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The New Scarlet Letter

At the beginning of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s famous American novel, The Scarlet Letter, a crowd gathers in Puritan Boston, Massachusetts, to witness the punishment of Hester Prynne, a young woman who has given birth to a baby of unknown parentage.

Drought and rain

I Know What I’m Saying So Don’t Drought Me!

The Climate Cult’s drought narrative has dried up in recent weeks. That fearmongering has been washed out by (of all things) rain. We’ve nearly reached the annual rainfall total in July, and that means it is time for the narrative mills to fearmonger something else.

Throw the Bum Out

Democrats Had a Reason to Storm the Capitol Building

From the throngs of Trump supporters who made the trip to DC to the Republicans in House and Senate to the President himself, the completion of the congressional challenges to electors was the last stand. That testimony and evidence was everything to their case. Only Democrats could benefit from its disruption.

Demorrhoids destroy everything they touch

“All entities that are not explicitly right-wing will become left-wing over time”

I used to do a lot of hiking, and my hiking buddy liked to pick up the occasional stone and toss it back up the mountain. He was only half-serious when he implied that he was counteracting the natural forces of regression or decline. Entropy, even. Someone should have done that with Fox News or, …

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Facebook Deploying New Tools to Prevent Left-Wing Narratives From Serious Challenge

I didn’t say it, but it has been said. When you get something for free, you are the product. In the case of Facebook, this is as true as any other. They are selling you to advertisers. Advertisers are not just people paying to push but everyone and everything. And they intend to limit any …

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