Think back to your childhood. If it was anything like mine, you surely recall an abundance of Made in China labels on various items.
Growing up in the 1980s, I often wondered why so many things I used daily were manufactured elsewhere. Like any child, I was curious and full of wonder.
It’s only now, in my fifth decade on this big ball, that I connect the dots to those happenings some forty years ago.
Once a country stops making things, it loses its strength and autonomy.
For years, we stood by idly while China manufactured and exported goods to our shores. Human beings are heuristic creatures. Most fail to see things longitudinally. We seek instant gratification and covet immediate gain. It is wired in our brains and an evolutionary byproduct.
Consequently, with life experience, our perspective on the past improves with a little bit of reflective consciousness. Though not entirely evident to my childhood eyes, we are in the Chinese century. [Read more…] about Why A War with China Looms AKA WW3
Now that midterm primaries have come and gone, what did the results yield and where do we stand as a nation?
Though the final results are not entirely clear, we do know the following:
Democrats fared far better than what polls indicated in the weeks leading up to November 8th. [Read more…] about How Midterm Results + Indications Played Out
Face facts – life, as we know it, has changed and will never be the same. Within four months, day-to-day reality has shifted for the entire globe. Numbers flash on tv screens; deaths, infections, stock market indicators, and suddenly, things aren’t so different than the initial years following the September 11th attacks. Remember? The colored terrorism threat indicators plastered at the bottom of countless media outlets; red, orange, yellow, and so on. The current perceived threat may be different, in this case, a virus and not anti-West extremists, however, the same product is being sold by those in power – Fear, and a lot of it.