Category: The Narrative

The Narrative Has Parts

     Supreme over all other laws is The First Law: The First Law: Everything Has Parts. (Except the First Law)      For example, we have The Narrative, a thing of many parts, none of them particularly pleasant. Here are a few: Gun control works. Diversity is our strength. It’s not race, it’s “culture.” Minorities cannot …

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Stop All That Thinking!

     Don’t think.      Don’t investigate.      Don’t ask about “sources.”      Don’t demand confirmations.      And above all, do what you’re told!      Your block’s political commissar will stop by later to see how you’re doing.

Just How Does Harvard Award Professorships?

     You really have to wonder:      Scientific American, which dates to 1845 and touts itself as “the oldest continuously published magazine in the United States,” recently ran an article arguing that scientists should prioritize “reality” over scientific “rigor.” What would make a publication with a name like this one set empirical evidence at odds …

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Once again, we all knew the narrative was garbage

Saint George Floyd of Fentanyl wasn’t killed by the cops, and the four police officers that are currently in jail for his death were wrongly convicted for political reasons. A former Hennepin County, Minnesota, prosecutor is suing her employer, alleging that she was a victim of sex discrimination and retaliation. That’s par for the course. …

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The Chronicle of the DC: 27Jul23

One Trait Of An (“R”) Stalinist

Doug Mastriano was never a super candidate. I think he’s now sustained the voters’ impression that prevented him from ever igniting a following. His run wasn’t real. He was and is loyal opposition. Today he’s come out and fully endorsed the old party line of “just vote more, like the Democrats do, and we’ll win.” …

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Is it Safe? Part 1

The wannabe despot is a coward. Before he acts he needs to feel the environment has been well prepared before he makes the next move. The title of this series comes from the line endlessly repeated by the Lawrence Olivier character as he tortured the one portrayed by Dustin Hoffman in Marathon Man. Well, in …

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What Must Not Be Said

     A little-known incident in the early years of World War I comes to mind this morning. (Actually, most Americans know absolutely nothing about World War I, so much so that the entire conflagration, which cost nearly twenty million lives, could be called “a little-known incident.” But I digress.)      Like the deputies in Paris, …

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