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Obama’s War on Coal Comes To Alabama

August 2, 2014 // 9 Comments

It’s not enough to open the borders and give millions of illegal aliens work permits to compete for Southern jobs in a depressed economy … Obama also has to kill [...]

Energy, Secession, and Leverage

December 10, 2012 // 48 Comments

Texas This is worth sharing here: “Author Bob Smiley says even if the demands of nearly 100,000 rebels from Texas aren’t being taken seriously in Washington, all that [...]

Republic of Dixie: Natural Gas Production

December 6, 2012 // 36 Comments

Dixie The South dwarfs the rest of the United States in natural gas production: Note: The value of Wyoming in terms of coal and natural gas is starkly clear. Million Cubic [...]

Republic of Dixie: Nuclear Power

December 6, 2012 // 5 Comments

Dixie The South generates nearly half of America’s nuclear power: South Carolina – 49,869 Texas – 38,162 North Carolina – 37,775 Georgia – [...]

Limits To Growth: Neo-Slavery

July 11, 2012 // 98 Comments

Malthusian World As I mentioned in the comments, Richard Heinberg speculates that slavery might be restored in his book Peak Everything: “In the U.S., as recently as [...]

Limits To Growth: Mining Asteroids

July 2, 2012 // 71 Comments

New York In The Wall Street Journal, there is a new techno-utopian article about mining asteroids as a solution to resource scarcity: “Is the earth running out of [...]

“Up With Chris Hayes”

June 27, 2012 // 17 Comments

New York In spite of all our differences, I am confident that everyone who reads and comments on this website can agree on how satisfying it would be to knock this punk off [...]

The Export Crisis

June 27, 2012 // 16 Comments

BRA IMO, this will be much more effective than state based immigration laws anyway. We have already seen that the biggest deterrent to illegal immigration from Mexico was the [...]

The 2008 Economic Collapse

June 26, 2012 // 66 Comments

BRA Here’s an excerpt from Kunstler’s new book: “It was not a coincidence that the global financial system wobbled and crashed in mid-2008, the same moment [...]

Prophets of Doom

June 24, 2012 // 90 Comments

History Channel Kunstler mentioned that he appeared on this program in the book. I haven’t seen this before. Watching now. Note: The water crisis is interesting. I [...]

Kunstler’s New Book

June 23, 2012 // 142 Comments

Africa Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology, and the Fate of the Nation … I’ve been reading a Kindle sample, and this is some dark humor: “The [...]

California Perestroika

June 13, 2012 // 24 Comments

California In his latest Forbes column, Joel Kotkin takes a journey into the great progressive paradise on the West Coast: “California’s “progressive” approach [...]

Peak Oil and White Privilege

June 8, 2012 // 68 Comments

BRA H/T Kievsky This promises to be comedy gold: “KMO welcomes Jay Smith and Jeff Wilburn to the C-Realm to reflect upon the Age of Limits conference. Jay and Jeff, [...]

NBC Show: Revolution

May 16, 2012 // 102 Comments

Illinois 15 years after the collapse … new J.J. Abrams series might be worth checking [...]

$3.89 Gas

April 22, 2012 // 109 Comments

Alabama Driving through the Alabama Black Belt, I see that gas is now $3.89 a gallon for regular unleaded. Smirking, I find my thoughts turning to an old book, a personal [...]


March 21, 2012 // 39 Comments

United States Found this on Netflix … I have heard of this guy before, read one of his books in college, but I have never seen this documentary. Must be new. Note: [...]