Ann Coulter on (liberal) mob psychology

by Ellis Washington -- Mob liberating prisoners after capturing the Bastille (July 14, 1789) Laws of logic have no action on crowds. ~ Gustave Le Bon (1896) But liberals, being a mob, more…

Letter to Generation X

by Ellis Washington -- Property, brains and character will settle the question of civil rights. ~ Booker T. Washington Prologue In a recent correspondence to a young protégée, Marcus Williams, who is more…

An American Weimar Republic

by Ellis Washington -- German man (circa 1922/23) with wheelbarrow full of money for a loaf of bread There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the more…

I remember Allan Bloom, Part 2

by Ellis Washington -- The world is a dangerous place to live not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it. ~ more…

I remember Allan Bloom

by Ellis Washington -- We can't avoid thinking. The thoughtless are always going to be the prisoners of other people's thoughts. American intellectual life has given us an easy way to believe more…

Nixon and today's progressive GOP

by Ellis Washington -- "Nixon" by Andy Warhol (1972) Despite the past two and a half years America has been run by a president who is in every respect a socialist with more…

Symposium: The SCOTUS suicide pact

by Ellis Washington -- Fabian Socialist Society motto etched in stained glass (1910): "REMOULD IT [the world] NEARER TO THE HEART'S DESIRE." Note: Their crest is a wolf in sheep's clothing. Socrates more…

America's iconic Marxist historian

by Ellis Washington -- Richard Hofstadter I join [the Communist Party USA] without enthusiasm, but with a sense of obligation. ... My fundamental reason for joining is that I don't like capitalism more…

We're all communists now, Part 3

by Ellis Washington -- Everything in the State, nothing outside the State, nothing against the State. ~ Mussolini Like the biblical prophets of antiquity – Moses, Elijah, Isaiah and John the Revelator, more…

We're all communists now, Part 2

by Ellis Washington -- Santayana's famous aphorism is inscribed on a plaque at the Auschwitz concentration camp translated into Polish In the early 1980s, one of the books I read in college more…