culture

Americans are poorer today than they were 60 years ago

Not just Americans, actually, but people all throughout the West. You used to be able to afford to pay for a family with 3-5 kids on one income and still be middle class. Now, both parents have to work, and even with only 2 kids they barely end up in the middle class, burdened by debt for their entire lives, living well outside their means until they retire. If they get to retire. In the 1910's, a teenager used to be able to work for 3 months over the summer and pay for an entire year of tuition at a private college. Now, that's a laughable proposition... Read more [...]

Everyone’s a prepper

Yes, even you. Do you wear a seat belt while driving a car? Why bother? After all, the odds of you being in an accident on any given day are extremely low, so you're doing it just in case something very unlikely happens that might harm you. The average person is in a car accident every 18 years. If you drive most days, Read more [...]