In the early 1970s the air began coming out of the great post World War II middle class bubble. This has created what Eric Hoffer in the 1950s called the new poor, a very destabilizing social force that Donald Trump has decided to exploit. So what comes next may not be so good or…..

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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