The Trump Surge & Skepticism

Even though I have been critical of Donald Trump in some of my posts, if he wins I won’t be disappointed. Pundits like Erick Erickson, who has received blowback for not being in the Donald camp, also won’t be disappointed and would much prefer a…

Is Your Job Next?

The economic rules have changed since 2008, the old plan of gainful employment and fulfillment has been replaced by a new plan of ennui, anomie, anxiety and emptiness – a deterministic world where everything is pre-planned and predictable up until the moment it happens, where…

Affordable Housing, Healthcare, & Tuition: Putting Things in Perspective

Vox Day writes: The SJWs and cuckservatives celebrate diversity, but what they are also celebrating is poverty. America’s living standards have fallen considerably since 1973, but no one realizes it yet because the combination of technological advancement and debt-spending conceals that fact. But it gradually…

Why Millennials Are Still Living With Their Parents

From the American Interest: Why Millennials Are Still Living with Their Parents Pew’s analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data finds that in spite of an improved labor market, “the nation’s 18- to 34-year-olds are less likely to be living independently of their families and establishing…

IQ: Education, Socioeconomic Outcomes, and Entitlement Spending

From the esteemed Dr. James Thompson: Psychological predictions from long ago: Terman 1930 Two predictions stood out, the first: That educational and vocational guidance will be based chiefly on test ratings, and that Hull’s proposal to measure every important ability and personality trait and to…

Revising the NRx Map

I’m sure everyone who is familiar with NRx had seen the NRx map, which groups some of the major ‘alt right’ blogs into various categories: The map was created in 2013 and needs to be updated to include new websites, but I also think the…

Why Police Fire At Targets Multiple Times

Michael Brown, Ferguson County, and ‘Black Lives Matter’ are in the news again, and there are a couple misconceptions about police conduct and police weapons that need to be dispelled – that a lethal shot is instantly lethal (like in the movies) and that stun…

‘Black Lives Matter’ – Dividing the Nation

The site is under a heavy hacking attack, so if you see posts about spam ignore them. Too bad ‘black lives matter’ is about dividing the nation, not helping mend the wounds http://www.unz.com/isteve/ferguson-yet-again http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3190883/Bernie-Sanders-forced-abandon-rally-Black-Lives-Matter-protesters-storm-stage-hold-four-minute-silence-Michael-Brown.html http://www.unz.com/isteve/silenced-in-seattle-videos-of-bernie-sanders-being-shouted-down-by-angry-blacks There is some speculation that George Soros, who is pro-Hillary,…

Why the Web 2.0/Tech 2.0 ‘Bubble’ Refuses to Burst

In agreement with Marc Andreessen, there probably won’t be a web 2.0 correction for a long time. Right now we have interest rates still at zero, and there is so liquidity in the world right now, so much wealth. Every time web 2.0 is supposed…

RE: Lost Decade

In response from Reddit to my post about America not being in a lost decade: It’s a pretty weak argument this guy makes. Some of his points are “We have uber, netflix and the large hadron collider now, so things are better!” also “Stock prices…