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The New Conservatives

December 3, 2017

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             The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution. ― Hannah Arendt It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea. — Robert Anton Wilson Lately the Left has discovered that many of its powerful men — film producers, movie […]

Politics: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

November 6, 2016

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                                                        If a conservative is a liberal who’s been mugged, a liberal is a conservative who’s been arrested. — Tom Wolfe CONSERVATIVES: Good things about American Conservatism Respect for […]

The Left Is Winning All the Battles

July 2, 2015

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Have you noticed what a thrilling year it’s been for the Left? They’ve won just about every political argument. Gays can now marry, nationwide. People can be shamed for owning a Confederate flag. Trans fats are to be phased out of all food products. Landlords can be sued for unintentional discrimination. A socialist has polled […]

Racism and the City

May 21, 2015

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Sometimes I get these really odd ideas that are so confronting, they manage to tick off nearly everyone. I’ve got one of them now. It’s about racism. By the time I’ve explained it, almost every reader on both Left and Right will have turned away in disgust. And for opposite reasons. (I know, I know — it’s […]

Politics in Reverse

January 29, 2015

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War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. Ignorance is Strength. — George Orwell These days it’s popular, especially among liberals, to consider libertarians as conservative wing-nuts. They argue that libertarian candidates have nothing new to offer, that their ideas are old-fashioned, outmoded 18th-century notions better suited to an agrarian age and long since supplanted by modern […]