Corruptarky

Charles Murray reviews a leftwing tome on the topic in the Claremont Review of Books: Meritocracy's Cost Check it out and come back. Jordan Peterson frequently points out that hierarchies are natural and inevitable, from lobster fights to human IQ, and that hierarchies tend to corruption. This is the framework for "absolute power corrupts…” The… Continue reading Corruptarky

Pen control

We're told the pen is mightier than the sword. We've known, for as long as we've had the concept of "sticks and stones," that words can make people uncomfortable should they have to defend their ideas about how others should be made to behave. Those cultural memes make our chief sword wielders nervous. And present… Continue reading Pen control

Trout in the milk?

No. Sticking to fresh water fish; several sturgeons in the milk bottling plant. ____________________________________________________________________________________ "Now is the when time we juxtapose," to quote Small Dead Animals. 1-FBI tells Americans to monitor family members for signs of ‘extremism’ and snitch on them I'd be unhappy about this even if this wasn't the one-time employer of Andrew… Continue reading Trout in the milk?

Bloody handed little weasel

Nice short summary of Fauci Fraud. Fauci In 2012: Gain-Of-Function Research 'Worth Risk Of Lab Accident Sparking Pandemic' | ZeroHedge In which he is quoted in response to questions from Rand Paul:"We have not funded gain of function research on this virus in the Wuhan Institute of Virology," he added. No matter how many times… Continue reading Bloody handed little weasel

And we’re working on the voting thing

China Launches Hotline to Report Online Comments That ‘Distort’ History or ‘Deny’ Its Cultural Excellence Well, we've gone them one better. We've privatized this function, setting up entire industries dedicated to trashing our history and punishing those who object. In China, taxpayers fund it. Here, people volunteer.

There’s nothing liberal about it

This is a follow-up to my post on the desecration of the word "liberal," starting with excerpts from the papers of a President who served only one term. A national calamity laid him low: Like Cassandra, some people get punishment they don't deserve. I could have emphasized a lot of it, but I'm pretty sure… Continue reading There’s nothing liberal about it