Category Archives: Damn rackets

1 Holy Smokes! Tucker Carlson lit a long fuse and Michael Brendan Dougherty just ignited! Carlson pointed to the real molten fissure that is burbling sulfur on the American right. By doing so without ever mentioning the name, the character, … Continue reading

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Catching up with Kunstler

For a while, I tired of James Howard Kunstler’s blog and stopped following it. Maybe it was because he focused so much on Democrat wrongdoing against Donald Trump, which seemed very odd — and which has not ceased. But I … Continue reading

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Potpourri, 12/22/18

Lacking anything better to do, Senate takes “corrective action” against nation’s dead great-grandparents. More … Continue reading

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Potpourri, Solstice 2018

Mostly clippings, but a wee bit of original thought. Continue reading

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Clippings, 12/3/18

1 [T]he whole Trump operation, now lying exposed on Mueller’s table — the shady business empire, the constant practice of deceit, the dim-bulb hangers-on — screams corruption in a way that few politicians’ circles do. With Trump there is no … Continue reading

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Wisdom from (or via) R.R. Reno

Rage hucksters, fitness to rule, Emily Post’s P.C. ghost and the new Eastertide. Continue reading

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Ready to move on?

Kavanaugh, Trump, us and a bit more. Continue reading

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The redder pill

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Caitlin Johnstone. Continue reading

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Is (Liberal) Democracy Dying?

A Symposium of sorts on some world-changing trends. Continue reading

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Brief collection 9/13/18

Three unrelated teasers. Continue reading

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