VIA LS Rebellion WCNC Americans don’t refer to Southern hospitality for nothing. It turns out there’s proof those living in Southern states are well mannered, especially those in the Carolinas. A study by Marchex, a mobile ad technology company, dubs South Carolina as the “Most Courteous.” North Carolina ranks No. 2. Marchex says residents are […]
You thought your high school French class was hard
The first time in the history of Iceland that the police have shot somebody. Iceland is somewhat pro gun with about a third of Iclanders legaly owning firearms. http://launch.newsinc.com/share.html?trackingGroup=90962&siteSection=csmonitor&videoId=25411320 csmonitor A 59-year-old man was shot and killed by police, who were called to the man’s apartment east of Iceland’s capital because someone reported gunshots being […]
Magic 99.5 began their 24 hour Christmas song rotation about a week before Thanksgiving and I noticed they’re actually only playing different versions of a few songs, and most of them aren’t very good. So I did some research for old and ancient Christmas songs and carols. Youtube, the absolute, without a doubt best thing […]
This bloke, Philip Atkinson, has spent his retirement working out a model of civilisational decay. I don’t agree entirely, but its interesting and different from the usual political/economic views of society. I am also interested in hearing opinions. Here’s a short and intentionally inflammatory snippet: A Civilization is a dominant community that imposes its beliefs […]
The Soffitrat is apparently a member of his town’s government and is prepping his whole town! “Now I might be able to address, again, the possibility I have been working towards. That of a well, with a reverse osmosis purification system. We removed one of our surface tanks a few years ago, and made the […]
Via Free NC Sunday in the South Thanksgiving is not just an American holiday. It is a Christian holiday. Despite popular American nostalgia that the first Thanksgiving was held by the Pilgrims after the arrival of the Mayflower at Plymouth Rock, it actually had its English beginnings along the James River at present-day Berkley Plantation […]
Fox “Contractors demolishing Sandy Hook Elementary School are being required to sign confidentiality agreements forbidding public discussion of the site, photographs or disclosure of any information about the building where 26 people were fatally shot last December. Selectman Will Rodgers said officials want to protect the Newtown school where the 20 children and six educators […]
UPDATE: May be a hoax, thanks to Janus for pointing this out. http://www.ibtimes.com/angola-denies-it-banned-islam-destroyed-mosques-1484898 Via Sharia Unveiled Apparently, Angola has outlawed Islam and will destroy all mosques. Hopefully, this is the beginning of a trend. I can’t wait to see the Obama administration’s response. “The legalisation of Islam has not been approved by the Ministry of Justice […]
CNN’s piece on the knock out game, part of what Colin Flaherty has documented in his book White Girl Bleed Alot, reminded me of John Derbyshire’s The Talk,the article at Taki’s mag which got him fired from National Review. A pertinent excerpt from The Talk: (10a) Avoid concentrations of blacks not all known to you […]
and the Founding Fathers were statists. I stumbled across this post on a lefty site comparing libertarianism to feudalism and this comment caught my attention. So, King George, as a descendant of a family line who out competed others, is King of Great Brittain and, as such, all Brittish land is his private property to […]
I had always assumed rand was, essentially, a libertarian, that her objectivisn was more or less synonymous with libertarian ideas. Apparently, I was wrong. You know what they say,”when you assume, you make an ass out of “U” and “me”. Q: What do you think of the libertarian movement? AR: All kinds of people today […]
One more from Distributist Review on the biblical and philosophical underpinnings of Christendom and how they differ from enlightenment ideals. I’m neither Catholic nor a distributist, but there’s some interesting stuff on this site. Today, the principles of the “moderate” Enlightenment are what pass for a conservative inheritance to be opposed to the excesses of […]
Found here. “The public shrine has been emptied of any one particular God or creed, so that the government can never claim divine sanction and each person may be free to worship as she sees fit… There is no single visible idol, no golden calf, to make the idolatry obvious… officially the shrine remains empty… […]
I found a link to this election map from 1880 on Rebellion blog. In this map, red is Democrat (conservative) and blue is Republican (liberal).
