Last outpost?

Post election commiseration with Edmund Burke. I am at some moments confident that events will quickly overtake the ability to MSM spin and we in the reality based mathematically literate will have Schadenfreude upon the inevitable failure. Though I have a lingering fear the path we have taken by this election will destroy the sole remaining observation point (USA), from which we have watched the wretched and failed political experiments of the past few hundred years. Britain was looking at the French Revolution. We are looking at our own. 

from Natalie Solent
…when ugly effects of Obama’s second term become impossible to ignore, people like you and me will get no credit from those to whom their occurrence is unexpected because we were against him “anyway”.

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The consolations of philosophy: Edmund Burke was a prophet without honour in his own time



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