Author Archives

Keith Preston

A Modest Secessionist Proposal

Article by Paul Gottfried. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– I attended an event for Pat Buchanan and his biographer Tim Stanley at DC’s Politics and Prose Bookstore on February 17. After Tim and Pat’s informative presentations, the audience was invited to ask questions. Most of the questions seemed to come from admiring remnants of […]

Bakunin

by P. R. Stephensen (The London Aphrodite, no. 6, July 1929, pp. 421–432.)  (Stephenson regarded himself as a Nietzschean-Bakuninite. Hat tip to MP.) Only one man has lived dangerously—Michael Bakunin. While Nietzsche postulated the Fore-runner, here was a fore-runner in deed. “Everything about him was colossal,” says Richard Wagner […]

We Are You, and You Are Us: The Absurdity of U.S. – Israeli Relations

Article by Thomas N. Naylor. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————— “We are you, and you are us,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrogantly proclaimed to President Barack Obama in the White House recently. How is it possible that Israel, a tiny country with only eight million people, can have so much influence […]

Court Ruling Opens Phones To Warrantless Searches

From Patriot News. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– Cell phone users might think that their phones can’t be searched without a warrant any more than their homes can be. But one judge just gave cops engaging in warrantless cell phone searches a foot in the door. Judge Richard Posner of the seventh […]

Outlawing Occupy: H.R. 347 Makes Free Speech A Felony

From Open Salon. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— Once signed, HR 347 will empower federal agents to arrest and bring felony criminal charges against citizens engaged in political protests anywhere in the USA. OUTLAWING THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT: HR 347 MAKES FREE SPEECH A FELONY The First Amendment to the Constitution of the […]

Indiana House Approves Bill That Allows Homeowners To Kill Police Officers

Article by Stephen D. Foster. ————————————————————————————————————————————————— Republicans in Indiana are taking self-defense too far. In a move supported by the National Rifle Association, the Indiana House passed Senate Bill 1, which allows homeowners to shoot and kill police officers they believe are unlawfully on their property or in […]

Stonehill College Student’s Lawsuit: Roommate Had ‘Disturbingly’ Open Sex Life

Anything to sue somebody.  Sounds like sour grapes. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– A college student from New York is suing Stonehill College in Massachusetts, a Catholic Liberal Arts College, saying her roommate’s sex life drove her into a suicidal depression and that the school did nothing to address her concerns. Web Extra: Read The […]

Nicolas Scaredkozy! Footage shows moment French President forced to hide in bar as protesters threatened to beat him up

This is the kind of thing that needs to happen more often. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— Nicolas Sarkozy was forced to hide in a bar after a mob of protesters threatened to beat him up. The 57-year-old French President, who is standing for re-election in April, was campaigning in the Basque […]

Mom jailed for raging on TSA agents over daughter's pat down; didn't want girl's 'crotch grabbed'

From the New York Daily News. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– HANDOUT Andrea Fornella Abbott, 41, was arrested after she raged on TSA agents at Nashville airport for trying to give her daughter a pat down search. TAKE OUR POLL Child pat downs Should TSA agents be allowed to give children pat downs? […]

Alan Dershowitz: Policing Jewish Opponents of a War with Iran

Article by Kevin MacDonald. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– Israel Firster and Iraq War architect Paul Wolfowitz addresses soldiers wounded fighting in Iraq. Jews have always policed their own—a basic element of any successful group and a central idea behind the cultural group selection model of Judaism. A good example is the […]

Faiths and Public Affairs

Article by Tibor Machan. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— Republican Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has made an impassioned pitch in favor of rejecting the famous doctrine of the separation of church and state. He made his position clear on the ABC-TV program, “This Week,” on Sunday, February 26: “I don’t believe in […]

Former Marine gets 15 years for vicious attack on wife in judge’s chambers

The Few, the Proud, the…nominee for the Darwin Award? ————————————————————————————————————————————————- A South Florida former marine will spend 15 years in prison for viciously pummeling his wife in front of a judge during a divorce court hearing last spring. Paul Gonzalez Jr., 29, had to be subdued with a stun […]

Attack the System: Interview with Craig Fitzgerald

Listen to the interview. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– Keith Preston interviews Craig Fitzgerald. Topics include: Craig’s experiences growing up around the patriot and militia movements of the 1990s; His participation in various youth subcultures and how these influenced his political ideas; His involvement with a wide variety of dissident movements from […]

Markets Not Capitalism: An Interview with Charles W. Johnson and Gary Chartier

Interview conducted by Bradley Coufal. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— For the sake of gaining some background on the both of you in order to contextualize your position, can you explain, briefly, where you see yourself politically, and where you see libertarianism proper (left-lib?) on the political spectrum? Along this same line can you […]

No One Notices. No One Cares

From The Daily Bell. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– A Staff Report by The Daily Bell (Editor’s Note: This article capsulizes the raison d’etre of this website. The entirety of human experience in today’s world is that of ubiquitous tyranny. Those less than 100 years old were born into tyranny as naturally […]

Among the Terrorists

Article by Fred Reed. —————————————————————————————————————————————————- Tangier, Morocco: Having passed the night in Gibraltar, Vi and I took the ferry across the Strait to Tangier in a state of grave trepidation, I more than she. We were going into the dark heartland of Islamic barbarity. I knew what Moslems […]

What If Democracy Is Bunk?

