Podcasts -- Top 5

Rufus and JimmyC both referenced podcasts in the past couple of days… so it’s a good opportunity to glean some good podcast info by sharing… as we’ve done with books, movies, etc. So “Top 5” isn’t really a “Best of” it’s more my favorites over the past few months or year or two. On […]

Tower of Babble

Grenfell Tower, London, UK

Conservative MP Daniel Hannan has some bracing and true words about the recent tragedy — the Grenfell Tower fire this past week. As in the UK so in the States when it comes to exploitation and manipulation of the victims, public, and their emotions. From CapX:

Do you remember the […]

Tuesday Open Thread 

Farewell and godspeed  (from writing syndicated columns) Thomas Sowell

Winter is Coming: Sociology and the Next Great War

Here’s today’s ray of sunshine from the Modern War Institute . 

“Cohen said that while the election was surprising, there is ‘deeper stuff going on,’ a ‘deeper political disruption’ that is ‘breaking down’ domestic political traditions as well as strategic stability around the world. This falling apart is a ‘crisis of the liberal democratic order’ that emerged […]

How To Avoid Raising A Spoiled Snowflake

In the latest for Prager University, family psychologist John Rosemond discusses an issue that is crucial for parents wanting to raise happy, well-adjusted kids (and one that is often overlooked in favor of more oft-discussed topics like education, discipline styles, etc.): saying no to them. If conservative parents (and future parents) want to ensure […]

Poker, Straight, Two Faced

Here is Jonoathan Rauch, in the New York Times, highlights what is wrong with out politics — justifying lying — so long as it’s done in order to get things done. Here’s a taste:

Often, the only way to get something done is to have separate private and public truths. Behind closed doors, nothing […]

10 Things Republican Politicians Can Do To Turn America Red

Yesterday I posted about how the Democrats are able to beat us because they’re focused only on farming for votes rather than doing anything worthwhile for Americans. It’s corrupt and despicable, but sadly effective. The good news is, it is possible for us to beat them at their own game. And best of all, […]

Thursday Open Thread 

Thursday Open Thread 

Why Trump is Right and Floyd Is An Elitist Hypocrite

The view from Floyd’s office.

In this comment:

Floyd Turbo gets on his high horse and tells unemployed blue collar folks they need to suck it up. Our Wal-Marts are full of cheap goods from China that make life for the Turbos peachy-keen, so the Trump’kins can take their protectionism and stuff it.

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