Monthly Archives: January 2019

Covington Catholic Post-Mortem

  Time to wrap this story up. No one is still honestly insisting the boys did anything wrong. Their parents are lawyering up, and I sincerely hope they go Peter Thiel on the ass of a few media companies. It is difficult but possible to show malice in misreporting, since all these journalists had to […]

Quote of the Day

The full video reveals that these kids had wandered into a Tom Wolfe novel and had no idea how to get out of it. -Caitlin Flannigan, The Atlantic Tom Wolfe, of course, was the rapscallion who predicted all these stupid race and media flaps in absurdist novels like A Man in Full and Bonfire of the Vanities. Wolfe himself […]

Of Trolls and Cucks

First the troll: Nathan Phillips, the American Indian who banged a drum in a teenager’s face and later claimed to have been harassed, is America’s most successful troll. As an internet troll lurks the internet looking for people to provoke with controversial opinions, so Phillips wandered the Mall looking for someone to provoke. He failed […]

Smirking While White

I was snowed in and without access to social media all weekend so I missed on stories of momentous importance. On Friday news broke that the President had told one of his underlings to lie to investigators, and on Sunday Catholic schoolboys ganged up on an elderly an American Indian. And as of Monday morning […]

Trump voters and church attendance

Timothy P Carney on the last Republican Presidential Primaries: We broke down Republican primary voters by church attendance. Among the most frequent attenders—those going more than once a week—Trump got about 32 percent of the vote. Trump also got a minority of those who simply go once a week. Among those who reported going “a […]

Dumbest Shit You’ll See All Day Episode: XVIII

Seen on twitter: I’ve said it before and say it again; if I was a woman I’d be angry all of the time. — Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) January 5, 2019 Read the responses if you enjoy chucking at the impotent rage and misery of the left-leaning bourgeoisie as they counsel one another on managing depression […]

Resolution for 2019: Read More Books

Lately I’ve noticed that I have less and less patience for reading. I used to read a couple of books a month but in 2018 I only read one or two and those I found tedious. By November I noticed in myself a true aversion to reading. To combat my rapidly shrinking attention span I’ve […]