Mau-mauing the swamp dwellers

Facebook and YouTube continue to bury, or outright ban, well founded commentary on CCP virus public policy and the myriad election irregularities of which the Uniparty disapproves. They aren't alone. Amazon has banned books. Twitter banned all mention of Hunter Biden's laptop, including suspending the New York Post's account. That ban arguably lasted long enough… Continue reading Mau-mauing the swamp dwellers

Sinophilia Syndrome

"In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity." -Sun Tzu These days, using the word "virus" preceded by "Wuhan" or "Chinese" will get you banned from Twitter or Facebook, dissed on MSNBCCNNCBSNBCABCRT, pilloried by the authors of the 1619 Project, and their newsprint co-conspirators, and denounced by the Chinese Communist Party. This is not… Continue reading Sinophilia Syndrome

Chinese capitalism

This phrase keeps showing up in one form or another in comments defending the Chinese Communist Party's handling of their virus. Example oneIt is also worth noting that China is at least as capitalistic as the United States and their technology is quickly eclipsing ours... The health system in China is actually a pure capitalist… Continue reading Chinese capitalism

Choices

Gender feminist theory predicts we'd see nearly equal employment of males and females in all occupations if we could erase the 'patriarchy.' In STEM and managerial positions there would be more women; in health care and K-12 teaching there would be more men (a side effect of no real interest). That this is not the… Continue reading Choices

Note to Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria, As a newly elected Congressional Representative, self-described democratic socialist, open borders advocate, Medicare for all proponent, free college education supporter, BDS enthusiast, and CAGW partisan you have your work cut out for you in your new job. I think it's possible you're operating under a few misconceptions that will make that job more difficult.… Continue reading Note to Ocasio-Cortez

The selected zero-sum victims cult

Conflate the ideas in the following 3 articles, and ponder. 1) Selection effects To take a more provocative example [of selection effects], consider the “____ studies” fields in academia. Even if they don’t explicitly require professors to have left-wing ideas, they select for such professors by making uncomfortable anyone with a different point of view.… Continue reading The selected zero-sum victims cult

Lysenko’s handmaid

Sara Giordano, mentioned in an earlier post, is a Women’s Studies professor at UC-Davis, and recent author of Those who can’t, teach: critical science literacy as a queer science of failure, in which she argues that science, as and because it is defined by Western civilization, is a tool of racism and sexism. Along the… Continue reading Lysenko’s handmaid