Category Archives: Linkathons

Our Favorite Things in 2017

Blowhard, Esq. writes: As you will quickly notice, we’re a grouchy, grumpy lot, all of whom are too old to keep up with new things, so this list consists of our favorite things we encountered this year whether or not … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Salon, of all places, thinks it’s time for the left to give up on identity politics. The Spectator: “The terrific thing about our day and age is that everyone feels much freer to be who they are. … Continue reading

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Architecture Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Might the New Traditionalists in architecture¬†have a point after all? I was peddling pretty much exactly this piece to editors back in the 1990s and got precisely nowhere with it. NOT THAT I’M BITTER OR ANTHING. Trad … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Stop building residential towers! Martin Von Creveld takes a look back at the prescient Enoch Powell. “Berlin is lost.” Some Dems are finally trying to find their way out of the corner they’ve painted themselves into. Will … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Bring back Glass-Steagall. Economist Michael Hudson, who’s been right about a lot of things, is predicting a “slow crash.” Maybe we shouldn’t be so fast to abandon cash. How important (and effective) was the Paris climate accord … Continue reading

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The Russians Return!

Blowhard, Esq.¬†writes: Just when I think I’m done with the Cold War, it pulls me back in. What I’m WATCHING now: THE AMERICANS, season 5. Also BETTER CALL SAUL season 3 and THE UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT season 1. What I’m … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: How organic is your organic milk? Does Allan Benton make America’s best bacon? My wife and I think he may. Reason’s Jesse Walker praises Stewart Brand’s wonderful book on architecture, “How Buildings Learn.” Walker includes links to … Continue reading

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