Category Archives: Politics of the Left

Why don’t you Google it?

What comes up first if you google Google’s New Fact-Check Feature Almost Exclusively Targets Conservative Sites. You might even pair this with this: James Damore sues Google, alleging intolerance of white male conservatives. Google’s New Fact-Check Feature Almost Exclusively Targets … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Media, Politics of the Left | 24 Comments

Lessons in Morality From Hollywood

Following the 2018 Golden Globe celebrity virtue-signalling awards, we discovered that: black is now quite literally the new black (I guess it was only a matter of time); #metoo apparently means that, while behaving in a sexually inappropriate manner towards … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, Hypocrisy of progressives, Politics of the Left | Tagged , , , | 58 Comments

How do you deal with people who know all the answers before they hear the questions?

This is the most significant political problem of our time. The left are on the left because of a will to believe, but have virtually never had a political success other than by taking the reins of power which they … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics of the Left | 58 Comments

If their presenters are this stupid what must the people who watch be like?

Let me rejig the post so that the punchline comes first. Of course, the bit about Trump and North Korea, which is discussed next, might be compared with this from Instapundit right now. BUT TRUMP IS UNPRECEDENTLY INCOMPETENT: Bill Clinton once … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics of the Left | 33 Comments

PDT slurs speech and the left goes wild

You have to see the youtube reaction in full to appreciate how depraved the left have become. Hillary collapses as she gets into her limousine and there is nothing to see. This instead fills the left and the media (same … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Politics of the Left | 32 Comments

Agit prop and the agent provocateur Bowdlerised edition

Given some of the comments on a previous post let me give you a Bowdlerised version. Says the same thing as before but perhaps not quite as pointed. For myself, reading some of the reactions to what I wrote I … Continue reading

Posted in Hypocrisy of progressives, Media, Politics of the Left | 38 Comments

Linked at Instapundit!

Here’s the link. MANSON AND THE TOTALITARIAN TEMPTATION: “The potential for entire social movements to end up sympathizing with visibly pathological murderers with swastikas carved in their foreheads is a persistent potential. All you have to do is let down, … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, Politics of the Left | 9 Comments

Manson and the totalitarian temptation

Two articles on the very same subject although superficially about entirely different things. There is first this: The Charles Manson Fallacy. The second is: 100 Years. 100 Million Lives. Think Twice. Here is how the first article ends: The potential … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Politics of the Left | 16 Comments

Illogical negativism in, logical positivism out

I have a post up at Quadrant Online: Weaponising Illogical Negativism. This is how it starts, discussing the base philosophical creed across the media and the left. The core principle of logical positivism which underpins verification as the basis for … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics of the Left | 11 Comments

The Russian Revolution 100 years ago today

Here it is November 7 and it’s the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution – that is, the Russian Revolution – and there is going to be a celebration in Melbourne, and no doubt everywhere else across the West (but … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics of the Left | 56 Comments