Dollar Store Reaction

By SuperLutheran Everyone wants to be the king. No one wants to be the serf (except me). In the Dissident Right movement, the tendency of the purity spiraler is to form an abstraction that, in his mind, becomes the sine qua non of being “right” enough. In the Alt Right, this leads to the stereotypical,…

Partial Perspectives

It is inspiriting without doubt to whizz in a motor-car round the earth, to feel Arabia as a whirl of sand or China as a flash of rice-fields. But Arabia is not a whirl of sand and China is not a flash of rice-fields. -G.K. Chesterton, Heretics The story is familiar enough. Some institution is…

The Defamation Of James D. Watson

“If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.” —Epictetus ♦ In mid-January, 2019, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) formally severed all ties with ex-Chancellor Emeritus, James D. Watson. Mr. Watson is a American, Nobel-prize winning scientist, best known as the co-discoverer of the…

Manipulating & Medicating Masculinity

Most things in America today happen and then cause two different reactions like a split drop of water down an arm. Same drop, same molecule of H2O, and same arm yet different paths. It is not chaos theory. This is due to the political mindset of the individual. There is reality, and then there is…

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…