Monthly Archives: August 2019

Two Interesting Comments

from a blog with some very smart commenters. [I]f the 20,000 committing suicide each year are old White men, what’s the upside to preventing them? All the best people have assured me old White men are the cause of every … Continue reading

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Is ID Racist?

Schlichter observes: Background checks on guns are racist because many Democrats apparently lack ID. We know this because voter ID is terrible. How can you demand they produce ID to exercise a right? And furthermore (comment to tweet) I totally … Continue reading

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A Reminder

From Wretchard the cat: The only thing holding up the world at this point is the thoughtless routine and naive virtue of the working stiff. All the things the world weary revile: customary honesty, religion, family sustain our life. As … Continue reading

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Biological Reality

The Zman, via Vox, posts about biological reality. Reality is that thing that does not go away when you stop believing in it. Biological reality is no exception. The history of man has been a struggle between people. History, geography … Continue reading

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On Average

Neil deGrasse Tyson, surprisingly, gives a bit of context. In the past 48hrs, the USA horrifically lost 34 people to mass shootings. On average, across any 48hrs, we also lose… 500 to Medical errors 300 to the Flu 250 to … Continue reading

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Democratic Socialists?

The Democratic party already is. And has been for some 75 years. When I was looking for something else, I found this Norman Thomas, the six-time Socialist Party candidate for U.S. President, said the following in a 1944 speech: “The … Continue reading

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Reaping What Was Sown

In response to a CNN reporter’s tweet: I haven’t unpacked my suitcase from just covering the last mass shooting and there is already another one. What is happening in this country?? Jeremy Boreing responds: An erosion of the social fabric, … Continue reading

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