My Times are Not in Your Hands

  Despotism has so often been established in the name of liberty that experience should warn us to judge parties by their practices rather than their preachings. —Raymond Aron, The Opium of the Intellectuals During the recent Democratic Presidential ‘debates’, the Progressive Element candidates for president reveal just how incongruous Progressive thinking has become. Two…

Juxtaposed! News ™ Hot Off the Wire –There’s Something Rotten in Vermont

  News Anchor: “Good evening.  From our National News Desk… We start tonight’s broadcast with a report.  Chip Block has our report from Denmark.”  Video w/reporter voiceover: “At a recent presidential debate hosted by CNN, presidential candidate Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders brought up Denmark and the surrounding Scandinavian states when asked to describe what “democratic…

Just Juxtaposing! 5-24-2016

“Good evening.  From our National News Desk, our top story tonight…” “The Bernieverse:  Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign:” Video w/voiceover:   “On Sunday night the chant from thousands in the stands was certainly loud, clear and heartfelt: “Bernie, Bernie, Bernie!”” Sanders: “Real freedom includes economic security. That was Roosevelt’s vision 70 years ago. It is…

Marx the Merciless and the Deadly Socialist Ray

  …Kulaks to conquer, Kulaks to enslave in Clay, property to plunder… THIS JUST IN!! A mysterious beam has been focused on Earth’s citizens. It is sucking the wealth out of people!  The ray is said to be coming from the dead planet Marx. But wait. Professor Zharkov had miscalculated.  The deadly beam is coming…

Food for Trough

“The ruling class’s appetite for deference, power and perks grows.” From Angelo M. Codevilla’s America’s Ruling Class –And the Perils of Revolution … Who are these Ruling Class Orcs?  Who are these aggressive scavengers and opportunistic Kulakovores?  They are Ruling Class America and the minions who do their hunter-gatherer bidding.  They are the Democrats and Republicans…

Guess Who Came to Dine on You? Part Two

The Ruling Class Cannibals! Who are these Kulakovores?  They are Ruling Class America and the minions who do their hunter-gatherer bidding.  They are the Democrats and Republicans who accrue power unto themselves.  They are the un-elected:  the bureaucrats, the administrative state, the regulators, the social engineers, the ones whose careers are dependent on the government. …

Guess Who Came to Dine on You?

The Ruling Class Cannibals! Who are these Kulakovores?  They are Ruling Class America and the minions who do their hunter-gatherer bidding.  They are the Democrats and Republicans who accrue power unto themselves.  They are the bureaucrats, the administrative state, the regulators, the social engineers, the ones whose careers are dependent on the government, the ones…

The Human Condition: A Root of Bitterness is Fuel to Burn

Two campaigns. Two distinct political parties. And two very similar underlying class warfare tropes being megaphoned in order to incite discontent, anger and anarchy in the heart of the voter. Both campaigns are stoking the political fires of self-interest with the dried roots of bitterness. ~~~ “A nation will not survive morally or economically when…

Nightmare on Envy St.

Envy St. has been the road most travelled from the start. Covetousness and self-deception have been the vehicles of choice.  The serpent promised the first couple that they could become like God – their projected 1%. “You will not surely die,” the serpent said to the woman.  “For God knows that when you eat of…

“Income Inequality!”-Scrub! That Rhetoric!

What happens when a pulse is no longer found on your wrist? That is an indication that your heart stopped pumping blood. What would happen if “income inequality!” stopped pulsating throughout the economy? That would be an indication that the beating heart of business is no longer pumping. Income inequality is to be expected whenever…