Tales Of Ordinary Madness

With the infuriating madness going on in politics, I thought it was a good idea to take a look at the general madness that is the current age. It really is remarkable just how crazy things have gotten in a short period of time. The other day I was picking around YouTube, watching some old clips from 1970’s shows and I was struck by how strange and alien it all seems. Even though I was alive then, I was too young to notice what was happening in the world, so to my old eyes, it looks like another country, because it is another country.

Even in my adult life, things have changed so fast that my teenage years now feel like the past of different person from a different world. When I was in high school, no human walking the earth thought teenagers fumbling around in the dark was anything but normal, as long as it was a boy and a girl, of course. Today, it is grounds to destroy a man’s life, humiliate his family and maybe even warrant physical harm. The Anita Hill travesty looks quite innocent now, compared to the disgusting displays we saw this week.

More worrisome, the madness we see is almost exclusively a female problem. The women of America have gone insane. Not all women, of course, but a very large swath of them. Now, it is possible many are just liars, taking advantage of the lunatics to gain attention, but that seems worse to me. I think I’d prefer it if some women are simply insane, infected by some unknown pathogen, rather than knowing that some portion of our women are sociopaths. We are faced with nothing but bad choices.

Anyway, this show is a sampling of the more popular forms of madness we are witnessing today. Sadly, most of it is female madness. I guess the last two segments could be argued as both male and female, but I don’t see that as encouraging. The fact that male and female are close to being forbidden concepts speaks to the madness of this age, more than anything else, I think. Perhaps that is the real shame of it. The men are no longer able to keep pace with the women in the race to the asylum.

This week I have the usual variety of items in the now standard format. Spreaker has the full show. I am up on Google Play now, so the Android commies can take me along when out disrespecting the country. I am on iTunes, which means the Apple Nazis can listen to me on their Hitler phones. The anarchists can catch me on iHeart Radio. YouTube also has the full podcast. Of course, there is a download link below. I’m now on Spotify, so the millennials can tune in when not sobbing over white privilege and toxic masculinity.

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Teapartydoc
Member
1 year ago

There is nothing that would benefit the left more than to criminalize normal sexual activity with no statute of limitations and no resort to due process for men. And many women play allng with this shit because it helps them in the job market. It really is a war of the sexes. Seeing the crazy was easy for me. I didn’t need 1970’s youtube. I spent the late sixties in south central Africa and had a worse culture shock coming back to America than I did going to Africa. And then I spent the rest of my formative years in… Read more »

pyrrhus
pyrrhus
Reply to  Teapartydoc
1 year ago

A lot of American men are marrying foreigners to avoid the crazy, including some in my extended family.

DWEEZIL THE WEASEL
DWEEZIL THE WEASEL
Reply to  pyrrhus
1 year ago

Pyrrhus: Have a care. In my time as a Peace Officer, I have refereed a lot of domestic fights involving war brides and foreign women spouses. They come here and turn into monsters. It’s like a virus.

Teapartydoc
Member
Reply to  DWEEZIL THE WEASEL
1 year ago

Most of those are basically mail order brides and whores that marry soldiers (who don’t know they are whores, much of the time). I’m not saying that there’s a formula to marriage and that marrying non-Americans is a panacea for everyone. What worked out well for me (going on 39 years, now) is not necessarily going to work for others. I was just explaining my circumstances and experience. I too have seen a lot of bad marriages with foreign women and kids that suffered from them. Not something to take lightly. Good idea to know the woman for quite a… Read more »

BTP
Member
Reply to  pyrrhus
1 year ago

Imagine marrying a Russian because you think the will be less crazy than an American. It has come to that.

Chaotic Neutral
Chaotic Neutral
1 year ago

There was a case where I live of a made up rape that contained that same detail “he turned the music really loud.” That comes from a surfeit of cheap romance novels I’ll wager. I’ve never heard a real rape story with that detail. The woman in that case was also compelling and provided many sensory details. There was no “depraved cruelty” there either.

