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Fantasyland Part 2. How America Went Haywire. A 500-Year History.

Preface. This is the second of nine parts about the book “”Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire.  A 500-Year History”, mostly the introduction. Links to the 9 parts of this book review:  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 … Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov: How Russians survived the collapse of the Soviet Union

[ A great post by Dmitry Orlov about what collapse may be like, the best strategies to survive, and why the Russian way of life and culture prepared them far better for hard times than will be the case in … Continue reading

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President Carter’s energy solutions 1977

This speech is one of the reasons he wasn’t elected.  Reagan’s “Morning in America” happy talk was far more appealing. Jimmy Carter delivered this televised speech on April 18, 1977. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/carter/filmmore/ps_energy.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tPePpMxJaA  (1977) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IlRVy7oZ58  (1979, bad audio) Tonight I want … Continue reading

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