Commentariat

Wade McKenzie
Can't say I cared much either, but Spencer's text was such a blatant piece of propaganda that I felt the appropriate response was ridicule. He [. . .]
Can't say I care much about Spencer's strengths or weaknesses as a polemicist or political strategist - just wanted to note the description of a [. . .]
bob
I guess I've always found sociology more descriptive than explanatory. so charisma in the Weber sense seems to be more of a property of [. . .]
Wade McKenzie
"The Republican Party has earned a reputation as the anti-science, anti-fact party"One third of the way in to Mr. Spencer's first sentence--and we know immediately [. . .]
As you know, it's been a while since I've been active in these parts. I just fell victim to some issues for an un-tended blog, [. . .]
Well, Happy 4th nine days later to you, bob. I accidentally surfed to CNN while that fellow was on, found myself as confounded as ever [. . .]
bob
happy 4th.presumably we'll get to see that fellow's charisma on full display tonight.for me, however time induced hazily it may be, that fellow calls [. . .]
Wade McKenzie
"Most important, the Democratic candidate must convey a sense that he or she will fulfil the promise of 2008: not piecemeal reform but a genuine, [. . .]
My pleasure.Agree about the song, though I think the "haunting" aspect mostly comes from the historical context, as I discussed way back when, also [. . .]
Thank you. I know I have "orphan pages" on my website many broken links and even the "blog" of my mother's letters home to [. . .]
This post (almost ten years old!) was from a discontinued blog, but it turns out I still had the MP3 file in the archives. So [. . .]
The audio track does not play.I have found other versions on YouTube but I would love to hear this one. Do you have another link?Thank [. . .]
You filled out your email address as a "mail.com" not "gmail.com." I edited the comment just above, and it's now showing the gravatar associated with [. . .]
bob
btw I didn't get the confirmation email and it wasn't in spam. also my icon didn't show up here so if you do restart blogging [. . .]
Don't know whether I'll start blogging again, or why exactly this video led me to post again after such a long hiatus.Not sure why you [. . .]
bob
so I've been listening to a lot of music, got a turntable and went through to my entire vinyl jazz collection, lots of cd's pre [. . .]
BTW, I recently upgraded some this and that on the back end of the blog, and it does seem to make comments post much faster [. . .]
For WordPress self-hosted people, there is already a "restore legacy editor" plugin, even though Gutenberg hasn't been installed yet as the default.
I thought you were on WordPress.com, not self-hosted WordPress. I can't find any info on WordPress.com and Gutenberg or Gutenbergerish editing, so I don't know [. . .]
bob
so how worried should we be?the Gutenberg post makes it sound like if would be all but unusable for me. the image discussion is [. . .]
Wade McKenzie
…the desperate last-gasp radicalism of American reactionary conservatives before the demographic deluge and the expected relegation of white-European Americans to “minority” status in “their own” [. . .]
Wade McKenzie
Speaking of George Friedman...The party of Chancellor Angela Merkel no longer uses the word “friend” to describe the United States in its platform. But in [. . .]
bob
just a note on your observation about the whiskey rebellionhttps://youtu.be/ASZ7NXD4i1s
Wade McKenzie
This, right here. This is where they choked.This, right here. This--here, right here.“I don’t get it. You’re saying ’this here’ in response to ’this here’.”Well [. . .]