Chaotic Neutral
Chaotic Neutral
Reply to  thezman
1 year ago

Yep, like the uva thing

theRussians
Member
Reply to  thezman
1 year ago

The image must be created in the mind, how better to do it than use the most commonly used trope?

Dutch
Dutch
1 year ago

It’s like there is something missing in many women’s lives. Perhaps it has something to do with the idea that our culture has become so transactional in nature. It is all about the Benjamins, about buying and providing. That’s the male’s job. Nurturing is the female’s job, and the idea that societies and cultures should nurture their young has been completely thrown out. It’s not about nurturing any more, it is all about indoctrination. Don’t teach your own children and instill your own values and culture into them. Turn them over to the public schools and the government instead. Atomize… Read more »

jaqship
jaqship
Reply to  Dutch
1 year ago

” Turn them over to the public schools and the government instead.”
If the schools made it easy for mamas to attend their kids’ classes, the mamas’ involvement there could mitigate the emptiness to which you refer.
We’d have to have more or bigger schools, for the extra seats for these mamas, but I’d be willing to spend that extra $$.

And, mama’s presence there, eyeballing how school brass handle things, would keep them more “honest”, and less prone to puking out SJW indoctrination.

jaqship
jaqship
Reply to  jaqship
1 year ago

Make it “for the extra classroom seats”.

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  jaqship
1 year ago

Mom’s used to do that! They ruled the PTA. Dutch, lately, has been on a roll. All this screeching is the lamentation of de wimmin trying to get their job back- by invoking ancient, instinctive means. Goshdam brilliant observation. I blame the foreign cultural influence, of course. 1969: Jewish Vice-President of Planned Parenthood sends proposals for population control to Bernard Berelson, Jewish head of the population council: encourage homosexuality; make women work; compulsory education of children; postpone or avoid marraige; encourage smaller families; contaminate the water (whose coethnics were at one time over 90% of the abortion industry’s providers) Kavanaugh,… Read more »

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  Alzaebo
1 year ago

Edit: contaminate the water with anti-fertility agents

Gandydancer
Member
Reply to  Alzaebo
1 year ago

This is what’s referred to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_Berelson#The_Jaffe_Memo

The idea that this is a plot by the Elders of Zion is, of course, lunacy.

Max
Member
1 year ago

How about Lindsey Graham’s epic face turn? He blew up entire carefully constructed alternative tribunal system the Dems had created in about 60 seconds by simply recounting the timeline of Dems actions.

Gandydancer
Member
Reply to  thezman
1 year ago

-He- is a cuck. Hence the line about Ford being a victim, too. As if she hadn’t outed herself in the WaPoo. That poofter Lindsey is what passes for manhood on the GOP side of theSenate Judiciary Committee says it all.

Frip
Member
Reply to  Max
1 year ago

Credit…big credit must be given Lindsay. Others on our side are talking about his motives, or that he’s still Lindsay. Granted. But for this moment he was the only pair of balls in the room. It was strategically crucial that someone acted like the man of the house and wrenched back the moral high ground.

It took a Southerner by the way.

e7167330
e7167330
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

I thin it was the strategy of harassing senators in the halls and elevators that did it. Had the intended effect on Flake. Opposite effect on Graham. If you don’t kowtow to them then you are pro-rape. That was too much for Lindsey.

BTP
Member
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

True. But had white, Evangelical, conservative, Southerners not cucked out last year when someone scared them about Roy Moore, we would be in much better shape.

Whitney
Member
1 year ago

So much in that podcast. I don’t think there is any going back either though I’m not looking forward to the destruction.

