Category Archives: Declinism

Clippings, 2/16/19

1 If you subscribe to First Things, don’t miss Baptism of Blood in the March edition. If you don’t, save the link for 30 days or so and the paywall will drop: [W]hen they saw the video and knew with … Continue reading

Posted in Declinism, grievance mongering, Orthodoxy, Political Matters, progressivism, realignment, Russia, war | Tagged , ,

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

Posted in conservatism, Damn rackets, Declinism, Economia, Naked Emperors, Patriotic Correctness, Political Matters, Poverty, State capitalism | Tagged ,

Clippings and comment, 1/8/19

1 In response to the government shutdown, I have stayed in bed, gone without bathing, turned off the phone. I am going to continue until Walmart sends me six fresh walleye and a set of white sidewalls autographed by Barbara … Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Declinism, Political Matters

Potpourri, 12/5/18

Did you know that G-20.in is a valid URL? Neither did cybersecurity adviser Rudy Giuliani, heaven help us. Continue reading

Posted in Declinism, Family, Film, immigration, Internet, Journalism, Political correctness, Political Matters, Sundry flakes | Tagged ,

Clippings (and a little opinion) 11/30/18

In some ways the most important items are last, but they have to do with heroes like Robert Mueller and villains like Donald Trump, Paul Manafort, and Michael Cohen. Some of you therefore might experience serious cognitive dissonance. 1 It’s … Continue reading

Posted in alt-right, Benedict Option, conservatism, Culture, Declinism, Duly noted_stay tuned, Europe, Family, Journalism, Justice, Legalia | Tagged , , , ,

Potpourri 11/27/18

Clippings and short original items. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Declinism, Education, Roman Catholicism, Uncategorized

Why vote for Trump?

The most plausible explanation to date of Donald Trump’s improbable presidency? Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Declinism, Family, Marriage (civil), Political correctness, Political Matters, progressivism, Transvaluation of Values

Social collapse (and more)

You’d think that basic life skills would not be so easily forgotten …. Continue reading

Posted in Declinism, Integralism, Political Matters, Roman Catholicism

Potpourri, 11/15/18

1 I never really kissed dating goodbye as a teenager in the mid-2000s — to be honest, I was pretty late in kissing it hello. But like many who were brought up in contact with evangelical culture, I absorbed its … Continue reading

Posted in Declinism, Empire, Evangelicalism, Poetry, Political Matters, Protestantism, Science, Scientism, Sexualia | Tagged ,

Is (Liberal) Democracy Dying?

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

Posted in alt-right, Damn rackets, Declinism, Economia, Heckler's Veto, Mediating structures, Political Matters, progressivism, realignment, Religious freedom, Speech & Press | Tagged ,