That soft spot in my heart for The Atlantic must insist a reluctant indifference from its dreadfully awful decision to ask certain questions, such as it does in an article it published Wednesday, ‘Is there something neurologically wrong with Donald Trump?’ I might as well underscore a refusal to indulge The Atlantic article is an… Continue reading Is there something neurologically wrong with The Atlantic?
a night, a nod, a breeze, an idea culled from an ancient greek inscription, gnothi seuton. The masses multitude vulgar hoi polloi commoners bourgeios debtor class posers for magazines pumped on testosterone and running for governor and how many millions of votes for the loser of last year’s sorry spectacle of what resembled a race… Continue reading a majority
The Title: Beauty demands a trumping! or Iocus lex and Jokar kaanoon, or Fast Fiction. Or: قانون المهرج by Calumet, 2020 Meager by any measure she acquiesced the gig as a necessity, a means. She harbored awesome optimism nevertheless, an unimpeachable sentiment of virtue and, in spite of her distaste for bourgeois groping and such, she… Continue reading #meagerToo
As though our conglomerated media cannot become any more Disnified or vain, ABC suspends one of their brightest morons for tweeting fake news that President Whatsitsname is the rightful heir to Goofy. http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/breaking/ct-mark-giangreco-suspended-trump-spt-0224-20170223-story.html
As if Sandyhook, Orlando, Columbine, Virginia Tech…the list grows like a weed and these are but a few of its shoots..failed to prove the the gun lobby cannot be thwarted, the grandson of a US Representative who was shot and killed in his home over a pair of gym shoes stamps a proof. If those in… Continue reading Gun problem is politically insoluble
The Strauss lectures are intellectual treasures of political theory. There are roughly three dozen courses Strauss taught over the course of some thirty years, each of which has recordings for anywhere from half a dozen to twenty classes. Not all of the courses have complete recordings, and the quality of some of the recordings is… Continue reading Leo Strauss Lecture on Gorgias (Autumn, 1963)