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Neocons and the Permanent State (Part1)

Neocons and the Permanent State (Part 1) by Ilana Mercer Following the show of incompetence at the Democratic Iowa caucus, columns on competence proliferated. One stood out for its ineptness: “Make America Competent Again” by David French at the Dispatch. … Continue reading

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What the Ancients did for Us

What the Ancients did for Us Michael McManus, on our pagan heritage The pre-Socratic pagan philosopher Anaxagoras took two pots of paint, one black and one white. He took a drop of white and added it to the black, then … Continue reading

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F.W. de Klerk’s Great Betrayal

F.W. de Klerk’s Great Betrayal by Ilana Mercer, sometime citizen of South Africa On February 2, 1990, 30 years ago, F.W. de Klerk, South Africa’s last white president, turned the screws on his constituents, betraying the confidence we had placed … Continue reading

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Life on the Line

Life on the Line  by Bill Hartley Railways are back in the news with the HS2 project under fresh scrutiny, due to the cost estimate having risen to an eye watering level. The latest figure is about three times what … Continue reading

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Getting the Canadian Right

Getting the Canadian Right by Mark Wegierski There are currently three main groups in Canada that do not understand the Canadian Right — the media, the other parties, and conservatives themselves. In the last few decades, Canadian conservatism has been hurt … Continue reading

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Democracy Dies in Diversity

Democracy Dies in Diversity by Ilana Mercer  “Dissatisfaction with democracy within developed countries is at its highest level in almost 25 years,” say researchers at the University of Cambridge. “The UK and the United States had particularly high levels of … Continue reading

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Gone AWOL

Gone AWOL  Ilana Mercer on Megxit His wife, a hero of sorts only in the TV series “Suits,” had hightailed it to Canada, leaving Harry Windsor, formerly known as Prince Harry, to deliver a concession speech. Make no mistake—no matter … Continue reading

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Punishing Agenda of the Anti-Punishment Movement

Punishing Agenda of the Anti-Punishment Movement by Ilana Mercer On November 29, 2019, a man now called the London Bridge terrorist slaughtered British student Jack Merritt. While the perpetrator has been named after a famous London landmark, his victim has … Continue reading

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Psychopathia Criminalis

Psychopathia Criminalis Richard Lynn, Race Differences in Psychopathic Personality: An Evolutionary Analysis, Augusta, GA: Washington Summit Publishers (In Press), Pp 368., US $ 29.95., reviewed by Evelyn Quinn Professor Richard Lynn, the doyen of differential psychology, is well known for his … Continue reading

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The U.S. as Judge, Jury, Executioner

The U.S. as Judge, Jury, Executioner Ilana Mercer on the assassination of Soleimani Qasem Soleimani, an Iranian major general, was assassinated by a U.S. drone air strike, at the Baghdad International Airport (BIAP). The Iraqi-born Soleimani was traveling with one … Continue reading

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