Author: The Burning Platform

Seven Days in May

Seven Days in May by Doug “Uncola” Lynn – TheTollOnline.com As the political coup against President Donald Trump continues, I was recently reminded of a 1964 film entitled Seven Days in May starring Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, and Ava Gardner. Paradoxically, the...

13 Random Revelations from April, 2018

13 Random Revelations from April, 2018 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn – The Burning Platform As we travel the stormy seas on the way to our forthcoming destination, thirteen revelations from April, 2018 are now randomly recorded by this mate as...

America’s Unsustainable Empire

America’s Unsustainable Empire by Patrick J. Buchanan Before President Trump trashes the Iran nuclear deal, he might consider: If he could negotiate an identical deal with Kim Jong Un, it would astonish the world and win him the Nobel Peace Prize....

Why the Authoritarian Right Is Rising

Why the Authoritarian Right Is Rising by Patrick J Buchanan A fortnight ago, Viktor Orban and his Fidesz Party won enough seats in the Hungarian parliament to rewrite his country’s constitution. To progressives across the West, this was disturbing news. For...

The Pension Time Bomb: $400 Trillion by 2050

The Pension Time Bomb: $400 Trillion by 2050 from The Burning Platform Are governments making promises about pensions that they might not be able to keep? According to an analysis by the World Economic Forum (WEF), there was a combined...