Apartheid VS Mandela

  ‘At the start of the year 1900, the number of African South Africans was found to be 3,5-million according to the British colonial government census. By 1954, our African population had soared to 8,5-million — and by 1990, there were a full 35-million of us — all carefully managed, closely policed, counted, shunted around […]

Agree And Amplify

Self determined, a la carte  identity has become all the rage lately. Can men who claim to be women use women’s bathrooms? Are they in fact women? Does reality matter at all? The answer seems to be no. So, should I become an employer again, I would hire highly qualified straight, white men and have […]

Love of Money…

‘In proportion as economic life grew to be the dominant mistress of the state, money became the god whom all had to serve and to whom each man had to bow down. More and more, the gods of heaven were put into the corner as obsolete and outmoded, and in their stead incense was burned […]

Defining Women

I don’t do twitter, but somebody linked to some funny tweets from PaxDickinson and this one caught my eye: ‘In 2016 we’re focused on protecting “women”, which is currently defined as a group that excludes Sarah Palin but includes Bruce Jenner’

How To Cheat At Libertarianism

or, The Blindness of Individualists I’m not a fan of Greg Johnson or Counter Currents, too atheist, too gay, just generally too liberal for me. That said, Greg Johnson is smart and does have some insight, such as how an individualist society can be subverted. Counter-Currents ‘Metaphysical individualism is the thesis that only particular men […]

Khristos Anesti! Happy Easter!

If anyone is devout and a lover of God, let him enjoy this beautiful and radiant festival. If anyone is a wise servant, let him, rejoicing, enter into the joy of his Lord. If anyone has wearied himself in fasting, let him now receive his recompense. If anyone has labored from the first hour, let […]

SC Bill Would Hold Faith Groups Responsible For Refugees They Import

Washington Post ‘ The South Carolina Senate on Thursday passed a controversial bill targeting refugees in the state, prompting concern that it may portend a wave of anti-refugee legislation around the country, particularly in the tense climate following the terrorist attacks in Brussels. The bill, if passed by the South Carolina House and signed into […]

Centripetal Politics

An oldie from Chronicles Magazine Why is a modern state disposed to destroy the corporate liberty of independent social authorities and concentrate power to the center? And why is this destruction perceived as morally legitimate? The answer was given in 1651 by Thomas Hobbes in Leviathan, which frames the first and most profound theory of […]

Ideology vs Results

or For forms of government let fools contest;Whate’er is best administer’d is best! The Thinking Housewife ‘In 1861 Tsar Alexander II (1855-81) abolished serfdom, which at that time affected 30% of the population. By 1914 very little land remained in the possession of the Russian estate owners, who were mainly the nobility. 80% of the […]

Ideal Or An End

“Democracy is not an ideal to be strived for. Democracy is not an end in itself. Democracy is the means to an end; it is a system of government whose purpose is to secure prosperity and stability for We the People. Corrupt politicians and traitorous communists spout over and over again that Democracy is our […]

Winter Is Heating Up In Corsica

IBN Demonstrators ransacked a Muslim prayer hall and attempted to burn copies of the Koran on the French island of Corsica on Friday, police said, following a night of violence that left two firefighters injured. Tensions had mounted in Ajaccio on Christmas Day after two firefighters and a police officer were wounded overnight in Jardins […]

Merry Christmas 2015

This Nativity night bestowed peace on the whole world; So let no one threaten; This is the night of the Most Gentle One – Let no one be cruel; This is the night of the Humble One – Let no one be proud. Now is the day of joy – Let us not revenge; Now […]

Tytler Cycle

Hat Tip to Soffit Rat The Tytler Cycle is an image showing the progression of nations and is based on an apocryphal quote by Alexander Fraser Tytler. “Like all other affections and passions, [patriotism] operates with the greatest force where it meets with the greatest difficulties … but in a state of ease and safety, […]

Some Christmas Music

With art by Thomas Kinkade   0:00:00 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – Wells Cathedral Choir 0:02:58 Unto Us A Son Is Born – Guildford Cathedral Choir 0:05:02 O Little Town Of Bethlehem – Norwich Cathedral Choir 0:08:14 The Holly & The Ivy – Norwich Cathedral Choir 0:10:16 Away In A Manger – Norwich Cathedral […]

New Pro-Immigration Petition

Related to an earlier post: Forward More than 1,000 U.S. rabbis have signed a letter calling on elected officials to welcome refugees. The letter, sponsored by HIAS, the lead Jewish body dealing with immigration issues, said the rabbis are “alarmed to see so many politicians declaring their opposition to welcoming refugees.” Rabbis in 46 states […]

Extending Niemoller

Via Peter Blood’s Comment First they came for the communists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a communist. Then they came for the socialists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a trade unionist. Then […]

Fed Gov To Force States To Take refugees

Does anybody still wonder what the point is? Intentional demographic replacement. Breitbart ‘In a letter this week, the Office of Refugee Resettlement threatens states concerned about resettling Syrians with punitive responses if they refuse to accept the refugees. ORR explains that states may not refuse ORR-funded benefits for refugees on the basis of religion and […]

Trump Vindicated, Again

via Canada Free Press, via HotAir.com, via Twitter, via the Washington Post, via Fines et Initia Headlines: ‘In Jersey City, within hours of two jetliners’ plowing into the World Trade Center, law enforcement authorities detained and questioned a number of people who were allegedly seen celebrating the attacks and holding tailgate-style parties on rooftops while […]

The Righteous Mind

Peter Blood at Blood Flows write really interesting book reviews. His latest is a review of The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt. here’s an excerpt: ‘The now-famous Dunning-Kruger Effect was first documented in a paper by Justin Kruger and David Dunning, of Cornell University, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology in 1999, […]