When Improbability Becomes Probable
by Armando Simón Sometimes I wonder if our “laws of probability” are all that lawful. We are told by the experts in probability that when it comes to state lotteries, […]
C3RF “In Hot” interview with author Diane Weber Bederman
Diane Weber Bederman discusses her latest book “Bullies of Woke and Their Assault on Mental Health” and spares no horses as she does so. Always controversial and critical of the […]
Diane Weber Bederman and Conrad Black
Two of our favorite authors were together last night.
Keystone XL Revisited: Did Biden Give Putin the ‘WherewithOIL’ for World War III?
by Roger L. Simon It may prove to be the mother of all unintended consequences, dwarfing death by virtually any friendly fire or even an errant nuclear missile striking the […]
An Epidemic of Ideology
by Theodore Dalrymple Earlier this week, I received two articles by email, one from the American right and one from the American left, each alleging that the other side wanted […]
Painting by Boris Shapiro Dear Family, Friends, Chevre, and Colleagues: Another year has rolled round the sun and, despite the pandemic, the wars, the weather, the politics, the crime, and […]
Wikipedia (and other sources) explaining Putin and his “partial mobilization”
Protests break out in Moscow after Putin announces “partial mobilization” of reservists. by Lev Tsitrin Before I heard Mr. Putin’s announcement of the “partial mobilization” of 300,000 reservists for the […]
CORIOLANUS AND TRICKLE-DOWN
Ralph Fiennes in Coriolanus by Ralph Berry ‘I am sick and tired of trickle-down economics. It has never worked.’ President Biden takes sides in a controversy that is only just […]
Do US Business Elites Really Believe Woke Ideology?
Michael Rectenwald by Lee Smith With investment firms such as BlackRock demanding that companies meet environmental, social, and governance (ESG) benchmarks if they want investors’ money, U.S. corporate elites seem […]
Divide and Confuse
In addition to being condescending and divisive, the phrase “people of color” also obscures reality. by Theodore Dalrymple The expression “people of color” has always seemed to me in equal […]
Muslim anger against Hindus spreads to Birmingham
I have not posted about the trouble in Leicester over the last 6 weeks here yet. Ostensibly the ‘community tensions’ has been over the India v Pakistan cricket match last […]
Fentanyl: We Need to Secure Our Southern Border
by Gary Fouse One of our close family members is a drug and alcohol counselor. In the past two years, she has seen three people she knew die from fentanyl […]
Ken Burn’s New Film: Whitewashing FDR on the Holocaust
Jerry Gordon interviews Dr. Rafael Medoff on Ken Burns film whitewashing FDR and Holocaust. Dr. Medoff is the founding director of the David S. Wyman Institute on Holocaust Studies. He […]
Jordan Peterson’s message to Twitter’s CEO
Dr. Peterson has some choice words for Twitter’s CEO Parag Agrawal. We would also point out that Amazon runs in the same opaque manner.
The Failure of Putin’s Attempt to Restore Russia as a Great Power
by Conrad Black Vladimir Putin is in grave danger of a complete flame-out. Following the bloodless Western victory in the Cold War and the collapse of international communism and the […]
Some Modest Proposals for Govs. DeSantis, Abbott to Continue Their Excellent Work
by Roger L. Simon The recent “transfers” of “undocumented,” and therefore “noble,” aliens—as opposed to those poor saps who actually apply to immigrate legally—to Martha’s Vineyard, Vice President Kamala Harris’s […]