So, thanks to Vox Day, I read that Minneapolis has elected a Somali immigrant to the city council and, possibly, a Hmong and some flavor of hispanic. The Somali was elected by the large Somali demographic in his ward and beat the encumbent with 64% of the vote. Just to drive the point home, the […]
Seems a fitting follow up to my previous post on atheist churches. Via Vox Day ABC A student from a Christian university in Oregon ditched the privacy of the confessional and went public about his faith, writing in the school newspaper: “I am an atheist. Yes, you read that correctly, I am an atheist.” Eric […]
Via NC Renegade Yahoo On Sunday, the inaugural Sunday Assembly in Los Angeles attracted several hundred people bound by their belief in non-belief. Similar gatherings in San Diego, Nashville, New York and other U.S. cities have drawn hundreds of atheists seeking the camaraderie of a congregation without religion or ritual. The founders, British duo Sanderson […]
Via Free NC A couple snippets from an interesting older article about the proposition nation idea. Read the whole thing. Frontpage Furthermore, the ideas expressed in the Declaration are contradictory. For example, Lockean natural right, the source of unalienable rights, is founded upon John Locke’s social contract theory. But the Declaration says that men are […]
Found these on a writing site, supposedly they’re culled from high school students’ writing. They’re as funny as a comedian who’s worked really hard at perfecting his timing would be if he focussed on topics that were relevant to his audience. Intentionally writing bad metaphors is as hard as a cup of pudding is soft. […]
“the mortal sin that was and now is not” I just watched it and though it was interesting.
Have you heard of this? ABC San Francisco’s mayor says he doesn’t know what it is. Police say it’s not their jurisdiction. And government inspectors are sworn to secrecy. Google is erecting a four-story structure in the heart of the San Francisco Bay but is managing to conceal its purpose by constructing it on docked […]
My wife is watching some couponing show. The show follows obsessive couponers (mostly fat women) through the grocery store as they load their carts with junk food and laundry detergent and then use coupons to pay next to nothing. To be clear, my wife is watching a show about shopping.
The Republic RALEIGH, North Carolina — An Iraq War veteran campaigning for Congress in eastern North Carolina against U.S. Rep. Walter Jones has changed his party registration from Republican to Democrat, saying the tea party has made the GOP too extreme. In a statement on his website Thursday, former U.S. Army Sgt. Jason R. Thigpen […]
Via Plott Hound Star News Online Leland’s policy, which went into effect June 1, states, “The Leland Police Department recognizes that members of the general public have a First Amendment right to video record, photograph, and/or audio record Leland Police Department officers while they are conducting official business or while acting in an official capacity […]
Slush Factory For the purposes of our demonstration, we postulate that any TV show that shares characters with another series is in the same universe as that series. With the help of the guys at the Milestone E-group and their discovery of a wondrous TV crossover website that lists an astonishingly large list of spinoffs […]
so says Margie Phelps of Westboro Baptist. I guess it shouldn’t be surprising that attention whores whose favorite past time seems to be protesting would be democrats. She also tweets “Obama Is the Only reason our country is a flote (sic). thank God for Obama. Ta (sic) party freaks are killing our country” and “Tea […]
I stumbled across these two pictorials of Romani gypsy mansions in Buzescu, Romania. These garish houses are paid for with the proceeds of grift, fraud and other crimes across the world but especially europe. Here’s a few pics, classy!
State Capitol Buildings and museums are the only chance most of us have to see great architecture from before the modern (and, even worse, post-modern!) styles metastasized. So, to remind everybody that architecture wasn’t always a dirty word, here’s a pictorial post of State Capitol buildings beginning with ours. […]
NCWBTS150 “If no check is put to the progress of events, no one will attain to wealth and honor, who does not receive them at the hands of the bank aristocracy….And yet the paper system is applauded to the skies, as the wing upon which England has soared to her present prosperous height…but I have […]
HARRISON, AR — A new controversial billboard put up Tuesday in northern Arkansas is sparking a nationwide controversy. The billboard went up a few days ago along bypass 62-65 in Harrison. It reads “Anti-Racist is a code word for Anti-White.” It has caused local outrage, with some calling it racist. Pictures of the billboard are […]
I’m watching the Tremors marathon on AMC and it it occurs to me that Bert Gummer is the ultimate prepper. He’s moved to a doomstead in the desert, water filtration, his house is off grid with solar power, he’s got plenty of radios, 1000 gallons of gas, air filtration, food stock piled etc. One other […]
I found thi s article via Cracked of all places! Its a long article, chock full of examples of antiChristian actions in the news, government and the real world. Belief Net Gilbert wrote recently that her Jewish friends and neighbors in Israel “are shocked but not entirely surprised” by the attacks on Christians in the […]
There’s a Tremors marathon on AMC beginning at 10:45 am. All four movies in the Tremors franchise back to back!
