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    BFD Weekender: Homeless Californians Adapt To Camp Sweeps & ‘The Caltrans Shuffle’

    Anna Maria Barry-Jester Kaiser Health News OAKLAND, Calif. — It’s 5 a.m., and the thermostat reads 44 degrees. Cars round the bend of an off-ramp of state Route 24 in northern Oakland, spraying bands of light across Norm Ciha and his neighbours. They...

    Things That Make Me Go Hmm

    If it was Israel doing this, they'd be all over it like a cheap suit.

    Will We Learn from the Lessons of History?

    MK The long-overdue dispatch to “martyrs paradise” of one of the world’s leading plotters and purveyors of terror has unleashed a not unexpected avalanche of hypocritical hysteria, writes M K. Instead of widespread commendation that a man responsible for the deaths...

    The BFD Video: Douglas Murray & Roger Scruton on the Future of Conservatism

    For anyone who admired the late Roger Scruton, here is a video of him and Douglas Murray on the topic of the future of Conservatism, courtesy of the Spectator. They've been good friends for a long time, and this would probably be one of the last...

    Hollywood: Less Trusted Than Politicians or Wall Street

    For such an infamously self-obsessed culture, the Hollywood elite exhibit an astonishing lack of self-awareness. These are some of the most privileged people in the world, ensconced in walled mansions that resemble, in Mark Steyn’s words, “Downton Abbey on the beach at Malibu, with Hispanics in...

    Forget Delhi-Belly, Now It’s Cali-Belly You Have to Worry About

    Musical satirist Tom Lehrer once wrote, If you visit American city, you will find it very pretty. Just two things of which you must beware: don't drink the water and don't breath the air! 55 years later, and his prediction is half-right: some of America’s best-known...

    Aged, Infirm & Bewildered Don’t Belong in Politics

    Wise, intelligent people who are self-aware, know when it’s time to “hang up the boots” and move on. Unfortunately, politicians too often don’t fall into the categories of wise, intelligent or self- aware and far too often, overstay their welcome. If nothing else,...

    Did the Australian Government REALLY ‘Know’ These Fires Would Happen?

    As the Australian media-elite relentlessly hammers its “climate emergency” narrative during Australia’s bushfire crisis, many citizen journalists have been digging through Australia’s available old newspapers, turning up story after story to debunk hyperbolic media claims. The Green-left have been doing some digging, too.