As Iowa floods, James Kuntsler predicts rising shortages of food, not just gasoline. Malthus is back. Fortunately, we have the alibis in place: People get what they deserve for being lazy enough to be poor or mediocre enough to be middle class. We would only mess them up further if we gave them a handout. Social safety nets are for sissies. Wealth Bondage is no place for the soft hearted. I identify with the Winner's ideology, I just wish I had a place at the table, rather than under it with the dogs.