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Sunday, September 18, 2016


As we all watch Hillary's life-force evaporate with  her every appearance, the question must be asked. If she wins the election, we face the very real probability of a President Kaine.  When the inevitable happens, can we be blasé about the result?  This is not to say that Hilary must win.  But we must have a care if that happens.

Since the 1990's we have been led by: a psychopathic hillbilly erotomaniac, a proud fool wet brained aristocrat, and a half African misanthrope who owes his life to affirmative action.   Do we really look forward to a President "Tim."  

Tim comes across to me as the Democratic answer to Kasich.  He exudes good will and compassion while operating with all the calculation and guile of any other politician grasping for the main chance.  He just accused Trump of threatening Hillary's life.  Kaine may have gotten his politics from the marxists of Honduras, but he wasn't raised in Honduras. He was raised right here in the USA and has heard people point out the fatuousness of anti-second amendment politicians surrounded by armed bodyguards, dispute the right of ordinary citizens to defend  themselves.  It's a commonplace observation, and when he pretends to be shocked  he is lying.

A gloss of his wiki page confirms all my suspicions .  He was a member of the infamous Gang of Eight, working to flood our country with ever more low skilled peasants from  Latin America .    

His early education was at the hands of Jesuits, always a bad sign.  

He can't get enough of the LGBTQXYZ agenda and can be counted on if elected President to bend all the machinery of government to satisfy their endless and twisted demands.   

He has a collaborative history with FBI Director James Comey.  They and a few other Virginia public figures wanted some criminals transferred to federal courts in order to effect heavier sentences.  Comey must have mellowed, given his get out of jail free treatment of Kaine's running mate.

He voted to impose state sales taxes on internet purchases.  So don't expect him to be a  "give the suckers an even break" sort of leader.  

And finally, also from Wikipedia:
On September 27, 2007, just weeks after appointing Esam Omeish to the 20-member Virginia Commission on Immigration, Kaine learned that Omeish had made videos accusing Israel of genocide and calling for the impeachment of President Bush.[95] Kaine immediately requested and received Omeish's resignation and said that background checks would be more thorough in the future.[96]  
So Kaine knows where the money comes from.

Kaine used his law license to hammer Richmond VA landlords on behalf of wretched of the earth eager to expand their path of destruction through Richmond's housing stock.  

Judging by his campaign photos, Kaine has an almost cuddly, angelic look. He radiates trust and concern.  I hate that in a man. 

Seriously, this lefty do-gooder with an agenda has the potential to damage use more than his running mate, Grendel's mother.

Friday, August 19, 2016


John Mc Loughlin left us this week and his show departs with him.   I, and most of us who came through the conservative movement of the late 20th Century  will miss him and the show very much.  Don't expect anything like it to come a long soon; not in our dumbed down bought off political culture.  The show had a particular resonance for conservative Catholics  of the old school.  This set it apart from the neoconservative pap passing as conservatism today.  Let's reflect that the show started and remained on Public Television.  They won't make that mistake again. 

The show had a rough and tumble air with such as Jack Germond and other professional journalists of the 80's.   They were print journalists who had paid their dues, drank and had less time for guff.  Guests were cast for strong personalities and equally strong political attachments.  The mythological spirit of journalistic objectivity was never a household god on John's show.  We all can thank John for keeping Pat Buchanan before the public eye as a living saint of the old paleoconservative faith.  John's church even had its own gargoyle in form of Eleanor Clift, the shrieking embodiment left wing womanhood. 

Later, characters like Morton Zuckerman appeared.  If less honest, they were at least well informed, with their agendas obvious.  

I  think John McLoughlin  may have past into history at just the right time.  He gave the awful Tom Rogan, loathsome National Review ex-Brit Neocon authority in putting episodes together.  In due time, the show would have descended into  another outlet for crypto-zionist agitprop.  With John's passing the show dies a clean death to be enjoyed in our memories.  God bless you John. 

Saturday, July 23, 2016


Summing up a publication's essential spirit in one go is a risky temptation.  This, however is just too telling to resist.


BY Daniel Oppenheimer  

[The May/June issue of The American Conservative featured Jonathan Bronitsky’s review of Daniel Oppenheimer’s new book Exit Right: The People Who Left the Left and Reshaped the American Century. This article is the first in an exchange between Bronitsky, Oppenheimer, and Samuel Goldman. Be sure not to miss Bronitsky’s“Who Are the Ex-Conservatives? and Goldman’s The End of Political Conversions?”]

