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John HawkinsMarch 9, 20219min
“If something cannot go on forever it will stop.” — Herbert Stein One should never romanticize the break-up of the United States. If it happens, at worst it will be a violent affair that leaves scars that last generations like the Civil War. At “best,” it seems likely to be an enormously disruptive event that […]

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John HawkinsFebruary 7, 202110min
In the next few decades, America risks going bankrupt. The trajectory of the national debt has only been upward regardless of who is president, and there are five clear reasons why. 1) People haven’t felt the pain: What pain have Americans felt because of our 3 trillion-dollar-plus national deficit and our skyrocketing debt, which is […]