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Clusterfuck! Worse Than 1789?

May 2, 2010 Morphizm 0

[Jim Kunstler, Clusterfuck Nation] Senator Levin pretty much had Goldman Sach’s Lloyd Blankfein dead in a casket with that now-notorious email from GS’s head of sales and trading, Tom Montag, […]

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Clusterfuck! A Still Moment

April 25, 2010 Morphizm 0

[Jim Kunstler, Clusterfuck Nation] George W. Bush was onto something in the fall of 2008 when he remarked apropos of the Lehman collapse: “…this sucker could go down.” It’s my […]

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Clusterfuck! Where Is RICO?

April 19, 2010 Morphizm 0

[Jim Kunstler, Clusterfuck Nation] It’s interesting and instructive to read The New York Times’ lead story this morning, Top Goldman Leaders Said to Have Overseen Mortgage Unit. While it pretends […]

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Clusterfuck! Our Turn?

March 29, 2010 Morphizm 0

[Jim Kunstler, Clusterfuck Nation] Nations go crazy. It’s terrifying when it happens, especially to a major nation with the ability to project its craziness outward. We look back on the […]

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Clusterfuck! The Party of Cruelty

March 22, 2010 Morphizm 0

[Jim Kunstler, Clusterfuck Nation] It was amusing to see the Republican party inveigh against health insurance reform as if they were a synod of Presbyterian necromancers girding the nation for […]

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Clusterfuck! Then All At Once

March 8, 2010 Morphizm 0

[Jim Kunstler, Clusterfuck Nation] I was plying the interstate highways of New England this weekend — there is no sane way to get from Albany, New York, to the vicinity […]

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Clusterfuck! We Are Weimar

February 8, 2010 Morphizm 0

[Jim Kunstler, Clusterfuck Nation] Future historians who try to chart the unraveling of the USA’s political tapestry might point to two events of the past week. The obvious first one […]

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Clusterfuck! Disasters Far and Near

January 20, 2010 Morphizm 0

[Jim Kunstler, Clusterfuck Nation] As the disaster in Haiti moves into its “Katrina” phase of organizational chaos, relief effort failure, and public health calamity, the world will get another lesson […]

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Clusterfuck! Six Months to Live?

January 12, 2010 Morphizm 0

[Jim Kunstler, Clusterfuck Nation] The economy that is. Especially the part that consists of swapping paper certificates. That’s the buzz I’ve gotten the first two weeks of 2010, and forgive […]

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Clusterfuck! The Futility Economy

January 6, 2010 Morphizm 0

[Jim Kunstler, Clusterfuck Nation] The US economy is essentially a Happy Motoring economy. During the whole nervous period since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, American gasoline consumption hardly went down […]

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Clusterfuck! Forecast 2010

December 30, 2009 Morphizm 0

[Jim Kunstler, Clusterfuck Nation] There are always disagreements in a society, differences of opinion, and contested ideas, but I don’t remember any period in my own longish life, even the […]

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Clusterfuck! Wickedness Abides

December 1, 2009 Morphizm 0

[Jim Kunstler, Clusterfuck Nation] “While Dubai is not big enough to set off financial repercussions outside the Middle East, the main fear is that investors could flee risky markets all […]

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Clusterfuck! Dreams Die Hard

November 9, 2009 Morphizm 0

[Jim Kunstler, Clusterfuck Nation] In The Long Emergency (2005, Atlantic Monthly Press), I said that we ought to expect the federal government to become increasingly impotent and ineffectual – that […]

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