Category Archives: crushing dissent

REPOST: BETTER CLINTON THAN OBAMA? SURELY YOU JEST.


This revisit of one of my 2011 posts was occasioned by Hillary going “full Lenin” by claiming that corporations and businesses do not create jobs.  This ejaculation was a timely reminder just what kind of a national disaster this woman … Continue reading

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WE WANT TO KNOW WHAT YOU THINK AND WHO YOU ARE


The attempt by the FCC to insert government monitors into media centers has gone over like a lead balloon, so it is being put on hold.  Not canceled, mind you, just on hold until a more devious approach is designed.  … Continue reading

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VONNEGUT ON TOTALITARIANISM


On rereading some old Vonnegut writings, in this case Mother Night, I came across a fascinating definition of the totalitarian mind.  He writes thus: I have never seen a more sublime demonstration of the totalitarian mind, a mind which might … Continue reading

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A REMINDER FROM MAUTHAUSEN


A Kurt Tucholsky quote at Mauthausen concentration camp, Austria, imaged in February 2013. “Nothing is harder, and nothing demands more character than to find oneself in open opposition to the spirit of one’s times, and loudly to say: ‘NO!’” An … Continue reading

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TRIBUTE TO LOIS


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JUDITH DOTH PROTEST TOO MUCH


I feel very sorry for Judith Grossman‘s son, who was recently pilloried, as so many thousands of young men have, by a college “tribunal” that supposedly investigated allegations of nonconsensual sex by his girl friend.  Fortunately, this young man had … Continue reading

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JEŠTĚD MOUNTAIN NEAR LIBEREC


Very impressive sight from cousin Pavel’s front porch… That’s a comms tower/restaurant/hotel combo on top, with ski slopes below.  They built the tower during the socialist era at significant cost, but it’s all analog.  They never converted it to digital, … Continue reading

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TOYS FOR TOTS, OBAMA-STYLE


The toys in question are hundreds of M1 Abrams tanks, plus late-model F-16 fighters, initially promised to the Mubarak government, which is now in jail.  The tots in question are those warm, cuddly, lovable devotees of multicultural democracy, Mohamed Morsi … Continue reading

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CENSORING THE INTERNET: SYRIA SHOWS THE WAY


This week, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is holding a meeting in Dubai to discuss “what to do about the Internet.” (h/t The Weekly Standard)  There are many proposals in the ITU’s agenda, which runs to over 200 pages, and … Continue reading

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THAT BROADWELL BROAD: BEN STEIN TELLS IT FAR BETTER THAN ME


This is definitely worth reading.  AND, it’s a great review of the latest 007 flick, too!

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