Category Archives: Politics and Economics

Wilt and Wither

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: There are certain objects, to which politicians show a marked partiality, which can be classified as bad ones, to be avoided on all occasions. They include political actions such as freedom, justice and democracy; or, to … Continue reading

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You Read it Here First!

Fenster writes: Steve Sailer has reviewed Heather MacDonald’s new book The Diversity Delusion, which deals with the kudzu-like growth of college administrative staff devoted to promoting the creed of diversity and enforcing its many unforgiving norms. MacDonald is an exemplary … Continue reading

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Who are Those . . . Guys?

Fenster writes: When CBS gives $20M to #metoo who do they give it to? I don’t think the original organization founded by Tarana Burke is a 501(c)(3). It was founded in 2006 and ought to have an IRS form 990 … Continue reading

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Quotes from a New Yorker Article

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Today there is a craft-coffee shop across the street, on the first floor of a building from 1898, which was home to the S. H. Kress & Co. department store. During a recent renovation, workers found … Continue reading

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Linkage: The Other Side of Russiagate

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Former intelligence pros believe the Dems’ data was leaked, not hacked. Ray McGovern and Bill Binney do a nice job of filling in the details of a believable counter-narrative. More from McGovern and Binney. “[N]o intelligence … Continue reading

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Democracy & Politics

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Say the word democracy.  Notice how good it sounds.  Everything democratic is good.  A democratic meeting, a democratic policy, a democratic giraffe… if the adjective fits the noun at all, anything you paint with it comes out shiny and bright. Now say the word politics.  Notice how bad … Continue reading

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Note To My Kids On JP

Fenster writes: I see that Jordan Peterson book around and think it is a good idea for you to read it. Meanwhile, here is something shorter: a very good article on the Jordan Peterson phenomenon. As Peterson has caught on … Continue reading

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