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Overnight Open Thread (4-7-2015)

Due to society and the prejudices of others the state of tonight's ONT will be weak. Charles Murray's Field Guide to Civil Disobedience...

Charles Murray has a new book coming out

By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission, due out in May, here is some summary: In this provocative book, acclaimed social scientist and bestselling author Charles Murray shows us why we can no longer hope to roll back the power of the federal government through the normal political process. The Constitution is broken in ways […]

Ex-leader of panel that cut pay, perks for California lawmakers steps down

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Charles Murray, the controversial official who led the move to cut the salaries of the governor and Legislature by 18% in 2009 and to take away lawmakers’ district cars two years later, resigned Friday from the state Citizens Compensation Commission.

The Evolution of America's Cognitive Elite Through Assortative Mating

The cover story for the January 24th issue of The Economist is "America's New Aristocracy." Although there is no reference to Richard Herrnstein and Charles Murray's The Bell Curve (1994), what is reported in these articles confirm Herrnstein...Show More Summary

Jamaal Charles joined some truly elite company in 2014

Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles was somewhat overshadowed this season by running backs like DeMarco Murray, Le’Veon Bell and Marshawn Lynch. But Charles did something this season that puts him in some truly elite company in NFL history. Charles finished the season with 1,033 rushing yards and a 5.0 yards per carry average. For Charles,…

Preaching to the Working Class

December 15, 2014 Posted by Jay Livingston Can’t these conservatives agree on what’s wrong with liberals?It was only a couple of years ago that Charles Murray was berating successful, upper-middle class liberals for not preaching to the White working class. Show More Summary

Deep Thoughts, By Charles Murray

Shorter Verbatim Charles Murray: ” If you are drunk or high, to what degree can you say you are a victim when something bad happens to you? A question to take seriously.” I especially like the tell of the last sentence — evidently, if it were actually a question worthy of serious consideration, it would […]

‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Writer-Producer Charles Murray Inks With Paradigm

Charles Murray, a writer/co-executive producer of the FX's Sons Of Anarchy, has signed with Paradigm. Murray is also set up as a writer/co-executive producer on Kurt Sutter's newest FX series, The Bastard Executioner. Other TV credits...Show More Summary

Crossburner Chuck: Still Racist (And Wrong) After All These Years

Charles Murray's popped up again, apparently hoping that nobody remembers his history of cross-burning as he tries to fit scientific research on the Procrustean bed of his white-power agenda:

BUZZ ALDRIN ON THE VIRGIN GALACTIC CRASH: Pioneers Will Always Pave the Way With Sacrifice. I’ve…

BUZZ ALDRIN ON THE VIRGIN GALACTIC CRASH: Pioneers Will Always Pave the Way With Sacrifice. I’ve been reading Charles Murray & Catherine Cox’s excellent Apollo history and there’s a relevant passage there, about perspectives. For those entering Apollo from the missiles and systems-engineering areas, it seemed like there always had to be a way to […]

The Productivity Of Not Having A Job

Charles Murray celebrates the contributions of stay-at-home wives: [M]any of the important forms of social capital take more time than a person holding a full-time job can afford. Who has been the primary engine for creating America’s social capital throughout its history, making our civil society one of the sociological wonders of the world? People […]

Charles Murray on Ayn Rand

A great and balanced essay. Thanks to Alex Tabarrok for the pointer.

Photo of the day – Lough Neagh at Sunset

7 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

An idyllic Photo of Lough Neagh by Charles Murray Lough Neagh is the largest lake in Northern Ireland, supplying forty percent of its water; the biggest on the island of Ireland, the biggest by area in the United Kingdom, and the biggest by area in the British Isles. With an area of 151 square miles (392 km2), it more...

Who Killed the American Family?: How the Breakdown of the Family Is Impacting Our Children

Much has been written about the decline in the percentage of Americans who live in a traditional nuclear family. The scholar Charles Murray has pointed out that the shocking rate of illegitimate births (now 41 percent) is the most serious social and fiscal problem America faces because it is the factor that drives everything else.

Titans' run defense forgets to show up

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The same defense that rendered Jamaal Charles invisible set the table for DeMarco Murray’s career-high 29 carries for the Cowboys Sunday at LP Field. Murray consistently found room and was the key to Dallas keeping the ball for 41:11. Show More Summary

Are Progressives the Real Authoritarians?

A few months ago, Charles Murray wrote about the 1920s progressive movement's open admiration for authoritarian regimes. [P]hilosophically, the progressive movement at the turn of the 20th century had roots in German philosophy ( Hegel and Nietzsche were big favorites)...

Dumb and Wealthy

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 […]

Article from Charles Shaar Murray on the Mississippi Delta

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. 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.

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