Afghanistan’s girls show the dark side of America’s influence in the world

Afghanistan Women

Summary: Trump is committing America to the overthrow of a 4th secular regime in the Middle East, probably to be replaced (like the others) by a fundamentalist Islamic government (or chaos). Amidst the cheering for Trump, let's look at what we have done for the women in Afghanistan. Let's remember that before we wreck another country. People … Continue reading Afghanistan’s girls show the dark side of America’s influence in the world

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The Wall Street “Fearless Girl” teaches us why we are so weak

Wall Street bull vs. little girl statue

Summary: The statue of the Fearless Girl vs. the Wall Street bull gets rave reviews, ignoring the false and foolish lesson it teaches girls. It depicts a delusion rooted in our history which has bloomed and now dominates our myths and actions. “People need stories, more than bread, itself. They teach us how to live, and why. …Stories … Continue reading The Wall Street “Fearless Girl” teaches us why we are so weak

Feminist revolutionaries seized control of colleges. Now come the tribunals…

Execution of Danton

Summary: Leftist have taken control of America's universities and begun programs to change their culture. Here is a report from one front of the revolution, where feminists attack other feminists for insufficient adherence to the new rules. “Like Saturn, the Revolution devours its children." --- From an essay by Jacques Mallet du Pan (1793). Execution … Continue reading Feminist revolutionaries seized control of colleges. Now come the tribunals…

Oddities of the New Left, making them weaker than the Old Left

Old Left - Friedrich Engels

Summary: Continuing my series describing how both Left and Right in America have become unmoored from their roots and adopted strange new beliefs. This post looks at the New Left. These evolutions have made the Right stronger and the Left weaker. "Using the hijab as a symbol of women's liberation & empowerment is like using … Continue reading Oddities of the New Left, making them weaker than the Old Left

The Premier of Ontario visits a mosque, revealing much about our society

Summary: Small incidents in the news often reveal hidden but large trends in society, if we examine them carefully. Such as a recent visit by Ontario's Premier to a local mosque. Her political allies cheer; her political foes laugh and mock. But it tells us so much more. {Also, see yesterday's post: Trump points to Sweden’s problems … Continue reading The Premier of Ontario visits a mosque, revealing much about our society

Martin van Creveld: women are a problem in the military, not the cure

Summary: Martin van Creveld examines the reason behind the Israel Defense Forces' enthusiasm to recruit women. It's the same reason for the enthusiasm of the US military. Men are increasingly unable or unwilling to serve. He discusses some of the likely consequences of this experiment.   “Military Women Are Not the Cure, They Are the Disease” By … Continue reading Martin van Creveld: women are a problem in the military, not the cure

Audi’s Superbowl advert reminds us that class is boss in America

Summary: This brilliant analysis of Audi's advertisement in the Superbowl reminds us that class is the unspeakable but dominant force in American society. Black men don't have "male privilege" while rotting in prison from unjust convictions for rape. White coal miners don't have "white privilege" while coughing their lives away with Black Lung. Neither Left … Continue reading Audi’s Superbowl advert reminds us that class is boss in America