AMERICAN ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM Archives

July 22, 2014

ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM BEING A SAVING GRACE THAT BINDS US:

Posted by orrinj at 5:33 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 27, 2014

WHAT HUME SAVED US FROM:

Posted by orrinj at 7:12 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

March 19, 2014

IF YOU DON'T HAVE FAITH IN SOMETHING, YOU'LL FALL FOR ANYTHING:

Posted by orrinj at 3:13 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 5, 2014

"FOLLIES...NATURAL AND AGREEABLE":

Posted by orrinj at 8:56 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 21, 2013

LET'S NOT PRETEND IT HAS ANY DEPTH:

Posted by orrinj at 6:58 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 1, 2013

ARTIFICE IS FALSENESS:

Posted by orrinj at 7:25 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

April 13, 2013

"EVEN THE INTELLECTUALS"?:

Posted by orrinj at 6:57 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

March 19, 2013

BECAUSE THERE'S NO DIFFERENCE:

Posted by orrinj at 3:35 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

March 3, 2013

THE PROBLEM ISN'T THAT THEY CAN'T SPEAK TO EACH OTHER...:

Posted by orrinj at 8:04 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

February 2, 2013

IT'S NOT A SCAM WHEN THE "EXPERTS" ARE THE DUPES:

Posted by orrinj at 9:47 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 21, 2012

DO THE INTELLECTUALS EVER ACTUALLY READ "ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM"?:

Posted by orrinj at 7:47 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 16, 2012

FROM THE ARCHIVES: THOU SHALT HAVE NO OTHER GODS BUT ME:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:14 PM

June 15, 2012

YET THEY THINK CALLING US THE STUPID PARTY IS AN INSULT?:

Posted by orrinj at 5:33 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 1, 2012

THESE WERE, OF COURSE....:

Posted by orrinj at 9:40 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 27, 2011

PROBABLY NOT HELPFUL...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:44 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 14, 2011

THE OTHER POSSIBILITY IS TOO TERRIBLE TO CONTEMPLATE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:13 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 13, 2011

GROWING? HOW COULD WE GET ANY MORE ANTI-INTELLECTUAL?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:00 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 26, 2011

THERE'S A REASON THEY LOOK AT THE REST OF US...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:07 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 19, 2011

SKILL AND REALITY ARE ANTITHETICAL TO MODERN ART:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:48 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 17, 2011

QUOTH SOMEONE WHO APPARENTLY NEVER READ A WORD HE WROTE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:16 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 1, 2011

AMERICAN ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM IS SCIENTIFIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:54 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

August 23, 2011

UNLIKELY AS IT IS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:32 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 10, 2011

THERE SPEAKS A MAN WHO'S NEVER BEEN IN AN AMERICAN LIVING ROOM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:29 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 4, 2011

WHAT'S ESPECIALLY AMUSING ABOUT THE LEFT'S PROTESTATIONS THAT THERE IS NO AMERICAN CHARACTER DOMESTICALLY...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:42 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 11, 2011

IN OTHER WORDS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:58 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 31, 2011

LITTLE WONDER THEY HATE AMERICA...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:07 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 19, 2011

AND THEY WONDER THAT AMERICANS DESPISE INTELLECTUALS?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:46 PM

May 12, 2011

PESKY VOTERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:41 PM

FRANCE CELEBRATES ITS NAZIS, COMMUNISTS, AND ANTI-HUMANISTS OF ALL STRIPES...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:00 AM

May 11, 2011

NO ONE EVER NEEDS TO APOLOGIZE FOR THEIR INTELLECTUALS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:04 PM

May 10, 2011

PUT YOUR MONEY ON THE CHIMP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:05 AM

April 25, 2011

NOTHING SO BECOMES AMERICA AS ITS CONTEMPT FOR INTELLECTUALS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:11 AM

April 22, 2011

SUCH A PURELY INTELLECTUAL PROPOSITION WAS ALWAYS GOING TO BE A TOUGH SELL IN AMERICA...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:49 AM

November 14, 2010

AND HE STILL CAN'T BOWL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:58 AM

October 28, 2010

HAVING NEVER COME IN CONTACT WITH AMERICANS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:25 AM

October 21, 2010

AT THE CONFLUENCE OF AMERICAN ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM AND ALL COMEDY IS CONSERVATIVE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:03 PM

October 13, 2010

IN ESSENCE, AMERICAN ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:04 PM

October 2, 2010

NAIVE? THE PILES OF CORPSES ARE THE POINT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:42 AM

September 23, 2010

FOR A NICELY BALANCED TREATMENT...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:01 AM

August 28, 2010

IN AMERICA, YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO BE IDENTIFIED AS THE INTELLECTUAL IN TOWN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:09 PM

July 28, 2010

IT'S NOT ABOUT KNOWLEDGE, JUST POWER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:51 AM

July 17, 2010

FROM THE ARCHIVES: WE'RE WITH STUPID:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:35 AM

June 28, 2010

IT'S NOT AS IF THEY'RE INTELLECTUALS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:55 PM

April 24, 2010

THUS THE SUCCESS OF IKE, REAGAN, AND W...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:36 AM

