The Revolution is Coming, Friends.

Not this election cycle. Maybe not the next one. But it’s coming. In today’s America, a network of executive, judicial, bureaucratic, and social kinship channels bypasses the sovereignty of citizens. Our imperial regime, already in force, works on a simple principle: the president and the cronies who populate these channels may do whatever they like … More The Revolution is Coming, Friends.

No, Ed Rendell, a Majority of Women are Not Ugly

Derp. I get what he was trying to say, but even then, his statement isn’t right. Ugliness, like beauty, is comparatively rare. A definition of terms: Ugliness is not mere unattractivenes; it is repulsiveness. Ugliness means aversion, nausea. Natural selection ensures that only a few people are actually ugly. We must of course concede that aesthetic statements … More No, Ed Rendell, a Majority of Women are Not Ugly

Jeff Goldstein: Let the GOP Go the Way of the Whigs. Time for a New Party.

Share and Enjoy. So the question becomes, what are Republicans to do with a Republican party that would allow a progressive populist boasting Mondale’s trade policy and McGovern foreign policy — that is, a leftist Democrat that looks for all the world like an angry and retouched Circus Peanut — to carry its flag? And … More Jeff Goldstein: Let the GOP Go the Way of the Whigs. Time for a New Party.