This is an interesting essay on the fate of Empires and the similar characteristics at end-stage one of which is female empowerment. This is not the first time women have gotten a great deal of power. We forget about all the times before because when the civilization collapses it becomes dangerous for women to be on their own and 100% of gains are lost so women always think they are charting new territory.

https://archive.org/stream/pdfy-2F_iHS6BLtGJb2ad/TheFateofEmpiresbySirJohnGlubb_djvu.txt

pyrrhus
pyrrhus
Reply to  Whitney
1 year ago

Yes, Sir John Glubb notes that the deification of women and sports heroes usually occurs as a society is collapsing.

Moran ya Simba
Moran ya Simba
1 year ago

I really enjoyed that in your tone of voice you could sometimes hear the complete bafflement of someone with a grain of normal sanity left looking at what’s happing in leftie’s current year lol Like ‘WTF??!!!’ If Leftie ever meets Dali in the afterlife, they will greet each other with Leftie saying ‘Oh, the amateur’ to which Dali would have to acknowledge ‘yes, compared to you I never even scratched the surface of surrealism’

Moran ya Simba
Moran ya Simba
1 year ago

This is one of the most convincing episodes for the unwisdom of #19 that I have ever seen. https://edition.cnn.com/videos/politics/2018/09/28/jeff-flake-kavanaugh-confronted-by-protesters-elevator-nr-vpx.cnn

Guest
Guest
1 year ago

I’ve been looking for an appropriate forum to publish this comment and this is probably as good as it’s going to get. It may be better placed in the Rotten Elite column but time has moved on and nobody will read it there now. It is beyond time to reconsider and redesign the Senate confirmation process for all confirmations, but particularly for Supreme Court Justices. The current practice of interminable Senate investigations and hearings into the background of a nominee simply has no legal or historical basis whatsoever in the Advice and Consent clause of the Constitution. Between Bork, Thomas,… Read more »

Moran ya Simba
Moran ya Simba
Reply to  thezman
1 year ago

“The SCOTUS now operates like the Council of Guardians in Iran. ” Basically yes. Since the gay marriage decision, SCOTUS can read ANYTHING into the constitution, ‘between the lines’ or ‘evolving decency’ or whatever. The deeper problem is that the constitution was written for one particular culture, where things like ‘cruel and unusual punishment’ has a meaning everyone understands as meaning compared to traditional common law punishments. If a sharia clergy, say, were to look at that, he would conclude that the US is not even within sight of any punishment he would consider ‘cruel or unusual’. Ergo, the constitution… Read more »

Tax Slave
Reply to  thezman
1 year ago

Maybe while they’re working on repealing the 17th Amendment they can sneak in repealing the 19th too.

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  Tax Slave
1 year ago

The 16th, first.
America was taken over before Russia, Weimar Germany, and Spain.

We became the staging base.

Tom Saunders
Tom Saunders
Reply to  thezman
1 year ago

Absolutely correct. There is no point in speculating about this rule or that rule fixing the Senate for three simple reasons: 1) The Senate rules are made-up and approved by Senators and only Senators. 2) I am not a Senator, nor likely to be one. 3) No one else on this forum is a Senator, nor likely to be one. Ain’t gonna happen. The 16th A. transferred all wealth to Congress. The 17th guaranteed the total membership would be comprised of whatever sort of low-life or nut-job the power brokers could slap a “Party” brand on from Bolshevik ideologues to… Read more »

Drake
Drake
1 year ago

My wife is relatively conservative but does not regularly follow politics or national news. She tuned in yesterday and was revolted by Feinstein and Ford. She immediately and adamantly sided with Kavanaugh and was cheering him on as he slapped down Feinstein’s questions.

I think they badly miscalculated and will lose badly in the mid-terms.

Drake
Drake
Reply to  thezman
1 year ago

Yes – the wife and I are both 52 and try to take care of ourselves. Ford easily looks a decade older but talks like a teenage valley-girl.

Pimpkin's Nephew
Pimpkin's Nephew
Reply to  Drake
1 year ago

In fairness to valley girls, heck, my daughter sounds like that, and so does my wife’s oncologist. Soy boys talk this way. A deacon at our parish uses uptalk. And all of this in one of the backlands of western NY.

