“Be ready for it. Be prepared. Don’t lose your way. We’re going to need all the people who can think through this, plus some, to avoid a blood letting that will make the French Revolution or the American Civil war look like tea with the parish ladies.”
*I started this post about 24h ago, and then life pulled me away, and I got home too late to write. I tried to finish it last night, but got lost in the weeds. This morning I started discussing it with son over breakfast, and I THINK I figured out what the stops would be for people born and raised here, and what I have to address. So, once more, with feeling.*
After the last week — sweet slithering mother of soycakes and tofu, that was SOME week — I was in a private group, where one of my friends said that our problem right now is not left against right; it’s not political correctness against free thinkers; it’s not even SJWs against Libertarians. No. It is the elites against everyone else and, of course, vice versa.
He said we’re in the middle of a great populist spasm.
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