Daily Archives: April 30, 2017

What a Difference a Few Years Makes

Steve Sailer points to this keen psychological insight made by Spotted Toad, on how and why the Progressive Left (which is still dominated by upscale, self-hating whites) has tacked Hard Left in recent years: The elite has shifted left, especially … Continue reading

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Douglas Murray: “Europe Signs Its Own Death Warrant”

In the London Times, Douglas Murray has a piece on how “Europe Signs Its Own Death Warrant”. Alas, the piece is behind a firewall, but Rod Dreher has some quotes from it. In particular, the first paragraph is an outstanding … Continue reading

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Charles de Gaulle on Muslim Immigration

Charles de Gaulle on the importance of Algerian Independence: “It is very good that there are yellow French, black French, brown French. They show that France is open to all races and has a universal vocation. But [it is good] … Continue reading

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The Sound of Anxiety

“‘The Dreyfus Affair’ and the Sound of Anxiety” is a NYT review of a new play on… The Dreyfus Affair. The toxic mess of nationalism and anti-Semitism known as the Dreyfus Affair deeply divided France in the late 19th century, … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s AG: Don’t Charge Illegals With Non-Violent Crimes

When it comes to the ‘open borders’ religion, I suppose this is a logical next step of their ideological trajectory: Don’t charge illegal aliens with certain crimes… because it might lead to their deportation. Think about that. The Baltimore State’s … Continue reading

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Rod Dreher’s Monastic Vision

In The New Yorker, Joshua Rothman has a profile of “Rod Dreher’s Monastic Vision”. It’s a fairly empathetic take on Dreher, although Rothman does go off an overly-lengthy “Why are Dreher-types still opposed to gay marriage” rant. As I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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