Silken Slippers and Hobnail Boots Surviving the Decline and Fall
A collection of articles to simplify a wide variety of subjects about the present and future of the United States. It’s about clarifying and simplifying complex issues involving our evolution into an almost bankrupt, stagnant welfare state now being challenged by hungrier, aggressive, more productive nations. More
Many people form opinions from brief television bits crafted by biased “news” media, or merely from previous opinions. These articles cut through the complexities and misconceptions to simplify a variety of important, unclear issues. The public has been suckered into giving up their opportunity to achieve and prosper in exchange for free lunches and subsidies paid by others, creating a less productive, stagnant and almost bankrupt welfare state. In the process, the citizens and states have permitted big, expensive governments to rob us of many of our constitutional rights. We have become dependents of the career politicians, ensuring their re-election. Our savings will be wiped out by inflation, and our children and grandchildren must pay our bills.