Right Noise [A Tale of Two (Ancient) Cities]

Donald Trump is almost heroic–really.

Find out what our philosophical, cultural, and religious ancestors recommend we do to weather the Trump Era.

 

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  • Music: “From Then to Now” by Cutside; “I and I” by Downbeat; “Huzzam Oyun Havasi” by Seyyah; “Vari Hasapiko” by The Rosen Sisters; “Mary Celeste” by Kevin MacLeod; “Outside Poolside” by Lasswell; “Fossils” by Kyle Preston

Right Noise ShortCut [Bipartisan Support for Sexual Assault]

Have both political parties made a Faustian bargain that threatens sexual assault victims? So far, it appears so.

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Music: “She Gave You Everything” by ABSRDST; “1969” by Matte Black; “Ignorance is Bliss” by MindsEye and Dr. Rinkel

Right Noise [Political Cliches]

Do you hate political cliches with a passion? Me too. Here are some of the cliches that drive me crazy.

 

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  • Music: “From Then to Now” by Cutside; “Old Ways” by Josh Armistead; “Motet for Soprano and Orchestra Larghetto” by Advent Chamber Orchestra; “The Forlorn” by Starseed

Right Noise ShortCut [Abolish the Electoral College?]

The Democrats just can’t stop whining about their loss–much to the joy of President Trump. Part of their plan is to attack the Electoral College. Is this a good idea, or a bad one steeped in sour grapes? The Washington Post’s Aaron Blake weighs in. So do I.

 

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Right Noise ShortCut [A Sane Society’s 2nd Amendment]

After a domestic terror attack in Las Vegas shocks the nation, Bret Stephens illustrates how broken the gun control debate in America has become. Is his recommendation sane? Or should we consider another way?

Repeal the 2nd Amendment

Firearm and Injury Center Report (reported by Mother Jones)

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention statistics on Suicide

National Conference of State Legislatures

Music: “She Gave You Everything” by ABSRDTS; “Face Punch” by Jesse Spillane; “Fossils”  by Kyle Preston; “Stuttgart” by Portrayal

 

Right Noise [The Death of Expertise]

Right Noise ShortCut [Imaging & Analysis]

How to Help Houston:

  • Donations to the Red Cross for those affected by Harvey can be made online or text HARVEY to 90999.
  • Donations to the Salvation Army can be made online.
  • Catholic Charities is accepting donations online or text CCUSADISASTER to 71777 to donate.
  • Airbnb is waiving all service fees for those affected by the disaster and checking in between Aug. 23 and Sept. 1.

 

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Right Noise ShortCut [Afghanistan…Again]

Right Noise ShortCut [Monuments & Memorials]