Category Archives: Declinism

President Molotov

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted about the “vicious dogs” and “ominous weapons” that shield him and make him safe. Young Secret Service agents were girding for a fight, he wrote. Presidents don’t normally feel compelled to boast about their … Continue reading

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Present obsessions

Coronavirus seems to dominate the news and now is beginning to dominate our tribal animosities, but don’t forget Michael Flynn. 1 Some fascinating insights by one of Rod Dreher’s readers: [B]ecause conservatives aren’t interested in environmental policy, public health, etc., … Continue reading

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When politics becomes a religion

Religionized politics bodes to kill us. And it’s substantially based on a lie. Continue reading

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Gonzo politics

When a group of House Republicans staged a protest and barged into the secure rooms of the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday morning, claiming that the testimony being collected there about possible criminality and abuse of power by President Trump … Continue reading

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Masterful Resonance

A decision out of a Grand Rapids federal court bodes the imminent era of anti-religious dog-whistles. Continue reading

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Banana Republicans

Our Narcissist In Chief has reduced us to the status of Banana Republic. Continue reading

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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

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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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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

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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

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