The Great Divide as a means to peaceably resolve the post-tipping point ideological polarization of the country is a major theme on RR and has its own category of related posts. The thought of Dr Walter Williams, eminent academic, economist, and outspoken observer of the American scene, has often graced these pages. At a recent Investors Business Daily conference Dr Williams gave his assessment (here) of where we are as a divided people and what we should do about it. (H/T to reader)
My thoughts on the matter in a similar vein have caused some of the more rabid of the local left to call me a traitor, and for my expulsion from these shores. The fear of the Left’s losing their meal ticket is palpable and totally understandable. Nevertheless, Dr Williams and many people now see a negotiated partition of the country as the only reasonable and peaceful way forward which will halt the growing tyranny by the majority of the ignorant and least productive over the productive minority yearning to again enjoy the freedoms our Founders bequeathed us.
Please take time to read and reflect on the arguments presented in this short piece.