Via Cracked. the Hathor Legacy On script writing and male leads: “The audience doesn’t want to listen to a bunch of women talking about whatever it is women talk about.” According to Hollywood, if two women came on screen and started talking, the target male audience’s brain would glaze over and assume the women were […]
With all the kerfuffle over Tommy Robinson leaving the EDL to join an “anti-extremist” group , and his statements on his reasons, I am wondering what the “E” actually stands for. The EDL site’s About page isn’t much help, their main focus seems to be sharia law-they’re against it-and universal human rights-they’re for it. They […]
Via Sharia Unveiled Fox News “A Texas judge is facing accusations that he put a 15-year-old girl in harm’s way by forcing her to live with a rapist. The girl told Judge Terry Flenniken that she was abused by a convicted sex offender, who was also the boyfriend of her legal guardian.” I heard about […]
The Blaze Cammack said cattle were soaked by 12 hours of rain early in the storm, so many were unable to survive an additional 48 hours of snow and winds up to 60 mph. “It’s the worst early season snowstorm I’ve seen in my lifetime,” said Cammack, 60. “As the days warm, more and more […]
I just saw a commercial for American Blackout on Nat Geo. It caught my attention because of the drill scheduled for November. From the TV by the Numbers: “On Sunday, October 27, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, the lights will go out. American Blackout, National Geographic Channel’s two-hour, edge-of-your-seat movie event imagines the story of a […]
Two from Sharia Unveiled Springfield High School didn’t miss an opportunity to display and essentially express their desire to show their tolerance for an ever growing diverse community at a recent open house for parents and returning public school children. On display on the freshmen hall wall of the Robertson County TN school, the 5 […]
VIA Civitas The Hill The AFL-CIO, at its quadrennial convention this week, adopted a resolution to come up with a “Southern Strategy” that includes “a long-term commitment to organize the South.” Union officials told The Hill that the labor movement needs to follow the workforce, which is moving down south, as well as learn how […]
Island Free Press The National Park Service technically owns all the beaches, ocean and sound, between the villages on the Outer Banks. Due to the government shutdown, they have closed them all. I don’t understand how they don’t have the resources to patrol parking areas and beaches to keep them open, while still having the […]
Couple gets married, moves from Michigan To California and: “A California man says he realized he was gay more than 20 years into his marriage, then he realized he was a she.” And then: “Yes, Cat told her husband she’d recently realized she was a lesbian. “And I remember saying, “Oh my god, get […]
Oracle team USA won the final race by 44 seconds to complete an 8 race winning streak. Its being called the greatest comeback in America’s Cup history.
The America’s Cup comes down to a final race tomorrow. New Zealand was 8 to 1, but Oracle Team USA (with a largely Kiwi crew) has come back winning 7 straight races. Tomorrow at 4:00 it will be settled in a single, winner take all race. Maybe I’m cynical, but I can’t help but wonder […]
Thinking about this dude, I began to wonder if its possible to not exist, statistically speaking. Also, I haven’t posted in a while. So, Richie Parker is black which is about 12% of the population. He’s an engineer about 5% of the total workforce, black engineers make up about 6% of the profession. He works […]
Libertarians, like all egalitarians, say they view people as “individuals”. This isn’t true. Egalitarians actually view people as generic and interchangeable units, this denies any individuality by denying any individual variation. We are not all created equal in the sense that we all have equal abilities. I am as likely to become a theoretical physicist […]
Via a comment at Free NC Citizens for Self Government, a small government activist group, has launched the Convention of States Project to call for a convention under Article V of the US Constitution. The goal is to convene a convention to amend the Constitution in such a way as to curb federal over reach. […]
H/T Off Grid Survival Apparently, NERC is proposing a large scale gaming of power grid security. I thought it was interesting enought to post in light of this previous post.