A half century of social abuse.
By: Vic Eldred • News & Politics • 24 Comments • 2 Likes • 7 hours ago
““Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for,...”
They were once regarded as the backbone of America. In the 1970's, Richard Nixon called them the Great Slent Majority.They created the norms of a society and established the family as central to that society. They knew their place and tended to mind their own business. We can still remember the...
China fires hypersonic nuke 'right round the Earth' as terrifying display of advanced weapons 'leaves US reeling'
Via: Vic Eldred • News & Politics • 19 Comments • 2 Likes • yesterday
“CHINA has fired a hypersonic missile around the globe with the US left reeling by the terrifying display of military strength.US intelligence and mili”
White House not stolen, but bought with Zuckerberg's money: Goodwin
Via: Vic Eldred • 437 River Street • 21 Comments • 3 Likes • 11 hours ago
“Nearly a year has passed since the 2020 election, yet there has not been a clear, satisfactory answer to the central mystery: How did a dull,...”
‘Capote’s Women’ Review: Betrayal of the Swans
Via: Vic Eldred • Books • 1 Comments • 1 Like • 3 days ago
“When “La Côte Basque, 1965” appeared in Esquire magazine it proved to be thinly fictionalized, salacious gossip about the small circle of rich...”
In November 1975, Truman Capote published “La Côte Basque, 1965,” a chapter from a novel he was writing called “Answered Prayers.” The book, acquired by Random House nine years earlier, was to be Capote’s magnum opus, as he put it, an intimate exposé of midcentury New York society that would...
She was ahead of her time
By: Vic Eldred • Books • 29 Comments • 1 Like • 18 hours ago
“In all the propaganda of the ecologists - amist all their appeals to nature and pleas for harmony with nature - there is no discussion of man's...”
Our time's most relevant book may be one that was written over 40 years ago. In her book Return to the Primitive - The Anti-Industrial Revolution, Ayn Rand seems to have exposed the purpose of the climate change movement:"The immediate goal is obvious: the destruction of the remnants of...
Sanders may have made a fatal mistake
By: Vic Eldred • News & Politics • 8 Comments • 5 Likes • 3 days ago
“"With the planet becoming warmer and warmer, with unprecedented forest fires, drought, floods and extreme weather disturbances, and when scientists...”
Yesterday Bernie Sanders may have finally gone a step too far in his effort to get the $3.5 Trillion BBB/Green New Deal bill passed. He wrote an editorial in West Virginia's largest Newspaper, theCharleston Gazette-Mail, in an attempt to go directly to Sen Joe Manchin's constituents. In the op-ed...
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta accused of 'journalistic malpractice' for spinning disastrous Joe Rogan interview
Via: Vic Eldred • News & Politics • 1 Comments • 2 Likes • 3 days ago
“CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta is facing intense backlash following his disastrous interview with podcast giant Joe Rogan.”
Reordering reality, Psaki, Biden and the week that was
By: Vic Eldred • News & Politics • 74 Comments • 6 Likes • yesterday
“ Press Secretary Jen Psaki stated that the administration has tried to answer only questions that “really matter to the public,” suggesting that...”
As America descends into chaos the powers that be have decided to tell us that all is well. I suppose if one is a progressive that may be true. This week was marked by a series of devious acts in Loudoun County VA. On Tuesday, news broke about the Loudoun County Public Schools possibly covering...
Is it Time for a Special Counsel on the Hunter Biden Scandal?
Via: Vic Eldred • News & Politics • 34 Comments • 3 Likes • 4 days ago
“Given this record, there is little reason for the public to trust what it is reading about the scandal. The media has long refused to investigate...”
“Come on H this is linked to Celtic’s account.” Those nine words from a retired Secret Service agent to Hunter Biden in recently released emails may prove a nasty complication for some in Washington who have struggled to contain the blowback from the still-unfolding scandal linked to Hunter...
The Nobel Prize in Obscure Literature
Via: Vic Eldred • Books • 4 Comments • 1 Like • 5 days ago
“At least this year I’ve heard of, though not read, the winner.”
Another year in which the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to a writer I’ve never read—and I’m beginning to despair. Is the Swedish Nobel committee setting out to show me up as a philistine? I ask myself that question even as I declare that I’m a hungry reader and have what might be called...