Author: James Howard Kunstler

Bye Bye American Pie

Bye Bye American Pie by James Howard Kunstler TDC Note – Please keep in mind this tweet is still live on twitter of a person threatening violence against other people- @Jack nor any local, state or federal authorities have arrested...

Bait and Switch

Bait and Switch by James Howard Kunstler Anybody else notice Joe Biden styling himself as Abe Lincoln this week? Uh, bad career move, pal. Someone ought to notify the Democratic Party leader that a) Mr. Lincoln was a Republican, and...

Storm Warning

Storm Warning by James Howard Kunstler For all his apparent clownishness and crudity, Mr. Trump’s counter-resistance may be all that stands, for the moment, between the DNC-sponsored Jacobin jihad, and what remains of a coherent consensus of genuine American values....

Juneteenth

Juneteenth by James Howard Kunstler Historians of the future, boiling acorns over their campfires (a nice accompaniment to cattail tubers and milkweed pods in a squirrel-tail reduction), will marvel that the Democrats back in the woeful year 2020 thought that...

Disorders Now and To Come

Disorders Now and To Come by James Howard Kunstler The desperate condition of the USA is a much greater illness than the symptomatic grievance of systemic racism — though, for the moment, that complaint galvanizes the nation’s attention because it...

The Party of Chaos and Falsehood

The Party of Chaos and Falsehood by James Howard Kunstler The USA has gone so batshit crazy in these months of the corona virus freak-out that an orgy of looting, arson, and murder, on top of epic job loss and...

Requiem for George Floyd

Requiem for George Floyd by James Howard Kunstler The occasion of the state funeral for the late George Floyd — rivaling the solemn progress of Abraham Lincoln’s casket across this land at lilac time so long ago — may be...

Ominous Convergence

Ominous Convergence by James Howard Kunstler And so, with the unjust killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the quest for cosmic justice resumes — that is, the justice that settles all the scores of racial grievance for all time, which,...

When Giants Fall

When Giants Fall by James Howard Kunstler It was only a few decades ago that Walmart entered the pantheon of American icons, joining motherhood, apple pie, and baseball on the highest tier of the alter. The people were entranced by...

Dance Macabre

Dance Macabre by James Howard Kunstler Western Civ’s most infamous encounter with pandemic disease, so far, was the big first wave of the Black Death that had a marathon run from 1346 to 1353. That bug was the real deal....