There is No Such Thing as a Dictatorship of the 80%.

That's called something else. And America invented it. Beyond the daily caterwauling of the Media, there are now appearing more learned articles by people average people never heard of who are proclaiming that Trump's election...

Rush Limbaugh and the End of the Ancien Regime in America

The "Ancien Regime" was the name given to the French dynasties from the 15th Century until the monarchy was thrown down by the French Revolution in 1787. It was a bloody and cruel affair, producing...

Will Mrs Clinton Accept Election Results if Trump Wins?

Chris Wallace hounded Donald Trump on his assertion "election is rigged' but failed to ask Mrs Clinton would she and the Democrats also accept the election results without challenge? Why? When the history is clearly...

Is the Sisterhood Choreographing the Harvey Weinstein Reflex?

I heard this said at least 10 years ago, so it is not a recent Weinstein-reflex. "The greatest threat to mankind are women without men and men without balls." Twice now in a quarter century feminists have...

The Intellectual Yet Idiot, by Nassim Nicolas Taleb

(I have never published other men's works here, but I want to introduce a singular mind to my readers, for he is a genuine scholar, yet shares the views I've written about for many years, albeit...

Melancholy, a Ten-Minute Indulgence

Just to shut you down for about ten minutes, remind you of your place... ...and our place.   Both from Ken Burns films: Lewis and Clark Ashokan Farewell, Civil War Ashokan Farewell-Sullivan Ballou Letter