Author: James Howard Kunstler

Forced Liquidation

Forced Liquidation by James Howard Kunstler Historians of the future, pan-roasting fresh-caught June bugs over their campfires, may wonder when, exactly, was the moment when the financial world broke with reality. Was it when Nixon slammed the “gold window” shut?...

Freaky-Deaky

Freaky-Deaky by James Howard Kunstler I never subscribed to the nostrums of Marxism, but old Karl sure had a point when he said, “All that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned, and man is at...

Things Have Changed

Things Have Changed by James Howard Kunstler At least in wartime, the bars stay open. That’s how you know this is a different thing altogether from whatever else you’ve seen in your lifetime. Even those of us who signed up...

Things Take a Turn

Things Take a Turn by James Howard Kunstler Around the same time that most Americans set their clocks ahead this weekend, something more momentous shoved the world into an epic phase-change, and the modern era, with all its mighty baggage,...

Things Get Interesting

Things Get Interesting by James Howard Kunstler They’re kidding, right? Joe Biden? The former vice-president and US champeen influence grifter came back from the dead this Super Tuesday to save the Democratic Party from Bernie Sanders Venezuelizing what’s left of...

Hey, It’s Not Just Corona Virus

Hey, It’s Not Just Corona Virus by James Howard Kunstler Whatever the Democratic Party is infected with may be worse than covid-19. The symptoms presented point to a rare illness known as kuru. By now, we all understand that diseases...

Guess We Didn’t See That Coming

Guess We Didn’t See That Coming by James Howard Kunstler The metaphysical question, what does Russia want, is sounding a lot like the cosmic conundrum posed by Sigmund Freud: what do women want? Is Vladimir Putin transitioning to “become” a...

At Stake

At Stake by James Howard Kunstler A miasma of consternation lay heavy across the Potomac swamp late last week when former FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe was let off the hook for lying to his own bureau while, elsewhere across...

Impure Thoughts

Impure Thoughts by James Howard Kunstler What if the Corona virus turns out to be a genuine pandemic with legs, not some punk-ass, flash-in-the-pan bug like SARS… and infects hundreds of millions around the world…? And what if it happens...

Executive Order

Executive Order by James Howard Kunstler In this pause between past and future Deep State seditions, and the full-blown advent of Corona Virus in every region of the world, we pause to consider Mr. Trump’s executive order requiring new federal...

Slapstick Suicide

Slapstick Suicide by James Howard Kunstler With Adam Schiff and Jerrold Nadler cast as Laurel and Hardy, the Democratic Party entered the slapstick phase of its self-destruction, moving from one botched scheme to the next amidst a chaos of falling...