Charles Murray’s book The Bell Curve argued, I’m told, that America’s wealthy upper class naturally accrues money but it is smarter, thereby proving any idiot can write a book. But how is it, then, that so many wealthy people are so stupid? Case in point: Chicago Cubs owner and CEO Thomas Ricketts. Earlier this week […]
This is an interesting read. Some of the information is dated now as further developments and business launches continue the transformation of Clarksdale and Hopson. http://charlesshaarmurray.com/2014/08/key-blues-highway/ Thanks to Scott Duncan for posting on Facebook. Sadly, I won’t be going to the Delta this year – man, I’m gonna miss it.
A few days ago, journalists began receiving emails from Charles Murray, who claimed he was an Imperial Wizard for a local branch of the KKK. The email itself was a fundraising pitch for Officer Darren Wilson, the man who shot and killed Michael Brown.
(Steven Hayward) Scott beat me to the notice of Charles Murray’s long interview on Conversations with Bill Kristol the other day. I had thought to highlight the same interview after thinking more about my conversation with Charles last...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Conversations with Bill Kristol has now added Bill’s interview with Charles Murray. In the video below, Bill reviews Murray’s productive career with the author himself. Murray comments regarding the interview: “Bill Kristol...Show More Summary
Charles Murray—along with Betsy McCaughey, one of Andrew Sullivan's lasting contributions to the national dialogue—is back with another explanation about how Those People are ruining America. In this case, Murray, who has to be slowing do...
Infamous racial "theorist" has a problem with "progressives." But here's what's really behind the disingenuous game
In a Wall Street Journal article, eugenicist Charles Murray says it’s okay to be the kind of liberal who swills highballs on the cocktail party circuit and, thus, is well-behaved. Those are the good ones, unlike those dirty leftist progressives, Murray believes. A few weeks ago, I was thrown into a situation where I shared [...]
Charles Murray had written a piece distinguishing between "liberals" and "progressives," noting that while the former are in favor of state control over the economy, only the latter are outright in favor of state control over the citizen's mind. (One...
Our politics are so bitter and divisive. But Charles Murray, the conservative eugenicist who believes that "a lot of poor people are born lazy," has a solution he believes can enhance our culture's political amity: Ostracize evil "progressives" and separate them out from acceptable "liberals." Read more...
Charles Murray has decided that the real problem with the American left isn't with liberals, it's with progressives: As a libertarian, I am reluctant to give up the word "liberal." It used to refer to laissez-faire economics and limited government. Show More Summary
What Does a Motherfucker Have to Do Around Here to Get Some Public Transit? Dominic Holden asks a question. Charles Mudede says Seattle is growing fast but not growing up. Mayor Murray Says the Right Things: On public safety. The Thing About Pre-K: It should be coming to your ballot this fall. Show More Summary
Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Ontario, you have a new Liberal cabinet. Eric Hoskins is the new Deb Matthews, Steven Del Duca is the new Glen Murray, and Charles Sousa remains Charles Sousa. Glen Murray has become the minister of environment and […]
The movement's all about liberty and freedom. But when money intervenes, you never know who the next victim will be
Cross-posted from Kochology, where Daniel Schulman is releasing exclusive documents and other materials gathered in the process of reporting his new book Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private...Show More Summary
Charles Murray, author of Losing Ground and The Bell Curve, has published a saucy, skinny little book, The Curmudgeon's Guide to Getting Ahead (Random House). The book began as a popular lecture/harangue that Murray traditionally delivered...Show More Summary
Those who object to the invitations of Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Condoleezza Rice, Charles Murray and others to appear at American universities suffer from an acute case of historical dyslexia.
CHARLES MURRAY POSTS A REVIEW of Nicholas Wade’s A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History.
Some discussions stemming from Charles Murray and Paul Krugman raised this perennial issue a while ago. Some on the right suggest that economic struggles of middle class to lower class males (and females) stem from the social dysfunctionality of some of those males. An alternative view is that the lack of good jobs for such […]