Author: James Howard Kunstler

Seeing Through Pea Soup

Seeing Through Pea Soup by James Howard Kunstler Just as Regan, the possessed tweenager in the horror movie classic, The Exorcist, vomited streams of green sludge at Father Merrin in the final hours of her extremis, so, in the final...

Female Problems

Female Problems by James Howard Kunstler History-the-trickster has paradoxically anointed the Great Disrupter, Mr. Trump, as the agent of order while the Democrats seek to bring chaos into every quarter of American life, a party of shrieking “Karens” and men...

Swamp Thang

Swamp Thang by James Howard Kunstler There’s the Swamp teeming with scaley, slithery, sharp-toothed, many-footed predators, but then there’s the miasma hanging over the Swamp, a toxic mist of lies, misdirection, dis-info, propaganda, bad faith, and sedition, illuminated by pulsing...

Convergence of Quandaries

Convergence of Quandaries by James Howard Kunstler And so, America has a new manufactured crisis, ElectionGate, as if all the other troubles piling up like tropical depressions marching across the September seas were not enough. Let me remind you what...

The Ghost in the Machine

The Ghost in the Machine by James Howard Kunstler The abiding mystery of the 2020 election is how come the Democratic Party, wishing so zealously to win back power, took pains to nominate a candidate weaker than the ghost of...

Back to School…D’ya Think?

Back to School…D’ya Think? by James Howard Kunstler After the spring from hell, and two months of summer staycation, families across the land anxiously await the very dubious reopening of the school year. The Covid-19 virus has revealed structural cracks...

The Duration of What?

The Duration of What? by James Howard Kunstler It’s nice to see The New York Times acting like a whipped dog after hounding the nation year upon year through thickets of falsehood and deceit to put over their hustle of...

Biblical Travails

Biblical Travails by James Howard Kunstler It’s looking a little bit like the nation’s attention to the Republican Trump-O-Rama Fest this week will get shoved rudely aside by Hurricane Laura, currently tracking to make a direct hit on New Orleans...

“Good Trouble” and Not-Good Trouble

“Good Trouble” and Not-Good Trouble by James Howard Kunstler And so, the party of the Resistance has completed its solemn four day confab of info-ceremonials and sent forth its Primero Ingenioso Hidalgo, Joe Biden, on his limping horse of platitudes, armored...

A Week of Wonders and Marvels

A Week of Wonders and Marvels by James Howard Kunstler Don’t the Democrats know that we can do better than mail-in voting? How about a national show of hands? Say, around four p.m. on Tuesday, November 3 — just after...

Chaos Theory

Chaos Theory By James Howard Kunstler For the moment, it seems, the Democratic Party’s actual anointed candidate for president is Senator Harris (CA), due to the obvious disability of her running mate. But such a boldfaced shuck-and-jive has never been...