Monthly Archives: December 2016

Friedrich Nietzsche Not Like Hitler, Really?

That can’t be true. Yesterday, I had a “disagreement”–a fight, online, in textual form–with a guy who, in essence, equated Friedrich Nietzsche with Hitler. Ya know, if this Species had a common goal, then we’d all be getting along. You … Continue reading

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Great Scott Dred Scott!, Part III, Thrice Be The Charm?

We, now, move to a related, post-Civil War decision, that of the Slaughter-House Cases, 1868. From pages 38-39, The Tempting Of America, Robert H. Bork, 1990:      What is striking about the Slaughter-House Cases is not the caution displayed by the … Continue reading

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Great Scott Dred Scott!, Part II: A Dissenter’s Opinion And The Probable Cause Of Civil War

From page 33-34, The Tempting Of America, Robert H. Bork, 1990:      Justice Benjamin Curtis of Massachusetts dissented in Dred Scott [v. Sandford], destroyed Taney’s reasoning, and rested his own conclusions upon the original understanding of those who made the Constitution. … Continue reading

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Help, Help!, Help!, Four Times Help!

[The following was written in a comment-section of Robert Spencer’s site Jihadwatch.] From an article on the website, Geller Report, all emphasis mine: Those who decry Trump’s rhetoric as needlessly “provocative” don’t realize, or don’t care to admit, that if … Continue reading

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Great Scott Dred Scott!: A.K.A., the “Green Pastel Of Redness”

Perhaps, the easiest legal decision to remember of all the Supreme Court rulings in American history is the one concerning the fate of a slave who claimed to be free after he had been taken to a free state and, … Continue reading

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WTD: Installment #009B; Deniers—“Human Nature-D___s” & “Climate Change-D___s”

What’s the difference between denying “innate racism”, that found “in the DNA”—(the kind peddled by The Current Executive and Hillary, my new name for She), and that thing denied by those who would be given the label under proper propositional … Continue reading

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