Monthly Archives: February 2015

Net Neutrality and Arguing on the Internet

Inspired by this post which was linked to from this post, I attempted to explain to some knucklehead why the US government’s takeover of the Internet, aka Net Neutrality, might not be the something it is thought to be. The … Continue reading

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Orwell

From one of the comments in this post was a quote by Orwell from this essay: England is perhaps the only great country whose intellectuals are ashamed of their own nationality. In left-wing circles it is always felt that there … Continue reading

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Held to a Standard

I was going to let this post lie, because, well, I don’t know. And then I read this, and I knew that as a sucker for sarcasm, well-played, I had to make note of both with a quote or two. … Continue reading

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The Power of The Narrative

Not much more need be said: Moderns are so conditioned to believing that the Narrative can be substituted for the facts that they don’t care about the facts any more. Consequently they occupy themselves with trivial pursuit, whispering to themselves … Continue reading

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Politicians Disregard, Media Distracts : 1500 Muslims at Jew Murderer’s Funeral Service

I’ve been asked how Denmark has reacted to the recent killings. Another translation from Uriasposten: “This isn’t a battle between the West and Islam”, said Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt last weekend and, insofar as can be judged from an article … Continue reading

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Vocal Fry

There’s this voice, more like an affectation, that some girls use. Younger ones, in particular, seem to be particularly attracted to using it. And it has a name. I always forget the name, but was reminded to look it up … Continue reading

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Torturing the Data Until It Confesses

So, apparently, butter is good for you? Just like global warming, then…. Don’t forget to follow the link to the post about the scandal that’s bigger than Climategate. I guess the movie Our Man Flint wasn’t as silly as originally … Continue reading

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Copenhagen, After-action Report

Lots of pictures and text (which I’ll translate below) from the so-called extreme right-wing website, Uriasposten. Some of the text was written by the blog owner himself, but some is just copy-and-pasted from various reports of the Danish/Swedish MSM. The, … Continue reading

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Why I Didn’t Subscribe to NR

By some process of which I’m not quite sure (I think it may’ve been the subscription I had to Ricochet for a while), I’ve become a subscriber to email-posts from various National Review (NR) authors. I get emails from Jim … Continue reading

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