“We have no other choice but to follow the science.”

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, who likes to stay ahead of the curve when he’s not flattening it, has been proudly double-masking AND holding his breath for more than three weeks.

Double-masking can make a big difference, according to a study published Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Triple-masking and quadruple-masking are even more effective,” the study’s conclusion explains. “But the most effective method for stopping the spread of COVID-19 is simply not breathing at all.”

The researchers behind the report discovered that participants in Study Group 6—who wore 37 masks—were 100% protected from transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the airborne virus responsible for COVID-19. They were also 100% protected from transmission of oxygen molecules, the study notes.

“Based on the current science,” CDC spokesperson Wilhelmina Craven said Thursday, “the…


“I kept waiting for the music to start playing, but it never did.”

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Jason Stanley takes a selfie at the Capitol Hill Insurrection on January 6, 2021.

The FBI has identified the Capitol Hill riot’s “Lone Juggalo” as 39-year-old Jason Stanley of Alexandria, VA.

“I kept waiting for the music to start playing, but it never did,” Stanley told the federal agents who interviewed him at his home in Harmony Place Trailer Park on Tuesday.

“I was driving through town on my way home from killing rats at the meat-packing plant when I saw this huge crowd of overweight white people on the Mall. They all had lawn chairs and face paint and were even drinking Faygo and Schlitz. I saw that and I thought, ‘Well, shit…


The data underlying the claim that police are three times likelier to use force against left-wing protesters is terminally flawed

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Members of the D.C. National Guard stand on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC as demonstrators participate in a peaceful protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd. (Win McNamee/Getty)

One of the most shocking things about the assault on Capitol Hill was how woefully underprepared the Capitol Police were despite possessing ample intelligence concerning what the insurrectionists had planned. It was an appalling failure, as was the inexplicably delayed deployment of National Guard troops.

Many left-wing commentators, and more than a few on the center-right, have homed in on the disparity between the lax policing of the MAGA mob and the more robust policing of last summer’s Black Lives Matter demonstrations against the killing of George Floyd and other instances of police brutality. …


Conservatives should not allow an insurrectionary buffoon to hobble their opposition to progressive rule

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(Justin Lee/Arc Illustration)

Sing, O Muse, of the rage of Donald J. Trump, son of Fred, that brought countless ills upon the Americans!

Or, rather, don’t sing. Fulminate, seethe, thunder, wail, gnash your teeth. Glory in the righteousness of your judgment. Your impulses are certainly just. How could they be otherwise? They’re yours! So give in. Rage against his rage. Imitate it. Become it. Roll on the ground and slather that rage on your naked bodies and howl until your bellies distend, your hands and vocabularies shrink, your interiority vanishes, and your hair and skin turn orange. Unleash fire and fury. Do not…


Specialists warn it may still be contagious.

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Senatorial Parasite Ted Cruz (left); Trumpoplasmosis magai (right).

During the 11th GOP Primary Debate on March 3rd, 2016, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) became the source of joyful laughter across the nation when he ate what many thought to be a booger on live television. Now, experts are saying what appeared to be a booger was really a dangerous brain parasite: Trumpoplasmosis magai.

According to Johns Hopkins microbiologist Dr. Paul Kroogman, who recently analyzed a sample of Senator Cruz’s fecal matter he pilfered from a Houston Chick-fil-A, Trumpoplasmosis magai is similar to the more familiar Toxoplasmosis gondii parasite known to infect house cats, rodents and humans, causing the latter…


A future brought to you by Bang Energy Drinks.

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WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA — DECEMBER 20th: Charlie Kirk fondles what he likes to call “tig ol’ biddies” at the Turning Point USA 2020 Student Action Summit.

Charlie Kirk scored a victory against the conservative establishment on Sunday night with a stunt in which scantily clad women shot cash out of a cannon at students attending his sixth annual Turning Point USA 2020 Student Action Summit.

The 2,000-odd students—mostly sallow young men, mask-less and disaffected—were crammed inside the Palm Beach County Convention Center hoping to hobnob with the likes of Donald Trump Jr., Sen. Ted Cruz, Rudy Guiliani, Laura Ingraham and other political B-listers, when Kirk burst onto the stage with a gaggle of Eastern European models and a cash cannon.

“Are you ready to bang?” Kirk…


My life was destroyed by a film. Yours might be too.

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Views of Paris, France — Gargoyles at Notre Dame Cathedral in the 1st district. (Francois Le Diascorn/Getty)

Arc Digital presents original horror fiction for Halloween.


A review of Rod Dreher’s “Live Not By Lies”

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Adapted from the cover art of Rod Dreher’s “Live Not By Lies” (Sentinel, 2020).

“It will never happen, and when it does, you bigots will deserve it.”

—Dreher’s Law of Merited Impossibility

Rod Dreher has been sounding the alarm for years about the coming of “soft totalitarianism,” under which political freedom is trampled less by government jackboots than by legally-sanctioned coercion in the private sphere. His bestselling 2017 book The Benedict Option exhorted Christians (and traditional Jews and Muslims) to turn their focus inward and shore up their faith and communities through discipleship and the cultivation of counter-cultural life practices modeled on the Rule of St. Benedict in order to withstand the dissolving forces…


A review of Joel Kotkin’s “The Coming of Neo-Feudalism”

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Jeff Bezos and Cardi B of the first and second estates, respectively, ride Phil Robertson, avatar of the third estate. (Arc)

In the 1980s, the Soviet Union was so obsessed with increasing productivity that it commissioned the engineer Vladimir Syromyatnikov to design space mirrors that could be set into orbit to reflect sunlight onto the earth at night, thereby lengthening the work day. Syromyatnikov didn’t see his mirror launched until after the fall of the Soviet Union, when in 1993 a group of state-owned corporations revived the project. It worked. Once in orbit, the mirror, a sheet of mylar 65 feet in diameter, really did reflect sunlight into the Russian night. …


Dog the Bounty Hunter has also been tapped for Marshal of the Supreme Court

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President Trump shocked the nation on Friday when he announced Judge Judy Sheindlin as his nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away last week.

Conservatives and progressives alike were outraged by the choice of a reality tv star who has only served as a family court judge and small claims arbitrator. The ACLU and the Federalist Society both immediately issued statements denouncing the decision.

“No one knows her views on reproductive freedom,” the ACLU’s statement read. “If her daytime network audience is any indication, there’s no guarantee she won’t seek to…

Justin Lee

Fictioneer | MFA, UC Irvine | Associate Editor @ArcDigi | Co-Founder/Editor @InfiniteQuark | justindeanlee.com

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