The Carl Sagan Prophecy: When and How Did it Come True?

Future historians will characterize the early 21st century in America as a period of humiliation. Unfortunately, the humiliation did not…

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The Biggest Winners and Losers of 2020

2020, definitively, was the year that history began again. If you had any more doubts that the “End of History”…

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Election 2020 Results: The Seventh Party System is Here

Yes, there was fraud. No, we don’t know the extent of it. No, it probably won’t change the result, even…

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The Stronger, Safer, Prouder, 21st Century Republican Party Platform (Part 2)

Last week, we discussed the emergence of a new Republican Party for the coming epoch in American politics. Now, we…

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Are the Coronavirus Lockdowns Chinese Information Warfare?

One of the reasons why it was easy to overreact to the Chinese coronavirus was because China was taking it…

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The 2020 Forecast – Episode 5: Fortune Frowns

Ancient people had deep respect for the will of fortune and Homer’s “strong force of fate.” These, they said, were…

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How Well do Your Ideas Hold up in the Coronavirus Pandemic?

There’s nothing like a crisis to test your mettle, or in this case, the mettle of your ideas. “Crisis” is…

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The 2020 Forecast – Episode 4: Along Came the Coronavirus

There’s a funny thing about elections. Much like professional wrestling, outside interference isn’t prohibited. In December, the defending champion, Donald…

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3 Questions About the Bloomberg Campaign that the Media Won’t Ask

The biggest story of the 2020 campaign right now is the rapid rise of Mike Bloomberg. I’ve written about his…

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The 2020 Forecast – Episode 3: The Democratic Quagmire

Like you, I’ve watched with amusement as the Democrats, frothing with a still-waxing derangement, have stumbled into tar pit after…

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