There’s a conspiracy theory going around that I think is really stupid, and yet it is being promoted by some whose intelligence I respect. I now feel the need to publicly explain at length why this theory is nonsense. (more…)
Tag: sex scandals
When I heard that a recently released documentary accuses black pastor Jesse Lee “Amazin!” Peterson of sexually preying upon the troubled young men he’s made a career out of rescuing from a life of sin and degradation, my immediate reaction was to laugh uproariously.
Then again, I laugh uproariously at the very mention of Jesse Lee Peterson’s name. He’s simultaneously the dumbest and most hilarious political pundit in world history. One loves him like one loves a pet monkey. (more…)
In the middle 1960s, the geo-strategic position of the United States was not unlike what it is today: America and Western Europe were locked in a confrontation that was economic, military, and ideological with the Soviet Union (i.e., Russia) and communist China.
Up until that point, the communist world had moved from success to success, in part because of considerable American support. (more…)
Prince Andrew Officially Declared Upper Class Twit of the Century
What would politics be without sex scandals? Everyone knows lawmakers often engage in lurid affairs and try to keep their private lives out of the public eye. When they get caught, it’s front-page news and red meat for late-night comedy.
The latest political sex scandal is different from the past ones, however. It doesn’t feature a powerful man frequenting high-end hookers or jet-setting off with a hot young staffer. (more…)
Many have been inspired by the Epstein affair to put fingers to keyboard and use it as a vehicle for their own particular hobby-horse. That is not my intention, and the insights I can offer are mostly background about Robert Maxwell, Ghislaine Maxwell’s father. It’s a fascinating story of opportunism and intrigue. This won’t be my usual, carefully considered analysis, but rather an “information dump” of what I know.