A Royal Future

Among the disgruntled peoples of Europe and America, there is a tendency to grab at the lowest hanging fruit. The common disgruntled man immediately looks to the system of government in which he lives, and often time rightfully places blame upon it for his misfortune.  Then this man seeks out a system that is perceived…

Enough Of This Schmitt

Special submission from the Chicago Civil Servant This note is a pedantic clarification about the abuses of the legal philosopher Carl Schmitt in politically charged writing published in the last few years. I’m a simple man and, like Schmitt, a lower-middle class striver, so I feel a personal affinity for him.  To the extent that…

UBI And Amazon Dorms

Threads of contemporary discourse are strange when viewed independently but if woven together with the right mind can create a wonderful tapestry. Even the most absurd or odd comment or news announcement can fit into the greater picture when connected. Our current media and education environment is planting the seeds for the implementation of the…