I see very few people who have made the jump we’re basically already in a state of civil war and international crisis and we just haven’t mobilized the armies yet. Very few people have realized that they are basically in a battle for survival where minor mistakes will result in…— Whatifalthist (@whatifalthist) September 22, 2023
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I have included a few highlights below.
As I have argued in recent weeks, “The Collapse” began a few years ago. We are currently living through it. The system is breaking down and losing legitimacy. Overwhelming cynicism and pessimism about politics is the norm. The people who still have faith in the system are the real fringe. Over 60% of Americans have little or no confidence in the future of American politics.
Personally, I believe the polarization and gridlock will be resolved in the near future. At some point, political brinkmanship will devolve into violence and one side or the other will be vanquished. The winner will redefine the country for the rest of the century. We are near the end of a pre-war era. I know that is dark, but that is how I see it going. The present state of extreme gridlock is a passing phase.