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Firing Line Friday: Resolved: That Government Is Not the Solution; It Is the Problem

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In 1981, Ronald Reagan declared during his inauguration speech that “government is not the solution to our problems; … Continue reading

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Boaty McBoatface for President in 2020?

     Broke: Secure elections with voter ID      Woke: Same day registration at the voting booth      Bespoke: Swipe right or left for each candidate and ballot measure      Despite cries of Russian Hackers stealing the 2016 election, some people want to move voting, … Continue reading

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Signs and Portents for 2020?

     The November 5th elections signal a complete cycle (save for the Gubernatorial run-off in Louisiana) of off-Presidential year elections in the United States. If we can learn anything from this odd-year election it is that all the trends in elections … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Meaning of the China Vote

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With the People’s Republic of China being in the news, primarily for the repression in Hong Kong, let … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Republican Party and Mr. Nixon

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In the previous two Firing Line Friday posts, the wipeout, on the Presidential level, of the Democrats in … Continue reading

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     With much debate over the question of “Nationalism”, the question of just what that means when different people use the term arises, and perhaps most of the acrimony of this debate is a question of different people using different definitions … Continue reading

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Ohio vs. The Gaia Cult

     Throughout the world, including the United States, make places are declaring that “nature” and ecosystems, such as rivers and glaciers. The city of Toledo, Ohio voted to give legal rights to Lake Erie. It turns out the state of Ohio … Continue reading

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The Political Age of Leeroy Jenkins

     If there is one thing that both sides of the political spectrum agree on is that Donald Trump has the knack for making people freak out and lose their s**t. Such was the case with a series of tweets attacking … Continue reading

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Why Are Child Drag Shows Legal?

     In this woke new world, with such people in it, the hot new way of attacking sane society is with pre-teen drag queens. Little boys, who dress up like painted harlots and diseased skanks, such as “Queen Lactacia” and “Desmond … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Problem of Illegal Aliens

     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 illegal aliens has been debated for decades. Rather than blind rhetoric, a sober discussion on … Continue reading

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