The Scramble for Asia

With Hong Kong’s mass protests in the news in recent weeks, it will probably come across to many as an isolated incident. This incident is perhaps reminiscent of other upheavals exhibited by many countries over the last 20 years per the Color Revolution playbook. However, the reality is that what is going on is just…

Trickle Down Culture + Five Friday Reads 9/13/19

It was about 25 years ago when the film Dumb and Dumber came out. A quirky alt rock song had a brief run up the charts and the band never had another hit. The song was “New Age Girl“. It was a catchy song that men and women could both dig. Years later, you could…

Malaise, Identity, Post-scarcity and Violence

Recent instances of mass shootings perpetrated by young white men have caused the American regime to argue for more intervention in the lives of young men. More educating them about inclusion will work. More engagement in progressive approved channels and manners will work. There is no understanding of why like what might be said in…

New Levels of Political Puppetry

The election in 2020 is a great window into the state of politics, but more so the state of control by the constructed system. The fact that over 20 candidates entered into the democratic nomination race is a well-worn joke but offers us a glimpse of the control and feedback system that is in play…

Huey Long, the Last Left Wing Populist

Submitted by Dixiecrat A century ago a hurricane swarmed Louisiana. It destroyed all in its path and allowed for a rebuilding of every institution in the state. This is not found in any meteorological records but in the elections results pages of your civics textbooks. Hurricane went by the name Huey Long, the Kingfish, and…

Clean Streets, USA

Artists often begin their careers by imitating the work of others. The act of imitation in this context is not a form of theft, but rather, a means for the artist to develop his skill until he comes to maturity. With this thought in mind, I can’t help but think of Detroit as an adolescent…

To The Myth Cast + Five Friday Reads 9/6/19

I had promised Adam I would link to the Myth cast in each links post. I fumbled a bit. To make it for it, I will toast them. This latest episode was a Q&A session. They have had over 130 episodes, covering a wide variety of topics. They have distinct tones and styles to who…

Tactics of the Troubles Part 3 – American Lessons

This series has looked at some of the tactics used during the Troubles in Northern Ireland. A prolonged period of civil conflict between two ethno-religious groups. It has sought to understand largely the Loyalist/Protestant paramilitary response and tactics. It has not looked in detail at the Republican cause or how effective its tactics were. Today…

The Pincers Coming For Colleges

Currently American institutions are under fire.  It is undeniable as annual public surveys show faith in all institutions eroding, with the one exception being our military. The media is currently setting itself on fire, with alternatives providing counter narratives and President Trump pointing out the daily lies. One institution ripe for the next battleground is…

Progressive Destruction

It is said in our sphere that the right is order and the left is chaos. This is not exactly true as the progressive left sets up an order that begets chaos, requiring more solutions that the central power can provide. It is a system of entropy, but still a system. It is a system…