I know many of readers are seriously concerned about my well-being, but rest assured, I will continue to go to work and get paid during the government shutdown.
What we condemn in the reactionary sphere undoubtedly needs to be put out there in the intellectual sphere. But it needs an optimistic qualification, an understanding that liberalism may not poison future generations if we stand forthright against it. And we need to exalt the America that causes the passion Boehner expresses. The America that (perhaps unfortunately) attracts so many to its shores. The America that mainstream patriots revere. And we can understand these positives at the same time as criticizing the assuredly destructive progression we see in regards to race, gender, and culture.
If you didn’t watch the Charles Murry video I linked to yesterday, you really should. Isegoria links to John Derbyshire and Steve Sailer on the video.
At Marginal Revolution, someone asks, "what would the world look like if people talked as much about financial regulatory reform as they do about American Idol?" If that ever happens, I hope someone will have the decency to kill me before I’m forced to witness the results, which will perhaps include a Timothy Geithner dress up game.