A Heartbreaking Post

A Heartbreaking Post


There’s a marked increase in hostility on the Right, directed to the Right. However, if the Left were ever to engage in any kind of in-depth introspection, leftism would fall apart like the intellectual house-of-cards it is. It would become nothing more than a vast collection of tiny, spluttering splinter groups feuding and scrapping over tiny niche issues, well below the radar of a media corps too power-hungry to focus on such penny-ante flapdoodle.

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Wish I’D Said That! (2/1/19)


“The notion that conservatives are the dogmatists and progressives are the free-thinkers is one of the greatest triumphs in the history of the intellectual marketing of bullsh**. Conservatives simply acknowledge that we have dogma, that some questions are settled, and that while they can be questioned or revisited, the amount of new evidence required to overturn them should be monumental and decisive, not faddish and rationalized in the emotions of the moment.”

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Shock and Sadness: Bre Payton Dies

Shock and Sadness: Bre Payton Dies


She was so very young! I know what you’re thinking: Some exotic mixture of narcotics and alcohol that she was trying out for the first time. Stupid, irresponsible kid! How could she? Or else, she was mixed up in some emotional entanglement or other with a married man, got caught and realized that her public persona so contrasted with her private life that she was forever tarnished. Or she got drunk one day and drove her car off a bridge. We’re always so quick to blame young people for their own deaths when they die. It was none of the above.

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The Catastrophic Failure that is Socialism

The Catastrophic Failure that is Socialism


Capitalism is mostly about allowing systems and structures to develop and grow organically. In other words: free people using free choices to show other free people how much they value, or don’t, their products and services. 

In Venezuela, one of the natural resource-richest countries… in the world, the people have no food or toilet paper. So, to make things better for them, their government guns them down in the streets. Why? Well, the people are quite naturally wondering why, with all the natural resources their country has… they have no toilet paper or food. When they express those concerns in public the government solves their petty complaints by adding a few grams of lead to their diet. Continue reading The Catastrophic Failure that is Socialism