Author: James Howard Kunstler

Signs and Wonders

Signs and Wonders by James Howard Kunstler In case you don’t know what condition our condition is in, the name for it is a crisis of legitimacy. Four years of seditious harassment by a “Resistance” within-and-without the US Government culminates...

Fog and Noise

Fog and Noise by James Howard Kunstler Is there a game on?  Consider: What you’re seeing may not be what you think you’re seeing. If an “orderly transition to the next administration” meant what you think it means, Nancy Pelosi...

In Darkness Visible

In Darkness Visible by James Howard Kunstler The signals from the political establishment to Donald Trump ring pretty clear now: get thee hence, thou big-bottomed orange menace to order and sanctity! Has ever a president been lonelier at 1600 Pennsylvania...

Christmas Awokenings

Christmas Awokenings by James Howard Kunstler nd so, on Christmas morning, having suffered the night visitations of vexing spirits — or was that just the strange interaction of Zyprexa and Zolpidem — Joe Biden woke up (in a manner of...

Yuletide Visitations

Yuletide Visitations by James Howard Kunstler Welcome to the longest night of the year, the moment of maximum mystification and terror for frail humanity, fretting that the sun might be going away for all the rest of time. Scanning the...

The Gyre Widens

The Gyre Widens by James Howard Kunstler The mind-numbing weirdness of Joe Biden’s insertion into the election of 2020 — like the furtive groping of an intern in a cloakroom — only signals the Democratic Party’s reckless drive to self-destruction,...

Kunstler Chatting with Andres Duany about Re-designing America in the time of Covid and other Social Traumas (Podcast)

Kunstler Chatting with Andres Duany about Re-designing America in the time of Covid and other Social Traumas (Podcast) Andres Duany is a key founder of the New Urbanist movement. His Miami-based firm, DPZ, with wife and partner Lizz Plater-Zyberk, designed...

Offstage Noises

Offstage Noises by James Howard Kunstler Friday night, the US Supreme Court booted the Texas case against the swing state election janksters, the citation of “standing” likely a cover story for another reason that isn’t strictly legal doctrine but rather...

Sometimes Life Really is Like a Bad Dream

Sometimes Life Really is Like a Bad Dream by James Howard Kunstler When you think of the US Supreme Court, it’s probably the image of its august Greco-Roman façade, expressing the conjoined ideas of democracy (ancient Greece) and a republic...

A Resolving Picture

A Resolving Picture by James Howard Kunstler Much as Chief Justice John Roberts would like to be the finger down the Deep State’s throat to trigger the up-chucking of Mr. Trump from the nation’s gullet, it looks like he won’t...