Five Friday Reads – 1/18/19

America is not a serious country anymore. As an empire, it is obviously in decline. It can maintain relative dominance for now, but it still has declined from its apex. We take years to build on-ramps for bridges that took months to build. In the time the replacement for the twin towers was constructed, old…

The New Right & Family Values

By Jordan Jacob The Efficacy of the Right’s Pursuits The dog days of the public New Right movement in America are dragging on in post-Charlottesville America. Meanwhile, veterans of the great meme war occupy themselves with foreign happenings in Brazil, France, Italy, and the like so as to escape the mundane merry-go-round of Trump Twitter…

AOC, Ann Coulter and Alternative Taxes

Making her new girl in DC media tour, AOC showed up on 60 Minutes. The statement she made in the interview that set a conversation going was that she wanted the rich to pay their fair share and income taxes should be raised to 70%. As there is no real party line on the right…

Reflections on Lasch

‘‘After the political turmoil, Americans have retreated to purely personal preoccupations. Having no hope of improving their lives in any of the ways that matter, people have convinced themselves that the only thing that matters is psychic self-improvement: getting in touch with your feelings, eating health foods, taking lessons in ballet, or belly-dancing, or immersing…

The Jewish Tribal Crack Up

On the edge of the punditry, some observers noticed the hypocrisy of some of the largest advocates for open borders and the soft spot they have for a certain ethnostate with strict immigration controls. The cracks were present even then, but only after Trump’s arrival did they erupt. New York Times has steadily noticed it….

Five Friday Reads – 1/11/19

Reading old books has many benefits. One can avoid the progressive framework that restricts modern books. There is the opportunity to view problems from a point of view where democracy is not seen as a good or even as a logical endpoint. One of the underappreciated things is finding books referenced within old books. The…

Cloak In Woke – Woke Capital As A Strategy

The gay cries that they are the underdog while all of us scroll past a month’s worth of PRIDE tweets from every corporation on the globe. This is woke capital. The nexus of progressive state religion and big business is out in the open and increasingly obnoxious. Corporations are not the only ones though as…

Against Freedom

Freedom. Freedom is always discussed. Freedom from things. Freedom from oppression, freedom from tyrannical government. Freedom from an abusive spouse, negligent parents, jealous siblings. Freedom from things that bind and constrict one, physically, emotionally, intellectually, as if they were overgrown vines and they were trapped in their ivy. What about freedom To? Occasionally this expression…

All About AOC

She is the flavor of the month. She is an Instagram sensation. She is a wide eyed, starstruck newb in the halls of power. She is the face of an ascending generation. You already know who I am typing about and have her face forming in your brain. She has hucksters like Cernovich calling her…

Five Friday Reads – 1/4/19

A peer lost a friend to opioids. At this point, have not we all known someone close who has become addicted to pills or heroin if not lost them to it? As readers know, this was a peculiar concern of mine. I have lost three childhood pals to it. I left continuous writing as Ryan…