The Value of Neoconservative Opinion
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:01:00 +0000

Ed Snowden’s new book “Permanent Record” is out.  A friend of mine sent me this non-review review by Paul Davis.  As with so many things, the Washington Times is wrong about Ed Snowden too. The Times is in a strange competition with its similarly flawed near-peer, the Post, to be the DC voice for more war, more government, more surveillance, and more prisons.  These elite mouthpieces surely sense that most people don’t actually like war, government, surveillance and prisons.  They also sense that those folks are not buying their papers, and thus the editors remain heavily focused on the elites … Continue reading

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Bravo, Donald!
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:01:00 +0000

Just when you think the Donald has lost his marbles completely, he pulls a rabbit of rationality out of the hat of Imperial Washington’s Forever Wars madness. We are referring, of course, to his sensible decision to decline the opportunity to put American soldiers in harms’ way in an impending showdown between Turks and Kurds on the northern border of Syria. To our recollection, that particular tribal enmity has been going on for centuries and needs no help from Washington to fester on for years to come. But already he is being monkey-hammered by the bipartisan War Party because by … Continue reading

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Ed Snowden’s New Book
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:01:00 +0000

1) Permanent Record– Edward Snowden 2) Left of Bang: How the Marine Corps’ Combat Hunter Program Can Save Your Life– Patrick Van Horne 3) Sodium Bicarbonate: Nature’s Unique First Aid Remedy– Mark Sircus 4) From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life– Jacques Barzun 5) The Camp of the Saints– Jean Raspail 6) A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War– Thomas Fleming 7) The Screwtape Letters– C.S. Lewis 8) Progressivism: A Primer on the Idea Destroying America– James Ostrowski 9) Battlefield America: The War On … Continue reading

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Fred Reed vs. the Darwinists
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:01:00 +0000

A good bit more now than a decade ago I was a member of Steve Sailer’s HBD (Human Biodiversity) mailing list. This dealt with (who would have thought it’) human biodiversity, meaning such things as evolution, racial differences, evolutionary psychology, and genetics. It was a bright and usually congenial group, if doctrinaire, from which I was dropped for, I think, apostasy. My sin, as best I could tell, was expressing doubts about Darwinism. This is something that One Doesn’t Do. Among the members were Greg Cochran, a physicist; John Derbyshire, a mathematician by training and political philosopher by preference; and … Continue reading

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New York Post: Fox News ‘Misrepresented’ Impeachment Poll
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:01:00 +0000

The New York Post released an analysis Saturday, which found Fox News had “mispresented” their poll, suggesting a majority of Americans supported impeachment of President Donald Trump. Fox News released a poll this week which found that 51 percent of registered voters want President Trump impeached and removed from office, while 4 percent want Trump impeached but want him to stay in office, and 40 percent of voters oppose impeachment. The Fox News poll found that supposedly showed a double-digit increase in the number of voters who wanted Trump impeached and removed from office. However, according to a New York Post analysis, Fox News misrepresented Americans’ alleged support for … Continue reading

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Here’s Why Hillary Is Running Again in 2020
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:01:00 +0000

That’s right: Hillary Clinton is running for president again in 2020.  She has actually ramped up her campaign since her defeat in 2016!  From her Twitter feed to university speeches to appearances abroad – from Ireland to Australia to India – the “I’m with her” campaign continues.  The message remains the same: Donald Trump is racist and sexist, and his supporters are deplorable.  Hillary also continues to preach that she won the 2016 popular vote by 3,000,000 votes, but because of the electoral college (that damn Constitution thing) and RussiaRussiaRussia, she was robbed of her rightful prize and place in history. Her Path to … Continue reading

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Atheists Use Christianity
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:01:00 +0000

Just some notes from a video by Paul VanderKlay (PVK): Mind, Matter, Math and Secularism as Amnesiac Christianity.  He analyzes a video of a discussion between William Lane Craig and Roger Penrose.  Penrose is the agnostic, with a view that mathematics can explain everything and is the basis of everything; Craig offers an interesting – and a bit frustrating for Penrose – counter.  The video closes with some worthwhile snippets from Rene Girard. Penrose describes three realms: the physical; the mental; and the abstract – being the mathematical.  From these, there are three mysteries: all physics is explained by math; how can consciousness come when … Continue reading

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Marxism’s Trope: the Vatican Uses ‘the Poor’ as Human Shields
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:01:00 +0000

Let’s talk for a few minutes about the Bergoglians’ tactics and how we can easily bat aside the accusations we are already seeing leveled at objectors. Two days in and the screeches of “racist!” and similar nonsense are already being lobbed at people asking awkward questions and making awkward observations. We are seeing this trope being deployed now especially by the New Paradigm’s Twitter apologists: “Object to those people bowing down to the ‘Pachamama’ statue? You hate the poor, you hate ‘brown people’ [yeah, and that’s not racist at all!]. You’re nothing but a right-wing, white cultural imperialist…” blah blah blah… … Continue reading

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Heroes and Villains
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:01:00 +0000

NEW YORK—The Roy Cohn documentary Bully, Coward, Victim was successfully screened last week at Lincoln Center to a full house, then turned into a pro-Rosenberg, anti-Trump manifestation. Had I known this, I would not have taken part in it, but what is a poor little Greek boy trying to make it in the movies to do? Do it, said Michael Mailer, and I followed orders like a good German soldier remaining in Stalingrad. Here’s the problem with the documentary. The atomic traitors emerge as heroic victims, my friend Roy Cohn as worse than Satan. There is something very wrong in this. The … Continue reading

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The Madness of Extinction Rebellion
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:01:00 +0000

Yesterday, in London, I witnessed an eerie, chilling sight: I saw a death cult holding a ceremony in public. The men and women gathered outside King’s Cross station and formed a circle. They swayed and chanted. They preached about End Times. ‘What will you do when the world gets hot, what, what?’, they intoned, conjuring up images of the hellfire they believe will shortly consume mankind. They sang hymns to their god – science. ‘We’ve got all the science / All that we need / To change the world / Hallelujah’, they sang, rocking side to side as they did so. … Continue reading

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Satanists Announce Weekly Services at the US Naval Academy
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:01:00 +0000

The U.S. Naval Academy has responded to a widely circulated email from the Satanic Temple that claimed they would be holding weekly ‘satanic services’ on the campus. Shared in an Instagram post by Drunk Old Grad, the email was sent to USNA midshipmen on October 8 and claimed to cater ‘to people who prescribe to The Satanic Temple’s Satanic philosophy.’ ‘However all people of any faith background are welcome to attend,’ the email continued. The email offered to hold discussions of satanic philosophy, along with the ‘literary history of Satan.’ According to the email, the aim of the services would … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Drugs: Toxic Failures
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:01:00 +0000

Aricept is a commonly prescribed drug for treating Alzheimer’s disease. However, like all the Alzheimer’s drugs, Aricept does not work for the vast majority who take it. In my opinion, for the few who achieve some benefit with Aricept, the positive effects are minute and fleeting. An article on Medscape.com (9.19.2019) was titled, “Alzheimer’s Drug Linked to Potentially Serious Muscle Condition.” The article reported on new data that found Aricept is associated with a 2x higher risk for hospital admission for rhabdomyolysis.   Rhabdomyolysis is a life-threatening condition in which muscle cells break down which can lead to kidney failure and death. But wait, … Continue reading

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