"The fact that I have no remedy for all the sorrows of the world is no reason for my accepting yours. It simply supports the strong probability that yours is a fake." - Mencken

French Translation Published

FRENCH TRANSLATION PUBLISHED: Thanks to the 843@rien site for publishing a French translation of my essay Facing Racial Realities, and thanks also to the indefatigable Irmin Vinson for doing the translation.

"The American republic is already dead and has been replaced by a successor crypto-oligarchy. The fact that the boobs don't know that has no effect on reality." - Kevin Alfred Strom

Art Gallery Restored

ART GALLERY RESTORED: After a too-long absence due to serious damage done by hackers, my art and photography gallery is now back online! Let me know if you experience any glitches or missing images. There are categories for paintings, sculpture, portraits, personal photographs, digital art, and more. It can be accessed using the ‘Art’ […]

"There is less compulsion now to throw caution to the wind, yet when I occasionally do it, I see much more substantial and useful results. While it was a deep need previously, it now assumes the form of a duty." - David Barge

Outrageous Imprisonment

OUTRAGEOUS IMPRISONMENT: Two Britons — Simon Sheppard, a writer and behavioral scientist, and Stephen Whittle, a freelance writer and satirist — languished a year in American jails though they committed no crimes whatever under American law. They fled to the U.S. seeking asylum because they fell afoul of tyrannical anti-free-speech laws in Britain and […]

"Evolution is a light which illuminates all facts, a trajectory which all lines of thought must follow—this is what evolution is." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

More War Rumblings

MORE WAR RUMBLINGS: It seems that the oligarchs of the so-called “West” (actually, Russia seems to stand for traditional Western values more than America or the EU does these days) not only want to conquer Iran, but to surround and intimidate Russia as well. According to South Ossetian political scientist Irina Kadzhaev, “Georgia’s war […]

"Only one connection to the future is authentic enough to vindicate the unreality of a 'future': the deed that this future summoned into being. Anything else is the wishful thinking of pious fools." - Ludwig Klages

Four Forces Pushing for War With Iran

Iran's President Ahmadinejad flashes a victory sign after being reëlected by a wide margin. Before the election, even Western opinion polls showed him winning two to one. What is the real source of the post-election chaos?

added commentary by Kevin Alfred Strom

ACCORDING TO physicist and writer James Miller, the four forces pushing for […]

"The silly question is the first intimation of some totally new development." - Alfred North Whitehead

Alternative Currency: Now a Crime?

A montage of Liberty Dollars, which may have been the most successful of all U.S. alternative currencies to date. Despite repeated Treasury assurances that their efforts were perfectly legal, the creators of this truly honest metal-backed money found themselves under arrest.

by Kevin Alfred Strom

I’VE MENTIONED ALTERNATIVE currencies — usually private efforts to […]

"Giving someone all your love is never an assurance that she will love you back. Don't expect love in return. Just wait for it to grow in her heart. But if it doesn't, be content that it grew in yours." - Anonymous

Dangerous Morons

US navy sailors line up beneath the First Navy Jack flag during the USS Kitty Hawk Departure Ceremony, August 2008.

by Kevin Alfred Strom

PROOF WE ARE ruled and “protected” by dangerous morons can be found in this document, entitled “Crisis Controlled,” from the Virginia State Police (VSP), authored by Trooper John R. Wright.

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"The primal savage or ape merely looks about his native forest to find a mate; the exalted Aryan should lift his eyes to the worlds of space and consider his relation to infinity." - H.P. Lovecraft

The Four Freedoms?

THE FOUR FREEDOMS?: Corruption rules modern America. It is a truism, mentioned by Mike Gravel among many others, that both parties and their candidates take in considerable sums of money from hedge funds, oil companies, lawyers’ associations, and numerous multinational corporations — to say nothing of the Israel Lobby. But it’s nothing new.

A […]

"No slavery is more disgusting than that which is voluntary." - Seneca

Free Speech and the Constitution

James Madison and the Constitution, portrayed in a sculpture at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia

by Kevin Alfred Strom

SOME PEOPLE — most notably lobbyists for the world’s wealthiest ethnic group — would like to see “speech codes,” which make it a punishable offense to criticize persons who belong to certain “protected classes,” […]

"There is nothing as precious as the beautiful women and girls of our race, and I suspect that the entire purpose of human existence -- or perhaps even of the universe itself -- is so that they might live." - Kevin Alfred Strom

A Moral Dilemma

by Kevin Alfred Strom

WE ARE A SOCIAL species, and no man or woman lives utterly alone and disconnected from his or her fellows. But what do we do when the society we live in does wrong? When it goes so far wrong we find it absolutely morally repugnant? That’s the dilemma posed by a […]