Setting The Record Straight on the Unite The Right Rally

All of the mainstream coverage of the Unite the Right (UTR) rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, almost without exception paints a very Manichean picture of the violence which took place during the two-day long event which took place from August 11 to August 12, 2017 and occurred primarily between self styled “white-advocates,” white nationalists and various…

Nathan Damigo & Kaiter Enless: A Conversation

A selection from my multi-part series of interesting, dissident political voices for New Media Central. Out of all the interviews I organized for NMC my conversation with Mr. Damigo was by far the best (and quite a pleasure as well). Archived in mp3 audio format.

Defamation Factory, Prt.2: The ADL vs Henry Ford

T h e A D L v s H e n r y F o r d ~ 1915-1933 Shortly after the ADL’s formation and the Frank Case’s close, war reared its ugly head – World War I, the first “great war,” of the industrialized age, had begun. 52 year old automotive industrialist and beloved…

Persuasion Fixation and Optics Obsession

There is a recent Dilbert comic written by Scott Adams wherein the titular character speaks with his boss who says: Boss: I don’t like the optics of your plan. Dilbert: Its the only plan that can work. Should I change it to something that looks good but won’t work? Boss: Excellent idea, you might have…

Defamation Factory, Prt.1: The ADL’s Founding Lie

I n t r o d u c t i o n Why do we talk of politics? We do we engage in that stressful, brain-wracking contest of ever-warring tribes when we can just ignore the whole damnable mess? I can not, nor shall I attempt to, speak for anyone but myself, and so I…

Nativism Is Our Right

Concerns surrounding “nativism” have seen an American resurgence with the rise and tenuous establishment of Trumpist-Populism. The word is errantly bandied about in paper after paper, article after article, televised news segment after televised news segment. Usage is almost exclusively negative as can be observed from pieces such as The Atlantic‘s, What is a Nativist…