Democracy · Feminism/ Male rights · Leftism · Liberalism · Sex Differences · Transgenderism

The Sexual Revolution Devours its Children

By Edward Feser, December 27, 2018: In two recent posts, we looked at philosopher Alex Byrne’s criticisms of claims made by some transgender activists to the effect that sex is not binary and that it is socially constructed.  Byrne is by no means the only philosopher alarmed at the increasingly bizarre claims being made by such activists –… Continue reading The Sexual Revolution Devours its Children

Democracy · The best of Pat Buchanan

When Democracy Fails to Deliver

By Patrick J. Buchanan, January 22, 2019: “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible … make violent revolution inevitable,” said John F. Kennedy. In 2016, the U.S. and Britain were both witness to peaceful revolutions. The British voted 52-48 to sever ties to the European Union, restore their full sovereignty, declare independence and go their own… Continue reading When Democracy Fails to Deliver

Democracy · The best of Pat Buchanan

How Democracy is Losing the World

By Patrick J. Buchanan, December 11, 2018: If Donald Trump told Michael Cohen to pay hush money to Stormy Daniels about a one-night stand a decade ago, that, says Jerome Nadler, incoming chair of House Judiciary, would be an “impeachable offense.” This tells you what social media, cable TV and the great herd of talking… Continue reading How Democracy is Losing the World

Democracy

How They Got the Vote

Amid the recent midterm election results, and a likely future in which the American nation will be unable to elect its own representatives; American Renaissance explains the expansion of franchise which has lead to this point. Alexander Keyssar, The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States, Basic Books, 2000, 467 pp.… Continue reading How They Got the Vote

Democracy · Leftism · The Donald Trump Presidency

The Limits of Democracy

Isn’t it revealing that those who exhort warnings about “saving democracy,” are eager to remove President Trump from office, through less than democratic means? Against all odds: the pressures of Wall Street, Hollywood, the media, the political establishment and demographic trajectories; President Trump rose to power through the democratic system. Despite this authentically populist, grassroots… Continue reading The Limits of Democracy

Democracy · Racial Differences · South Africa

South Africa votes to take white owned land without compensation

Amid surging farm attacks and ‘Kill the Boer’ rhetoric, South Africa’s parliament recently took anti- white politics to the next level, in voting for a motion to take white owned land without compensation. Obvious takeaways include that South Africa will soon take the path of Zimbabwe: an African breadbasket turned downtrodden, aid- dependant abyss. And… Continue reading South Africa votes to take white owned land without compensation