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June 2008

The Greater Depression

June 30, 2008 // 0 Comments

The latest from Jim Kunstler: What’s happening is that American society is sliding into a greater depression than the one Grandma lived through. On the technical side, [...]

Friedman Getting Scared

June 30, 2008 // 2 Comments

Flat earther Thomas Friedman is getting alarmed about the unfolding economic crisis: My fellow Americans: We are a country in debt and in decline — not terminal, not [...]

Black Belt Ethanol

June 30, 2008 // 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, I explored the idea of planting sugar cane here in the Black Belt to produce bioethanol. This is getting some traction in the Montgomery Advertiser. The [...]

$140

June 27, 2008 // 4 Comments

I flipped out way back when oil hit $108 per barrel. I’m not sure what to do now. Stare in disbelief? Nothing at Hatewatch so far about this creeping increase in [...]

Obamacons

June 26, 2008 // 2 Comments

Richard Spencer believes the Obamacon phenemonon is based entirely on revulsion with George W. Bush and the Republican Party. Personally, I think it runs deeper than that. [...]

Whiteness in Alabama History

June 24, 2008 // 0 Comments

The 1819 Alabama state constitutional convention apportioned representation in the state legislature on a white population basis. In other words, the earliest Alabama [...]

Drill, Drill, Drill

June 23, 2008 // 2 Comments

Jim Kunstler on the cornocopian idiot Larry Kudlow. Robert Reich has already pointed out that drilling off the coasts of California and Florida will not put a dent into [...]

Some Comments

June 22, 2008 // 4 Comments

For once, I agree with John Zmirak: it is the strength of our communities that makes the West worth fighting for, not our capacity to produce wealth or love of universal [...]

Kindergarten Conservatives

June 20, 2008 // 4 Comments

Speaking of conservatives, in this lovely little post called “Is it time to throw pat under the boxcar .. er, bus?,” we find that Freepers want to silence Pat [...]

Labeling

June 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

Ian Jobling is being called a Neo-Nazi by his fellow neoconservatives. I laughed at loud at hearing that; maybe this is a joke, Jobling himself likes to throw around that [...]

Car Culture

June 20, 2008 // 4 Comments

Richard Spencer writes: It’s Primitivism Lite, a more presentable version of the fantasy that one day the modern world will finally collapse and we’ll all be whole again. [...]

Self Ownership

June 19, 2008 // 5 Comments

At Townhall.com, John Stossel repeats the myth of absolute self ownership. Independent of that harm, adults ought to own our own bodies, so it’s not intellectually [...]

Doing The Job Capitalists Won’t Do

June 19, 2008 // 8 Comments

With all their money, the capitalists haven’t built a new refinery in the United States in decades, but Lew faults the Democrats for wanting to do the job that [...]

Home From Nowhere

June 17, 2008 // 1 Comment

Such a great excerpt: Community, as it once existed in the form of places worth caring about, supported by local economies, has been extirpated by an insidious corporate [...]

Ahmadinejad on Oil

June 17, 2008 // 0 Comments

Ahmadinejad is fully aware of the stress that will be placed up Western economies by Peak Oil. Dubya and his warmongering cheerleaders in the controlled media will continue [...]

Suburbia: An Abstract Living Arrangement

June 17, 2008 // 1 Comment

My own personal copies of The Geography of Nowhere and Home from Nowhere arrived in the mail today from Amazon. Here is an excerpt from the prologue of the latter: Since [...]

Conservatism is Liberalism

June 17, 2008 // 0 Comments

Roach is grasping his way outside of liberalism. If he hasn’t already done so, I think he would profit by reading Carl Schmitt’s thoughts on the friend/enemy [...]

The Future of PC

June 17, 2008 // 4 Comments

Pat writes: A new orthodoxy is arising. Freedom’s finest hour may be behind us. The old orthodoxy will collapse as the Boomers retire. In the new times, stagflation will [...]

Chris Matthews

June 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

He’s on television right now with Pat Buchanan gloating over how Tim Russert, a vicious attack dog of the establishment, asked David Duke a question (“earned [...]

Crude Sets New Record

June 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

Crude was up over $139 earlier today before coming off a record high. Meanwhile, McCain proposes we drill for more oil, a futile throwback to the 1980s, even as we crossed [...]

Gottfried on Wallace

June 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

Paul Gottfried writes: The presidential bid of George Wallace, who had been an ardent segregationist in Alabama, did not resonate particularly well among movement [...]

A New Order of Things

June 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

I once used the term “paleo-progressive” to describe my views. Here’s an excerpt about the political career of Braxton Bragg Comer: Conservatives opposed [...]

Gas Shortages in the Southeast

June 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

Jim writes: Chances are, they will occur first in the Southeast states because oil exports from Mexico and Venezuela feeding the Gulf of Mexico refineries are down more than [...]

Can White Nationalism Be Reformed?

June 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

Amitai Etizioni has some thoughts about racially conscious whites in America (more like the backlash against conservatism). I’m confident that White Nationalism can [...]

Decline of Democracy

June 15, 2008 // 0 Comments

It is in the nature of a liberal capitalist democracy to degenerate into a tyranny. We lost the Republic way back in the 1860s when Lincoln crushed the [...]

Obama-coms

June 15, 2008 // 0 Comments

The Iraq War is only the final straw in a long train of indignities that we have suffered at the hands of the conservative movement. What exactly is conservatism? Have [...]
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