“A lot of frustrated people are talking really loud past each other”

The title of this post is a quote from an extended interview between Mike Rowe, of “Dirty Jobs” fame, and Ben Shapiro last weekend.  I’ll embed the full interview below, but here’s the exchange that included that comment. SHAPIRO:  As the country sort of polarizes between the folks who are in the entertainment sphere or the journalism sphere or the sort of “high IQ” is how they would term themselves sphere, and the people who are actually working the jobs that are actually getting things done across the country, that’s a voice that seems to have been lost a lot. Do you think

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Where the USA stands in 2018

We’ve met Angelo Codevilla in these pages before.  He’s a sharp, incisive, reliably thought-provoking observer of these United States, and his predictions have proven to be accurate more often than not. He’s just come out with his latest article, titled “Our Revolution’s Logic“.  I think it’s essential reading, critically important, particularly prior to next month’s elections.  Here’s a lengthy excerpt. Prior to the 2016 election I explained how America had already “stepped over the threshold of a revolution,” that it was “difficult to imagine how we might step back, and futile to speculate how it might end.” Regardless of who won the election, its

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