Category Archives: grievance mongering

Joe Biden and the Crackers

I had vaguely registered some backlash against Joe Biden’s comments about James Eastland and Herman Talmadge, and I couldn’t help but wonder (1) was there some malapropism in Biden’s comments that wasn’t being reported and (2) is there anything at … Continue reading

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French scores a TKO

Sohrab Amari (Trumpist) picked a stupid fight with David French (Never Trumpist). The gist of [Sohrab] Ahmari’s argument is this: [David] French is a classical liberal, who argues in terms suited to classical liberalism. But classical liberalism is a dead … Continue reading

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Congress’s Woke Girls

A basic fact of this presidential cycle: When Donald Trump walked through the door, he burst off the jambs and made the opening bigger and more jagged, forever. Now almost anyone can walk through. … Last weekend there was the … Continue reading

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Posted in deathworks, grievance mongering, Political correctness, Political Matters, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Uncategorized, Virtue signaling

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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Clippings and commentary, 12/1/18

Andrew Sullivan was on fire yesterday. On this lousy grey day, I’ve found other bright spots on the net. 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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Potpourri, 11/20/18

Starting with a great David Brooks excerpt; introducing the “woke workplace”; Continue reading

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Ain’t that just like life for ya?

Concrete instance: So over the weekend President Trump made liberal heads explode by…proposing to return Title IX rules to the way they were before President Obama changed them … The truth is that this sort of confrontation was bound to … Continue reading

Posted in grievance mongering, Political correctness, Political Matters, progressivism, Selma Envy

News roundup

Mostly “ripped from today’s headlines.” Continue reading

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Don’t worry: There’s still a northern border

Trinity Western University holds traditional Christian teachings on marriage. Guess what happened when it wanted to open a law school. Continue reading

Posted in Dignitary harm, grievance mongering, Political correctness, progressivism, Religious freedom, statism