The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

The Cargo Cult Mentality

  One of the basic mechanisms of human culture is emulation, or as my parents used to call it, “Monkey see, monkey do.” Children will tend to emulate whatever behavior they see, which is how peer pressure operates: If your teenager’s friends start acting in ways that you disapprove, you can expect your child to […]

Dear Tyler O’Neil …

  Politics is about winning. I understand that, and one of the main reasons I support Donald Trump is that, unlike so many Republicans, our president understands that. All your finest policy ideas count for nothing if you cannot win elections, and a certain ruthlessness about tactics is necessary to defeat the Democrats, who are […]

Why Do Democrats Hate Jesus?

  It’s Thanksgiving Day. Our two youngest sons, Jefferson and Emerson, are home from college, while my wife is roasting a turkey and preparing all the other delicious food for our afternoon feast. Meanwhile, Democrats are mad because a popular rapper is praising God: An atheist group has gone on the attack against rapper Kanye […]

‘The Heresy of Equality’

In 1970, Willmoore Kendall and George W. Carey published The Basic Symbols of the American Political Tradition, a careful attempt to distinguish our nation’s actual historic traditions from the mythical version of those traditions that had gained popular currency. In 1975, Professor Harry Jaffa published a critique of Kendall and Carey’s work with the title, […]

More Red Pill Discourse

Returning to a theme that provoked some interesting comments yesterday (“Trouble in ‘Red Pill’ Land”), I notice that Adam Piggott has up a post entitled, “Do ugly men get laid?” And the answer, obviously, is yes they do. What Piggott points out is that many “incel” types blame their looks for their lack of success […]

Trouble in ‘Red Pill’ Land

Rollo Tomassi speaking in 2018. This past spring, I traveled to Florida for the 21 Convention, a gathering of the “Red Pill” community (a/k/a, “The Manosphere”). What especially drew me to Orlando was a desire to see first-hand the men whose movement represents hope of turning back the tide of Third Wave feminism. There is […]

Evil Monsters Dox Bill Pulte

  If you don’t know who Bill Pulte is, he’s the Michigan businessman who has become famous for promoting charitable causes on Twitter, often giving thousands of dollars of his own money to help people in need, as in the case of Lena Ramon, an Iraq war veteran and mother of two who got a […]

Atheist Vegan YouTuber ‘Onision’ Accused of Being a Creepy Sexual Predator

“Let me ask you something: If you murder animals on a regular basis, do you really think I give a f–k about your opinion?” — Onision, April 2009 Gregory Daniel Jackson, a/k/a “Onision,” is a YouTube personality with about 2 million subscribers who was originally famous for a silly performance called “I’m a Banana.” Now […]

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