Culture

River and mill in Pawtucket, RI.

For a brief time Rhode Island had three seats in Congress.

By Justin Katz | May 6, 2021 |

That’s one of the telling details from a characteristically easy-to-read and historically informed essay by Steve Frias in the Cranston Herald.  In a nutshell, unionization and a refusal to adapt to a changing economy have been costing Rhode Island population, economic activity, and relevance for more than a half century: Unable to remake itself following this…

Mike Stenhouse and guests from In the Dugout

The Right spans from Caitlyn Jenner to Catholicism to cryptocurrencies, these days.

By Justin Katz | May 6, 2021 |

Mike Stenhouse touched on all of those topics on his In the Dugout show, yesterday.  He handled the Jenner topic himself, but Tyler Rowley joined him for the religion talk, and Kade Almendinger helped with cryptocurrency.

Multiracial hands on a table

Here’s today’s bit of clarity on the Marxist scam: decoy identities.

By Justin Katz | May 6, 2021 |

A few weeks ago, Sarah Hoyt commented as follows on Instapundit in response to a Victory Girls post by Lisa Carr concerning CNN assertions that Republicans are terrified of the darkening of the average American skin color: … when I didn’t like academic, Marxist [science fiction] I got told that’s because I didn’t like women, immigrants and…

Two men about to shake hands in the sunset.

“Platonic spouses” were another predictable outcome of the redefinition of marriage.

By Justin Katz | May 5, 2021 |

A recent Zogby Poll found that 61% of American business leaders agreed “that progressive ideas on race, gender, post-colonialism and ‘cancel culture’ were undermining society and were not necessary.”  One suspects that the other 39% are not being honest with the pollsters or with themselves. Consider the latest development on sexual identity undermining marriage: “platonic…

Racism Really Is Infiltrating Our Communities

By Justin Katz | April 23, 2021 |

While the default assumption around white supremacist recruitment drives in New England should be that they are hoaxes, a demeaning, racist obsession with race is being pushed throughout our institutions.

A toddler crying

Controlling (even suppressing) emotions is simply part of healthy maturity.

By Justin Katz | April 22, 2021 |

John Rosemond’s parenting advice, in The Valley Breeze, offers wisdom of much broader applicability than just raising your kids: Just as children must learn to behave correctly, they must also learn to think and emote correctly. Contrary to contemporary psychological propaganda, not all feelings are valid or deserving of exploration. “I have a right to feel like…

The NCAA logo as a pride flag

Providence College Should Quit the NCAA

By Justin Katz | April 22, 2021 |

The culture wars can’t be a one-way fight, and the longer the forces of tolerance and truth restrain themselves, the more certain their defeat will be.

A man's shadow over a swing set

I’m waiting to hear from those same-sex marriage advocates who assured me this was a phony fear 15 years ago.

By Justin Katz | April 22, 2021 |

From Jon Brown, on the Daily Wire,” Advocates Push For Consensual Incest To Be Decriminalized, Laugh Off ‘Grooming’ Allegations.” However, I won’t hold my breath waiting for progressive activists to come to the defense of what remains of the institution of marriage for two reasons.  First, this development was obvious back then, based simply on the…

Do Not Get Raped sign

Teen Homelessness, Drugs, and Rape in South Kingstown

By Justin Katz | April 21, 2021 |

The story of a drug-fueled sexual encounter among a young woman from South Kingstown, Rhode Island, and four young men of a different race is raising the question of blame. If you want to know which side to blame in South Kingstown’s juxtaposition of BLM against #MeToo, the answer is us.

Mike Stenhouse and Tom Ward on In the Dugout

Are we in the midst of an “antiwoke” awakening?

By Justin Katz | April 20, 2021 |

For his In the Dugout show, today, Mike Stenhouse took on topics like: The Tesla explosion cover-up and the left’s depravity #NoTCItax on gas open letter to Governor McKee Have we mutated to a scientific dictatorship? More “woke” myths destroyed. He also had a conversation with former Valley Breeze editor Tom Ward touching on everything from the general to…

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