Tag: Politics

Politics: Liberalism: Nature: Piles of poop, litter on trails, trampled wildflowers. In the social-media era, Washington’s public lands are being destroyed. What can be done? | The Seattle Times

Here’s a “wow” statistic from the U.S. Forest Service: In 2018, wilderness rangers buried more than 400 piles of human waste found scattered throughout the Enchantments near Leavenworth, which, minus the poo, is one of the loveliest wilderness destinations in all of Washington.A bonus “wow”: The Enchantments camping zone, because of its immense popularity, is…

Politics: Illegal Immigration: U.S. unauthorized immigrant population estimates by state, 2016 | Pew Research Center

“A majority of U.S. unauthorized immigrants live in just six states – including California (with the largest population at 2.2 million), Texas, Florida, New York, New Jersey and Illinois. There are eight states with 5,000 or fewer unauthorized immigrants.” Click: U.S. unauthorized immigrant population estimates by state, 2016 | Pew Research Center for the rest…

Politics: Traditional Marriage: “Is feminism destroying the institution of marriage?” | Telegraph (U.K.)

“A new survey has shown that women are now initiating 69 per cent of divorces – and they’re increasingly doing it because they claim their husbands don’t pull their weight with housework and childcare. The report claims that these women are heading to the divorce courts because they’ve been “inspired” by second wave feminist thinking…

Modern Physiognomy: Politics: Conservatives really are better looking, research says – The Washington Post

“The researchers also suggest that voters correctly see candidates who are more good looking as more likely to be conservative. When voters don’t know much about candidates, they tend to use beauty as a cue for ideology.” Click: Conservatives really are better looking, research says – The Washington Post for the rest of the article……

Identity Politics: Toxic Masculinity Hoax: End the Hypocrisy: “Women are more violent, says study” | The Independent (U.K.)

Note: Not trying to belabour the point; this is likely the last one of this kind for a while, unless I come across some dynamic report/study. The point is that people (collectively) need to (1) end the hypocrisy and (2) learn to keep their hands to themselves. Outside of self-defense; defense of others; legitimate penal/criminal…

Politics: Social Reality: “Why Religion Matters Even More: The Impact of Religious Practice on Social Stability” | The Heritage Foundation

Note: you can hate the messenger (i.e. the Heritage Foundation), and attempt to kill the message (that religion and traditional morality has very positive effects in the social and personal lives of adherents), but facts are facts… ignore them at your own peril, your spouse’s peril, and the peril of your children. The studies abound;…