Why America Is So Friggin’ Stupid

Ah, that toxic confluence of religion and politics again! I’m always astonished at how stupid America is on the world stage.  Specifically, if you’re the crappy actor in the play, you shouldn’t be surprised if you get the rotten tomatoes thrown at you.  And America is the crappy actor. We like to pretend that our War for Independence was…
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Nuclear power

I would love to think that, in writing about the foolishness of nuclear power, I am preaching to the crowd.

It’s not like that, though.


Forget all those begats in the Bible.  We have our own. World War 1 begat Hitler.  World War 2 begat Eastern Europe as political subordinate to the USSR.  China (1949) begat McCarthyism.  The VietNam war begat a society that no longer trusted in government.  The loss of trust in government begat Nixon’s personal apocalypse.  The Nixon experience…
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