More like Jihad

The Children’s Crusade By the inestimable James LileksThe Climate Panic Movement is all about saving the children who walked out of school to protest and got a three-day weekend. If you argue with the children, you hate science and want them to die when melting seas push a tsunami of hungry polar bears into Nebraska.… Continue reading More like Jihad

Estranged from beauty and grace

James Lileks at The Bleat.“These are people who are estranged from beauty and grace, by their own hand. Not dark souls but lazy ones. Not bleak hearts but banal ones, looking for the perpetual frisson an adolescent male gets when he drifts to the brotherhood of the numb and the bored. They have nothing to… Continue reading Estranged from beauty and grace

More on Gillette

Image Update 3:30PM: Let me guess. Those skin-tight jump suits didn't sell enough blades. H/T Sausagelink from the Althouse comments, originally at Powerline. I'm seeing defenses - mostly by women - of Gillette's "toxic masculinity" ad because about half of it consists of scenes where men behave well, as in stopping a fight between boys.… Continue reading More on Gillette

Three Thoughts on The Donald

Read all three. Andrew Klavan: What's a Conservative to Do? Or a Libertarian, or even a Scoop Jackson Democrat? If it's Hillary versus Trump, a plague on both parties' houses. American conservatism is the defender of constitutional law, restricted government and individual liberty. Those principles are what I'll stand on, against any opponent on either… Continue reading Three Thoughts on The Donald

Can’t we all just get along? Actually, No.

September 11th, 2001 was also a Tuesday. I was at work when the news first filtered in. Some of our IT staff called to say their flight back from a training session in Atlanta had been canceled because the World Trade Center and the Pentagon had been hit by airplanes. We turned on the television… Continue reading Can’t we all just get along? Actually, No.

Never forget. 7:15PM More sites with worthwhile video reminders. above from 2005-2019

Fever Swamp Revealed

Self-Loathing and the Denial of TerrorismBY JAMES LILEKSA real hoot. Read the whole thing at the link above, but here's the opener:You're an enlightened world citizen. Your T-shirt says "9/11 was an inside job." You're pretty sure we're living in a fascist state, that President Bush taps the Dixie Chicks' phones, Christian abortion clinic bombers… Continue reading Fever Swamp Revealed