Monthly archives: January, 2017

The very model of a modern quackademic

I have to admit a new guilty pleasure: Tucker Carlson. I don’t actually watch FOX News, but I do watch YouTube clips in which he skillfully eviscerates dumb liberals, hack reporters and lying politicians. If you find yourself explaining something to Tucker Carlson and you see this expression on his face, you are……


Adrift no longer

While studying philosophy in college, I developed an interest in Eastern thought as expressed through Confucianism and especially religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism. For a few years, I took every course offered that had anything to do with India. I read the Mahabharata, the Bhagavad Gita, and to this day, I still……


Udo Ulfkotte found dead

Udo Ulfkotte, German journalist, political scientist and former editor of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, was found dead of apparent heart failure on January 13, 2017. He was 56 years old.

I first became aware of Mr. Ulfkotte a few years ago when he did an interview on RT in which he claimed that……


The anti-philosophy philosophy

The purpose of education is to teach people how to learn. If successful, a proper education will instill critical thinking, rational thought, and above all, a thirst for knowledge that will last an entire lifetime. The only way we can progress and grow throughout our lives is to constantly learn. Wisdom is the……


Making slaves beg for their chains

In Michigan on Sunday, usual suspects Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders led a rally called “Our First Stand: Save Health Care” intended to oppose President-elect Trump’s attempt to overturn and replace the Affordable Care Act.

People actually went out in freezing Michigan temperatures to listen to two known liars as they tried……


The bottomless pit of reparations

Georgetown professor and inciter of racial division and hatred Michael Eric Dyson is decidedly at odds with Martin Luther King’s belief that “A man should not be judged by the color of his skin but by the content of his character.”

Mr. Dyson says the “greatest purveyors of identity politics today, and……