When there’s no ‘being there’, there

Way, way, back in the history of time (the heady days of 1979) there was a beautiful movie produced on a shoe-string budget featuring Peter Sellers as a totally demented village idiot. Thanks to an extraordinary, delicately balanced performance by Sellers, Being There received mixed reviews during its theatrical release, but has since become a…

Equality rules with totalitarianism?

Equality rules with totalitarianism … “The greatest temptation for the likes of us is to renounce violence, to repent, to make peace with oneself. Most revolutionaries fell before this temptation, from Spartacus to Danton and Dostoevsky; they are the classical form of betrayal of the cause. The temptations of God were always more dangerous for…

Govt throwaway thuggery, thievery

Govt throwaway thuggery, thievery … Perhaps it wasn’t until the philosophical innovations of Rousseau that criminality became divorced from self-interest and therefore no longer subject to the kind of civility, logic and virtue you see in “The Godfather”. There’s something fundamentally admirable, even profoundly virtuous, about the old-school mafioso with his strict code of traditional…

Bidin’ time under COVID face mask

Bidin’ time under COVID face mask … “Inalienable rights” is a concept the leftist demoMarxocrats totally reject. It isn’t that they “know so much that just ain’t so” as Reagan said, but that they impose their beliefs without any restraint right up to mass jailings (and execution) if they have the power. In March 2020…

When in the course of …. Freedom!!

When in the course of …. Freedom!! … Plutarch, in his Moralia (De sera numinis vindicta) “On the Delay of Divine Vengeance”: The wheels of justice turn slowly, but grind exceedingly fine. Slow but sure moves the might of the gods. In the humble opinion of yours truly Donald John Trump is THE greatest POTUS…

Durham gone AWOL? Bill Barr-ed?

Durham gone AWOL? Bill Barr-ed? … ”When I awoke, Mary Jo and the car were gone” ~ Chappaquiddick Kennedy // “Read my lips, no new taxes”  ~ “Shrub” the Large // “As of now, I’m in control here” ~ Al Haig // ”When I awoke the votes had already been counted” ~ multiple state legislatures/observers,…