Category Archives: Policy

Saudi Arabia is medieval, cruel and an absolute tyranny.

“There’ll be an announcement on Monday on what we’re going to be doing with Saudi Arabia generally.” Biden’s decision to release the report in the first weeks of his presidency fulfils campaign promises to reassess ties with Saudi Arabia after critics accused … Continue reading

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Time to end the MADness?

“Mutually assured destruction (MAD) is a doctrine of military strategy and national security policy in which a full-scale use of nuclear weapons by two or more opposing sides would cause the complete annihilation of both the attacker and the defender (see pre-emptive nuclear strike and second strike).[1] It is based on the theory of deterrence, which … Continue reading

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Posted in Policy, The Military Art, weapons | 18 Comments

The Gulag, The Forest Passage, and Dissident Life

I’ve been reading the collected works of Ernst Junger recently thanks to some small publishing houses that have been publishing these out of print books. A quick regard for Mystery Grove, Rogue Scholar, Telos, and Carribbean Thule presses – Mishima’s … Continue reading

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The Republicans prepare for “Opposition” status (and Trump with them)

Consider all this to be an analytic opinion. 1.  The roll out of the Republican insurgent operation for objection to the Electoral College vote on the 6th is indicative of where the party is going.   Mitch McConnell and the party … Continue reading

Posted in government, Policy, Politics | 55 Comments

Trump signs the pork-laden spending and covid-19 bill. Maybe a vote to come on more money and section 230.

By Robert Willmann President Trump has signed the estimated $2.3 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.  Its 5,593 double-spaced pages are stuffed with pork to grease domestic and foreign hands in order to get it passed for the piddling $600 for … Continue reading

Posted in Administration, Current Affairs, government, Justice, Media, Policy, Politics | 12 Comments

Stolen, a holiday post by Fred

You are probably thinking this is a post about the election, what with that "I voted" sticker in the photo. But if you take another look you'll see something you can really sink your fangs into. MMM mmmmm. Yummy. Speaking … Continue reading

Posted in Chinagate, Current Affairs, Fred, government, Humor, Policy, Politics | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

‘Dr. Li-Meng Yan is not a quack’ Tucker Carlson

"Carlson's comments came after Facebook slapped a warning label on video of his Tuesday interview with Chinese virologist Dr. Li-Meng Yan, who claimed to have evidence showing China "intentionally" released COVID-19 onto the general population. "Within a few hours of her interview last … Continue reading

Posted in China, Chinagate, Media, Policy | 51 Comments


"Late on September 10, the Saudi capital of Riyadh came under a missile and drone attack from the Ansar Allah movement (more widely known as the Houthis). The Yemeni missile and air forces, loyal to the Houthi government, announced that … Continue reading

Posted in Policy, Saudi Arabia, The Military Art, Yemen | 1 Comment

Biden’s election will show that the Western alliance is no more – Telegraph

"There are, then, two ways in which a Biden presidency will remove the Europeans’ veil of smug superiority. First, he will follow some Trump-era objectives, because that is what American interests demand, thus showing that Trump was no extremist on … Continue reading

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“Let the Cities Burn (or Not)” Real Clear Politics

"There is no police power in the federal Constitution. The police power is left to the states. To the extent the President can send federal officers into Portland, Oregon, and other cities, it should be to protect federal property. The … Continue reading

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