Saturday, January 31, 2015

Quote of the Month

Writes Mr. Peter Hitchens over at the Mail on Sunday:

As for ‘democracy’, plenty of people (me included) are not at all sure we have it, and wouldn’t be that keen on it if we did.


Randoms of January

Writes Nyan Sandwich over at More Right:

The Median Voter Theorem is an interesting result in the theory of democracy that ought to form a prominent piece in the bedrock of any discussion of electoral politics. The result, in short, is that in certain conditions, two political parties will each take all voters on each side of the median voter, and they will both serve the desires of the median voter. The theorem could use some strengthening; its assumptions are rather ambitious, but it is likely that a slightly weaker version is true in many more circumstances.
Over at, says David Stockman:
My humble thesis tonight is that the entire 20th Century was a giant mistake.
Over at The American Conservative, Justin Raimondo reflects on Russia.

Expresses Theodore Harvey over at his weblog Royal World:
Over the course of the next four decades the newly united Germany would become one of the most dynamic and exciting countries in the world, with more Nobel prizes than Britain, France, and the United States combined, a rapidly growing economy, and a glittering and vibrant culture.

Coulombe on American Ideology

Mr. Charles Coulombe on the Constitution, progress, etc.:

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Mencken Passing at 59

A year short of six decades ago today, H.L. Mencken passed away.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Emperor Wilhelm at 156

156 years ago today, then future Kaiser Wilhelm II was born.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Saturday, January 24, 2015

More on the European Madness

Gerald Celente:

Friday, January 23, 2015

European Money Madness

Peter Schiff's take:

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The King on the Scaffold

222 years ago today, King Louis XVI of France was brutally decapitated at Place de Louis XV.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015