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The Phoenix Template, Part Two, by Robert Gore

Click for Part One Intelligence agency is a misnomer, whether one defines intelligence as an ability to gather and analyze information, or as an ability to determine the salient and what it portends. Foreign CIA outposts are often stocked with … Continue reading

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No Fooling, by Robert Gore

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released figures this week on the government’s deficits and the national debt that are downright scary. Unfortunately, they’re not nearly scary enough. The assumptions the CBO incorporates are optimistic and will almost certainly be undercut … Continue reading

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The Phoenix Template, Part One, by Robert Gore

The American police state has been a work in progress for seventy years. Most Americans don’t pay much attention to what the government does in foreign nations, and even less attention to what it has done in the past. There’s … Continue reading

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The Useful and the Useless, by Robert Gore

To what depths governments will descend and how long they will survive as agents of repression is unknowable, but their dissolution is foreordained. They cannot commandeer the resources necessary to sustain the current level of tyranny. The useful will vote … Continue reading

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The Equal Sign Can Be a Real Bitch, by Robert Gore

by Robert Gore Many people shun mathematics, science, and logic, seeking refuge in their antitheses. A good part of human intellectual history has been attempts to either ignore equalities or turn inequalities into equalities. Forgiving, sloppy, delusional illogic is usually … Continue reading

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In Memoriam, 2016

by Robert Gore You don’t fight for your country, you fight for your government. The Golden Pinnacle, by Robert Gore On Memorial Day, America remembers and honors those who died while serving in the military. It is altogether fitting and … Continue reading

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Running the Table

by Robert Gore Multitasking is a delusion. Its premise: that the human mind can, like a computer, parallel process and perform multiple tasks effectively. No, it can’t. Each new task undertaken diminishes efficiency across all tasks. For those who need … Continue reading

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Murdering America

by Robert Gore There are many ways to murder; depravity encounters no limits to its diabolical designs. A dramatic staple: a trusted friend or relative administers gradually increasing quantities of an undetectable poison as a formerly vigorous victim inexplicably wastes, … Continue reading

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The Biggest Short

by Robert Gore Some reversals of financial trends prove so momentous they define the generation in which they occur. The stock market crash in 1929 kicked off the Great Depression, which ushered in the welfare and then the warfare state … Continue reading

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Blood, Oil, Debt, and Government,

by Robert Gore Last December, in “Oil Ushers in the Depression,” SLL said that oil was on the leading edge of global economic and financial contraction. The future is now. The carnage in the oil sector, where a glut has … Continue reading

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Orwell or Jenga?

by Robert Gore This website advocates straight line logic, but not straight line thinking. Normalcy bias is the term used by psychologists to describe the tendency to think that what has occurred in the recent past will continue in the … Continue reading

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