13 News Items That Will Make You Want to Cower Under a Warm Blanket and Await the Inevitability of Civilizational Doom

At a time when the American economy is humming along, and the country finally has a president with the stamina, both physical and intellectual, necessary to deliver historical success after historical success to the people of Planet Earth, it is easy to overlook the fact that, in spite of Donald Trump's unprecedented genius, civilization is almost certainly doomed to fail in our lifetimes.

If you want to see some evidence, just scroll through the following news items. Fret not, however, for we've had a good run. Enjoy!

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