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Anglosphere Revisited

  From The Editor’s Desk — A while back I did a short piece on “The Anglosphere.” This is defined as “the English-speaking nations of the world considered as a single social, economic, and political grouping—i.e., Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States.” There are people, chiefly on the Right, who are promoting…

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World War 3?

On Sunday 11/25/2018, “Russian ships fired on three Ukrainian vessels in the Kerch Strait — a critical passage connecting the Black Sea to the Sea of Azov — injuring at least six sailors. Moscow’s crew has since boarded Kiev’s two warships and one tugboat, detaining more than 20 sailors, and even placed a freighter ship…

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Blundering Our Way To Hell

By Michael Jay Tucker So, I read something short but significant the other day. It was just a few lines, really. Not even a full paragraph. But powerful… and terrible… all the same. Something that hints at our destruction. The passage in question is from Steven Simon’s essay, “Powder Keg In Syria,” in the current…

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Parody Project’s Take On Tom Petty

Remember Parody Project? The musical “group” that does inspired and politically charged covers of major pop songs? Covers which, strangely enough, are really rather good? Well, they’re back. They’ve just done a rather hysterical take off on the late Tom Petty’s “Don’t Come Around Here No More,” but taking as a theme the current Trumpian…

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Hell Has Frozen Over

Clearly, the end times are upon us. Nothing is right. Everything is turned upside down. Why do I say that? Because I agree with, and am going to praise, an essay by George Will. This is bizarre. Now, George Will is one of those guys that I sincerely dislike. I don’t like his conservatism. I…

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GOPer Foretells “Biblical War” With N. Korea

Coming under the heading of Oh, Freaking Hell In A Handbasket… Senator James Risch (R-Idaho) has just said that any war with North Korea would be short but incredibly bloody. According to the Atlantic, the term he used was “mass casualties the likes of which the planet has never seen.” Okay, that’s pretty scary. What’s…

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Next Korean War A Serious Killer

Have you ever noticed how a certain kind of Republican doesn’t seem to quite get the fact that war kills people? The latest example of that particular brand of non-thinking comes with North Korea, where it seems our Fearless Leader wants to go to war, right now, with Kim Jong-un. And, incredibly, some of his…

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