Obama’s Secret Plan

Obama is reminding me more and more of the John Cleese character in the Monty Python skit about the highway robber Dennis Moore, who says in exasperation: “This redistribution of wealth is tricker than I thought!”  But I think I’ve figured out his secret plan: Simply destroy enough wealth and you won’t need to redistribute it.  Churchill nailed it with his characterization of socialism: The equal sharing of miseries.

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Fire the FBI Chief

American government is supposed to look and sound like George Washington. What it actually looks and sounds like is Henry Hill from Goodfellas: bad suit, hand out, intoning the eternal mantra: “F*** you, pay me.” American government mostly works by interposition, standing between us, the free people at ... Read More
Film & TV

Black Panther’s Circle of Hype

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) first infantilizes its audience, then banalizes it, and, finally, controls it through marketing. This commercial strategy, geared toward adolescents of all ages, resembles the Democratic party’s political manipulation of black Americans, targeting that audience through its ... Read More