The Empire: Now or Never

The Empire: Now or Never

For the Greater Empire to prevail, Russia and China, the latter a surprise contender, must be neutralized. Fred Reed explains

Pussy John Bolton and His Codpiece Mustache

Pussy John Bolton and His Codpiece Mustache

Fred Reed examines the Freak Show that is the Trump adminstration

Pyramid at Chichén Itsá. For scale, note people at lower left.

Notes on a Curious People

The Maya, argues Fred Reed, were more advanced and refined than we give them credit for

The White Man’s Burden

What do we do if –when–genetics makes the obvious undeniable? Fred Reed asks: What then?

Harvard-MIT Math Tournament Ordinary American kids, the best mathematicians in two of America’s best
universities. Asia cannot match this. Click to enlarge

China Overrated by Right-Wing Kooks

Nothing suggests that China is gaining on the US in science and technology, except the evidence, writes Fred Reed, and this can be ignored.

Incoherent Thoughts from the Yankee Capital

Incoherent Thoughts from the Yankee Capital

Fred Reed on the growing cultural chasm between the “the Bubble” (shorthand for New York, DC, and Hollywood), and the rest of America

Fred Dworkin vs. the Sisterhood

Fred Dworkin vs. the Sisterhood

No civilized society or, in our case, approximation thereof, should allow its women to be subjected to such brutality. But feminists don’t say a word. Why?

America builds aircraft carriers. China builds railroads, this one in Laos.

Comparing China and America

Fred Reed ponders China’s rapid progress, and America’s steady decline

Chongqing. Well, a small part of it. Like Chengdu, it is largely new and, as cities go, quite agreeable. Click to enlarge

Cheng Two: More Notes on Two Weeks in China

After 12 years away, Fred Reed returns to China to find a nation transformed

Let’s Have a War with Russia!

Let’s Have a War with Russia!

Fred Reed looks at the prospect of war with Russia, China or Iran, or even all three, and wonders about those are actually advocating such madness

Kavanaugh Gang-Rapes Collide in Satanic Ritual

The Kavanaugh carnival is up and running. Now, writes Fred Reed, we have USAToday trying to nail Kavanaugh for…yes…pedophilia. The evidence? Ain’t none.

Darwin’s Vigilantes, Reichard Sternberg, and Conventional Pseudoscience

Darwin’s Vigilantes, Reichard Sternberg, and Conventional Pseudoscience

Modern science has its own vigilantes, explains Fred Reed, and they are as ruthless in enforcing the party line as in any field

Fred to Take Wheel of Ship of State

Do you really want a White House with John Bolton in it? Fred Reed spells out the options

Decline in the Fall (Or Late Summer, Anyway)

Decline in the Fall (Or Late Summer, Anyway)

America, and large parts of the West, are approaching what might be called the Soviet Union by Disney. Fred Reed explains