March 18, 2010

IT WAS ONE THING TO BE NICELY DRESSED OR PRESENTABLE OR WHATEVER JOE BIDEN CALLED HIM...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:39 AM

February 8, 2010

rEASON VS REALITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:49 AM

February 3, 2010

THE QUINTESSENTIAL INTELLECTUAL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:07 AM

January 30, 2010

IN NEED OF OCCAM'S TELEPROMPTER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:44 AM

January 6, 2010

WHICH IS WHY WE'RE OF THE STUPID PARTY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:44 AM

January 5, 2010

THE SECRET OF OUR SUCCESS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:06 AM

November 13, 2009

IN A DEMOCRATIC CULTURE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:36 AM

April 13, 2009

NICE SELF-CARICATURE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:00 AM

April 11, 2009

AND THE INTELLECTUALS WONDER WHY AMERICANS HATE THEM?

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:53 AM

April 4, 2009

HE'S GOT A LITTLE LIST...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

March 4, 2009

ELITISM ISN'T WRONG, THE ELITE ARE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:15 PM

February 9, 2009

AND ANTIBODIES FIGHT DISEASE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:06 AM

February 1, 2009

WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY, AND HE IS YOU:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:01 AM

JAMES JOYCE DISEASE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:55 AM

January 19, 2009

BEING AMERICAN, WE NEVER ACTUALLY "GREW" INTO IT IN THE FIRST PLACE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:25 AM

FROM THE ARCHIVES: IF AMERICA IS ANTI-INTELLECTUAL THEN ISN'T THE INTELLECTUAL UNAMERICAN?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

December 1, 2008

HALF AN INSIGHT BETTER THAN NONE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:52 PM

November 28, 2008

WE'RE BESOTTED WITH IDEAS, JUST HOSTILE TO NEW ONES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:06 PM

November 21, 2008

WHY IS IT ONLY THE STUPID... (via Kevin Whited):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:42 PM

November 10, 2008

HE SAT AT THE REVEREND WRIGHT'S KNEE FOR A REASON... (via Glenn Dryfoos):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:08 PM

November 3, 2008

DUMBING UP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:04 PM

October 28, 2008

DERIVATIVES ARE A FUNCTION OF A ROOMFULL OF SMART PEOPLE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:06 PM

October 17, 2008

THERE IS NO MORE RELIABLE ELECTORAL INDICATOR IN PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:10 AM

October 5, 2008

AGAINST THE LAW:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:31 AM

October 2, 2008

REVIEW OF NIXONLAND BY RICK PERLSTEIN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:50 PM

September 18, 2008

FITTINGLY, HE GOES WRONG AT "EVOLVING":

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:54 AM

September 12, 2008

IT AIN'T CALLED THE STUPID PARTY FOR NOTHIN':

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:28 AM

PONDER THE BEAUTY HERE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

September 5, 2008

YOU'LL NEVER BELIEVE ME, BUT THIS ISN'T A PARODY EITHER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:22 PM

August 31, 2008

FOR FUTURE CONSIDERATION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:51 PM

LET'S HOPE THEY DO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:41 PM

August 26, 2008

MATERIALIST GIRL PARTY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:54 AM

August 21, 2008

DID HE READ HIS OWN COLUMN?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:38 AM

August 11, 2008

THINK LIKE THE ELEPHANT PARTY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:19 AM

July 28, 2008

DEJA VU ALL OVER AGAIN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:52 AM

July 24, 2008

POLS, PROFS, PUNDITS AND THE LIKE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:59 PM

June 11, 2008

AND THEY WONDER WHY AMERICANS HATE INTELLECTUALS?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:50 AM

June 10, 2008

THE CONFORMITY OF DIVERSITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:08 AM

June 6, 2008

NIXON IN A SKIRT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:00 AM

May 9, 2008

PEDDLE GNOSTICISM SOMEWHERE ELSE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:47 PM

May 3, 2008

THE RUGGED VS THE ARUGULISTS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:49 AM

April 29, 2008

EGGHEADS NEED NOT APPLY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:48 PM

April 15, 2008

HOW'D THAT AGE OF REASON WORK OUT ON THE CONTINENT?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:27 AM

April 11, 2008

SIGNIFICANTLY...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:17 AM

April 9, 2008

INTELLIGENCE, NOT INTELLECT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:35 AM

March 11, 2008

BECAUSE ONE NEED NOT SPEND HIS WHOLE LIFE AS A DUPE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:32 PM

March 9, 2008

GIVEN WHO MANUFACTURES IT...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:26 AM

February 19, 2008

IT'S A PUNCHLINE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:28 AM

February 14, 2008

BRIGHTNESS FALLS IN LOVE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:50 PM

February 6, 2008

FAIR'S FAIR...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:32 AM

February 3, 2008

EVEN IF THE INTELLECTUALS ARE CONSERVATIVE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:54 AM

January 8, 2008

THE FOLKS WHO GAVE US THE 70s:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:58 PM

