Category Archives: war

On not freeloading

I’m at a point in life where I don’t have to be a freeloader, and I don’t want to be. Someone must pay for good writing or the only good writers left will be compulsives like me — those poor … Continue reading

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Clippings and Comments, 2/19/19

An American in Russia, the abortion nexus in the Ralph Northram “racism” story, Islam in America, and more. Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Foreign Affairs, History, Islam, progressivism, Protestantism, Russia, Sexualia, war | Tagged , ,

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 , ,

Potpourri, 12/22/18

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

Posted in Bread & Circuses, chicken hawks, Damn rackets, Feminism, irony, Legalia, Libertarianism, Naked Emperors, Selma Envy, Senate, Thrown down gauntlet, Virtue signaling, war | Tagged ,

Edifying and unedifying

Honoring the troops, faux and for real, and more edifying educational efforts. Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life political issues, Political Matters, terrorism, war

Clippings, 11/24/18

There are web aggregators that are disciplined and regular. This is my ill-discipline and irregular aggregation for today. Continue reading

Posted in Christendom, Journalism, Political Matters, Uncategorized, war | Tagged , , , , ,

Guilty of being accused (and more)

Do read item 1 even if you have no time for the rest. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), 9th Commandment Watch, alt-right, American Folk Religion, Anodynes & Nostrums, Bread & Circuses, Faith & Ideology, Foreign Affairs, History, immigration, Journalism, Justice, Legalia, Political Matters, Rights Talk, war | Tagged ,

Trivializing the weightiest things

After illustrating how carefully JFK and Ronald Reagan spoke about nuclear weapons, Peggy Noonan draws the inevitable contrast: President Donald Trump’s tweet, 7:49 p.m., Jan. 2, 2018: “North Korean leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the ‘Nuclear Button is … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Affairs, ThingsThatFrustrateMeAbout2016, war | Tagged

Not without friction

This afternoon, Migranyan was lecturing on Putin’s speech at the 2007 Munich Conference on Security Policy, a speech that seems to be Russia’s sole post-Soviet ideological document—and key to understanding how the relationship between Russia and the U.S. reached today’s … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Affairs, Russia, war, Zombie Reaganism

Wednesday, 12/13/17

A potpourri of discriminating provenance. Continue reading

Posted in American Folk Religion, Christianity generally, conservatism, Evangelicalism, Life political issues, Political Matters, war, Zombie Reaganism | Tagged