Advice to young men: When you meet an attractive and thoughtful woman who does not ‘uptalk’, sweep aside the competitors by any ruthlessness necessary, and marry her.

Pimpkin's Nephew
Pimpkin's Nephew
Reply to  Pimpkin's Nephew
1 year ago

Uptalk makes adult people sound like they are 12. I think that’s part of the plan. “Doctor” Ford could read the prologue to the Canterbury Tales and make it sound like a nursery rhyme for kindergarteners.

James LePore
Member
Reply to  thezman
1 year ago

I thought she was going to start sucking her thumb any second.

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  James LePore
1 year ago

She forgot to bring her teddy bear.
So. Traumatized.

Frip
Member
Reply to  Drake
1 year ago

Drake: “She immediately and adamantly sided with Kavanaugh.” A lot of women have been cheated on, as singles or when married. It cuts deeps. So when they see a good guy like Kavanaugh or a Mike Pence type, they really appreciate them and very much want to defend them. Around 15-20 years ago, a popular idea sprung up among women, (in women’s magazines, talk shows, etc) which advised women not to get married before 30. As they didn’t know who they were yet and are liable to huge mistakes. They can’t say this anymore of course, but it shows you… Read more »

Whattt
Whattt
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

“Around 15-20 years ago, a popular idea sprung up among women, (in women’s magazines, talk shows, etc) ”

Bless your heart. Ideas don’t just “spring up” around women.

When (((women’s magazines, talk shows, etc.))) trot out an idea, it’s not for the benefit of their viewers.

‘Ladies, postpone marriage until after 30. Don’t have children during your prime child-bearing years. Slut it up at college and burn your fertility out in the workforce.’

All these old ass ladies in positions of power show that women shouldn’t be making decisions – PERIOD.

Frip
Member
Reply to  Whattt
1 year ago

I think it was Dr. Laura Schlessinger who got the ball rolling on the “women shouldn’t marry before 30” thing. Not being a big believer in marriage, I tend to agree with her.

Whattt
Whattt
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

(((Dr. Laura Schlessinge)))

Like I said.

“Not being a big believer in marriage.”

Whatever the fuck that mean, drip

Vizzini
Member
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

“Not being a big believer in perpetuating the human race with mentally stable young people, I tend to agree with her.”

FTFY.

Rod1963
Rod1963
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

I used to listen to her at lunch time during the 90’s in LA. She was a total controlling b***h. She had a degree but not in psychology or medicine. She was unfit to dispense any sort of advice.

She shacked up with her college professor which broke up his marriage.

When her mother died, whom she paid for her condo. she didn’t even know for two months and couldn’t even be bothered to pick up her remains from coroner until months later.

And you consider what this nasty skank says as valid?

Frip
Member
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

Rod, yes. 90% of the time I fully agreed with her. She had an ancient wisdom that wasn’t obvious because her delivery was so annoyingly yenta. It was subtle. Underneath her speed was a weight. As for your tabloid accusations, I know nothing about it. She may indeed be a crazy c**t. But my interest is on the message not the messenger. She was good for our side.

Karl McHungus
Karl McHungus
Reply to  Drake
1 year ago

My wife who does not care much for Trump, was livid about Kavanaugh — and particularly his family — being treated so poorly. And she is not prone to that kind of “heat” in her responses. You can bet that the Dems just handed Trump 20+ House seats, plus 5 more senate seats.

Din C. Nuffin
Din C. Nuffin
1 year ago

My wife also watched the charade yesterday, and asked “Where was Mr. Ford?” Good question.

jaqship
jaqship
Reply to  Din C. Nuffin
1 year ago

And, how about her folks and siblings?

Did she tell any of them 36 years ago, about this “horrible trauma”?
Why not?

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  jaqship
1 year ago

Because she didn’t remember any details until a shrink revealed her repressed memories to her.

