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You Cannot Boycott a Nobody

Posted October 21, 2014 By John C Wright

By definition, one can only boycott a vendor one patronizes, perhaps even patronizes on a regular basis. So, one cannot boycott someone of whom one has never heard, or someone one already avoids as a matter of course. That said, I know nothing of Gamergate, aside from dim echos and third-hand accounts from partisans involved […]

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Purple Penguins and Black Sheep

Posted October 17, 2014 By John C Wright

This is not a parody: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/racial-connotations-over-black-sheep-prompts-changes-to-baa-baa-black-sheep-at-victorian-kinders/story-fni0fit3-1227093091674?nk=29afdb5129fd7e153c6e35b08c4b869b Staff at childcare centres in the south-eastern suburbs told the Herald Sun the lyric was being changed because of concerns over the racial connotations of “black”, and to reflect a multicultural community. Kindergarten teachers have told the Herald Sun a centre in Melbourne’s east had also considered changing the […]

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Book Bomb! CHAPLAIN’S WAR by Brad Torgersen

Posted October 7, 2014 By John C Wright

I want to help out my fellow Legionnaire of the Evil League of Evil by spreading the word. This is from Larry Correia: The Chaplain’s War Today we are Book Bombing Brad Torgersen’s debut novel, Chaplain’s War. A chaplain serving in Earth’s space fleet is trapped behind enemy lines where he struggles for both personal survival […]

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Yard Sale of the Mind Reviews of Sci Phi Journal #1

Posted October 3, 2014 By John C Wright

Yard Sale of the Mind has a review of a short story by yours truly appearing in the first of a magazine I hope will spread like wildfire in the dry brush of lifeless politically correct establishment sciffy they sell these days. from http://yardsaleofthemind.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/review-sci-phi-journal-pt-1-overview-domo-ideal-machine/   Our culture used to be able to produce movies like […]

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An Unexpected and Enlightened Review

Posted October 3, 2014 By John C Wright

My darling wife’s book, THE UNEXPECTED ENLIGHTENMENT OF RACHEL GRIFFIN is reviewed Allie O’Neal of Geek Girl: http://www.thegeekgirlproject.com/2014/10/03/unexpected-enlightenment-of-rachel-griffin-lamplighter/ Ever since the students of Hogwarts captured the imagination of children and adults alike, YA Fantasy has remained a favorite genre for bookworms of all ages. L. Jagi Lamplighter’s Rachel Griffin is an adorable answer for all […]

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Curse of the Fifty Worlds!

Posted October 3, 2014 By John C Wright

You may have heard the wondrous news that Pluto is once again a planet, eight years after being relegated to the status of dwarf planet by the International Astronomical Union (IAU). Plutonians, Rejoice! I commanded the initiation of a worldwide nine-year long feast, festival, festivity and celebration, culminating in the ritual trampling of Tokyo by Godzilla and […]

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Reviewer Praise for ‘The Ideal Machine’

Posted October 1, 2014 By John C Wright

The maiden voyage of the SciPhi Journal has embarked with Issue #1, and Mr. Daniel Eness of Castalia House has reviewed it, giving it high praise indeed. According to the reviewer, even the weakest of the stories or articles provided food for thought, something not seen in science fiction since the 1980’s. I was honored […]

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SUPERVERSIVE: The Art of Courage

Posted October 1, 2014 By John C Wright

Blow the trumpets and sound the gong, ignite the skyrockets and release the kraken! The first essay of the Superversive Literary Movement is here. http://www.ljagilamplighter.com/2014/10/01/the-art-of-courage-superversive-guest-post-by-tom-simon/   The Art of Courage by Tom Simon Behold the Underminer! I am always beneath you, but nothing is beneath me! —The Incredibles For about a hundred years now, ever […]

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When Christianity Recedes, Slavery Returns

Posted September 30, 2014 By John C Wright

Robert Oscar Lopez has an article over at The American Thinker everyone should read: Children have an inalienable right to a mother and father, cannot be bought or sold, and are entitled to know their origins. Whether it is straight people or gay people using divorce, surrogacy, trafficking, or any other means to deny people […]

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Teddy Roosevelt’s Lion and Bear. Obama’s Bike Helmet.

Posted September 26, 2014 By John C Wright

Someone posted a link to this in the comments, and I wanted to emphasize and applaud this clear and even wonderful article. Hear, hear. http://takimag.com/article/never_trust_anyone_who_hasnt_been_punched_in_the_face/ It begins thus: Conservatives like to talk about the causes of Western Civilization’s downfall: feminism, loose morality, drug abuse, Christianity’s decline, reality TV. Blaming civilization’s downfall on lardy hagfish such […]

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