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Violence & Escalation

     Just a week ago, your humble author noted a marked increase in the acceptance of violent rhetoric and and warned of “fringe individuals who live in political echo chambers who are likely to do something stupid”. Less than a week … Continue reading

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Frustration & Violence

     Whether its a hard Leftist who wants to double down on immanentizing the eschaton, or someone one the post-conservative Right who feels like the country has suddenly gone mad and thinks that no one is trying to bring back normalcy, … Continue reading

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An Uncanny Election Year

     Of all the elections for decades that your humble author has experienced, this one feels different.   Perhaps we’re on the verge of some epochal political realignment, or perhaps the irrational has just drowned out the sensible. Either which way, … Continue reading

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The Killdozer Right

     One of the most noticeable changes in politics has been the rise in emotionalism. Oh, there have always been passionate people in politics, on both sides. The Left and the Democratic party has certainly had their share, with plenty of … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Future of the GOP

     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 future of the Republican Party is as hotly debated now as it was half-a-century … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Nixon Experience and American Conservatism

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      How much does one politician affect an entire movement, not just while in power, but far into the … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – DEI Must DIE: Ending Diversity Statements At MIT; Axing Mandatory DEI Statements In Kansas; Scraping DEI Requirements In Virginia

     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: The return of education is nigh as discrimination, exclusion, and inequality … Continue reading

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Utah vs. Gaia (And Robots And Aliens)

     Governments either creating or banning “rights” for “nature” is as hot of a topic as ever, and now Utah has not only banned “rights” for Gaia, but far beyond that with HB 0249. It reads, in part: 63G-31-102. Legal personhood … Continue reading

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Alabama vs. Wokeness

     Many states have taken measures against wokeness in one variety or another, and now Alabama has joined in with SB 129 being signed by the Governor. It, in part, prohibits the state from pushing “divisive concepts” and programs to push … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Do We Need a Foreign Policy Doctrine?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Increasingly, it feels as if politicians in both the Democratic and Republican party see foreign policy strictly through … Continue reading

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