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A New Dark Age

One side effect of Trump’s election is the hordes of people who emulate him and his appointees, as National Review points out. Culture suffers, but then again, this is just the most garish fruit of our decay. Here are two … Continue reading

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Has Politics Become Gossip?

I’m interested in what happens around me at every level of government, but I’m really tired of the constant noise, the endless smoke, the endless discussions of no substance. Has politics become just gossip? Worse, has it become a gossip … Continue reading

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Now I Am Free

This weekend, I left the Republican party. I have been in the party since the days of Reagan and I have seen it make good decisions and bad decisions, but I have never seen the level of political skulduggery exhibited … Continue reading

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Turn Them All Away

It’s weird to watch conservatives get all bothered about the fact that an immigration freeze was done messily or wasn’t done perfectly. Commenters on my usual hangouts are pounding the execution as if the unintended chaos – that affected 200 … Continue reading

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Some But Not All

I recently came across this post on Trump and racism here. To be fair, the writer gets it 80% correct, but he misses some truly important points. While there’s enough evidence to support the idea that Trump is a racist, … Continue reading

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The Worst Has Arrived

I was genuinely surprised by the election results, because I thought that distaste for Trump was high. It was, but not in the way I expected. The man got less votes overall than McCain in 2008 and Romney in 2012; … Continue reading

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Similarities in Thinking

I have been reading a bit on Holocaust denial recently at this site, and I find the thinking of the deniers to be fascinating, because it is the study of disease. An article there sums up how Holocaust deniers think … Continue reading

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