Thus a colloquia among Oppenheimer, Broditisky and Goldman encapsulating the essence of TAC.  That is three characters who are in no way conservative themselves sharing their deep thoughts about a movement alien to them.  Isn't this TAC in a nutshell?   

Almost from the beginning, TAC found itself a sort of tiki bar for those shut out of the harsh sun of  corporate and neocon political dominance.   It's all about losers resentment.  And like all losers, TAC wants to be on top.  That is why TAC also hates paleo-conservatism.  How can they ever have influence if they also adhere to traditional, national conservatism?

TAC has been trying and failing to make itself into  a sort of movement for years now.  I suggest that this is a fools errand given that they are a haven for resentful particularists.  Normal citizens demand parties and movements with clear, plausible goals and messages.  TAC's editorialists and writers are incapable of delivering anything like this.  All they have uncommon is that they can't get on FOX. 

In their long exile from actual politics, they posture as the thoughtful, reasonable conservatism  Americans  really wanted. This has been their pose for so long they know no other.  They will never succeed because they are  driven by their own need for otherness.  

Trump's primary triumph must be deeply galling considering that he borrowed so heavily from the hated Paleo's  playbook.  I wonder how they propose to proceed in a political climate where their allies are liberals and Neocon's?   Perhaps some of them might revel in the "Strange new respect" references that might come their way.  Then again, the Neocon's are much better poised for this role.  Some Neocons, like Kagan have already defected  to Hillary.  

They will survive in the short term. As the headline suggests they will endure as the home of those who see conservatism as a topic to be picked over rather than a cause.  I suspect TAC will simply fade away at some point due to lack of plausibility and a lack of academic and journalistic hacks willing to write for it.   

Or perhaps some conservative  Daddy Warbucks will pick up the tab and TAC will become a journal of some sort of Trumpism.  If Trump wins, he and his cohorts will need an outlet of their own.  That would be  the ultimate justice for the TAC humbugs.

NOTE: A thoughtful friend brings up the point that Trump has no defined political philosophy.  So, let me make this clear re the Daddy Warbucks option.  I do  think that Trump  has a core set of  impulses.  If he becomes President, some vehicle for his thinking and that of those advising him would be necessary.  His movement would not be the first to have to make itself up on the forge of events as it went along.

Sunday, July 10, 2016


This is a comment I left on Lihn Dhin's article at the Unz Review on "Race War".  Dinh makes the commonplace observation that unfettered Third World immigration hurts the black underclass.  He also points out that the Democratic Party blacks vote for in virtual lockstep is very much the architect (along with the cheap labor GOP) of their displacement in the available workforce.
Lind Dinh:  “How ironic, then, that blacks are loyal to a Democratic Party that has robbed them of employment and dignity. Liberal immigration policies harm blacks more than anybody.”
 Me: I’ve heard blacks speaking of this directly. What they say comes down to this; blacks expect inclusion into government work as a reparation for all the scutwork they’ve done in the past . I’ve heard this from black government workers specifically. “we won’t do that menial stuff anymore.”
This is why they are passive in the face of mass latino immigration. They naively assume that the latinos will always be on the bottom, collecting the garbage and washing dishes. I think this also hinges on the idea that blacks, as part of the left coalition of aggrieved fringes, will always have the clout to keep getting government employment in an ever expanding administrative state. In this way their strength is in their weakness. As long as they are poor, and concentrated in large urban voting blocks, they will always have a relatively free ride. This is a fool’s paradise but they cling to it with surprising tenacity.
I've noted over the years the degree to which blacks I've known who occupy positions within  government have peculiar notions about the role of productivity and competitiveness. Even at high levels they truly believe that wealth and advancement are allocated rather than generated or earned. It’s as though once hired and in place, the organization they inhabit becomes the whole bountiful universe. This makes them a particularly disruptive element in our overall system. They live to advance within systems they don’t understand. Given the chance, they will run things to ruin as long as they profit personally. When ruin arrives, they refuse to see their own part in bring it about. At this point the white power structure – the dispenser of all good things, must be to blame.
As I write this, I realize that I am describing President Obama, Colin Powell, and a great many other blacks who show great skill at rising inside systems while at the same time destroying them.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016


Every time some Muslim, or nutter, or Muslim nutter goes on a firearm rampage all the ninnies with the bullhorn  start caterwauling against the 2nd Amendment.  From our head ninny, the President, to our more manly ninny, Hilary Clinton it's all about the guns.  And the gun that now holds pride of place among taboo objects in the AR15.  

I trained on an AR15 but have never owned one.  I almost certainly never will.  All the academics and other goody goodies proclaim that the little Armalite is an "Assault  Rifle" and an artifact of the devil.  Not that they believe in the devil in any case, but that's another topic. 

