Editor’s Note: The author of this piece, Ryan Landry, recently appeared on Red Ice Radio. Make sure to check out his show below.
On the drive to work, NPR airs a story about a transgender four year old. The S&P 500 hits a new high, but your coworkers’ adult children live with them. Your social media feed reveals a nonstop war of words over any issue. Not a soul in D.C. seems to want to fix anything. Berkeley’s streets look like a deleted scene from a Mad Max film. You go to bed knowing the next day will bring the same. It’s morning in Weimerica.
We live in a degenerate age that is sold as progress. Every boundary is pushed: divorce, illegitimacy, gay marriage, transg, soon to be followed by polygamy, bestiality, etc. This is not progress, just change. This is not new, only new on our shores. We live in the United States of Weimerica.
Germans of the Weimar Republic did this all with cruder technology. Gay bars were in bigger German cities. Marlene Dietrich stole her gender bending style from a short lesbian radio personality. Germany was full of burlesque parlors, tawdry films, and had a spectacular variety of prostitutes available even by phone. Weimar had plenty of men in wigs dancing in nightclubs.
How did we get here? How did Weimar get there? Weimar had a surplus of women by the millions and hyperinflation combined with mass unemployment. The economic problems were an ever-present, lingering concern. Sell yourself to eat, right? The gender imbalance was…