CultureWatch

Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

Madness Has Fully Descended Upon Us

Jun 25, 2020

Can the loony left get any crazier?

Many folks are convinced that this old saying is where we are now at in the West: “Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad.” It is a line spoken by Prometheus

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The Cancel Culture: Crucify Him Again

Jun 23, 2020

Now the radicals are demanding that Christian imagery and monuments come down as well:

The radical secular left’s assault on the West is now in full swing, and it is clear that this is an all-out war. It is a

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Leftist Hate, Hypocrisy and the Rewriting of History

Jun 11, 2020

Destroying statues, books and art: today’s left is the new Taliban:

Remember how the world was outraged when the Taliban blew up and destroyed two large 1500-year-old Buddha statues in Afghanistan in 2001? ‘What barbarians’ everyone thought. ‘This great cultural,

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The Radical Left and the War on Police

Jun 10, 2020

Straight thinking on the calls to disband the police:

OK, I confess: back in my wild youth you would often hear me shouting, “Off the pigs!” I and my radical-left counter-culture friends hated all forms of authority, and the police

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On Eliminating the Police

Jun 5, 2020

Now the progressives are calling for the end of the police:

We know that various leftist hate groups have made it quite clear that they want to eliminate the police – and quite literally. As their signs so often read,

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Who is Behind the American Rioting?

Jun 2, 2020

Just who is behind all the rioting, looting and chaos in the US?

We must not think that all the American cities now in flames have just come about by accident, or that this is just some peaceful protest over

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On the George Floyd Rioting

May 31, 2020

What should we make of the rioting in American cities?

Most folk are aware of the tragic death of George Floyd that happened nearly a week ago in Minnesota. The 46yo African-American man was arrested by police but died soon

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Fear, Fascism and Fealty

May 12, 2020

It is amazing what a bit of fear can do in a time of crisis:

If you wanted to conduct a grand social experiment to see how easily the masses can be controlled by means of fear, you do not

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The Corona Rebel Alliance

May 4, 2020

On the indispensable role of asking questions and holding the State to account:

Not everyone is happy with various government lockdown and shutdown measures as States seek to deal with corona. Many have been critical of numerous matters, such as

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Our Naming and Shaming Corona Pharisees

May 3, 2020

It is time for the meddling moralisers to chill out:

I know I am not alone in getting rather sick and tired of all the corona alarmists and their incessant moralising, preaching and finger pointing. Sorry, but I will not

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Covid-1984 Concerns

May 2, 2020

When we stop asking questions of the State we surrender our freedoms:

During times of crisis, many people will become overwhelmed by fear, will succumb to panic, and will all-too readily submit to whatever it is that the State demands

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On Corona Tracking Apps

Apr 27, 2020

What could go wrong with a government app?

As expected, there is already a massive debate over the merits or otherwise of the new government COVID-19 tracking app that folks can download onto their phones. A major part of the

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The Elites’ Ugly War on Homeschooling

Apr 24, 2020

The misotheist left hates parents, and hates homeschooling:

Whether they like it or not, a whole lotta parents around the world have learned a whole lot about homeschooling of late. At a time of mass lockdown, the majority of parents

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