Must I chronicle these contemptuous times? Is it a failure of character to not do so? It’s as if my golden years will be time stamped with tarnish either way. A pronounced paying of the Piper that leads only to a bankruptcy of a decades old vested interest in American political understandings.
All the books purchased and read. All the column inches of commentary consumed. All the effort to be ecumenical in civic deciphering to better, and more fairly, crack our pluralistic code.
From Hayek to Hamilton, from neo-cons to know-nothings, from Kirk to Kennedy, Buckley to Bernie Sanders, and from Calhoun to the current buffoon, it all sums to a ride that has only lead to a detour of our democracy. A rerouting of our republic.
I have a question. Is a national “political economy” even possible within a “laissez-faire” global economy, and if not, is the American experiment of self governance, by and for the people, over?
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