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If We Can Somehow Bring Ourselves To Take the Long View, We Probably Should….

Revised from a recent comment of mine on this Crooked Timber thread: A sort of Marxist point about our present distempers: the conditions of existence have changed, probably irrevocably, for the Scots-Irish coal miners of West Virginia, the libertarian ranchers of the West, and the industrial workers of Ohio and Pennsylvania, and they’re not happy about […]

21st Century Public Policy Priorities

1. Look out for your family, friends, and people who’ve got something on you. 2. Starve, bomb, incarcerate, belittle, or humiliate everybody else. 3. Elevate assholes. 4. Listen attentively to morons. 5. Support the troops.

For the Record….

I have nothing useful to say about this past Tuesday’s U.S. elections.