Brooks on The Next Culture War

What country does he live in?  Although the downward spirals may not be quite as steep,  to build up our “sound economic values”  is a good way to talk ourselves into a complacent slumber,  thinking ourselves invincible.  Another apt description of what Empires think like. “Human nature, in no form of it, could ever bear prosperity,” John Adams wrote in Continue Reading

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January 18, 2008: Bill Moyers talks with David Cay Johnston

BILL MOYERS: Are you agreeing with Ronald Reagan that government is not the solution; government is the problem? DAVID CAY JOHNSTON: Well, there are lots of problems with the government. I’ve spent my life exposing all sorts of problems with government. But government is fundamentally essential. Government is what creates for us civilization. We created this country so that we Continue Reading

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