Monthly Archives: December 2012

David Frum lets Aron David Miller do the work! by Political Observer

The critical reader of Mr.David Frum will note the oft used strategy of letting others speak home truths that might seem disingenuous or simply self-serving, if Mr. Frum himself did the opining.Also, the quoting of seemingly analogous history that takes … Continue reading

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Myra Breckenridge on The Unintentional Comedy of David Brooks

The arrogance of David Brooks produces unintentional comedy:"Well, I’d like to help the Republicans understand what’s going on in the other camp. First, Republicans should understand the mood in the White House. A month ago, the president and his team … Continue reading

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The biography of an American authoritarian

I will be brief. This book is not Law and the Inner Self by Prof. White, nor is it the damming polemic rejoinder to Prof. White's book, that is Law without Values by Prof.Alschuler.Here we have a long piece of … Continue reading

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The Partisan

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Ross Douthat on the Mirage of Eden by Queer Atheist

Ross Douthat's meditation on the Newton school massacre opens like a bad television melodrama: a scenic travelogue with a pretentious voice over, about the menace lurking under the veneer of bucolic small town America, the reality of suburbia’s quiet desperation … Continue reading

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On The Pathos of Pretty Boy Reactionary: I am the expert you must listen to! by Marcus T.T.

In this age of failed experts and expertise, not to speak of the utter failure of Capitalism, and the total lack of an alternative, Mr.Niall Ferguson makes a lengthy appeal, in his essay of November 30, 2012 titled Turning Points, … Continue reading

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Twenty Observations on a World in Turmoil by Ulrich Beck

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