The Postmodernist Progressive Pandemic

Progressives have always been collectivists (i.e. socialists, Marxists and communists). Until the fall of the USSR, collectivists generally followed the Stalinist/Orwellian model , the central premise of which is that the government is God, whatever it says goes without question and you will be forced to act as if it is true – even if…

Does Atlas Wear a Yellow Vest?

For the past week or so, I have been listening to the audiobook version of Atlas Shrugged – and this weekend, my wife and I watched all three of the Atlas movies (I is great, II is OK, III is a made-for-TV movie and gave Rand’s work the low budget Hallmark Christmas movie treatment).  …

The Coming Apophasis

“Well, my girl’s in the next room, Sometimes I wish she was you, I guess we never really moved on” ~ Hinder (Austin Winkler; Cody Hanson; Brian Howes), “Lips of an Angel”, Extreme Behavior (2005) America has just witnessed the near canonization of George H.W. Bush by Democrats and an institutional media (aka the Demmedia)…

Khashing In

  The obsessive media frenzy regarding the recycling of the Washington Post “journalist”, Jamal Khashoggi – who happened to be a Saudi national and not to be a U.S. citizen (he was a U.S. “resident”) is really something amazingly educational to observe.   It illustrates some important characteristics of our friends on the progressive left.…

Can’t Buy a Thrill

I’ve been a Steely Dan devotee since I first listened to the album “Can’t Buy A Thrill” back in the summer of 1973 – the last summer before I entered high school. Walter Becker and Donald Fagen wrote and performed songs that were truly an intellectual step above the emotions of the times and that…

What Happened to the Happy?

Over the past couple of weeks, few random thoughts and observations have been ricocheting around in my quite spacious empty skull like a marble in an empty paint can. If America is not to be allowed to judge the cultures of others, then other cultures are not to be allowed to judge America. If you…