Article by Andrew Napolitano. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– (Editor’s Note: The answer to this entire article filled with questions is secession. Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence: “That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish […]

Capitalism as an Unnatural System

From Distributist Review. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————-Ever since capitalism made its appearance in the late Middle Ages and came to dominate both production and politics in the late 18th century, there has been a vigorous debate on just what the nature of capitalism is. Central to these debates has been the question […]

Failed Trade Policies Have Erroded The Middle Class

From Economy In Crisis. ————————————————————————————————————————————————– There have been a lot of allegations of “class warfare” lately. Republicans screamed it when President Obama proposed a tax increase on the wealthiest Americans as part of the way to pay for his jobs plan. But the same Republicans who are quick […]

How England Helped Start the Great War

Article by Paul Gottfried. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————— A vastly underexplored topic is the British government’s role in greasing the skids for World War I. Until recently it was hard to find scholars who would dispute the culturally comfortable judgment that “authoritarian Germany” unleashed the Great War out of militaristic arrogance. […]

Protestantism, Capitalism, & Americanism

From Terre and Peuple. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— Martin Luther Many authors distinguish between, on the one hand Catholicism, which is supposed to be a negative Christianity incarnated by Rome and an anti-Germanic instrument, and, on the other hand, Protestantism, which is supposed to be a positive Christianity emancipated from the […]

Thoughts on Debt Repudiation

Article by Greg Johnson. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— In Ancient Athens, debtors who were unable to pay their creditors lost their land and were reduced to serfs who had to give their landlords one sixth of their produce in perpetuity. If the debt exceeded the debtor’s total assets, he and his […]

FREE FRED REIO! Police arrest young African over Facebook and music video

From UhuruNews. Com. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————— On February 7, police in riot gear came to arrest Fred Reio and said the “probable cause” was the music video here was the reason they locked him up. The guns in the video are just props and ain’t even real. They also had […]

The NYPD spying controversy: a microcosm for the 9/11 era

Article by Glenn Greenwald. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- In this Dec. 29, 2011, file photo, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly speaks at a news conference with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, left, in Brooklyn, N.Y.  (Credit: AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, File) (updated below) The NYPD spying program exposed by Associated Press […]

On Brandon Darby and “Sanctioned Use of Force”

Article by Kevin Carson. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— In a recent column (“Should Occupy Use Violence? I Dunno — Should the Cops?” Center for a Stateless Society, February 10) I deny that the state is a morally privileged entity. State violence — and police violence in particular — is subject to the […]

"They Can’t Take Away My Dignity…" Actually…

Article by Andy Nowicki. Glad to see I’m not the only one who always thought Whitney’s music was torturously unlistenable. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- After several painful years of committing what may be called slow-motion suicide, pop singer Whitney Houston has perished at the age of 48, another wretchedly pitiful casualty of […]

Good Christian Bitches

A little something to offend everyone. I’m impressed. An ABC pilot called “Good Christian Bitches” has religious and women’s groups up in arms over what they describe as an extremely offensive and distasteful show title. The dramedy, based on Kim Gatlin’s novel of the same name, will be […]

Thought For The Daytona 500: Will Diversity Kill NASCAR?

Article by Paul Kersey. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- The 54th Daytona 500, the granddaddy of all NASCAR races, kicks off the 2012 calendar season on Sunday, February 26. During the last thirty years, NASCAR’s devoted fan base helped propel it to become the unquestioned king of American motor sports. Less than a […]

Why Democrats Lost the Redneck Vote

Article by Scott Locklin.  From Francis Fukuyama to Barack Obama to The New Yorker, nobody to the left of Joe Bageant seems to understand why poor white hillbillies prefer Republican oligarchs to the glorious rainbow coalition of the condescending. They wonder why the white working class lost the loving feeling they used to have for […]

Elite and Underclass

Article by F. Roger Devlin. Coming Apart: The State of White America 1960-2010 By Charles Murray New York, NY: Crown Forum, 2012 Reviewed by F. Roger Devlin At 416 pages, Coming Apart is Charles Murray’s most substantial offering since 2003’sHuman Accomplishment. It continues a theme familiar to readers […]

Global suicide 2020: We can’t feed 10 billion

Article by Paul Farrell. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————— SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Welcome, you’re now on the new “Innovation Saves the World” team. We’re working together, searching for positive solutions. If you’d rather complain about what’s wrong, stop reading. Otherwise, imagine you’re now a member of a “skunk works” […]

Does AIPAC Want War? Lieberman "Capability" Red Line May Tip AIPAC's Hand

Article by Robert Naimon. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- For all it has done to promote confrontation between the United States and Iran, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee has worked to avoid the public perception that AIPAC is openly promoting war. In AIPAC’s public documents, the emphasis has always been on […]

New Hampshire man arrested for firing gun into ground while catching suspected burglar

From FOX News. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– A New Hampshire man who fired his handgun into the ground to scare an alleged burglar he caught crawling out of a neighbor’s window is now facing a felony charge — and the same potential prison sentence as the man he stopped. Dennis Fleming, […]