Zelensky single-handedly slapped the West out of it’s thirty-year cynical downward spiral in such a visceral and consistent fashion – and in such a short time – that there really isn’t a comparison to draw on.
Last weekend (Happy New Year’s by the way!) my girlfriend happened to be watching the movie du jour Don’t Look Up while I was enjoying the opportunity to be obnoxiously lazy. As with most latter-day Adam McKay movies, it was two things: 1) Proof that the McKay Formula is still funny 2) Proof that the […]
While I’ve been very clear about my dislike of ideology as a concept at all for it’s multitude of flaws (and will be the subject of an upcoming post), to completely deny it’s importance and (especially) relevance requires a pretty damn high level of stupid. I use a multitude of terms to describe my views, […]
While I haven’t updated this since I’ve started, I’ve had quite a realizations since then. We are looking, more than over, for a realistic worldview. Throughout most of human history, “realistic” meant much less pessimistic compared to the prevailing wisdom. Only recently – and accelerated by social media – has that dynamic flipped. Being cautiously […]
There is a new anti-establishment fervor growing in the Republican Party, swept under the rug by party leadership but slowly infecting conservative operatives and younger officials within the current structure. As with all outsider movements at their infant stages, most speak quietly (or not at all) about their dissatisfaction with the status quo. This is […]
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