Category Archives: Politics

Under Trump…

So, as of today, under Trump: We’re getting more entangled in Syria, to the glee of Neocons; Foreign H1-B workers are coming in at a higher rate than before; Trump spares Obama’s illegal DACA carve-out (from the rule of immigration … Continue reading

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Seth Rich Update

Was Seth Rich assassinated by a ‘hired killer’? Someone should ask John Podesta, after he finishes eating his pizza.

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Beinart: “How the Democrats Lost Their Way on Immigration”

In The Atlantic, Peter Beinart discusses “How the Democrats Lost Their Way on Immigration”: A decade ago, liberals publicly questioned immigration in ways that would shock many progressives today. In 2005, a left-leaning blogger wrote, “Illegal immigration wreaks havoc economically, … Continue reading

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The New Oligarchs

From a MarketWatch piece on Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods, and what subsequent moves like this portend for the future: Could Amazon actually kill more American jobs than China did? It’s quite likely. Economists David Autor, David Dorn and Gordon … Continue reading

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Democrats’ New Paranoia

Writing in The New Republic, Colin Dickey has an in-depth piece on “The New Paranoia” that Democrats are increasingly attracted to, the ‘Trump-Russia Collusion’ meme being a prime example: .. [S]ince the election of the Birther-in-Chief, both the nature and … Continue reading

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NYT: 6/11/17

I smell fear.

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NYT: “The Democratic Party Is in Worse Shape Than You Thought”

From a trending article by Thomas Edsall in the NYT (“The Democratic Party Is in Worse Shape Than You Thought”): Sifting through the wreckage of the 2016 election, Democratic pollsters, strategists and sympathetic academics have reached some unnerving conclusions. What … Continue reading

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NR on Mencius & Neo-Calhounism

As managing editor of National Review, a couple of recent posts by Jason Lee Steorts (one from yesterday; one from today) is a good indicator of how Conservatism, Inc is finally starting to take NRx and the Alt-Right more seriously. … Continue reading

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NYT: 6/3/2017

More spin and grotesque condoning of separatism by the NYT. Oh, and “first generation” must be the new leftwing buzzword term for children of illegals.

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Factionalism in the Alt-Right

Given the inherent philosophical trajectory of the Alt Right, I suppose factionalism and sniping is inevitable, but it’s depressing nonetheless.

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