There was a very interesting article in First Things that tries to link the divisions in American foreign policy to the divisions in American Protestantism. The idea is that the same theological divisions that animated the emotions surrounding the Scopes Monkey Trial are the ones that drive our political divisions to this day. One the […]
One of the more absurd things happening today is the abuse of the notion of psychological saftey, eg: a female student demanding a male classmate be silent in her presence for respect for her “safety.” Sane people scratch their heads and wonder what she is talking about. But that does not mean psychological saftey is […]
Tom Wolfe is dead at the venerable age of 87. The Bonfire of the Vanities or even A Man in Full could not be written today. They would: Be condemned as racist / misogynist / whatever, and Not be funny. They would no longer be satire but straight up reporting. We all have become characters […]
What happened to the old Kevin D. Williamson I’ve admired for so long? Getting fired from The Atlantic seems to have taken his edge off. His advice to incels is to go to church to meet girls: There are girls who want to go home with a guy they met at a bar, but, as […]
So last week while visiting Mom I pulled my brother’s old dumbbells out of the closet and appropriated them. My old gym moved in mid-February and I have not gotten any exercise since. I am not impressed with any of the other local gyms. I also dusted off my kettlebell, and this week I have […]
On this blog we ask the big questions, like why are male feminists such creeps? The men who have been exposed as creeps in the course of the #MeToo movement have in general been from left-leaning industries, such as Hollywood and the Media, as well as a few Democratic Party politicians. Here are some theories […]
Heard this at the Latin Mass today. My high school choir used to sing this but it dropped out of our repertoire in my sophomore year, so that makes it (gasp) about 24 years since I’ve heard it. Enjoy.