A Pandemic of Authoritarianism

Here are four bumper sticker/tee shirt sayings that I am proposing to publicly counter the pandemic of authoritarianism: ACT LIKE FREE PEOPLE. SAY “NO” TO MANDATES. **** USE YOUR HEAD OR GOV’T MEDIA WILL USE IT. **** I AM AMERICAN. I DON’T DO MANDATES. **** “You’ve got to speak out against the madness” Madness? Back-to-school…

“Mask Wearers of the World, Unite!”

In everyone there is some willingness to merge with the anonymous crowd and to flow comfortably along with it down the river of pseudo-life. This is much more than a simple conflict between two identities. It is something far worse: it is a challenge to the very notion of identity itself. Václav Havel This past…

Fourth of July Americana Without a Fifth of Jackboot Alchemy

Empty the bottled witches’ brews – the potent eye-of-newt-baboon-blood admixture of COVID scientism and the wool-of-bat-tongue-of-dog-nihilism-cultured Marxism – down the toilet. Turn off the media cauldron . . . ~~~~~~ There. Now, pour yourself a tall cool glass of Simply Lemonade. Cut yourself a piece of apple pie. Kick back and enjoy some Americana. Reanimate…

As the World Turns

The made-for-TV melodrama General Fauci has aired for a year and a half. Its storyline of a global pandemic, mimicking the fantasy narratives of the “We’re-all-gonna-die-unless-somebody-from-science-saves us” pandemic movies of recent years, has a twist. Instead of the pandemic creating zombies, the pandemic mitigation methods – masks and vaccines – creates zombies. The main character…