Category Archives: Political Commentary


James Lileks’ obligatory essay.

I am not just today, but always thankful that I was born in this Republic, and for the opportunities that we will continue to have to preserve it. Speaking of which, Sidney Powell delivered the Kraken for Thanksgiving.

[Update a couple minutes later]

Also in my home state of Michigan which is, apropo of nothing other than the Lion’s loss today, having a very bad football season.

Voter Fraud

The crime that must not be mentioned.

Well, it’s understandably a touchy subject for Democrats.

[Update Friday morning]

This is a pretty bold claim. I hope they’re right, but some have pointed out that if they don’t have the proof, they’ve opened themselves up to a defamation suit from Dominion. On the other other hand, this doesn’t look suspicious at all.

Meanwhile, nearly half the electorate thinks that the election was stolen from Trump, including a third of Democrats. And is election fraud possible in America? Sadly, yes, because as he notes, there are no political incentives to eliminate the possibility.


[Update a few minutes later]

Are Trump’s lawyers big enough to back up their claims?

[Monday-morning update]

Well, this doesn’t seem good. Has Powell gone off the deep end?


Hyperbaric Oxygen

Can it reverse aging? I’d like to see this replicated. I found this interesting: “The clinical trial was conducted as part of a comprehensive Israeli research program that targets aging as a reversible condition.” [My emphasis]

Too many people in this country still think of aging as an inevitable condition, rather than treating it as a disease to be fought. And Biden’s ghoulish new “health” adviser thinks that we shouldn’t live past 75. Despite the description in the story, I consider him neither a “medical ethicist” or “health-care expert.”