Topic

What’s Wrong With Our Elites?

Political life involves inevitable tension between the few and the many, which is why a solid middle class provides stability. Who are our elites? How, exactly, are they corrupt? Who are our populists? Why, exactly, are they angry?

essays
9 minutes

Mitt Romney and the “Subjectivized” Conscience

His craven impeachment vote reminds us morality isn’t a matter of "feeling." It’s a matter of truth.

discourse

The Joke’s on Saturday Night Live

Absolutely everyone is fed up with our clueless elites.

discourse

The Spirit of ’76

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech casts a golden thread across three centuries, connecting us to the source of the American dream.

discourse

Our Elites Are Steering Us Towards Civil War

They are as clueless as the ancien régime.

essays
25 minutes

The Clear Pill, Part 2 of 5: A Theory of Pervasive Error

The evolutionary architecture of distributed despotism

discourse

The Trump Phenomenon vs. The Successor Entity

Trump remains our reality because his enemies are trapped in a fantasy.

discourse

The Dissident Right Embraces Realism, Not Nihilism

Mr. B.A. Pervert Knows Leftists Don't Believe in Democracy.

discourse

“And You Call Yourself a Christian?”

How Liberals Trick Republicans into Ceding the Moral High Ground.

discourse

Overseas: Damage to Catalonia

Mad crowds and pseudo-events wrack Barcelona.