Tag: American Decline

Was America’s Decline Planned?

Given the increasingly destructive things that have been happening in America in recent decades, it is easy to believe that a group of people designed a single master plan to destroy America. However, what actually happened is that two separate...

Nonsense Is STILL Destroying America

Warning: Nonsense is Destroying America was published thirty years ago, in 1994. I introduced it with these words: “Books warn of the destruction of the ozone layer, the befouling of the earth’s lakes, rivers, and seas, the devastation of the...

How to End America’s Decline

By now most Americans understand that the country is not only in decline, but that the situation is worsening. Economic, educational, and political problems multiply. Moral and religious values are increasingly challenged. Unfortunately, with all...

The American Glass is Nearly Empty

I struggled over the use of The American Glass… as my title, substituting, A Bad Dream. I finally stuck with my original thought because I am essentially a realist. I do not believe in optimism or pessimism, so the above...

Is Our Civilization Collapsing?

In recent decades, the study of history has lost its former place of honor in U.S. education. That is unfortunate, for knowledge of history is essential to recognizing and avoiding the threats to our civilization. There have been many civilizations...

A Sober Reminder

Ash Wednesday is always a sobering experience. The solemn words, Remember you are dust and to dust you will return, vividly reminds us of our mortality. It is also a simple reminder that we all owe God a death, thanks to the loss of Eden. In...

Reversing America’s Decline

Americans of every race, creed, social and economic condition are increasingly concerned about the decline of their country. Why, they are asking, has common sense given way to nonsense, wisdom to foolishness, sanity to insanity, harmony to discord...

One Ramp Agent, Two Dogs, and American Culture

Like thousands of lower forty-eight Americans, I had long wanted to visit Alaska someday. That time recently arrived for me and the visit was every bit as enjoyable as I had hoped. Anchorage, Seward, and Homer were, in different but complementary...