We lost our chance to build the future. Those opportunities don’t come along every day, and we may not see another.
Today’s greatest defenders of “capitalism” are icons of inherited mediocrity whose wealth would be swept away by ten minutes of exposure to a free market.
“Babies like yours are generally not comfortable enough to sleep.”
Rubio is writing his own indictment, tweet by tweet, acknowledging the imperative to challenge a Kleptocrat while propping up his own Kleptocrat.
We needed another Russell Kirk for the Age of Globalization. What we got instead was a series of amateur entertainers performing cartoon antics on their YouTube Channel to “own the libs.” We got the class and character of conservative leadership that the market was prepared to reward.
From Filter: Portugal’s experiment with drug decriminalization From QZ: Amazon plans to enter the affordable grocery market From Gizmodo: China’s social credit system is blocking millions of train and air tickets. From Eurekalert: Climate change is already impacting fisheries. From Wikipedia, our Historical Event of the Week: The English Civil …
Post-election interviews with Mountain State voters were painful, not worth a link. It feels terrible to resent impoverished, struggling people. Enormous rhetorical energy has been invested in efforts to lay some defensible rationale over West Virginians’ abhorrent political choices. The reality is cruel, ugly and frightening.
Trump’s personal repulsiveness, criminality, and incompetence deliver a second chance not offered to Italians and Germans in the 30’s.
A political orphan’s guide to current events.
For many of us this will be the work of a lifetime, built on patience, grit, sacrifice and hope. Breath. Slow down. Brace for a long haul.