Monthly Archives: September 2018

News of the Week (September 30th, 2018)

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Kavanaugh Hearings: Verdict First Trial Later

     The Senate Committee holding hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanagaugh have heard from his first, and more credible, of his accusers and from Judge Kavanaugh himself. There were two aspects to the hearing: An inquiry into the veracity … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Broke: Mathematics; Woke: STEAM; Bespoke: Social Justice Mathematics

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: 2 + 2 = 5      First, a little mood music:      Carrying … Continue reading

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Transing Academia

     Yuval Levin pointed out in the book “Tyranny of Reason”, a religious limitation to objective scientific study by, IIRC, Aquinas that stipulated that observation and reason ought to be paramount provided that such evidence is not construed to contradict devine … Continue reading

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Kernal of Social Justice

     The threat from “Social Justice” in technology comes not just from corporations, but now can be found in the open source community, as can be seen by Linux adopting a “social justice” friendly “code of conduct” (CoC), where vague prohibitions … Continue reading

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What Does A Socialist Dictator Do When People Flee? Blame The “Wreckers” While Living High On The Hog!

     What do you get when you combine hyperinflation, mass unemployment, a destroyed education system, and murder rates that make war zones look safe? In just one week:Loaf of sandwich bread went from 2.1m to 6m Coca Cola went from 6m … Continue reading

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News of the Week (September 23rd, 2018)

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Trump’s Greatest Asset, Redux

     The unhinged Left continue to be Trump’s greatest asset.      The RNC has previously put together an ad highlighting the willingness of the Left to proudly air their insanity. Since then, the Left has continued to provide fresh new insanity to … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Capitalism: Extermination; Racism; Redistribution

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: From each according their means to all Nomenklatura according to their … Continue reading

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Freeing the Humanities from Academia

     The greatest assault on Western Civilization came from the inside, and what was once the deepest reposit of that knowledge: Academia. This is nowhere seem more deeply than in the purging of the humanities of millennia of learned knowledge and … Continue reading

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