In my new book, Lessons from Fallen Civilizations, Vol. II, - The Way Forward, I report that the nearly autonomous Kurds of Northern Iraq, have not only exhibited great heroism in driving ISIS out of [...]
I write in Lessons from Fallen Civilizations, Vol. II, “In 2009, upon his release from Camp Bucca, Iraq, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the future sultan of ISIS, said to his American captors, ‘I’ll see you guys [...]
Count me among those who fear that the current struggle over whether this nation will allow sanctuary cities to flourish and multiply or abolish them threatens to be the single impetus which will escalate into [...]
March 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on The Enviro Left Is Both Wrong and Dangerous to US Survival
On March 5, North Korea simultaneously launched four missiles into Japan’s territorial waters. In his new year’s address, the North’s supreme leader, Kim Jong Un, bragged that his nuclear-armed rogue state would soon be testing [...]
March 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Hope Builds for the Coming Muslim Reformation
The historian and theologian, Father Richard Neuhaus, opined that the difficulty for today’s Muslims is that Mohammad is the only founder of a major modern religion whose life falls within an era of pedigreed historical [...]
My friend, Amil Imani, is an Iranian born and influential pro-democracy activist whose family escaped Iran during the Islamic revolution of 1979. He is also an apostate and is a fierce critic of Islam. He [...]
SNEAK PEEK: This excerpt from VOLUME TWO shows ELEVEN Factors that have repeatedly lead to the destruction of great civilizations.
PLUS! See how these factors connect to recent events that may lead to the fall of the United States
My wife considers me at times to be an insufferable alarmist. I found out though that I’m only a modern participant in a long tradition of American alarmists and also think I may have actually identified the first. His name was Professor Alexander Tyler. The professor was an expert on the Athenian Republic and was commenting here on the new republic that was being discussed in whispered tones by a growing number of American revolutionaries of his day. He wrote this alarming piece around 1760:
The Fall of the Republic A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves money from the public treasure. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most money from the public treasury, with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy followed by a dictatorship. The average age of the world’s great civilizations has been two hundred years. These nations have progressed through the following sequence: from bondage to spiritual faith, from spiritual faith to great courage, from courage to liberty, from liberty to abundance, from abundance to selfishness, from selfishness to complacency from complacency to apathy, from apathy to dependency, from dependency back to bondage.