Happy Talk

"Left Behind..."

"You can try and tell people that they’re doing just great, using the media you control, and it’ll work for a stretch, if only because they want to believe it, badly, but when these same people can’t even feed their children while you make such claims, you will eventually lose their attention and support. The difference between beliefs and experiences."

Two New Totalitarian Movements: Radical Islam And Political Correctness

"The attempt in the West to impose a strict set of rules about what one is allowed to think and express in academia and in the media - to the point that anyone who disobeys is discredited, demonized, intimidated and in danger of losing his or her livelihood - is just as toxic and just as reminiscent of Orwell's diseased society."

In The Divided States Of America, There's Only One Way To "Unite"

"If only we surrender more of our liberties and governing decisions to Washington D.C., says the political class, “the people” of the United States can be prodded into unity - as long as we are allowed to chew on a bit of happy talk and watch a charity baseball game..."

"Hanging In The Balance" - A Look Inside The War To Repeal Obamacare

House Republican:  "Right now, the Speaker of the House does not have the votes to pass this bill unless he’s got substantial Democratic support."

Senate Republican:  "House health-care bill can’t pass Senate without major changes.  To my friends in House: pause, start over. Get it right, don’t get it fast."

The Great Con: Political Correctness Has Marginalized The Working Class

So when the protected class of well-paid institutional "progressives" speak darkly of "reversing 40 years of social progress," what they're really saying is we're terrified that the bottom 95% might be waking up to our Great Con of identity politics and political correctness.