Category Archives: Politics

Ls&Cs: Balancing the Left and Right

NYT, Jonathan Rauch and Peter Wehner, posted 20 Jan 2022: What’s Happening on the Left Is No Excuse for What’s Happening on the Right

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L&Qs&Cs: Wearing Us Down

We are weary of this, as I alluded a few posts ago, but that’s what they count on, I think, that the events of the past year, or past five years, will become the new normal. (I refuse to link … Continue reading

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Links and Comments: January 6th

I’ll post just the three or four items that struck me the most today, the anniversary of the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrectionist attack by Trump supporters on the Capitol of the United States.

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Links and Comments: Gullibility and the Decline of the US

First a bit of housekeeping. This blog has attracted no comments at all in the past two months! No real ones (which come in once a month or so) and no spam ones (which used to come in a few … Continue reading

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Links and Comments: January 6th; How Americans Need Each Other; How to ‘Do Your Own Research’; Enduring Conspiracy Theories

Let’s do some links and comments today, then tomorrow perhaps I’ll return to posting book summaries. NYT, The Editorial Board, 1 Jan 2022: Every Day Is Jan. 6 Now This could be a reference from my 2021 in Review post. … Continue reading

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Boosted

I thought to post a summary of one of those E.O. Wilson books tonight, but it’s past 4:30 and I don’t think I have the time. (I try to wrap up here by 5:30.) So some miscellaneous items today. First, … Continue reading

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Christmas Week Rain; Insecurities and Lack of Imagination

Finished my Christmas shopping today — I had to be done today — though one or two ordered items won’t be here until next week. It rained fairly heavily last night and the residue set in today; supposedly not raining, … Continue reading

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Ls&Cs: New Conspiracy Theories and Worldviews Available Here!

Are birds real? Are the leftists the ones denying reality? A perfect gift for the conspiracy theorist in your life who has absorbed all the others, from 9/11 to QAnon to 5G to the stolen election and the Covid hoax, … Continue reading

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Lc&Cs: Priorities

Being pro-life and anti-vaccine; being pro-defense and anti-deficit; the decline of American conservatism; and endpiece.

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Links and Comments: More from April 2021

Once more reaching into the well for links saved back in April, just before my world almost ended, and before I was effectively zoned out for two months. Nonexistent problems; the next phase of human civilization; a new unchurched majority; … Continue reading

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