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

Electoral college

The importance of the Electoral College

Since Donald Trump won the recent Presidential election despite losing in the popular vote, the institution of the electoral college has been called into question. Given the circumstances, it is certainly understandable why some are upset and might even wish to scrap the electoral college “But more people voted for Hillary, she deserves it”, or “the electoral college is… Continue reading The importance of the Electoral College

Freedom of speech

A true victory for free speech

For any who care about free speech in Australia, that a Federal Court has thrown out the QUT racism lawsuit, should be cause for genuine celebration. Finally, the 3 students of the Queensland University of Technology, have had their names cleared and can hopefully continue on with their lives as normally as possible. But while this is… Continue reading A true victory for free speech

2016 US Presidential election: primaries

US Presidential candidate review: Ted Cruz

Given that the 2016 Republican Party Presidential primaries are set to take place in only a few months, its seems that now provides a good opportunity to offer my opinion on some of the candidates. Ted Cruz, a polarizing senator from Texas is among the front- runners, with some of the latest polls placing him… Continue reading US Presidential candidate review: Ted Cruz