Identity Politics – Let The Hate Begin

….or why Dems now have a Jew-Hatred Problem.

Do you call yourself a hater? Of course you don’t. Haters never identify themselves as such. What they sometimes do, however, is adopt identity politics as a mask to hide actual or potential hatred.

As an alternative to identity politics, how about adopting the identity of the common culture……


The Corporate-Governmental Shellgame in Healthcare, part 1

….or why you should trust a street game of three-card monte more than government run healthcare.

When discussing healthcare, there are two issues that are frequently conflated.  They should not be.  They should be as clearly separated in discussing the politics of healthcare as two issues can be.  They are:

1) The medical care itself which is……


Donald Trump and the Modern Corporate State, part 1

….or where might liberalism and conservatism actually agree?

Crony capitalism is NOT voluntary exchange operating by free market principals. Crony capitalism is another name for Corporatism; in fact, a type of involuntary or stealth collectivism. Crony capitalism is antithetical to free markets and the idea of individual freedom.  Corporatism has……


Are you a peddler of Fake News?

If so…. it should be fairly obvious to you why you are now unemployed.  Or…

….maybe it isn’t.  Fake News outlets are caught in a vicious cycle. They blame Trump for pointing out news that is untruthful,……


The Long, Slow March Towards Idiocy, part 4

Antifa and the institution of corporate sponsored tribalism.

Antifa are not anti-fascist. They have brought to American shores a political style of thuggery more in line with European political movements of the early 20th century. Do not let the name distract you. While they claim to be anti-fascist, their method and rhetoric are more in tune……


Theological Francis versus Theological Tyson – Part 2

Modernity as another in a line of Catholic schisms.

Christian Theology, you ask? Well…that there is one big can of worms. Actually, it’s more like a 2000 year old tangle of cobwebs. Dusty. Old. Took a really, really long time to accumulate. So, so many threads. And once you walk into them, engaging with them, trying……


The Long, Slow March Towards Idiocy, part 3.

Or why Lucky Luciano is a better baby-sitter for your kids than any African tyrant.

In part 2 of this series, School of Vice described an academic theory called Hobson-Leninism. The theory describes what the industrial societies of white Europe are supposedly to have done during the colonial period; that is they took……


Theological Francis versus Theological Tyson – Part 1

…and why Francis doesn’t stand a snowball’s chance.

Mike Tyson, as a boxer, has been called The Baddest Man on the Planet, one of the greatest punchers of all time, the hardest hitter in the history of heavyweight boxing, the scariest boxer ever, and perhaps the most ferocious fighter to step into a professional ring.  He……


The Long, Slow March Towards Idiocy, Part 2

You know who I’m talking about.  Every family has at least one…

There you are…at the latest family get-together, minding your own business when suddenly and for no good reason, you find yourself being verbally beaten about the head and shoulders by your sister-in-law…again.  Suspiciously butch yet avowedly hetero-, politically Left-leaning, and Bernie Sanders loving Rhonda……


The Long, Slow March Towards Idiocy, part 1.

Or…why sentimental anti-colonialism actually means reverting back to form.

At any given time in history and in any given place, there is a climate of opinion. Climate of opinion is loosely defined as the ideas swirling about in the public sphere contributing to the debate about current events. What people see on TV news programs or……