The New York Times published this screed, which compares the numbers of mass shootings in the US versus those in Russia, China, and India. The article is cringe-worthy for a number of reasons: In the period under discussion, China had its cultural revolution (which killed 30 MILLION people).. In the same period, millions of people […]Read more "Gun and other kinds of crime"
A depressing book on what a giant flaming asshole Stevie Cohen is, and what a cesspool his eponymous firm was. Also depressing in that Stevie skated on all the charges, while at least some of his minions were given serious time (Cohen did not even have to go through the indignity of a trial). This […]Read more "A review of “The Black Edge”"
This piece has been making rounds on social media. While the genre is well-trodden, the piece is written in an uncharacteristically calm tone and makes a reasonable attempt at respectful debate (though it does at times resort to pointing and sputtering). Some of this is blatant nonsense: Many forms of white grievance just merited a […] […]Read more "A wonderful piece from posttenuretourettes.com"
The last few days (really three months) have seen a lot of excitement, especially on the left, where my FaceBook feed is full apocalyptic pronouncements. The question is: why? The answer is: the Trump phenomenon is a reaction. It is a counter-revolution, to the Cultural Revolution which has been in progress for the last seventy […]Read more "Trump’s Inauguration"
There has been a widely publicized Muslim invasion of the West, in particular of Western Europe, who have brought with them some of their culture and social customs. It is thus of particular interest to know a little more about this culture and social customs, and their broader effects. Here, we will describe a couple […]Read more "Our Future Overlords? Part I"