Category Archives: Progressives

Quick Takes – Mentally Ill Education: Psychological Disorders; Genital Self Esteem; The New Red Guard

     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: When I went to YOUR schools, I went to YOUR churches, … Continue reading

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Academia Down The Memory Hole

     George Orwell introduced us to the concept of the “Memory Hole”, where inconvenient documents and records are disappeared as if they never existed. In the novel 1984, this memory hole was a literal hole that lead to an incinerator that … Continue reading

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The European Digital Panopticon and the Silencing of Dissent

     Not satisfied with throttling free speech through vague and excessive copyright restrictions, the European Union is looking to abolish all expressions of thoughtcrime as well as the privacy that inhibits the ability of the technocratic overlords to monitor and control … Continue reading

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Censoring the Law?

     Twitter is openly blocking doubleplusungood tweets that utter the phrase “illegal alien“.      Slight problem is that that is an actual term used in actual Federal Law: Does Twitter now ban the plain text of federal law? 8 U.S. Code § … Continue reading

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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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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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