We’re playing around. None of the RSS / curation offerings are satisfactory.
NOTE: We are not spending a lot of time on this or trying to hard to fit something into every line every day. Our weekly summaries will connect some of the dots. The big picture is shown above — most of the pre-conditions for revolution exist in the USA today. What is missing is a precipitant so shocking that the public rises up and throws both the Democratic and Republic parties out of office, with a “reboot” of democracy through an Electoral Reform Act.
Inadequate Intelligence. Tajik Court Fines Journalist for Calling Docile Intellectuals ‘Shit’
Isolation of Elites.
Breakdown of Elite Consensus.
Weak or Inefficient Government. Treasure Island cleanup exposes Navy’s mishandling of its nuclear past
Too Much or Too Little Bureaucracy.
Ego-Centric or Parochial Government. When Ego Drives Politics Can There Be Any Hope?
Elite Intransigence. Bill Kristol: Susan Rice is Arrogant, Just Like Her Boss Obama
Repression of Dissent. Spying and Social Control: U.S. Government Labels Dissent As Terrorism
Failure to Adapt. What in the world: ‘Dean of the House’ calls it quits
Ineffective Tention Managment.
Failure to Examine False Premises. Reasons are often for rationalizing
External Control of Government. U.S. And Israel: R&D Buddies
Arbitrary or Excessive Government. Obama about to repeat Iraq disaster
Failure to Respond to All Groups. Georgia bill: Ban driver’s licenses for immigrants without legal status
Garrison, Industrial, or Welfare State. The Coming Collapse of the Welfare State
Concentration of Wealth. Income Inequality Growing In New Mexico, Elsewhere
Lack of Public Disclosure. Congressmen Demand End to ‘Black Budget’ Secrecy
Loss of Economic Initiative. Americans trash about 1/3 of their food, worth $161bn – USDA
Failure to Do Balanced Growth. MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Feb. 24, 2014
Breakdown of Fiscal, Monetary, Welfare Policies. Who will take us out of the doldrums?
Insufficient Mobility. Upward mobility study deserves more attention
Failure to Deal with White Collar Crime. Emails suggest ex-Jefferies trader’s fraud, U.S. agent testifies
Loss of Key Sectors to Foreign Providers.
Loss of Quality Control.
Lack of Economic Motivators.
Unstable Growth. Manufacturing: A Key Ingredient for U.S. Growth
Excessive Defense Spending. Cutting Defense Spending, a Shell Game Masquerading as Something Substantial
Failure to Honor National Myth System.
Humiliation of Leaders. The President Should Exercise His Authority to Close Guantanamo Now
Loss of Confidence by Population.
Cynicism, Opportunism, Corruption. Anti-Corruption Due Diligence: A Key Component of Mergers and Acquisitions
Failure to Deal with Prejudice.
Desertion of Intellectuals.
Failure to Deal with Alienation.
Media (Self) Censorship.
Suppression of Intellectual Disourse.
Failure of Religion.
Cultural Pre-Disposition Toward Violence.
Acceptance of Media Distortions. What the Frack is Happening: Pizza Apologies, Hypocritical Millionaire and Park Propaganda
Failure to Embrace New Technologies. US company to beam free wi-fi to entire world from space
Failure to Embrace New Groups.
Failure to Have a National Strategy.
Failure to Nurture Entrepreneurship. The Missing Piece of the Entrepreneurial Puzzle
Failure to Franchise All Groups. Gay-rights advocates rallying at Kansas Statehouse
Failure to Develop National R&D. Kendall Cautions Against Complacency in U.S. Tech Superiority
Failure to (Protect) Communications. How the Tech Industry Can Fight the NSA
Failure to Control Police, Army (or IC). In America, Gestapo has replaced the rule of law
Failure to Employ Alpha Citizens.
Failure to Assess & Apply Technologies. Nuclear Waste: Auditors find continuing mismanagement at nuclear fuel plant
Excessive Urbanization or Pollution. Tiny plastic pollutant poses a threat to health of the Great Lakes ecosystem