Civilization 17

Overall site last updated:  June 5, 2022.  Individual sections contain their own update information.

"Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it" --- George Santayana

"It may be that we are fated to fail, and that all of our struggles are in vain.  But, as we are being swept downstream to our doom, it is not required of us that we go singing Hallelujah to the River God"         ---  source unknown, possibly Hilaire Belloc

"Just because you do not take an interest in politics does not mean politics won't take an interest in you."  ---  Pericles

“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.”  ---  Winston Churchill

"Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad."  --- Sophocles, Antigone

Left-Wing Violence
National Debt Clock
Links Articles Thoughts & Asides Videos & Podcasts

Boycott These
The Clown Show


A discussion of political, social and government trends, with the melancholy assumption that Western civilization in general - and America in particular - is in decline, and what that decline, if not reversed,  means for all of us in the future.