Archive | August, 2012

The PJ Tattler: Skewering Progressive Speak

31 Aug

Behold the Self-Hating White Person:

Since progressivism is largely a status game, in which people compete for social prestige by repeating a set of approved phrases and opinions to other status-seeking mandarins, it’s not surprising that some will go to sado-masochistic lengths to remain part of the alpha group.

Excellent writing. Dense & poetic. I want the list of approved phrases so I can watch MSNBC & plan Progressive Bingo.


Welcome to Starbucks: Blog Of Impossible Things meets the inventor of impossible things

18 Aug

Joel Runyon of the “Blog of Impossible Things” has an unexpected encounter with the inventor of the first internally programmable computer. A marvelous story captured inn this lost: An Unexpected Ass Kicking

“I guess, I’ve a lways believed that nothing is withheld from us what we have conceived to do. Most people think the opposite – that all things are withheld from them which they have conceived to do and they end up doing nothing.”

UPDATE: Follow up post here.