Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump and Sweden

Paleo Retiree writes: I was taken completely aback by the reaction of much of the mainstream press, as well as of many of my lib/left/Dem friends, to Trump’s recent claim about Sweden and crime. They didn’t just question him or fact-check him. … Continue reading

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Caldwell on Trump

Paleo Retiree writes: From a terrific piece by Christopher Caldwell: In our time, as in Jackson’s, the ruling classes claim a monopoly not just on the economy and society but also on the legitimate authority to regulate and restrain it, … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour: Moldbug, er Boldmug, is Back

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Thanks to Callowman for alerting me to this. Lots and lots to chew on here, here’s just one (very lengthy, but hey, it’s Moldbug we’re talking about) example: …do you see the actual organizational structure of Washington, DC … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: “Acknowledging inherent sex differences isn’t harmful or sexist; differences don’t necessitate one sex being better than the other.” Why are so many intellectuals so fascinated by Brutalism? The Wah-Wah Pedal turns 50. JayMan shares his thoughts about clannishness: … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Pressers

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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The Meme War and its Victors

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: One thing Hillary didn’t tell you about the Deplorables: they produced a whole lot of fascinating political art. And it’s all the more fascinating for being so off-the-cuff, so anonymous, so — uh — dank. In … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to My Open-Minded Progressive Friends Who Are Upset at Trump’s Victory

Sax von Stroheim writes: Hey – Sorry you’re feeling so freaked out this week. Hopefully, the initial shock is starting to wear off and you’re in a better place where you can start thinking about the future without that same … Continue reading

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