Monthly Archives: September 2010

The beginnings of a unified theory of what we are looking at

A symposium about what actually happened when the Soviet bloc collapsed at FrontPage Magazine. With a generous (to me) lead in from WRSA. The Soviet ghost materializes. Question: When the Russian spies were hustled out of the country and back … Continue reading

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More on the nature of evil

Francis Porretto has concluded his series on evil at Eternity Road: Part IV. Part V. In the age of the dictatorship of relativism, as Pope Benedict XVI has characterized the current philosophical climate of the West, it is water for … Continue reading

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On the nature of evil

Francis Porretto at Eternity Road has a so-far three-part discourse on the nature of evil: Part I is here. Part II. Part III. More is coming. I am going to try to dig into it today, shaking off a few … Continue reading

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Tony Blair is trying to sell books…

…by praising Geroge W. Bush for both his courage and his intelligence. Blair must really believe it because he surely knows that there’s a cult of Bush hatred in the American media that won’t tolerate any such embarrassing sentiments. Even … Continue reading

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Let me get one thing out here, very directly,…

…about Obama’s presence today on the stage of this particular 9/11 anniversary, with all that swirls about it. He was just incredibly creepy, and for me it was like watching Nosferatu fondling holy relics with eight-inch fingernails. Especially as he … Continue reading

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The new logistics

The internet is a training facility where successful students learn how to outpace the general bullshit that’s afoot in the world. A term that sums up what can be gained from the internet is ‘conceptual clarity,’ the individual ability to … Continue reading

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The psychological displacement of the Quran burning

This national ordeal in a teacup has nothing to do with the pastor of a fifty-member congregation in Florida threatening to burn Qurans. He’s just the object of psychological displacement. Now, what is it really about? Everyone knows the answer … Continue reading

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Of what use was Rahm Emanuel?

Well, let’s give some credit where credit is due as Emanuel is reported to be ready to leave the White House. It was when Obama, in nearly his first act after being elected in November ’08, named that malignant creep … Continue reading

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Matt Drudge has so many readers…

…that he’s trying to drive some off today, by running a photo of Rahm Emanuel at the top of the Drudge Report. A while later: Drudge has already switched to another photo; the drop in length of visit stats must … Continue reading

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“Forgive us, Barack Obama, for we know not what we do”

Victor Davis Hanson: You see, hoi polloi want “easy solutions” — like trying to close an open border, cut federal spending, and balance the budget. Instead, they should be manning up to pay more for gas, more in taxes, and … Continue reading

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Some patriot singin’ for the end of summer

This starts out with a clip of the revolting bigot Janeane Garafolo calling good people bigots (but that passes quickly). As Ann Coulter states axiomatically, if you want to know what liberals are up to pay attention to what they … Continue reading

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James Taranto gives the New York Times a horsewhipping…

…over their smug belittling of the majority of New Yorkers who oppose the Ground Zero Mosque. And it’s a much overdue horsewhipping. Very enjoyable to see.

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‘On Broken Wings’ by Francis W. Porretto

A month ago I reviewed the first novel in Francis Porretto’s ‘Realm of Essences’ series, Chosen One. If you go back to that review, you’ll see that I was very impressed with it and wrote that I would happily read … Continue reading

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