“Repressed memories.”
The only thing that wackadoo idea helped were the careers of female lawyers, their unjustly accused victims be damned.

Guest
Guest
Reply to  Din C. Nuffin
1 year ago

I would presume Mr. Ford is consulting with his divorce lawyer. I know I would be if I were Mr. Ford.

Drake
Drake
Reply to  Guest
1 year ago

I assumed that had happened long ago – she has the crazy spinster thing going.

Frip
Member
Reply to  Drake
1 year ago

Drake, she really did. Her vibe didn’t help the Left at all. I love how that rope of hair dangled down her face…and literally INTO her mouth at one point, and she seemed not to notice. It’s funny how so many guys mention sane women on their juries, that supported the accused man. I had the same experience. The only hold-out was a lonely 60-something homely lady. She made us come back for a second day. I was talking to a lawyer afterward, and he described her perfectly without me saying anything about her. I guess they make problems for… Read more »

Elmer T. Jones
Elmer T. Jones
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

10 seconds into it I knew she was lying by the way she was hiding behind her hair and big glasses.

She is a left wing activist who thought she could toss this stinkbomb into the process anonymously and then it snowballed on her.

As for midterms I predict the Dems will lose big. They think they own women just like they own blacks.

Karl McHungus
Karl McHungus
Reply to  Guest
1 year ago

mr ford went to the theater.

Bluebird
Bluebird
1 year ago

You might fool the fucks in the league office, but you don’t fool Chinaski.

Chiron
Chiron
1 year ago

The Frankfurt School was mostly German-Jewish intellectuals who worked for the American Intelligence (OSS/CIA) to not only re-educate Germany but also create what is called “cultural Marxism”, which basically is a more business-friendly form of Leftism, more concerned with Indentity Politics than Unions or Labor Rights. During the Cold War the CIA and the US State Department had a offfcial designation for cultural Marxism, it was called “anti-Soviet Left” or “anti-Stalinist Left”, the queen of Feminism Gloria Steinem worked for the CIA, it’s known that the CIA promoted Modern Art, if you look at the Barack Obama family it looks… Read more »

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  Chiron
1 year ago

So wierd. Ford is a psych professor in the department of the university that developed the MKUltra programs, and her dad was the Agency banker that funded them under the black budget.

Vizzini
Member
1 year ago

Sally Field was very plausible in Norma Rae. I conclude, therefore, that Sally Field was really a southern factory worker and union activist.

Frip
Member
Reply to  Vizzini
1 year ago

Vizzini, it shows you how self-righteous and angelic women perceive themselves to be. Ford thought that her word alone…no evidence required, should be enough to destroy a good man’s decades-long reputation. What arrogance.

Dutch
Dutch
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

I only saw a few seconds of her testimony, with the sound off, and combining what I saw with what is being said about her attorneys, her “handling” by them, and by DiFi, she just got hung out to dry by them. She volunteered to slime up Kavanaugh a little by providing anonymous background stuff, and the attorneys and DiFi upsold her to appearing, under threat of her letting the (wymyn) team down. She got played, big time, by them, and will suffer her own sort of misery for it. Don’t mess with slimy attorneys and politicians unless you want… Read more »

Frip
Member
Reply to  Dutch
1 year ago

“She got played, big time, by them, and will suffer her own sort of misery for it.”

She’s a hero to a large part of the country, and to her peer group. And to herself. There’s no loss for her. Let’s be careful of wishful thinking.

Reed Hill
Reed Hill
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

She’ll be lionized as an icon for “women’s rights” for decades by all the Lefty institutions. If she hadn’t aged so badly and was actually attractive, she would probably be the face of the women’s movement for the next couple of decades. As it is, she’ll undoubtedly wind up with a seven figure book deal, film deal and probably a million-dollar GoFundMe. There will be college courses which feature her courage and bravery. She’s the embodiment of that ridiculous statue on Wall Street of the little girl facing down the raging Bull. Don’t kid yourself. She’s going be an icon… Read more »

LineInTheSand
LineInTheSand
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

To my mother and my sister, Ford is like MLK, Gandhi, and Jesus, except more stunning and brave.

