The ideal is one is which, "We're on safari to stay" (from Surfin' USA, Beach Boys again). I, a pasty-faced, landlocked white boy have never actually been on a surfin' safari. In fact, I have to confess I've never even been
Anyways... I am a world class web surfer and I am on safari to stay, so, I thought that a tab on my website where I post links to shtuff I've found/I find on my travels might be interesting. I primarily use Facebook to announce new columns and to pass on shtuff from the Wall Street Journal (the only possible way to share WSJ articles due to a paywall and WSJ policy). Most of my other discoveries are posted here.
* Norman saves the world
* Here's a reality check for ya, Sparky
* The fourth branch of The Gummit
* A Middle-Class Miracle
* "Reason is, and ought only to be, the slave of the passions." -David Hume
* It's not just you, modern music IS awful
* If it sounds too good to be true...
* "No one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public." -H.L. Mencken
* "The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know."
* Phew! I thought it was just me
* It's not the tool, it's how you use it
* There's nothing new under the (political) sun
* Confession of an anti-GMO Activist
* How to destroy an American icon and turn a nice profit
* I have got ta get me one of these!
* Go ahead and buy that beachfront property
* Shame on you!
* Suicide of the West
* The Curse of Cultural Marxism
* Well... that explains that!
* This Week In Ridiculous Regulations
* A Parliament of Whores
(With apologies to P.J. O'rourke)
° The Intelectual Dark Web
° Once Untrustworthy, Always Restricted
° This Week in Ridiculous Regulations (4.30.18)
° The Surveillance State
° Educational Fraud Continues
° Rules&Regs 4.23.18
° The Internet Apologizes
° Springtime in Palestine
° School Shootings Solved
° Landless Americans Are the New Serf Class –Joel Kotkin
° Black Political Power Means Zilch –Walter Williams
° "Capitalism and the free market are opposites, not synonyms." —Matt Ridley
° “The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance — it is the illusion of knowledge"
° The Crank believes in miracles
° How to Pronounce Châteauneuf-du-Pape
° Reality Check
° "...civilization consists not in formal authorities nor in written laws, but in everyday social relationships."
° The Pursuit of Happiness
° The sin of blasphemy is back.
° Genius at work
° Does Postmodernism Pit Us Against Each Other? Yes.
° A tribute to J. Edgar Hoover
° A house divided against itself cannot stand
° Postmodernism is bullshit but alive and well and out to brainwash your kids
° First, watch this.
Then, watch this...
Congratulations! You're now an armchair expert on cognitive dissonance,
the shithole controversy, and gender studies.
° We're already bankrupt
° Individual intelligence is overrated. Here's why.
° Why Socialists Don't Believe In Fun
° The more things change the more they stay the same
° "Trade-tested betterment"
° Don't fall off the Welfare Cliff
° Of Trophies and Traumas
° Major schools that don't have football teams
° Get yer head right
° How I spend my weekends
° Sanity breaks out in Canada
° Original Liberalism vs. socialism, New Liberalism & Progressivism
° Turns out it's not only Dr. Seuss that's warping the kids
° Yet another reason Cranky don't tweet
° The cartoonist explains the Donald
° Counterintuitivenessly speaking...
° The soft bigotry of low expectations
° All Cultures Are Multicultures
° Certificates of Performance
° Xi Dada loves Peng Mama
° Communism comes to America
° Poof! You are now less dumb
° Like Jordan Peterson, I like to get to the bottom of things
° "...the moral order of the West is primarily a Christian order blended with the ancient wisdom of Greece, Rome, and Israel -- no matter if the modern man of the West refuses to admit it."
° Professor Peterson explains why you should Try To Be Some Kind of Hero
° Accidental Nirvana
° And now, gentlereaders, for your listening and dancing Pleasure
° Are you a Phubber?
° Matt Ridley on Amara's law and why predicting the future is unpredictable