My writing this is probably a fools errand.  The anti-assault weapon mania rests not even vaguely on knowing what one is.  I just had this confirmed today when a good friend informed me that owning an AR was exactly like owning my own jet fighter plane.  

So let me share what I know and or observed.  

1. The AR15 is of course not an assault rifle.  No firearm lacking automatic fire capacity can be an assault rifle.  The entire point of creating actual assault rifles was to get a short length, fully automatic weapon firing a smaller than normal cartridge in the hands of infantrymen.  It's true that all such weapons were meant for combat.  But once you make such a weapon semi, rather than fully automatic, the whole concept is compromised.  How?

If you are going to design a firearm to be hand held, you must take into account the reciprocating nature of all automatic weapons.  The gun is going to try to jump around in the users hands so, fine accuracy is not as important.  The sights on an AR or that other metallic boogyman, the AK, are not designed to be terribly accurate.  They aren't just ornamental, but since the gun is made in mass quantities and fires a less powerful cartridge, it's far from a target gun.  So a nutter or Muslim using sights meant for a full automatic is actually at a disadvantage.

This was brought home to me the first time I held an AK.  The front and rear sights are quite close and the front sight is up on a kind of stalk.  This is not an ideal arrangement unless you are spraying rounds automatically.  The AR15 has a similar arrangement, that's why people modify them with optical sights.

BTW, while I'm on the topic.  Assault Rifles are themselves not rifles.  As they were designed to be short, handy weapons they should be called Assault Carbines.  I suppose it too late for that though. 

2. The AR15 fires a 22 caliber bullet.  Yes, it's a more powerful 22 than the plinking round we are all familiar with,  but it is the same diameter.  This round and the rifle that fires it are always described by the press as "Hi-powered."   That is poppycock.  It's illegal to hunt dear with this round in my state and many others.  The cartridge (223) has always been classified as a varmint cartridge.  That is, suitable for foxes, groundhogs and such.  Of course it can be, and is lethal to humans.  But to be frank, it ranks far down the list in lethality. 

It is well to remember that the army adopted this cartridge in the Sixties, under pressure.  It's also important to understand that from a military point of view, a wounded enemy is actually more desirable than a kill.  A dead soldier is a loss; a wounded soldier is a liability to the enemy. 

This is borne out in AR15 mass shootings.  Because of the relative weakness of the cartridge, most people either die on the spot or are released from hospital in a few days.  If you are to be shot by a Muslim crazy man, I hope it's not with an obsolete 30.06 from WWI. You can kill and Elk with one of those. 

3. Press ninnies usually know little about firearms and care less.  In this case, few of the ninnies know just how popular the AR15 is and how many are in use.  I was surprised to see how many versions of the AR are available now.  The gun has been around for a long time (Sixty Two years) and I suppose the patent has run out so everyone and his brother in the gun world is making them.  

For reasons expressed above, I don't personally get the AR15.  The AR must be made in modified form to be really useful and still fires a lackluster cartridge with limited range.  I can only hunt ground hogs with it and there are a lot better firearms for me to defend myself with. 

Understand dear reader that Americans have always had a way of adopting their military long arms for personal use.  Springfields, M1's, M1 carbines have all been sold to civilians in huge numbers over the 20th Century.  Varmint hunting, target shooting, personal home defense are all popular AR15 applications.  The little AR is reliable and I think ammo is relatively cheap.  There is little recoil so it's popular with teenagers and the mounting numbers of women shooters.  And it looks mean.  It's cool to look mean. 

This means that our cultural masters have no idea how ubiquitous their taboo object is.  They might as well try to confiscate all the lawnmowers.       

Monday, May 30, 2016


Back from a punishing, fraught vacation to Florida.  No need to go into details except to say that Route 95 is now the realm of Patel managed motels infested with bed bugs and roaches.  It matters not that the names are well known, so long as some Patel is running it,  beware!

One thing not to be blamed on the Indians was the weather.  They can't really bring their monsoons with them can they?  Giant storms going in both directions, made driving the distance much more tiring and at time a bit harrowing.  I will take the Amtrak car train from now on when going south. It's a pity that Amtrak doesn't offer this service to other destinations.  

Was marooned for three days on the return journey with a massive mechanical car failure.  Three days in a non-Patel hotel (LaQuinta) on the outskirts of Charlottesville VA.  Not good for the wallet.  Three days late into Washington and another deluge on leaving.  Sky cleared at the Pennsylvania border.  Could this be an omen?   

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