December 7, 2007

AT WHICH POINT THE REF SHOULD HAVE STOPPED IT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:42 AM

December 2, 2007

NOTHING BECOMES US LIKE OUR ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:35 PM

September 28, 2007

THE RATIONALISTS' LONG WAR AGAINST HUMAN NATURE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:55 AM

September 15, 2007

WHICH IS ZIONISM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

September 13, 2007

BOUGHT FREELANCERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:06 AM

August 26, 2007

THE PROBLEM IS THAT HE GETS AMERICA SO MUCH BETTER THAN THEY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:01 PM

August 20, 2007

WHAT THEY RESENT MOST IS THAT IT TOOK THEM 400 YEARS TO RECOGNIZE THE END OF HISTORY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:38 AM

June 11, 2007

YET IT MOVES NOT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:03 AM

June 4, 2007

HOW'D THAT END UP IN THERE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:41 AM

April 12, 2007

IT CAN'T BE MINIMIZED ENOUGH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:06 PM

April 9, 2007

WHY AMERICANS ARE ANTI-INTELLECTUAL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:40 PM

March 26, 2007

YOU ARE WHAT YOU TOLERATE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:42 AM

March 10, 2007

WHO KNEW THERE WAS A GOOD SENSE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:46 PM

March 6, 2007

IT'S ALL SO CLEAR FROM WITHIN THE IVORY TOWERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:08 PM

February 27, 2007

A NOVEL DEFENSE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:17 AM

February 24, 2007

NOT THE BEST, BUT THE BEST EXAMPLE OF THEIR THOUGHT PROCESSES (via H.D. Miller):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:34 AM

February 21, 2007

ONLY A PHILOSOPHER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:29 AM

February 19, 2007

CHALLENGED AND LOST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

November 26, 2006

THE BOOK, NOT THE ORGANIZATION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:03 AM

November 20, 2006

WOW, HE REALLY IS BILL BELICHICK JR.:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:31 AM

October 26, 2006

YOU HAVE TO BE AWFULLY BRIGHT TO UNDERSTAND SO LITTLE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:33 PM

October 17, 2006

MALTHUS IS MURDER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:31 PM

September 18, 2006

THE INTELLIGENTSIA JUST HAS TO BE RIGHT THIS TIME....

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:59 AM

August 22, 2006

BECOME? EVEN HOFSTADTER SORT OF REALIZED IT ALWAYS WAS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:37 AM

August 7, 2006

AND THE LEFT WONDERS WHY AMERICANS HOLD INTELLECTUALS IN CONTEMPT? (via Bryan Francoeur):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:53 AM

August 3, 2006

REAL REALITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:09 AM

July 29, 2006

WHY WON'T THE UNWASHED LISTEN TO THEIR BETTERS?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:24 AM

July 17, 2006

RAP? IT'S HIS CHIEF QUALIFICATION (via Glenn Dryfoos):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:56 AM

June 26, 2006

WHY AMERICANS HATE INTELLECTUALS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:01 AM

June 25, 2006

WHY AMERICANS HATE INTELLECTUALS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:11 AM

May 24, 2006

OTHER THAN BEING CHOSEN [AND LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC ALLIES] WHAT MAKES THEM SO SPECIAL? (via Tom Morin)

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:34 AM

May 16, 2006

IT AIN'T BOASTIN' IF YOU CAN BACK IT UP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:16 AM

May 4, 2006

IN AMERICA IT'S ALWAYS THAT BIZARRE TIME, THANKFULLY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:14 PM

April 29, 2006

HATERS OF THE OLD HATE THE NEW TOO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:38 AM

April 20, 2006

ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM IS THE ONLY ISM WE LIKE (via Tom Morin):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:27 PM

March 23, 2006

OPEN THE POD BAY DOOR, AL (via Pepys):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:39 AM

February 23, 2006

IT'S A PURITAN NATION, NOT AN INTELLECTUAL ONE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:14 PM

February 9, 2006

REACTIONARIES DEFENDING FAILURE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:49 PM

January 28, 2006

HOOVER AND NIXON WERE THE ONLY SMART REPUBLICANS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:27 AM

January 25, 2006

WHICH IS WHY AMERICA IS ANTI-INTELLECTUAL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:13 AM

January 15, 2006

WE WANT LIBERTY, NOT FREEDOM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:42 AM

January 11, 2006

SHOULDN'T HAVE QUIT THE STUPID PARTY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:40 PM

January 4, 2006

EDGE OF NIGHT?:

Posted by Bruce Cleaver at 11:02 AM

December 29, 2005

WHO NEEDS 'EM?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:46 AM

November 13, 2005

NO INTELLECTUALS PLEASE, WE'RE AMERICANS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:39 AM

November 12, 2005

CHOMSKY IN A NUTSHELL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:02 PM

October 19, 2005

THERE'S A REASON AMERICANS ARE SO ANTI-INTELLECTUAL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:32 AM

February 22, 2005

THE MINDS ARE LARGE, JUST ELSEWHERE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:19 PM

October 12, 2004

NO WORRY, THEY'RE ALL GOING TO HELL ANYWAY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:09 PM

July 29, 2004

WHAT FOREST?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:59 AM