Gratitude, optimism, and a year in review

Here in the United States, we as a people celebrated our holiday of Thanksgiving yesterday. As tradition would have it this practice is in remembrance of good and friendly native Americans helping early pilgrims learn what grains and vegetables to farm and how to farm the land of the new world. As tradition would have... Continue Reading →

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Killers and kings

Netflix released season one of their live-action Punisher television show last week. The world was ablaze with reviews of it. Many of these reviews were absolute hot garbage. The show itself was pretty enjoyable. As it turns out Frank Castle is a deeply misunderstood character. I am not here to offer you a review. My... Continue Reading →

We should reframe social media

Social media companies have over the past several months been stepping up enforcement of their terms and services. This has been overtly politicized and everybody already knows it. We have known this from the beginning. The Proglodytes have begun taking measures to insulate themselves online from the cultural right wing and we are slowly beginning... Continue Reading →

Arabia all told

This past weekend was one absolutely stuffed to its breaking point with breaking¬†news. It also tended to be the kind of news that no one ever really wants. I am going to give it all its treatment on here because it all worth talking about. So to begin this process of wading through the charnel... Continue Reading →

The real scope of Clinton influence

It has long been a claim in American politics that Bill and Hillary Clinton own the Democratic Party. With an exception made for Barack Obama, it is seen as a vehicle almost solely for their ambitions. While it has not always been treated seriously, at a fundamental level people have always more or less understood... Continue Reading →

Minarchy: Arrangement #2

There is a growing school of libertarians who are outright hostile to democracy. In recent years the face of this philosophy has been the now infamous Hans Hermann Hoppe. Their perspective is an entirely reasonable one. Even the founding fathers were deeply skeptical of the democratic process. They believed that unchecked democracy would lead to... Continue Reading →

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