phenomenon that suddenly became crystal clear?” Naturally, I received a wide range of responses, but more than anything, I saw responses like this: “The blatant Antisemitism that is allowed, and apparently encouraged in this country without consequence.”
  • How Many Load-Bearing Walls Have to Come Down Before America Collapses?

    12/30/2023 6:44:15 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 20 replies
    Culturcidal ^ | 23 Dec 2023 | John Hawkins
    My friend Glenn Reynolds, who also has an excellent Substack you may want to subscribe to, just released a piece called Civilizational Jenga. The main focus of it was the Colorado Supreme Court’s foolish decision to pull Trump’s access to the ballot in Colorado over his supposed “insurrection” on January 6, 2021. Setting aside the fact that a large percentage of the country, myself included, doesn’t believe the Jan 6. riot was an “insurrection,” it puts the cart before the horse. Trump has yet to be put on trial for insurrection. For a handful of leftwing judges (and yes, they’re...
  • Five Things You Can Do This Christmas To Make the Marxists Miserable On Christmas

    12/24/2023 6:22:47 AM PST · by yldstrk · 36 replies
    pjmedida ^ | December 23, 2023 | Kevin Downey Jr
    If you think eggnog and caroling are fun, wait until you get your bald-headed niecephew so mad zhe poops zher Che Guevara manties. FACT-O-RAMA! The commies hate when we mock them, so mock I shall until we lock the doors of Ark 2.0 and listen to them get flushed away like the human feculence they are or, should we lose, until they learn how to load, aim, and fire a gun as I face a firing squad for the hundreds of articles I've written making fun of the joyless frown clowns. But first a quick reminder from our favorite KGB...
  • 8-year-old boy shot in head by stranger while enjoying Christmas light display with family in Oklahoma

    12/21/2023 3:28:18 PM PST · by CFW · 12 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | 12/21/23 | Jarryd Jaeger
    A young boy is recovering in the hospital after being critically shot in Lawton, Oklahoma. Zachariah Bannister, who had just celebrated his eighth birthday, was sitting in the back seat of his mother's vehicle enjoying a Christmas light display with his family when a bullet struck him in the head. The suspected shooter, Jullian Phillips, has since been arrested. According to Fox59, the incident took place on December 10 while Zachariah's mother, Nichole Groshong, was delivering food for DoorDash in southwest Lawton with him, his brother, and their grandmother. Groshong explained that throughout her shift, she repeatedly stopped outside homes...
  • CS Lewis’ 77-Year-Old ‘Christmas Sermon’ Warns of ‘Post-Christian’ World That Doesn’t Know Right From Wrong

    12/19/2023 12:49:19 PM PST · by Red Badger · 31 replies ^ | December 18, 2023 | By Tré Goins-Phillips Editor
    The world had just emerged from World War II when 20th century author and armchair theologian C.S. Lewis penned what he called “A Christmas Sermon for Pagans,” a message to British readers about the dangers of a world yielded no longer to objective truth but one lost in a sea of relativism. Lewis’ words in December 1946 — which first appeared in the erstwhile Strand Magazine — warned that “post-Christian” thought, a way of thinking that rejects absolute rights and wrongs, leads to nihilism. He wrote, in part: As for the ideologies, the new invented Wrongs and Rights, does no...
  • The Real Fix To The Fertility Problem

    12/19/2023 12:07:00 PM PST · by River Hawk · 39 replies
    Highly Respected ^ | Dec. 19th, 2023 | Scott Greer
    American conservatives fell in love with Poland and Hungary. The two countries stand as models for what all right-wing governments should be. Not only do they keep migrants out, they also promote pro-family policies designed to boost birth rates. Many of their fans want America to adopt these same policies to fix our fertility woes. But the two countries are not quite the paragon of fecundity some may believe. Hungary did boost its fertility from the lowest in Europe after implementing pro-natalist policies, but its total fertility rate (TFR) still remains low. Poland’s TFR continues to rapidly decline in spite...
  • Victor Davis Hanson: Weimar America - We may be headed for a 1930s nightmare

    12/04/2023 4:47:47 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 92 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 4 Dec, 2023 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Something eerie, something creepy, is happening in the world—and now in America as well. The dark mood is brought on by elite universities, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion industry, and massive immigration from illiberal nations and anti-Enlightenment societies. At Hillcrest High School in Queens, New York, hundreds of students rioted on news that a single teacher in her private social media account had expressed support for Israel. Waving Palestinian flags, and screaming violent threats, the student mob rioted, destroyed school property, sought the teacher out and tried to crash into her classroom—before she was saved from violence by other teachers...
  • If Everyone Can be "Far Right," Then the Term Has Lost All Meaning

    11/28/2023 5:55:35 AM PST · by Demiurge2 · 22 replies
    CAPX ^ | 11/27/2023 | Joanna Williams
    -- 'Far right' now includes feminists, Brexiters, elected representatives and nihilistic mobs -- Elites use playground insults to express disapproval and shut down further discussion -- Being angry about violence against children does not make someone 'far right' Last Thursday, Dublin city centre resembled a war zone. Violent mobs rioted for over three hours in what’s been described as ‘the worst disorder experienced for decades’. Vehicles, including police cars, were set on fire, and three buses and a tram were destroyed. The ‘huge destruction’ left shops badly damaged and windows broken. Looting followed. The violence is believed to have been...
  • What Has AI Done for YOU Lately?

    11/28/2023 5:53:57 AM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 24 replies
    Rick's Picks Blog ^ | November 26, 2023 | Rick Ackerman
    AI hubris has become America’s chief source of good news. Over the past year, artificial intelligence surpassed bitcoin as mankind’s most easily imaginable pathway to quick riches, shortened work weeks, ingenious solutions to every problem, and endless satisfactions. An AI-assisted world supposedly will revolutionize the way we do business, enabling high school graduates, even mediocre ones, to do the grunt work of Wharton MBAs. It will make government workers heroically efficient, fine print more readable and Shakespeare more accessible to the masses. AI will allow paralegals to leverage the law library as effectively as Ivy-educated Supreme Court clerks, homemakers to...
  • Can You Feel The Earth Shaking? Normals Are Stepping Up All Over the World. Everything is Shifting. The Evidence follows:

    11/26/2023 1:22:33 PM PST · by SeafoodGumbo · 48 replies
    Substack ^ | 11-25-23 | ELIZABETH NICKSON
    Did you hear the roar on the streets when Milei won Argentina? It built and built, and then everyone was out on the streets shouting, from windows, inside shops, houses. It is the future, all over the world. The Netherlands on Friday. Same same. Universal rejoicing. Absurdistan does a solid line in doom, but our firmly held first principle is that every single one of us should be two or three times as rich, with massively increased scope and ability to do the things we want to do. Defeating the criminal cartel that runs Big Pharma, Big Ag, Big Government,...
  • When the Truth Hurts, Lie

    11/20/2023 4:58:48 PM PST · by CFW · 5 replies
    TL Davis-Substack ^ | 11/17/23 | TL Davis
    When the truth exposes a catastrophe, it’s better to avoid the truth. This is how the leftist world works. Whether it is economic, social or military, the government has turned it’s back on the truth. The truth of the invasion through the southern border is not being told. None of it, not the physical aspect, not the financial aspect, the national security aspect, the logistical aspect and not the demographic aspect. You can find the information, that’s how we know that only the lies are being told to the nation. It’s bad. Yes, it’s bad, but it’s also a violation...
  • Getting Mugged Alone

    11/15/2023 7:18:10 PM PST · by River Hawk · 27 replies
    Highly Respected ^ | November 15th, 2023 | Scott Greer
    Another Good Samaritan was arrested in New York for intervening against a violent hobo. John Rote witnessed a man attacking a woman on the subway. He yelled at the vagrant to stop, before pulling out a gun and firing warning shots. The shots scared the assailant away, saving the woman from a terrible fate. Rote was rewarded with a criminal warrant and the woman’s ingratitude. The upstanding citizen was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a firearm, reckless endangerment and menacing. This story illustrates why so few people want to intervene to help out their fellow...
  • Police praise ex-con who helped save officer injured in shootout

    11/14/2023 7:18:09 AM PST · by CFW · 15 replies
    Fox19 ^ | 11/14/23
    HOUSTON (KTRK) - A Texas man with prior run-ins with the law is being hailed as a hero after he found himself in the middle of a freeway shootout and risked his life to help pull an injured officer to safety. John Lally was driving on Houston’s Southwest Freeway around 10 a.m. Saturday when he found himself in the middle of a shootout between a carjacking suspect and multiple police officers. He saw one of the officers, identified as 29-year-old Officer J. Gibson, get shot and didn’t think twice before rushing to the rescue. “I just kind of ran over...
  • The American nuclear family is officially over

    11/11/2023 11:43:20 AM PST · by DallasBiff · 115 replies
    Insider ^ | 9/16/23 | Juliana Kaplan
    Gone are the white picket fences, the two-and-a-half children in the suburbs, and married parents. The American nuclear family is officially dead, according to a new analysis from the Pew Research Center — even if some Americans haven't accepted it