Category Archives: Progressives

Firing Line Friday: How Does It Go with the Black Movement?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Racial animus has long been a topic of debate. A discussion with Huey P. Newton, along with Patricia … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – When All Lives Don’t Matter: Non-Woke Dean’s Lives Don’t Matter; Hate-filled Cambridge Professor’s Life Does Matter; White Lives Don’t Matter

     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: All lives matter… except for THEM!      First, a little mood music: … Continue reading

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When Everything Is Racist All Anti-Racism Is Arbitrary And Capricious

     The usual rejoinder to “when everything is ______” is usually “than nothing is”. However in reality, the actual response is far more insidious. In reality, when everything is racist, just as when everything is a crime, actual enforcement based on … Continue reading

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Mandatory Wokeness In Academia

     Ah Academia, what was once (and in many ways still is) the repository of civilization and society’s achievements is increasingly the faunt of poison that is slowly killing America (and Western Civilization, more broadly).      We have already seen how college … Continue reading

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George Floyd As The Queen Of Diamonds

     One of the gravest errors of much of the conservative movement was to see a disconnect between the Gramscian marched institutions and the “normalcy” of society, at least as they experienced it. With that came the foolish idea that “it … Continue reading

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When The Revolution Comes?

     There are some people who seem to be curious contradictions. They are absolutely histrionic over America being lost an the eternal doom that would bring, yet somehow chalk this up to either some identified conspiracy or simply an example of … Continue reading

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Totalitarian Salutes

       Just as “Black Lives Matter” has become a woke shibboleth, the raised fist salute of defiance, with origins of the terroristic Wobblies and other hard Left ideologies, like Communism, has become the signifier of support for totalitarianism, much as … Continue reading

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Whither Columbia?

     ‘Tis an interesting confluence in the year 2020, where statues of Columbus, et al., are being torn down because of “racism”, including by the California state Senate which ironically voted to endorse racial discrimination by removing the prohibition of the … Continue reading

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Venezuela, A Pariah Of Oppression

     Actual socialism doesn’t work, not even in Venezuela, so they’ve embraced… money laundering, schemes to get around sanctions, graft, and criminal cartels!   Yet they still have gas shortages.      While some nations like the U.S. are standing up against Venezuela’s … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: How to Protest

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      There was a time when serious advocates of “fundamentally transforming America” had to distance themselves from riots and … Continue reading

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