Posted on Jul 16, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: How A Viral Meme Conned Bret Easton Ellis Into Leaving The Democrats

Posted in Culture, Members Only

Let me confess a guilty secret: I subscribe and support American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis’s Podcast. His show, titled “The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast” is an extension of the persona he cultivated through his novels and his Twitter account, and usually involves him ranting about whatever he doesn’t like in the current politically correct culture. He lambasts “snowflakes” and “social justice warriors,” and rarely brings anything valuable to our...

Posted on Jun 06, 2018

Victory For California Democrats As They Survive Jungle Primary Scare

Posted in Politics

California’s jungle primary system, which allows the top two candidates to move to the general election regardless of party, threatened to crash the Blue Wave if too many Democratic congressional candidates split the vote and allowed Republicans to advance. Although the media is obsessed with the “Dems in Disarray” narrative, this time getting the word out about this system might have served a purpose, forcing Democrats to organize to avert...

Posted on May 29, 2018

Why Are We Positioning Support For A Torturer As A Vote For Feminism?

Posted in Foreign Policy, Politics

Shortly after the 9/11 attacks, Gina Haspel dispatched to a private prison in Thailand that went by the code name "Cat's Eye." This began Haspel's involvement with an elite group of counterterrorism agents. Her interrogation ability in this type of detention program skyrocketed her career — until stories about the torturous techniques used at such prisons came to light....