From Under the Rubble, Ep. 1, 08/24/15


TOPICS and LINKS

  1. The death of Chris Hyndman
  2. Donald Trump and ‘are freedumbs’
  3. Gold, on the comeback trail or nostalgia tour?
  4. Spite in advertising
  5. Kevin Grace likes the Blue Jays

Here are some links for the stories we discuss:

THE DEATH OF CHRIS HYNDMAN
CBC, 08/21/15: Chris Hyndman death prompts end to Steven and Chris show
Global News, 08/04/15: Man found dead in alleyway at Broadview and Queen

DONALD TRUMP AND ‘ARE FREEDUMBS’
John Derbyshire in Vdare, 08/13/15: A Report from the Conservative Movement’s Dustbin
Ben Domenech in The Federalist, 08/21/15: Are Republicans For Freedom Or White Identity Politics?
Rod Dreher in The American Conservative, 08/21/15: Uncle Donald Down South
George Will in the Washington Post, 08/21/15: Trump’s immigration plan could spell doom for the GOP
Wikipedia entry for Mari Maseng Will
Scott Adams Blog, 08/14/15: Can We Call a Trump Puppet a Trumpet?

GOLD, ON THE COMEBACK TRAIL OR NOSTALGIA TOUR?
Bloomberg Business, 08/12/15: Gold Makes a Comeback as Yuan Devaluation Fuels Flight to Safety

SPITE IN ADVERTISING
“Stick it! GoDaddy” on YouTube
“Liberty Mutual Insurance TV Commercial – Better Car Replacement (2014)” on YouTube