Wednesday Open Thread

When Did you First See the Matrix?

Ace had an interesting question for his readers that could be fun to duplicate here:

When did you begin to suspect that the people in charge of the government and the media were dumb, ignorant, and sometimes actually deranged, and what confirmed it for you? What were your feelings about this? That is, was […]

Sunday Open Thread 

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”

Supporting free speech is not being neutral and does not […]

Excellent, or Bogus Adventure?

I can’t figure this out.

Like all humans, I have no special insight into the future, but, like most humans, I try to discern patterns from evidence in front of me. But the current state of affairs? I can’t even guess something as basic as; “is the overall direction positive or negative?”

Trump seems […]

Getting The Band Back Together

Fantastic ad from Ancestry.com that brings together the modern descendants of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Quite a lineage to be a part of.

Independence Day Open Thread 

Monday Open Thread 

Juneteenth

We Can't Stop What We Refuse To See

There have been many awful responses by left-wing imbeciles to the recent string of terrorist attacks in England, mostly about how the real enemy is “Islamophobia” and how we can totally fight terrorism with the power of hugs and rainbows, but this asinine tweet by Bette Midler in response to the London Bridge attack has […]

Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference - Barack Obama

Ace at ace.mu.nu has written a few posts explaining what secondary boycotts are and why he has changed from advising against them to advocating for them.

I’m not particularly a fan of boycotts as a sort-of political movement, but I’ve never understood why so many folks give their hard-earned money to people who will […]

The Center Cannot Hold

This, https://townhall.com/columnists/kurtschlichter/2017/05/18/this-is-a-coup-against-our-right-to-govern-ourselves-n2328059

is not hyperbole (I’ll quote from his article below my take). This really is a cold civil war. It’s not left against right or progressives against conservatives; it’s our government bureaucracy vs. the citizenry.

Some of you recently wrote about evil characters in movies and television that scared you the most and […]