Winners, Losers and Links

Winners Ammo dealers – Mass shootings usually cause a rush for buying ammo. Market shorts – Markets up this week, which means hope is still out there so despite bad economic data, the Fed must keep hiking. Losers Ukrainians – Each time Ukraine‚Äôs leadership states they will negotiate, it is followed by reversals. More bodies…

Nothing Wrong With Exploring National Divorce

In recent months, an idea formerly relegated to the fringe right has popped up in more mainstream right discourse: national divorce. Secession, devolvement or dissolution are other ways to describe it. It is another possibility that was outside the Overton Window now entered into the regular framing medium for policy and ideas. As the board…

Eliminating Obesity…Or Making a Dent

Folks that have never watched Alex Jones will nevertheless be aware of the oft-memed cry “they are putting chemicals in the water! They are turning the freaking frogs gay!” Even if you have not seen this meme, you will at least be aware that there exists, somewhere out there, crazy people who think that the…

Winners, Losers and Links

Winners MIC – US expanding weapons it will send to Ukraine. Border Jumpers – Team Biden not slowing anything down. Stat online said number of Cubans crossing is 1% of their total population. Online warriors – The Disinfo board crashed and burned in 22 days. They will try again and by other means. Losers Theater…

Poor Canada: A Review of “Ending Bigly, Eh?”

Poor Canada. By accident of geography and population, it has been doomed to be a resource extraction scheme masquerading as a country, with an essentially superfluous high IQ population under the misapprehension that they are free men possessed of traditional Anglo-Saxon liberties and not temporarily elevated chattel of a latifundium. The thing about primary production…

To Understand Ukraine, Read 85 Days In Slavyansk

The Current Thing is the war in Ukraine. Maybe not the most current thing pending Roe v. Wade, but the full force of propaganda is an ongoing pressure campaign. One of the features of this propaganda campaign is that nothing happened in Ukraine until Putin decided to invade. Quick online searches reveal what a fraud…

Winners, Losers and Links

Winners Russia – Ruble keeps gaining and the fight in Ukraine slowly goes its way. Potential big loss is the nat gas market in Europe if LNG ports can ramp up for American gas. Pro-life advocates – Little effect on midterm polling so this may embolden red state governments to set into place severe restrictions….

Against Gray Mirror and in Favor of Political Action

Submitted by Withered Rose Albeit expressed in earlier writings, namely in Unqualified Reservations, Yarvin makes his most serious criticism of any political action in Gray Mirror of the Nihilist Prince. At the core of his argument is the contention that any and all political action only strengthens the very regime a dissident would aim to…

Hellraiser, and male and female id

The structural simplicity of the horror genre has always provided a sort of narrative budget to explore other ideas. When you have a fairly straightforward arc from establishment – spooky stuff – reveal – fight – conclusion, there is plenty of space to tell an implicit story on top of the surface level plot. The…

Winners, Losers and Links

Winners The Unborn – Depending on how the pressure campaign goes, the unborn might enjoy the chance to feel the sun on their faces. Chaos Enjoyers – Roe v. Wade going away could bring on protests and mostly peaceful riots. It is an election year. Unvaxxed – More Pfizer docs are out and the news…