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Buckley Ban On Reddit, Or Perhaps A Prelude To More, Or An Impetus For Less

     Apparently a recent post here has been declared so unconscionable by Reddit that your humble author’s Reddit account was suspended for three days. The content of said post being a link to this blog containing… a video of William F. … Continue reading

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     Blogging will be in hiatus due to jury duty and the courts prohibition on “social media”, local news, and blogging.      Update: They filled out the jury, so I didn’t get the opportunity to sit on the jury; Ironic since unlike … Continue reading

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Authoritarian Pixels & Brexit

     The game series “Watch Dog” which involves hackers in a surveillance state, the first set in a fictionalized Chicago and the sequel set in a fictionalized San Fransisco Bay Area. A third game has been announced… and the setting is … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Avant Garde

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The softening of the resistance to attacks on the Western tradition can in large part be found in … Continue reading

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I, For One, Welcome Our Robot-Run Casino Overlords

     Nevada, and especially Las Vegas, tends to be a rather transient state and a state more than many where humans with few educational credentials or those without higher level skills can nonetheless earn a living working in the casino industry. … Continue reading

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Happy Flag Day, 2019

     Happy Flag Day!      There are many historical flags associated with the United States, particularly during the War of Independence.      One such flag is the Bedford Flag: The Bedford Flag is the oldest known flag in the United States. It is … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Culture of the Left

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      If one wants to counter the Left, one needs to grok the Left. Even over fifty years ago, … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Rising Tide of Islam

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The question of the rise of Islam, particularly in Europe today, has been the focus of the West … Continue reading

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     Due to real life, there will be little to no posting until the end of the month.      The “News of the Week” will be back on the 2nd of June.      Until then, here is the late “Grumpy Cat” (AKA Tardar … Continue reading

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Derp News

     Forget about “fake news”. The real hotness in journalism is gullibility and stupidity.      Today.com ran an article about a “salad lasagna”, which stemmed from “journalist” Julia Curley finding a Facebook post and after asking for “background” on the poster’s “salad … Continue reading

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