A year later and I’m still not sure where ideologically this site falls under. It’s not quite libertarianism, it’s not really mainstream-conservatism, and it’s not fully neo reaction (NRx)…it some amalgamation. I find myself agreeing with NRx on anti-egalitarianism, anti-democracy, anti-SWJ, and biological realism, but I am pro-modernity. And I tend to agree with the… Continue reading What is this site about?
EU-Greece Talks on Bailout Break Down, Setting Up Showdown When debating libertarianism, critics and skeptics sometimes ask: Why isn’t there a libertarian state? Greece could be the closest thing to a libertarian state. You look at how the leadership as well as the citizens, emboldened by recent events, have defiantly given Germany (and the rest… Continue reading Is Greece the first libertarian state?
It seems like everyone is discussing economics these days. I remember, as recently just a decade ago, it was mostly economists and finance guys who discussed economics, but now it’s pretty much every 20-something who is an armchair economist. Economics has become so pervasive in our everyday lives – from employment, to automation, to basic… Continue reading We’re All Becoming Economists, Scientists, and Objectivists
A recent discussion on Jack Donovan, author of The Way of Man, and my observation of how the men’s rights movement doesn’t hold his homosexuality against him got me thinking about how ‘right wing’ values have evolved over the years. I’ll admit it – we, ‘the right’, after a string of victories, including the 1996… Continue reading The Right Concedes the ‘Gay’ Wars
From The panic tax 1. The cost of ameliorating panic in your system is always less than the cost of the lost productivity when panic hits. In other words, all the other steps are worth it Agree. That’s my rationale for supporting TARP, in that the nominal cost of the bailout (about $700 billion) was… Continue reading Seth Godin’s Nod to Consequentialism
A major part where the ideologies of far-left and the traditional right converge is in their mutual skepticism and distrust of technology and free markets, another is foreign policy. Liberals worry that technology will destroy jobs, create wealth inequality, and harm the environment. Conservatives worry that technology will disrupt the family structure and traditions, as… Continue reading Liberalism is the Problem, Not Technology
Atheist conservatism/libertarianism is one of the fastest growing movements. Many of today’s smart young people, who grew up on Ayn Rand and Milton Friedman (and maybe hayack and Rothbard, although being anti-fed is anti-wealth in my opinion. Fed policy such as QE and low interest rates, while unpopular with some on the right, does help… Continue reading Atheist Conservatism and the Dark Enlightenment