Culture

Barbarians At The Gate?

You know, I think it is long past time that we dust off another good word that has been little used for too long: barbarians. [ bahr-bair-ee-uhn ] noun a person in a savage, primitive state; uncivilized person. a person without culture, refinement, or education; philistine. (loosely) a foreigner. (in ancient [Read More]

Democrat party platform
Elections

A few highlights from the draft 2020 Democrat Party Platform

The Democrats released a draft version of their 2020 platform. These are just a few highlights (or lowlights) from this 80-page racist, Marxist disaster. The draft platform is an 80-page-long, singe-spaced document. It’s very repetitive, repeating the same facts to make different points. It is as hard left as a [Read More]

Donald Trump

Trump has baited the cognitive test trap

Democrats think Trump is stupid because he claims to have found the cognitive test hard. They don’t even see the trap into which they’ve willingly walked. Trump has a larger than life personality (I don’t think anyone can dispute that), and his own way of getting things done. Some of [Read More]

Social Issues

Defund the Police: the speed of degradation

The speed with which the Defund the Police movement is breaking American cities is a dangerous harbinger of the totalitarianism that always follows anarchy. Entropy: A measure of the amount of energy in a physical system not available to do work. As a physical system becomes more disordered, and its [Read More]

Politics

Cancel culture: Absolute power corrupts absolutely

The cancel culture of the campus outrage mob has burst into the wider world and it is daily revealing the truism that absolute power corrupts absolutely. When it comes to cancel culture, conservatives have been the canary in the coalmine. Because they’ve been paying attention to what’s been happening on [Read More]

Black Lives Matter
Race Relations

A thought experiment about the NFL and the black national anthem

With the NFL preparing to play the “black national anthem” before The Star-Spangled Banner, it’s time for a thought experiment. The idea for this post is not mine. Instead, it comes from the poster embedded below. I’m just expanding upon it. As you know, starting with the no-talent Colin Kaepernick, [Read More]

Education

Gettysburg- A Fourth of July Long Ago

(reposted by request) Two years, ten years, and passengers ask the conductor:What place is this? Where are we now? I am the grass.Let me work. – Carl Sandburg ; One hundred and fifty five years ago today, brave men fought in and around a small town in Pennsylvania to determine [Read More]

Politics

Happy July 4th! Happy Independence Day!

On this July 4th, don’t let the bastards get you down. We’re not dead yet, we know what we need to do, and we can do it to reinvigorate our liberties. Imagine that you live in a beautiful house that, unbeknownst to you, has had termites lurking within the walls, [Read More]

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Faith

Celebrating Independence Day

On the 244th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the United States of America finds itself in a war for its very survival.  Events are being brought to a head with the chaos and uncertainty of the COVID19 pandemic and shutdown of our economy; protests, riots, and [Read More]

America Election
media bias

Ignore the media; America is still in good shape

The media are lying to us: Outside of the media’s Democrat-run communities, Americans are getting along fine and are well aware of what’s really going on. Believe it or not, things in America are better than you think. In a way, America is the equivalent of a fundamentally healthy plant [Read More]