2018: The beginning of the end of the Fourth Turning in America

Regardless of its ideology, that new leadership will assert public authority and demand private sacrifice. Where leaders had once been inclined to alleviate societal pressures, they will now aggravate them to command the nation’s attention. —William Strauss and Neil Howe: The Fourth Turning: What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America’s Next Rendezvous with […]

2018 will change American culture at its core

If you’re wondering how things will change in 2018, you might think back the mid-1980s. In the 1980s, leftist professors, leftist news media, and leftist entertainers were angry. For years, they’d preached that Ronald Reagan was a neo-Nazi buffoon whose incompetence and malice would destroy America. Maybe even wipe out the human species. “I believe […]

4 Years Ago Today, I Predicted de Blasio Would Ruin New York City

I’m scheduling this blog on December 26, 2013. I’m predicting Bill de Blasio will be as bad for New York City as Mayor John Lindsay (1967-1974). Read the original blog here. Now, let’s look back at the New York City de Blasio inherited. According to ZeroHedge blog:  New York crime rates are at historic lows, […]

Liberals Are Not the Enemy

Forgive me. I say “liberal” sometimes when I mean something else. My mistake is habit, not irony. (Irony would require some intent on my part.) I grew up disparaging liberalism. I grew up reading and watching William F. Buckley Jr., for whom liberalism was the enemy. In the post-WWII era, the liberalism of the day […]

Trump Instigates NFL Labor Dispute

Yesterday, I predicted the NFL would suffer a season-shortening labor dispute this season or next. The reason: President Trump’s pressure on owners to crack down on anthem haters will stir up a fight between NFL Players Association and the owners. As if on cue: President Trump, in an exclusive interview with “Fox & Friends,” said […]

NFL Losing a Laugher (Video)

Blowout. Embarrassment. Lopsided. Laugher. Humiliation. Fans are doing to the NFL what Ray Rice did to his girlfriend in that elevator. Bars are banning football. The VFW has condemned the NFL.  Fans are burning jerseys. American Sniper’s widow livid. Viewership is down 11% year-over-year. Fans boo players they recognize. Baltimore fans demanding Ray Lewis statue […]

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