Monthly Archives: January 2015

Portuguese Financial Stuff

Updates at bottom – yes, this’ll get long **** An official, albeit non-authoritative, site about Living in Portugal (it’s produced by the PT tourist bureau). This site, provided by SEF (Portuguese Immigration and Borders Service), is both official and authoritative, … Continue reading

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Burned Cars

There are times when I tell someone about the thousands of cars that are burned each year in France. The actual number is so great, however, that when it is mentioned. no one believes it. So, this post exists to … Continue reading

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Fascism and Saving for College

[Update 20150128] I guess this means my concerns about fascism are overblown. No, no, I don’t think so. *** In an article by the always perceptive Megan McArdle, Uncle Sam Is Coming After Your Savings, she writes: As I observed … Continue reading

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Hashtag Activism

What a fraud. I usually don’t do images, but this one is worth keeping on hand: The hat tip goes to, of course, Driscoll, but I want to also make mention of the artist, Eric Allie who is as talented … Continue reading

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Extremist Islam?

A few links and a couple of polls worth noting. 1) Sharia Poll 2) Extremism Poll 3) Anjem Choudary

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So, If They’re Not Muslims…

Erick Erickson [wrote] this intentionally inciting tweet: Dear France, wrap their bodies in the carcasses of pigs. describing what should be done with those Muslim terrorists killed in the follow-up to the Charlie Hedbo murders et al. It was discussed … Continue reading

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Oikophobia

The definition itself: In a 2004 book, the word was adapted by the British conservative philosopher Roger Scruton to mean “the repudiation of inheritance and home.” He argued that it is “a stage through which the adolescent mind normally passes”, … Continue reading

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Clean Words for the Money

(rene ord for pengene as they say in Danish); that is, “plain speaking” : The day before yesterday [January 12, 2015], France deployed military units for the protection of its citizens after the recent terror attack. This drastic action reveals … Continue reading

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Political Correctness Defined

I’ve read this before, but never blogged it here. Found via Driscoll (yes, again) in a longer post that is worth the read. Political correctness is communist propaganda writ small. In my study of communist societies, I came to the … Continue reading

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The Dilemma

From “Jim Treacher”, the left stands exposed for not completely thinking things through. Again. Why is it always the dudes with “Hayek” and “liberty” in their profiles who demand obedience to instruments of state violence? — Jamelle Bouie (@jbouie) December … Continue reading

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