96 Tears

"We'll be together for just a little while. And then I'm gonna put you way down here." -? and the Mysterians The reasons anyone would prefer Joe Biden for president range from habitual ignorance, to Trump Derangement Syndrome, to race hustling therapeutic totalitarianism*. Unlike what we're told is the only proper way to regard gender,… Continue reading 96 Tears

“a tyranny of the entitled masses”

The Tyranny of Fragility: How Alexis De Tocqueville Foretold the Rise of Victimhood Culture Tocqueville had direct knowledge of the Revolution of 1789. He would recognize BLM, Antifa, and a host of Democrats providing tacit support as modern Jacobins. The fate of Robespierre is not probably entirely lost on Harris, Pelosi, and Schumer, but they… Continue reading “a tyranny of the entitled masses”

How does he know?

The New York Times recently reported that Russian spies offered bounties to the Taliban to kill Americans. So, how much do you have to pay a Taliban member to kill American Troops? The White House, Russia and the Taliban have said the Times' story is false. Well, they probably would say that. When asked about… Continue reading How does he know?

The Spanish flu app

I don't want to send any traffic to this totalitarian screed, so no link. Apple and Google are building a virus-tracking system. Health officials say it will be practically useless. The tech giants have refused officials’ pleas to allow the collection of location data and to help contact-tracing teams learn where new infections have spread.… Continue reading The Spanish flu app

From German and Spanish; to Lyme, Ebola, Norwalk, and Lassa; on to Gehrig, Tourette, Hodgkin, and Parkinson

But "foreign virus" is xenophobic. Much less "Wuhan virus." Which is racist. I read BIRTH OF A VIRUS … several days ago and found the commentariat there split: Between 1) people who are critical of China's political system and public sanitation practices; and 2) those defending China, primarily by accusing the blogger (Regie Hamm) of… Continue reading From German and Spanish; to Lyme, Ebola, Norwalk, and Lassa; on to Gehrig, Tourette, Hodgkin, and Parkinson

Keeping it?

At the close of the Constitutional Convention Benjamin Franklin was asked what sort of government the delegates had created. His answer: "A republic, if you can keep it." MSNBC’s Chris Hayes disagrees and engages in some tautological pontification: “[T]he weirdest thing about the Electoral College is the fact that if it weren’t specifically in the… Continue reading Keeping it?