Summary: People with superpowers are running a multi-generational project to reshape America. They have the greatest of superpowers: money, which they've used to enlist experts to produce a large volume of research supporting their interests -- overwhelming experts with different (ie, mainstream) viewpoints. Here we see two examples of their success. . . (1) Investing … Continue reading Second amendment scholarship (using money to reshape America)
Summary: It's the great oddity of the US that we order our society based on exegesis of an 18th century document, written in grammar no longer used with words whose meaning has often radically changed. Instead of justice or logic, our judges have become like the mandarins of Imperial China -- parsing the meaning of … Continue reading Let’s look at the Second Amendment, cutting through the myths and spin
Summary: Public policy in America has become a debate about myths, as our broken OODA loops degrade our ability to see and reason -- and we become more easily influenced by propaganda. That's a natural response by our elites; a sensible person doesn't attempt to reason with sheep. We see all these factors at work … Continue reading Guns do not make us safer. Why is this not obvious?
Summary: When Americans demand accuracy from their reliable sources, reform will become possible for America. The Left cannot correct the Right on this flaw, nor vice versa. So long as we (Left and Right) accept lies from our friends and fellow partisans, then our leaders will lead us by lies. So long as we remain … Continue reading But Hitler confiscated guns, leaving Germans helpless!
Summary: As the 21st century unwinds, the nature and extent of American exceptionalism becomes ever clearer. Exceptionally mad, and growing more so. Today we look at yet another example. (1) From America's daily purveyor of conservative propaganda "The right to shoot tyrants, not deer", The Washington Times "The Second Amendment is the guarantee of freedom" … Continue reading “The right to shoot tyrants, not deer”