Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Trickle Down Of Upper Class Behavior

A big part of politics and society, after WWII but possibly somewhat before, is the desire to ape the behavior of the upper classes, with the thought to join them. Think of the Kennedy’s. Their power and wealth came from … Continue reading

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Epistemic Closure at the Atlantic

I read the Atlantic blogs, because I’m a glutton for punishment- I even read Andrew Sullivan when I’m feeling strong. It’s generally blather, except for Megan McArdle, but the other day I saw something interesting, or several things linked together. “Epistemic … Continue reading

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This Is Where We Draw The Line

The poor lady who originally suggested “Draw Mohammed Day” flees to anonymity, ahead of practitioners of The Religion Of Peace- http://patdollard.com/2010/09/draw-muhammad-cartoonist-goes-into-hiding-at-fbis-insistence-after-assassination-threat/ We have free speech, right? Our leaders understand this, right? And they will protect us if we need them? … Continue reading

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Draw Mohammed Day Repost!

  Seattle cartoonist Molly Norris, originator of the concept of Draw Mohammed Day, has gone into hiding at the recommendation of the FBI. Being a good little dhimmi, apologizing profusely and saying she wasn’t serious didn’t help her. I can’t … Continue reading

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Burning A Koran

Can I blame Terry Jones for backing down? The whole world was against him. I don’t know what I would have done, but being a very contrary fellow I think I would have gone ahead with it. It’s not like … Continue reading

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It Burns! It Burns!

The hysteria over the Koran burning is really extreme. I can’t remember when liberals were so freaked out about something. When you touch a nerve like this, you’re on the right track. Terry Jones may be up in the air- I … Continue reading

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Burn, Baby, Burn!- Or, Crimestop In Action

Dove World Outreach Center is indeed an insignificant organization. I was driving through Gainesville once, trying to get directions, and I told the person I was talking to on the phone I had just driven by the Baptist church. Later … Continue reading

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