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Charles Murray's Account Of The Middlebury College Affair

Full piece here.

The revolution probably won’t be televised:

‘Some were just having a snarky good time as college undergrads have been known to do, dancing in the aisle to the rhythm of the chants.

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Public Debate

The Most Dangerous Decade

Last year was…a memorable one. When the world rang in the New Year, social media was bursting with memes declaring 2016 to be the worst year ever, with many fearing this year would be even worse. 1,346 more words

History

Repost-Michael Moynihan At The Daily Beast: 'Whitewashing The Black Panthers'

Our institutions, bending to liberal ideals, will also involve a bending towards the radical base, which is not necessarily liberal.

Michael Moynihan at the Daily Beast  ‘ 463 more words

Current Events

Another Trip Down Memory Lane in So Cal

I never really tire of looking at old photos and videos of what Southern Clifornia and the South Bay looked like fifty-plus years ago. This was not the last time we saw rain, but sometimes it seems like it. 116 more words

Nostalgia

Blame It on the Rock & Roll

From the Velvet Underground

Jenny said
When she was just five years old
There was nothing happening at all
Every time she puts on a radio… 676 more words

Retired Living

From Behind the Shadow Veil: The Rise of Traditionalist Witchcraft

There is a tremor rumbling through human consciousness that is only becoming more and more noticeable with each passing year. The status quo in terms of political, social and spiritual discourse is beginning to crack and ideas which have been buried for decades (sometimes even centuries) are finding their way into conversations when they wouldn’t have before. 2,691 more words

Political And Social Issues

STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER/PENNY LANE - The Beatles

The thing about one’s personal Beatles history is this: for those of us who grew up in the Beatles years (a relatively short time, looking back), the peculiar impact of any particular song relied upon the intersection of two lines –the line of their development as a creative and imaginative band of artists; and the line of your own stage of growth and discovery as a young person… And the less certain factor is how far their own boundary pushing changes helped to inform and influence changes in teenagers like me. 744 more words

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