Monthly Archives: November 2016

After the Insurrection…

Progressives, in my opinion, tend not to be charlatans. Yes, they earn social favour and self-esteem from expressing fashionable sentiments but by and large they truly, passionately think that black is white, water is dry and one add one equals … Continue reading

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Hot Takes for People Who Take Their Takes Hot…

Much as I felt I would prefer Trump to Clinton, I also called him a boor, a cheat, a liar, an overgrown teenager and a man whose principles were as deeply rooted as tumbleweed, so I am not a cheerful … Continue reading

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That Blasted Election…

Donald Trump is a boor, a cheat and an apparently pathological liar. He claims to represent ordinary Americans yet has bullied and conned them throughout his career. Vera Coking, for example, refused to sell her house to him when he … Continue reading

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Conmunities…

A conmunity offers the illusion of fulfilling social relations, with “friendship” that is minimally interactional, “values” that serve largely to provide distinction and superficial ideas of “purpose” that dress materialistic or egotistical obsessions up in the language of transcendence. They are … Continue reading

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In Defence of James Burnham, Who Barely Needs It…

Conservatives tend to admire James Burnham for two books published around the middle of the 20th century: The Managerial Revolution and The Machiavellians. In the former Burnham argued that a class of corporate managers and governmental bureaucrats would become dominant … Continue reading

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