Author: Robert Gore

Naked Emperors Don’t Get Much Respect

Naked Emperors Don’t Get Much Respect by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic What happens when most of your military infrastructure is suddenly obsolete? The emperor was the last to realize he was naked. This is not unusual, emperors are...

Anger Mismanagement

Anger Mismanagement by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic A new bull market is coming that will wipe out many of the current bull markets. Its chart looks good—building a base for decades, lately bursting through the top of its...

Our Rulers’ ChiCainery

Our Rulers’ ChiCainery by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic John McCain is buried, may his philosophy soon follow. Now they lay his body down Sad old men who run this town “Kings,” Steely Dan (Walter Becker and Donald Fagen),...

The S**tocracy and Donald Trump

The S**tocracy and Donald Trump by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic The latest paroxysms of puerile petulance. Rick Hasen, a professor of law at the University of California, Irvine, said Mr. Cohen’s admission could amount to an “impeachable offense,”...

America’s Kristallnacht?

America’s Kristallnacht? by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic If the US government prosecutes Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, it will mark a point of no return. We’ll never know what “average” Germans thought on November 11, 1938, the day after...

Now or Never

Now or Never by Robert Gore – Straight Ling Logic There can be no better advertisement against Democrats, neoconservatives, and never-Trumpers than their display after the Helsinki summit. Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad. The Democrats’ destruction...

Socialism Won

Socialism Won by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic If she’s elected and goes to Washington, socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will feel right at home. Socialism: “A political and economic theory of social organization that advocates that the means of production,...

Outsourcing Morality

Outsourcing Morality by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic Remember when you had to do something virtuous to signal your virtue? Some of the virtuous way back when did virtuous acts and didn’t even tell anyone else about them. If...

Declining and Falling

Declining and Falling by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic Are we destined for the same fate as that other empire? At the end of World War II, the US enjoyed geopolitical supremacy unmatched since the Roman empire. Friends and...

The Inversion

The Inversion by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic Soon, everything will be public knowledge, except what governments do. Last Tuesday, May 29, Starbucks executive chairman Howard Schultz published “An Open Letter to Starbucks Customers” in The Wall Street Journal (it...

Fortunately, the Dying Do Die

Fortunately, the Dying Do Die by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic Deaths that won’t be widely mourned. It is deeply satisfying to see the New York Times headline: “The Last Days of Time Inc.” One dying mainstream media organ...

Maybe the Russians Did It

Maybe the Russians Did It by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic Con artists are the most easily conned. If ever a military incident seemed to scream “false flag,” it’s the alleged chemical weapons attack on Douma. The Chief of...