Monthly Archives: November 2016

Steven Bannon

Steven Bannon speaks for himself. Continue reading

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Saturday 11/19/16

“[W]e continue to digest this astounding election.” Tipsy proffers two maxims. More (with and without ellipsis) Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Abortion distortion factor, Built Environment and Infrastructure, Damn rackets, Evangelicalism, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Sexualia

Friday 11/18/16

Epistemic humility plus a collection of reflections on — who else — Trump, the transition, and Trump critics. Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Abortion distortion factor, Evangelicalism, Foreign Affairs, grievance mongering, Journalism, Life political issues, Political Matters, ThingsThatFrustrateMeAbout2016, Thrown down gauntlet

Thursday 11/17/16

Magnificent Myth; Racial tu quoque; Those messy social issues; Chief Executive; Weaponizing empathy Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Economia, Nominalism and Realism, Political Matters | Tagged , ,

Wednesday 11/16/16

Trump’s decadence is not sui generis, Political ignorance, Legal wordplay and a paucity of Protestants. Continue reading

Posted in Dignitary harm, Discrimination, Evangelicalism, Legalia, Plutocracy, Political Matters, Protestantism, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Sexualia

The Trump Doctrine?

John Bolton or Rudy Giuliani would be lousy at the foreign policy Trump promised. Continue reading

Posted in Empire, Foreign Affairs, terrorism, war

Tuesday 11/15/16

A week later, the headache is dissipating, they eyes focusing more clearly. What have we done? OMG! What have we done?! Continue reading

Posted in chicken hawks, Culture, Dignitary harm, Evangelicalism, Foreign Affairs, Gaying away the Pray, grievance mongering, Political Matters, Selma Envy, the worst are full of passionate intensity, war

Monday 11/14/16

Best yet explanation of Trump The instantiation of every evil This stranger, my roommate Reprise: Trump will win; Trump will be impeached This BrainDead post-election

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, grievance mongering, progressivism, ThingsThatFrustrateMeAbout2016

Saturday 11/12/16

Prayer Mission Accomplished? A natural, self-driven eruption Trump’s Secret Weapon I thought The Vapors were passé Cobbler, stick to your last Pollster shame

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Dignitary harm, Legalia, Political Matters, Prayer, Speech & Press, Travel

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen has died. WSJ. NYT (which is fascinating and calls him “the master of erotic despair”). When he was young and fresh, I was too busy with other things, and as yet insufficiently attuned to poetry, to take note of … Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Music, eulogy, Poetry, Sweetness'n'Light