Progressive Delusions War of the Worlds
Donald Trump

With Trump’s presidency, unfalsifiable Progressive delusions thrive

The banal news that Donald Trump Jr tried to get dirt on Hillary exposes Progressive delusions as a collective dementia unresponsive to actual facts. In 1848, Charles Mackay published Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds. The preface to his first edition explains the idea behind the [Read More]

Change the politics
Politics

Bookworm Beat 12/16/16 — the random politics edition

Thanks to my friends, I have an email box filled with links to fascinating, random politics. In keeping with that random spirit, I present to you this randomly organized post: Principled journalism versus American journalism. Conservatives have been understandably charmed by the meltdown that Kurt Eichenwald, a Newsweak reporter suffered, [Read More]

Donald Trump

Russian Hacking: Ridiculous?

By: Mike McDaniel    Democrats have only just discovered Russia is a hostile power, and horror of horrors, Russia actually conducts espionage against America!  This would be the same Democrat party that until Donald Trump’s election was absolutely certain Russia—and communism in general—was not only no threat, but was merely [Read More]

Russian hacking of the DNC
Elections

The alleged Russian hacking explained in 44 seconds

If Russian hacking really caused the DNC emails to go public (something that Wikileaks denies), the following video explains in 44 seconds precisely what happened: The cast of characters? The huffing, puffing, threatening, lying Wizard of Oz is, of course, Hillary and the Democrat party. Toto is the Russians. The [Read More]

Alleged Russian hacking inconsequential
Elections

Russian hacking, if it happened, is inconsequential

Half my Facebook feed is hysterical about alleged Russian hacking. However, now that I’ve had some time to think about it, I’ve concluded that, if it happened, it’s completely inconsequential. Before I get to the allegations, let me start with the possible ways in which Russia could have interfered with [Read More]