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Politics

Bookworm Beat 11/30/18 — Another round-up of interesting news

Another Bookworm Beat looking at the daily news, including the daily propaganda from former news outlets, all of which is endlessly fascinating It’s not Trump’s foibles, but the media’s failures, that account for his low numbers. NeverTrumpers, looking at the chasm between Trump’s out-sized positive accomplishments in areas that matter [Read More]

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Politics

Bookworm Beat 11/20/18 — some quick links

You’ll find it all in this Bookworm Beat: Airbnb, antisemitism, Women’s March madness, Obama madness, gender madness, climate madness, and so much more. My children are grown and off to college, but some days they still need their mother. I’ve spent quite some time on the phone today with both [Read More]

Social Issues

A couple of quick points about eugenics, climate change, and art restoration

The eugenics debate from a century ago bears striking similarities to the climate change debate today, while Leftists try to bring racism to old statuary. I’ve actually been doing paid legal work all day long, with a short deadline, which makes blogging difficult if not impossible. Nevertheless, I wanted to [Read More]

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Politics

Bookworm Beat 9/12/2018 — the Benghazi tragedy and an illustrated edition

Today is the 6th anniversary of four American deaths in Benghazi. This round-up remembers that day and looks at some current news too — plus pictures! Remembering the men who died at Benghazi. Today is the six-year anniversary of the attack on the consulate in Benghazi. Four Americans died: Ambassador [Read More]

John Cox
Politics

The choice for California governor: John Cox v. Gavin Newsom

In the battle for California governor, a surprisingly even-handed pro-Gavin Newsom flyer makes an incredibly strong case for voting for Republican John Cox. In an ideal world, on June 5, when California voters go to the polls, members of the various political parties would have a chance to select which [Read More]

Second Amendment
Guns & 2nd Amendment

Bookworm Beat 3/18/18 — another Second Amendment illustrated edition

If the internet keeps being awash in stuff supporting the Second Amendment, I’ve got to go with it — but there’s lots of other good material here too. Before going on to the next set of posters (the ones about things other than the Second Amendment), here’s a wonderful video. [Read More]

Travis Allen
Politics

Can Republican Travis Allen become California’s next governor?

Travis Allen, an intelligent, truly conservative happy warrior has what it takes to put a Republican in the California governor’s office. I attended a luncheon today at which Travis Allen spoke. He is running for California governor. I’ve been to many luncheons over the years at which Republican men and [Read More]

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Propaganda

[VIDEO] The willful blindness of anthropogenic climate change fanatics

A PBS Nova show, meant to promote solar energy through solar flight, did nothing more than reinforce the fact that computer-modeled climate change is hooey. A few nights ago, PBS broadcast a new Nova edition entitled “The Impossible Flight.” My summary for the show and Nova’s summary differ slightly. If [Read More]

Black Swans Trump
Donald Trump

Trump isn’t a Black Swan; he’s a whole flock of Black Swans (by Wolf Howling)

Following his unexpected victory, Trump is quickly becoming America’s most consequential conservative president, making him a one-man flock of Black Swans. A “Black Swan Event” is one that: Comes as a surprise – i.e., a “high-profile, hard-to-predict, and rare event . . . beyond the realm of normal expectations in [Read More]

MSNBC Trump Trauma
Donald Trump

[VIDEO] MSNBC struggles with “psychological effects” of Trump’s America

MSNBC’s look into the psychological trauma arising from Trump’s presidency is comedy gold. Watch it to end 2017 with a good laugh. Whenever some particularly loony Leftist pops up in tears, Glenn Reynolds likes to say that one would need to have a heart of stone not to laugh. You’ll get [Read More]

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Faith

A theory about Progressive Jews and how they got that way

Did the Holocaust’s shadow give Progressive Jews such a fear of dying that they cling to a political ideology promising (but not delivering) peaceful death? A theory that popped into my mind yesterday that may help explain the mystery of the Progressive Jew, a person who clings desperately to the [Read More]

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Politics

Reality-denying Progressives call MAGA supporters “losers”

Progressives again show their retreat from reality, this time with a t-shirt claiming MAGA supporters, whose candidate and agenda won, are “losers.” During the 2016 Presidential campaign, Donald Trump had promised “We will have so much winning if I get elected that you may get bored with the winning.” The [Read More]