Author: Robert Gore

The Last Gasp

The Last Gasp by Robert Gore for Straight Line Logic No one is more dangerous than the suicidal. When you can’t love, you hate. When you can’t build, you destroy. When you’re ignored, you scream. When you can’t tell the...

Irrelevant Details

Irrelevant Details by Robert Gore for Straight Line Logic You’ll be on your own during the Age of Chaos. Once upon a time there was a village right next to a volcano. The villagers spent much of their time watching...

To Know You Don’t Know

To Know You Don’t Know by Robert Gore for Straight Line Logic We’re all ignorant; few recognize it. Aubrey’s deployment order came a week later. A conflict had waxed and waned in Syria and Iraq for the better part of...

Shattering the Overton Window

Shattering the Overton Window by Robert Gore for Straight Line Logic Aim your rocks at glass houses. The Overton window is the range of policies politically acceptable to the mainstream population at a given time.[1] It is also known as...

President Trump’s Defense

President Trump’s Defense by Robert Gore for Straight Line Logic Democratic representatives should think twice before they vote to impeach President Trump. I thought I had said all I was going to say on “Ukrainegate” in my article “Make the...

The Builders

The Builders by Robert Gore for Straight Line Logic The builders will be in the driver’s seat. Debt is any enemy of government’s perfect ally. The more a government borrows the more it’s weakened. The consequences of debt, required repayment...

Enemy Assets

Enemy Assets by Robert Gore for Straight Line Logic Who’s betrayed their country? A dictionary definition of asset is: a useful or valuable thing, person, or quality. The word has been much in the news lately. Usually coupled with “Russian,”...

The Illusion of Control

The Illusion of Control by Robert Gore for Straight Line Logic Hat tip The Burning Platform The US empire may be history’s last. The illusion of control that has sustained the US’s nominal government and its behind-the scenes power since...

The Experiment

The Experiment by Robert Gore for Straight Line Logic How much longer will the middle class politely tolerate its own destruction? A middle class that outnumbers the combined poor and aristocracy is a relatively new phenomenon, dating back to around...

Well-Gotten Gains

Well-Gotten Gains by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic Time for a change. Albert Jay Nock wrote one of the best essays ever written, “Isaiah’s Job,” which first appeared in The Atlantic Monthly in 1936. The Wikipedia biography of Nock...

The Unprofitably Incompetent

The Unprofitably Incompetent by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic Those who can’t do, demand. Profit propels civilization. When a producer can make an item or provide a service at a cost lower than a customer values that item or...

The Yellow Vests Get it Right

The Yellow Vests Get it Right by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic Financial nuclear warheads. The mainstream media has degenerated irreparably. Here’s a reliable rule of thumb: if it’s important it’s not covered; if it’s covered it’s not important....