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South of the Border

Mexico, as It Is and Wasn’t: Some Stuff Worth Knowing

Mexico, as It Is and Wasn’t: Some Stuff Worth Knowing

November 18, 2017

For Americans concerned about Mexico and Mexicans, and what sort of wights they

Race and Supremacy

Last Call at the Milk Bar

Last Call at the Milk Bar

June 26, 2014

I’m being a pain in the ass again. My childhood makes me do it. When I was

Warshington

Deserting the Beast

Deserting the Beast

June 12, 2014

It is so easy to gull the pack, the herd. It just takes a bit of theater. A

Lit Crit

Wading in the Zeitgeist

Wading in the Zeitgeist

May 22, 2014

Like apparently everybody who can read, still a probable majority in the U.S.,

Deep Thoughts

Lost in Space

Lost in Space

May 14, 2014

The world is too much with us, late and soon. Before long, it can begin to seem

Hallelujah!

So What?

So What?

April 23, 2014

I am puzzled as to why racism is thought to be a terrible thing, rather than

Warshington

Pickle Boy Steps Up: Dill, Sweet, or Kosher?

Pickle Boy Steps Up: Dill, Sweet, or Kosher?

March 27, 2014

Now, about this Crimea thing: What I figure is, the top part of the Feddle

Revisions

Race, Realism, and Race Realists

Race, Realism, and Race Realists

March 18, 2014

“Race realists,” as they call themselves, very much want to think that Latin

Culture Clash

Notes of a Fed-Up Southerner

Notes of a Fed-Up Southerner

March 12, 2014

Coming up as I did a Southern boy, usually barefoot, lots of times with a cane

Crime and Punishment

Sour Thoughts From the Police Beat

Sour Thoughts From the Police Beat

February 27, 2014

Things don’t work like they spoza. A cause of this dysfunction is the notion

Racial Politics

The Unfortunately Innate Nature of Intelligence

The Unfortunately Innate Nature of Intelligence

February 19, 2014

Human races are subspecies of Homo sapiens [sic], just as Basset Hounds and

Culture Clash

Forever Thirteen

Forever Thirteen

February 12, 2014

Oh, help. It seems that at Columbia University a rat pack of nursery feminists

Idiocracy

The Soul of a Curmudgeon

The Soul of a Curmudgeon

February 07, 2014

Ah, the guttering candle of civilization! How I love it. The dwindling flames

Uncle Sam

Infinite Arrogance, Infinite Incompetence

Infinite Arrogance, Infinite Incompetence

January 30, 2014

Oh lord. Oh lord. Can the government do anything right? There is no evidence

Looking Back

A Childhood in Athens

A Childhood in Athens

January 23, 2014

It is common for aging men, worn by the long years of drink and skirt-chasing

Bizarro World

The Illusion of Government

The Illusion of Government

January 16, 2014

In a paroxysm of patriotic musing, I reflected that Washington is an insular,

Culture

The Pursuit of Racial Amity

The Pursuit of Racial Amity

January 07, 2014

Pondering the smoking ruins of American racial policy, I wonder whether it

Feminism

Is Maureen Dowd Obsolete?

Is Maureen Dowd Obsolete?

December 27, 2013

“Without men, civilization would last until the oil needed

Deep Thoughts

A Sozzled Apprehension of Politics

A Sozzled Apprehension of Politics

December 20, 2013

I am seated in front of the Optiplex, drinking Padre Kino red and garnering

Afternoon Delight

Rust on the Iron Law of Wages

Rust on the Iron Law of Wages

December 13, 2013

The other day I was thinking, which I know better than to do, and I started

Education

No Child Allowed Ahead

No Child Allowed Ahead

December 06, 2013

In my last column I fulminated about the calamitous effects of the feminization

Education

Notes on the Pussification of America

Notes on the Pussification of America

November 14, 2013

It is time to get women out of the schooling of boys. It is way past time.

Toeing the Line

Ideas for a Better Nation

Ideas for a Better Nation

October 25, 2013

While grazing hither and yon around the glades of the Internet, I stumbled on

Modest Proposals

Mudgeon at the Bat

Mudgeon at the Bat

October 18, 2013

The curious affair of Fred Mudgeon began in 2015 when he, age 67 and largely

Tech Overload

Pay Attention and Think Fast

Pay Attention and Think Fast

October 04, 2013

I recently found in The American Conservative a piece called “40 Years of the

Tech Overload

An Inside Look at the Defense Industry

An Inside Look at the Defense Industry

September 27, 2013

In early 2035, the thirty-fourth year of the war against al-Qaeda, the Pentagon

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