Author: James Howard Kunstler

The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep by James Howard Kunstler You have to wonder how many Democratic senators spend the long hours of impeachment fantasizing how to end the misery of listening to Rep. Adam Schiff deliver the party’s funeral oration. Please God, hurl...

Funeral Arrangements

Funeral Arrangements by James Howard Kunstler As they like to say in the horror movie trailers: It… begins…! (Cue bassoons and waterphones.) If last Wednesday’s solemn and prayerful parade through the Capitol rotunda was the Democratic Party’s funeral march, then impeachment...

Grave Tendings

Grave Tendings by James Howard Kunstler So titanically self-unaware is the Democratic Resistance that it failed to grok it was actually signing the party’s death warrant Wednesday, complete with official Nancy Pelosi commemorative black-and-gold signature pens. And that their solemn,...

Sedition in Real Time

Sedition in Real Time by James Howard Kunstler It is a wonder of these incendiary times that even as impeachment of a president moves to its ripest phase, trial in the Senate, the acts of sedition that prompted it still...

How’s This Working Nancy?

How’s This Working Nancy? by James Howard Kunstler Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been clinging to her bill of impeachment for one reason: hoping that a judge will rule to release all the evidence and depositions collected by Robert Mueller’s investigation....

The Dogs of War

The Dogs of War by James Howard Kunstler In that mercifully quiet week between Christmas and New Years, I re-watched Ken Burns’ documentary of the first Civil War, in contemplation of a possible second. What an almighty bloodbath that was....

Evidence of Absence

Evidence of Absence by James Howard Kunstler What is most perilous for our country now, would be to journey through a second epic crisis of authority in recent times without anybody facing the consequences of crimes they might have committed....

Christmas in Flyover Land

Christmas in Flyover Land by James Howard Kunstler Last year, a local guy started renovating a restaurant on Main Street that has been shuttered for at least fifteen years. He’d retired from the army and started a company that made...

Reindeer Games

Reindeer Games by James Howard Kunstler The WashPo staffers had barely finished toasting “merry impeachmas” — and then quickly deleting the incriminating tweet + photo that signaled their self-owned chagrin — when the implications of the day’s solemn work started sifting...

An Expulsion of Demons

An Expulsion of Demons by James Howard Kunstler Is there any saving the Democratic Party? This wretched concatenation of ill-will, bad faith, false witness, and sore-loserdom lurches from one defeat to the next like some mindless monster from an ancient...

Two for One Holiday Special

Two for One Holiday Special by James Howard Kunstler Hillary Clinton sure got her money’s worth with the Fusion GPS deal: it induced a three-year psychotic break in the body politic, destroyed the legitimacy of federal law enforcement, turned a...