Biden Bungles America’s Oldest Alliance

President Joe Biden has become the master of unforced errors. He is completely correct to enhance US-UK-Australian military cooperation to balance against China. But there was no reason to alienate France and possibly the EU in the process – Brandon J. Weichert in The Asia Times

Republicans, Totally Wrong on COVID and Election Fraud Claims, Lose Bigly

An autopsy for why Donald J. Trump, the most dynamic man elected to the presidency in decades, lost in 2020…and why the GOP will keep losing (SPOILER ALERT: it’s not COVID denialism, anti-vax mania, or “Stolen Election” claims. It’s a return to fact-based politics).

Since You’ve Been Gone: America’s Collapse

The American collapse in Afghanistan is not an isolated event under President Joe Biden’s leadership. We are in the terminal decline phase of the end of empire, or in America’s case, superpower. What comes next will be horrific for America.

I’m With Stupid: How America’s Elite Betrayed the US and Inspired Our Enemies

America’s enemies (and allies) have long assumed that, because we’re the lone Superpower, we were governed by evil geniuses. They are now realizing, in fact, we are government by idiots. While it’s nice to be loved it’s good to be feared. Nothing good comes from being deemed big and dumb…which China, Russia, Iran, and our other rivals now do, thanks to the horrible debacle in Afghanistan.

Fake News – Southwest Florida Edition

It used to be that yelling, “fire!” in a crowded building or at an event was illegal. Now the media gets to simultaneously start the fire and then yell “smoke”–while barring all of the doors closed. The media is a weird and fickle business. Much like the tobacco companies, it is one of the few industries where it actually tries to kill its customers.