Monthly Archives: August 2018

Richard Fernandez: Night of the Demon

When the totality of cultural warfare and revolution now raging throughout the world is summed we may be watching an event bigger than the fall of the Soviet Union. The event doesn’t have a name yet, on the day we … Continue reading

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Andrew Klavan: “Why Are We in Media Hell?”

This piece encapsulates the way I have felt since the passing of John McCain. So, for instance, Senator John McCain dies. For the record, the man was a heroic patriot with whom I often disagreed. At such a moment, out of respect … Continue reading

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Charlie Martin: “It’s not our fault it’s the algorithms.”

An algorithm almost always reflects the biases of those who wrote it and of those who trained it… The controversy about apparent liberal bias in social media seems to have come to a head with the recent collaborative deplatforming of … Continue reading

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Late Stage Socialism: “Life Without Water: Sweaty, Smelly, and Furious in Caracas”

True enough, in Caracas, we go without reliable access to an extensive list of basic life essentials, from toilet paper to toothpaste. But if you ask me, dry taps are by far the most unpleasant of the epic shortages. Dishes … Continue reading

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The Swamp – Episode 1

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The Murder Weapon

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Richard Fernandez on Michael Walsh’s book: The Fiery Angel

The recursive references are intentional for Walsh’s goal is to demonstrate that culture — religion, the arts, language itself — are the core libraries of civilization built in a stack one upon the other. His thesis is that culture stores and … Continue reading

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Defense Distributed Needs Help

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VDH: Was the Pre-Trump World Normal or Abnormal?

In sum, half the country and much of the world, at least publicly, believes that Trump is an unnecessary disrupter of existing and necessary norms. The other half of the United States had concluded that what was recently considered normal … Continue reading

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“Facebook’s Flawed DNA Makes It Unable to Fight Misinformation”

Facebook’s DNA is based on the unchallenged power of an exceptional but morally flawed — or at least dangerously immature — leader who sees the world as a gigantic monetization playground. In Mark Zuckerberg’s world, the farther from home, the more leeway he feels … Continue reading

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President Trump Delivers a Statement Upon Departure

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“Louisiana bars banks from $600M deal because of gun policies.”

Good for them. We need more pushback against these leftist control freaks. Louisiana officials blocked two of the nation’s largest banks Thursday from involvement in a $600 million road-financing plan because they have policies restricting gun sales and manufacturing by … Continue reading

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What does white supremacist Richard Spencer really believe?

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When It Comes To The Environment, These Are The Good Ol’ Days

“America has achieved one of the great public-private successes of our time — dramatically improving air quality and public health while simultaneously growing the nation’s population and economy.” That’s not just talk. From 1970 to 2017, the six major pollutants monitored … Continue reading

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