Category: The Breeze

ceding the fight

This Is What Happens When You’re Ceding The Fight

Marco Rubio’s feels philosophy is the pre-eminent example of a useless college major. He wants more welders. The anti-intellectualism that runs through the GOP and much of society today is reinforced in the critique of the protests at University of Missouri and Yale. Whether it’s apathy, genuine disinterest, or some...

Rand

Rand Won Last Night’s Debate

As there are so many candidates, I will only discuss the ones that left an impression on me. Unfortunately, the way these debates are being conducted with numerous candidates all supposedly being allotted a certain amount of time will make it virtually impossible to rule out any candidates.   John...

Missouri

It’s Protest Season: Missouri

The history of racially charged incidents at the University of Missouri dates back generations. When the university denied admission to black law school applicant Lloyd Gaines, the issue led to an influential 1938 Supreme Court decision that helped pave the way for the civil rights movement. Three decades later, during...

Yale

It’s Protest Season: Yale

A warning not to wear culturally insensitive Halloween costumes sparked protests at Yale, which went viral over the weekend. A lecturer asked in an e-mail, “Is there no room anymore for a child to be a little bit obnoxious . . . a little bit inappropriate or provocative or, yes,...

class

Why Not An Alliance Along Class Lines?

Lower and middle class whites are dying off in droves due to drugs, poverty, and depression. Ironically, it’s also the group that has the most white supremacists. I’ve never understood that.   Alliance Along Class Lines Their conditions, both social and economic, are more or less the same as inner...

heroin

Heroin Is Killing White People In America

Heroin was first synthesized in 1874 by adding two acetyl groups to the molecule morphine, which is found naturally in the opium poppy. Administered intravenously by injection, heroin is two to four times more potent than morphine and is faster in its onset of action.   Heroin can be available...

sexism

Why We Must Confront Sexism On The Left

It seems that, when it comes to sexism, some on the left feel that we should be inoculated from criticism because we are not those on the right. Rosie Rodgers has addressed this in “Ten Ways To Survive As A Woman On The Left”, but I think it needs to...

week 8

I Got You: NFL Week 8 Investment

We are 46-47 on the season after going 3-7 last week. We are proponents of dollar cost averaging as we are long term investors; therefore, we invest the same amount no matter the particular interest.   Remember, it only takes 52.4% winners to break even in sports investing at the...

Democrats Win

GOP Attacks Media: Democrats Win GOP Debate

In order Rubio, Kasich, and Cruz were the winners, but the GOP debate in Colorado last night was evidence that Democrats and specifically Barack Obama have won the argument. We heard 99% v. 1% rhetoric, protection of entitlements, demonization of Wall St., and focus on issues affecting women. The “let’s...