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Venezuela Slides Ever Faster Towards Ever More Oppressive Dictatorship

     It is a sure sign of trouble within a repressive regime when the people no longer feel restrained from violently tearing down the statues of regimes objects of a cult of personality: “In one Venezuelan city, a statue of former … Continue reading

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A Venerable Privilege

     One of the central tenets of the broader Left is an axiomatic worldview of oppressors and the oppressed, the former gaining their lofty status through unearned privilege. In this Rawlsian view, because some children had a better upbringing than others, … Continue reading

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Britain’s The Times Newspaper Declares War on… Anime

     The British daily newspaper “The Times” recently published an investigation about how Facebook refuses to remove what it deems to be “child pornography”. This is a serious accusation and something worth reporting about if true. However, The Times does itself … Continue reading

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Venezuela Turning in a Widening Gyre

     Much like the proverbial falcon no longer hearing the call of the falconer, Venezuela has ceased to be able to hear the call of sanity and rationality. In other words, in Venezuela, things are falling apart, the center does not … Continue reading

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Birds, Tomatoes, and Sharks, Oh My

     The “Sharknado” movies, which involve sharks being airborne and transported inland by adverse whether events, have been seen as ridiculous with no bearing on reality. This is similar to the 1978 movie “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes”.      The opening credits … Continue reading

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The Greater the Democracy, the Less the People’s Consent

Whither the Republic?      An interesting, of not accurate, observation was made recently, that despite more and more people being able to democratically participate in electing representatives and officials, there is an increased sense that those same elected officials rule without … Continue reading

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No Alt-Right for Sane Men

     Many of the so-called Alt-Right fancy themselves partakers of the “red pill” to achieve their equivalent of being “woke” (Alt-Woke, so as to speak). They eschew the wisdom of those who know better and embrace the ideological framework of their … Continue reading

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Shut Up, the EU Parliament Explained

     The Eurocrats who run the European Union seem a bit disappointed with the people of Europe who are increasingly turning against the Eurocrats and towards more popularly appealing politicians: “After Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, the rising popularity … Continue reading

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A Word of Warning for Pineapple Hating Presidents Everywhere

     The following message from Cuthbert Aloysius Coddington III, President of the Amalgamated International Fruit Company, delivered via telegram as delivered by a young boy who looked like that one girl from “The Go-Go’s”… It has come to our attention that … Continue reading

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Legislating Party Tonight!

“No man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session.”      — Gideon John Tucker      What, then, could the combination of legislative power plus the power of alcohol bring? “When asked […] what she found most surprising … Continue reading

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