I was amused when I saw this poster at a Jewish temple nearby. I have seen the rise of so-called Christian Contemporary Music, the counterattack by Gen Xers such as Mark Joseph who charged that Christian Contemporary Music was a ghetto and the equivalent of the Negro Leagues, to a situation where Christian Contemporary Music, worship music excepted, has pretty much disappeared from the scene, and Mill Gen (born after 1980) musicians of Christian background don’t have to worry about it any more. So I wondered, are the Jews now going to go into a cycle of Jewish Contemporary Music for a while before they draw the same conclusion? I know a certain artist called Matisyahu is hot, though I haven’t listened to his stuff.
This post highlights some quotes from paleoconservative Sam Francis in order to show his foresight for understanding the rise of Trumpism, which has been noted by various writers, especially Michael Brendan Dougherty. The rise of Trumpism was foreseen by a […]
My favorite political scientist, Francis Fukuyama, seems to have a blind spot about the character of bureaucrats and public employees, failing to see that they are just as ‘patrimonial’, a word he uses a lot, as any other interest group. […]
The little known [in the States] Canadian sociologist Michael Adams has suggested a new classification of American values, in terms of a four-way box. The culture wars of the era after Nixon and before Trump were primarily between the Status […]