Monthly Archives: June 2011

The flat mental affect of postmodernism

“Postmodern consciousness” is flat — the awareness itself is not so much “through a glass darkly” as flat against the glass, the texture of the things themselves unavailable to it. So that there’s only a two-dimensional apprehension of four-dimensional reality, and … Continue reading

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The deceit and violence of “marriage equality”

The New York State Senate’s vote to legalize “gay marriage” was very much the same as voting to legalize “2 + 2 = 5″ and using the force of law to require that everyone believe it is true. Don’t kid yourself about the “religious exemptions” thrown … Continue reading

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New Paltz: Jason West’s projection of his own bigotry onto others

Holy moly. Just caught a clip of New Paltz mayor Jason West on with the staccato and pomo Rachel Maddow, onetime butch protégé of MSNBC’s former stormtrooper Keith Olbermann. West appeared with Maddow the night before the New York State Senate voted to … Continue reading

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The State of New Sodom

The New York State Senate, led by a handful of self-abasing Republicans, has repudiated and debauched our roots in Western Civilization, assaulted and severed its Judeo-Christian underpinnings, annihilated its deepest tradition, and the celebration has begun over this horrible attack on … Continue reading

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David Mamet’s move to the right

Matthew Shaffer writes about his conversation with the playwright David Mamet: What kind of conservative is Mamet now? Friedrich Hayek, both directly and indirectly via Thomas Sowell, is the major influence on his political thought. Mamet repeatedly returns to Hayek’s … Continue reading

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New Paltz: Jason West returns to his vomit

Abusing every concept of American civilization within his very limited reach (marriage, freedom, equality, law, and the role of religion in society), Jason West is back at the scene of his original fifteen minutes of fame. Now riding the entrails of the vile … Continue reading

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Fathers and thoughts

Father’s Day is never that big a day for me because I think about my dear Dad every day. He’s been gone for decades yet I feel increasingly close to him, as though he’s right here in the room with me. … Continue reading

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Explaining Obama: “America delenda est”

Knowing what a political animal Obama is, why would he maliciously damage the economy? He wants a second term, but if we’re still in the dumpster, that won’t happen. There is a three stage answer to that. My interpretation of Obama, which … Continue reading

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