Notes: The Odds of Impeachment Are Dropping

Even liberal magazine The Atlantic admits that Trump isn’t going anywhere: The Odds of Impeachment Are Dropping, thanks to strong support within his party: Among Republicans, Trump’s approval rating has held remarkably steady. The week Mueller was named, according to Gallup, Trump’s GOP support stood…

Black pills and tots

The tots, or as I call the alt-bimbos, are symptomatic of the alt-right and far-right being infected with democracy and majoritarianism. They are trying to superimpose western liberal values onto an ethno-nationalist framework, which is counterproductive, incongruous, and absurd. Second, as Roosh and others observe,…

Normie Conservatism vs. Alternative Conservatism

In the post Adulting, Responsibility and Collapse, Meta-Nomad takes a stab at ‘adulting’ and what he perceives as the decline of personal responsibility: I’m getting ever closer to the point wherein my posts no longer need a ‘Why?’ as to their creation, that said, the…

Eliezer Yudkowsky schools the Bank of Japan

Over the past month or so, there has been a lot of attention about Eliezer Yudkowsky and how he purportedly ‘advised’ the Bank of Japan (BOJ) pursue more aggressive monetary policy, which they heeded, called ‘Abenomics’, which “…refers to the economic policies advocated by Shinzō…

Optimism or stagnation? A case for both.

Interesting podcast Ep. 282 – Tyler Cowen: What the Future Holds: Stagnation or Innovation? Both sides are correct. Tyler is right about complacency (although there has always been a complacent class), and James is right about how such complacency either is not a big deal…

Flynn story; prediction: nothingburger

Mike Flynn, like Manafort, H.R. McMaster, etc., is yet another flunky who has no credibility. I hope by 2018 Trump will be able to shed the baggage from his campaign and be able to start leading more effectively. The next to go will probably be…

The configuration of power

Ann Coulter is at is again about the wall: Today's BORDER WALL CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Miles completed yesterday-Zero; Miles completed since Inauguration– Zero. NEXT UPDATE TOMORROW. — Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) December 1, 2017 As I wrote a few days ago, provided the economy doesn’t go into…

Why bitcoin is so volatile

In order to sell Bitcoins in bulk, one must transfer them to exchange, but this incurs a major risk for the seller, namely that the exchange may be hacked and the bitcoins lost forever. Also there isn’t much liquidity on the exchanges, and in fact…