This is a situation where different people can look at the same data and draw diametrically opposed conclusions.

Nothing but bloodshed will resolve this impasse. I look forward with anticipation and dread. I’ve got lots of ammunition, water, and silver.

Frip
Member
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

LineIn: “To my mother and my sister, Ford is like MLK, Gandhi, and Jesus, except more stunning and brave.”

Funny. Sad. For me this would be way harder to endure than my dad carping about racism.

Dutch
Dutch
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

And I say that she will still be miserable, through it all. Of course, she was likely miserable under a whole different set of conditions beforehand. Happy people don’t waste time and energy anonymously throwing stink bombs at public figures they don’t like.

tullamore92
tullamore92
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

I might be wrong, but I’m just not feeling it this time. I think the Left has misjudged the moment. I hope so, anyway.

Rod1963
Rod1963
Reply to  Dutch
1 year ago

Well first off she’s a nutter. Students who reviewed her classes either feared the nutty professor and her hour long political tirades lest they get on her bad side. Or just viewed her classes as useless, The fact her facebook page was scrubbed and her HS yearbook pulled means there is a lot of ugly c**p about her she didn’t want anyone to see. Nutters like her start showing those traits in HS. Secondly she’s brittle. It took her lawyer and make up artist and probably some Xanax to make her fit to appear before congress. Once out of the… Read more »

Tom Saunders
Tom Saunders
Reply to  Rod1963
1 year ago

Not sure I see the connection. Jessica Lynch was an apolitical survivor that tries to live a fruitful life. Cindy Shehaan was/is a moral train-wreck of a human being who politicized her sons death in service. Come to think about it maybe Dr. Ford is a prep school version of Shehaan dancing on the honor of actual rape victims, rather than a son’s grave, to be the next star of the #LookatMe movement

Vizzini
Member
1 year ago

Probably a dumb question, since I assume you’d check this, but were the superscript 1 and 2 in the Radio Ethnography article referring to end notes?

Troy Trent
Troy Trent
1 year ago

You do not have the votes and you never will

Mr. Rape will never be a SCJ

Tax Slave
Reply to  Troy Trent
1 year ago

Hi, Jeff Flake! We had no idea you visit Zman’s blog.

Range Front Fault
Range Front Fault
Reply to  Troy Trent
1 year ago

Tiny Duck has returned!

Dutch
Dutch
Reply to  Troy Trent
1 year ago

Don’t try to change the topic by introducing Bill Clinton into the conversation.

Rusty
Rusty
1 year ago

“Lay down all thought surrender to the void” chunk of “Tomorrow Never Knows” would make a good clip for your podcast segments: https://youtu.be/pHNbHn3i9S4

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
1 year ago

Little Missy Ford’s GoFundMe page is up to $980,000!

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  Alzaebo
1 year ago

Gotta say, I rather liked the cokebottle glasses that gave her those big, moony eyes

Dutch
Dutch
Reply to  Alzaebo
1 year ago

All I see is one big emotional “you play, you pay”. I’ll sit this one out.

Member
Reply to  Alzaebo
1 year ago

Called problem glasses.

Whiskey
Whiskey
1 year ago

This stuff worked. Flake cucked unlike Graham confronted by a screaming harpy. White men lack metaphorically the pimp hand needed for those women.

So expect it everywhere. You office. There will be millions of out of work White men with nothing to lose soon.

Society does White men no favors encouraging White knight cuckoldry.

Whiskey
Whiskey
1 year ago

Kavanaugh is solid on 2nd amendment hence the fury of the harpies. Anarchy tyranny is on their menu

Dr. Kristine Phord
Dr. Kristine Phord
1 year ago

Who would have thought the dissolution of the family and traditional sexual mores would be bad for women’s mental health?

