Monthly Archives: September 2019

Resisting Realignment

According the traditional model, only the opposition party can introduce realignment. In the US the New Deal paradigm was introduced by the Democrats and followed by both parties so that even Republican presidents governed like moderate social democrats focusing on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Resistance Theater

People like protesting but when it comes to the climate, they don’t actually want the kind of changes that would be necessary to accomplish their supposed goals. That is why they’re careful to stay in the realm of general “Do … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Man O’Sphere Discredited by Mano-sphere Stars

One of the random things I’ve been following for a number of years is that dome of weirdness known as the man-o-sphere (I’m trying to not attract any of them here so no links or names). Like a lot of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

What I’ve Been Watching: Border Mayhem Edition

First it started with highlight reels of entitled, but late, passengers losing their shit on finding out they won’t make it onto their budget airline flight. Then it morphed into ungracious hosts and finicky guests smilingly savaging each other’s food … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

When Brexit Gangs Aft Agley

The fact that the question “Do you want to belong to the European Union?” was even put to voters is evidence of the vast chasm between the British political class and the public. The government, completely unable to identify with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Among the Mutants

For general health reasons I try to walk for an hour or so as many days as I can manage. I get tired of the same surroundings so I go to different parts of the city. These walks brought home … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

9/11 – Lest We Abet…

My “Do you remember how you found out about….?” stories tend to be a little odd. In 2001 I didn’t have the internet at home yet and so used it only at work before, between and after classes. I was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments