Resistance and Futility

by baldilocks For fans of the Star Trek franchise, the Borg collective was one of the most terrifying villains: a machine collective that forcibly assimilated individuals and civilizations with the goal of achieving perfection -- with perfection being the full integration of all knowledge, culture, etc., everything that is contained within individuals and within singular … Continue reading Resistance and Futility

The Leftism or The Lunacy?

Which Came First? by baldilocks Basically, I've got nothing. I'm still feeling a little wistful and reflective after my road trip, so I'm simply going to share an excerpt from article I found interesting. (You may notice that we do that around here sometimes. The boss is lenient.) I'm looking for something to write about … Continue reading The Leftism or The Lunacy?

True Nature of the War on Men

by baldilocks During my recent Road Trip, I visited my parents in New Mexico twice -- once on the way out and once on the way back to LA. ( Side note: many who follow me on social media are aghast that I returned to CA, but I specifically said that I would return, though … Continue reading True Nature of the War on Men

Tripped

by baldilocks Well the danger on the rocks is surely past  Still I remain tied to the mast  Could it be that I have found my home at last  Home at last -- Steely Dan, "Home at Last." Aja, W. Becker, D. Fagan. 1977. Only hours ago, I returned to Los Angeles from my truncated Road Trip. … Continue reading Tripped

Proper Saladry

by baldilocks A special repost in honor of a loved one whose early death was helped along by poor eating habits. Yes, I can occasionally be caught live in the kitchen. Look quick. When growing up, my dinner task was making the salad. My mom bought the goods and I prepared them to her exacting … Continue reading Proper Saladry

Taking It to the Street

by baldilocks At the Weekly Standard, Matt Labash interviews Sabo, "America's Preeminent Right-Wing Street Artist." In this most liberal of cities (where even unaffiliated voters outnumber registered Republicans) and out of these modest digs, Sabo runs a one-man torture emporium. His victims include everyone from lefty politicians and Big Tech overlords to smug celebrities who … Continue reading Taking It to the Street

Advice About Natural Cure Advice

by baldilocks A repost Here's something many don't know about me: I am a big fan of natural cures. It's recent development--last five years--and it was born of my aversion to prescription medications, of a theory that God has provided all the things in nature needed to maintain good health, and of the desire to … Continue reading Advice About Natural Cure Advice

Removing the Reasons

by baldilocks From the Daily Wire: Illegal immigrants are opting out of government welfare programs out of fear of Trump Administration crackdowns coming done the pike, reported POLITICO on Monday. Due to a proposed Trump Administration rule to deny legal status to illegals on welfare, both legal and illegal immigrants have been inundating health care providers with … Continue reading Removing the Reasons

Easy Yoke, Light Burden

by baldilocks Today was one of those days when I didn't know what I was going to write about until the last second. Then, "out of the blue," God gave me something. My deadline is always 400PM PST and I was a little panicky in my search for a topic, though the boss is very … Continue reading Easy Yoke, Light Burden

Breaking Free

by baldilocks Andrew Klavan: One of my theories about the classic gangster television series The Sopranos is that creator David Chase recognized an important truth about the structure of TV storytelling. In normal stories, a protagonist is placed in a situation that uniquely challenges his character so that in traveling through the arc of the story he … Continue reading Breaking Free

Unwanted Eyeballs

by baldilocks I think we already knew this. How else to you think those ads are able to show you what you've just been shopping for? While the public has been focused on the ongoing Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal, Google has largely avoided public scrutiny about its data collection practices despite having the ability to … Continue reading Unwanted Eyeballs

Movement

by baldilocks I plan on coming back to California after my upcoming Odyssey, but it's easy to understand why this is happening. Richer Americans are moving to the coasts while poorer families are relocating to the Rust Belt as part of a national gentrification trend that is dividing the haves and have-nots geographically, according to … Continue reading Movement

Trump Forces IC Elite to Squeal

Like the pigs they are. by baldilocks Normally, I try to offer something that few other bloggers are talking about, but not this time. I remain fascinated by the very existence of John Brennan, former director of the CIA, and his sense of entitlement to this country's national security secrets. Even more riveting that his … Continue reading Trump Forces IC Elite to Squeal

On Loyalty

by baldilocks Since yesterday, the latest in Donald Trump news is that former White House aide and Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault-Newman is about to publish a book -- title: Unhinged -- a tell-all on the Trump Administration. One of her accusations is that Donald Trump repeatedly used the n-word on the Apprentice set and that there is celluloid … Continue reading On Loyalty

History Repeating in Africa?

by baldilocks China in Africa. Chinese corporations are all over Africa.  In June 2017 a McKinsey & Company report estimated that there are more than 10,000 Chinese-owned firms operating in Africa. What are Chinese corporations doing in Africa? That's a highly controversial issue. The reason Chinese corporations are in Africa is simple; to exploit the people and take their … Continue reading History Repeating in Africa?