How could anyone have ever suspected that spending her prime fertile years being pumped and dumped by an endless succession of strangers instead of raising children with a husband who loves her would leave a woman feeling unsatisfied and unappreciated?

If only we’d been warned.

#familiesnotfacials

Frip
Member
Reply to  Dr. Kristine Phord
1 year ago

Dr. Kristine. I’ve always been in favor of women’s rights. And thought conservative talk of keeping traditional roles was just fuddy duddy talk…their fear of change. But I’m seeing now that it really has turned women into freaks. Those old crusty conservatives ended up being way more hip to reality than my punk ass ever was. It’s embarrassing. Fucking goofy old Russel Kirk has been cooler than me this whole time!

expatriot
expatriot
Reply to  Frip
1 year ago

Female nature itself precludes any possibility of women’s “rights” or “equality”. They are biologically driven to seek a worthy dominator to whom they can joyfully submit. The flip side of this is that they must necessarily have contempt for and dominate those who fail their tests or those who just happen to find themselves lower on the social totem pole. Women just don’t “do” equality. With them it’s all kto-kovo. The only reason they claim to want equality above all else is their desperate desire to escape the sado-masochistic prison of their own psyches.

Frip
Member
Reply to  expatriot
1 year ago

Expatriot, very well said.

Max
Member
1 year ago

According to a Trump-hating Bushie data analytics RNC-insider, the GOP coalition post-K hit job is more united than it’s been in years. I think our weak flank is legit scared. K went to all the right schools and is socially acceptable…and it doesn’t matter — he must be destroyed, and the Borg are in near orbit.

Karl Horst (Germany)
Karl Horst (Germany)
1 year ago

To your discussion of the French dealing with Le Pen, there’s more behind it than Americans may be aware of due to the interpretation of French law. Germany and France (and all European countries) have laws that protect freedom of speech. However unlike American law, we have very clearly defined limits which are also included in our Constitutions and also in broader EU law. As you can imagine, historical events from our recent past have heavily influenced these laws and why they are phrased as they are. In Germany, we have what is known as the “basic law” (see link… Read more »

Frip
Member
Reply to  Karl Horst (Germany)
1 year ago

Great post Karl.

Random Dude on the Internet
Random Dude on the Internet
1 year ago

I’m always somewhat impressed by how the left continues to reach new lows. My theory about nationwide female hysteria is that there is no longer a patriarchy and men no longer provide limits to women. All of the women I know, even friends and family, always push the envelope of acceptable behavior. There is no longer a patriarchy who puts an end to it so women keep pushing further and further. Ultimately this is not a sign of the 19th Amendment but the fact that men are no longer men. The western world will eventually construct a patriarchy, the question… Read more »

Karl McHungus
Karl McHungus
1 year ago

I keep reading about china getting control of country’s infrastructure through loans. and that these loans somehow give china leverage over the country. what is to stop these countries from just telling china to fuck off, and stiff them? what would china do, repossess the country?

Dr. Kristine Phord
Dr. Kristine Phord
Reply to  Karl McHungus
1 year ago

People have a hard time understanding sovereign debt because they think it works just like consumer debt.

Tom Saunders
Tom Saunders
Reply to  Karl McHungus
1 year ago

The short answer is – yes.

Steve
Steve
Member
1 year ago

Z man, one quibble with how you imagined how the testimony of Judge, Kavanaugh’s pal, would have gone. You described how the Republicans would have questioned him, but I’m certain the Demoncrats had a VERY different plan: They would have torn him to shreds, on his underage drinking, his alcoholism, etc. And they would have made all sorts of allegations and accusations about all the horrible things he and Kavanaugh did together. When they were done with him, and after the news media had “reported” on his testimony, there would have been nothing left of him but a blood spot… Read more »