Been There, Done That

“His fight [...] saw mobs break up his meetings with stink bombs and his banners ripped down. He finally could not rent a hall. His friends deserted him. Police raided his office and his home. The [...] censor banned some of his writings. He was flooded with hate mail. The government finally jailed him [...].” … Continue reading Been There, Done That

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Creeping Corruption and the Rule of Law

If I drive my car on a road anywhere in the world, and I see a traffic sign ahead signalling a speed limit, I know that from the location of that traffic sign, the speed limit it displays is valid. It is my responsibility as a driver timely to adjust my speed. If my current … Continue reading Creeping Corruption and the Rule of Law

Evan Sayet’s Four Laws of Modern Liberalism

Taken from The Kindergarden of Eden. See Evan Sayet’s speech here. Läs denna text på svenska här. 1. Indiscriminateness—the total rejection of the intellectual process—is an absolute moral imperative. 2. Indiscriminateness of thought does not lead to indiscriminateness of policies. It leads to siding only and always with the lesser over the better, the wrong … Continue reading Evan Sayet’s Four Laws of Modern Liberalism

Fake News: The Bleeding Heart of The Economist

In a leader appearing in the June 16th issue of The Economist, an English main-stream media publication, a case is made that Russia should free Russian film maker Oleg Sentsov, who has been imprisoned under harsh conditions for making his political views public, political views which embarrass the political leadership of Russia. It is a … Continue reading Fake News: The Bleeding Heart of The Economist

S.O.D. #8: Jean Asselborn: Neoteny No News

In a childish and ill-informed statement on the eve of the German general elections, Jean Asselborn, Luxembourg’s minister for foreign affairs, displays his total inadequacy not only intellectually and scholarly, but also professionally.  In the elections, the somewhat conservative party Alternative für Deutschland or AfD, which has risen to fill the void left on the … Continue reading S.O.D. #8: Jean Asselborn: Neoteny No News

Did a Black Lives Matter Activist “Write a List of Recommendations about What Wealthy White People Can Do to Help Eradicate Racial Injustice”?

No, of course she didn’t. Chanelle Helm, cofounder and core organizer of Black Lives Matter Louisville, wrote a nazi manifesto. And it’s despicable. A shame on Ms. Helm! This article in Snopes, from which the paraphrase in this article’s title is taken, tries it very best to libsplain how the blatantly national socialist manifesto of Ms. … Continue reading Did a Black Lives Matter Activist “Write a List of Recommendations about What Wealthy White People Can Do to Help Eradicate Racial Injustice”?

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson’s Twelve Tenets of a Viable 21st Century Conservatism

See Jordan B. Peterson’s speech here. Läs denna text på svenska här. 1. The fundamental assumptions of Western civilization are valid. 2. Peaceful social being is preferable to isolation and to war. In consequence, it justly and rightly demands some sacrifice of individual impulse and idiosyncrasy. 3. Hierarchies of competence are desirable and should be … Continue reading Dr. Jordan B. Peterson’s Twelve Tenets of a Viable 21st Century Conservatism