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Brexit Readings

Paleo Retiree writes: I’ve been loving following the in-the-wake-of-Brexit debates. Interesting times, to put it mildly. Here are some of the essays, op-eds and articles that I’ve gotten the most out of. Was the EU formed in order to avoid … Continue reading

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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Fake hate crime du jour. Good to see that someone’s keeping track. In a world of Trumpism vs. Clintonism, which will be the party of the 1%? Charles Koch prefers Hillary to any of the Repubs. Will … Continue reading

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Hillary’s Open Mouth

Paleo Retiree writes: Is there any woman who isn’t a porn star who’s photographed with her mouth wide open more regularly than Hillary Clinton? Related I marveled at how often we’re seeing mouths wide open in photos these days.

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“The Un-Civil War: BLACKS vs. NIGGERS: Confronting the Subculture Within African-American Communities” by Taleeb Starkes

Paleo Retiree writes: This book is like a companion piece to Chris Rock’s famous “I love black people but I hate niggers” standup routine, and despite its obvious shortcomings I enjoyed it a lot. Today’s “black people” matrix can be so … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour: Bullshit Dumps

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Baseball men often like to attribute the success or failure of a team to clutch performance. Those of us who study baseball systematically know that his is largely untrue, that the number of runs a team scores is … Continue reading

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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Will the next religious revival in the West be Islamic? Steve Sailer wonders if Hillary Clinton can survive Patricia Arquette. Why has our government’s diet advice been so bad? Have the benefits of statins been oversold? Does … Continue reading

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Back to … the Marshall McLuhan Future

Glynn Marshes writes: A couple days ago, University of Tennessee law professor Glenn Reynolds, a.k.a. the blogger Instapundit, penned a column for USA Today titled “Politicians benefit from American tribal warfare.” Tribalism, Reynolds writes, “is the default state of humanity.” … Continue reading

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