Ironically, red state voters became so focused on the "red scare" that they haven't notice they're every bit as red and every bit as nationalistic as the communists they oppose.
Do Americans have the moral courage to do what is right and choose leaders who will refrain from antagonizing their fellow Americans on partisan grounds?
At the heart of the conservative ethic, we believe that the truth supersedes opinion, because of this we must also believe that our ideas and political positions are always subject to scrutiny.
Regardless of whether you think this is a good idea or a terrible idea, it's clearly past time for some kind of reform of our broken electoral process.
If real conservatism, the kind that would be recognized by Buckley and Reagan, really be worth fighting for, conservatives should fight for it.
Even pluralism, a core virtue of American conservatism, has its limits, and a patriot can not, must not, tolerate the intolerable.
With China instituting 25% tariffs on over one hundred American made products, a trade war with China is no longer a mere hypothetical, and with Donald Trump being who he is, he is practically guaranteed to retaliate "ten times harder" (basically another way of saying he'll grossly overreact to this threat to his manhood).
The path beaten between the two political camps has been so harassed, pounded, and flogged that there isn't so much as a hint of a twig or tuft of grassy compromise growing from the bare and tortured rock.
We have a standing military because we must, Mr. Trump. It is not beautiful. It is merely necessary.
It does not matter if you are tired of the Left's accusations of racism and bigotry, if those accusations turn out to be true.
It has become abundantly clear that instead of trying to restore constitutional rule of law in government, the GOP is content to join the Democrats in redefining it.
So I am evil, apparently. I'm told by the Left that I'm evil, because I don't believe in failed political and economic fantasies that have provably destroyed the lives of millions of the poor and minorities in the United States alone who have been sold a lie for over a century. I'm told by the Right that... Continue Reading →
There is a broad swath of Americans that now believe that it is somehow inappropriate for citizens to dare to speak to an elected official out of turn. This is terrifying.
American voters have put a gun to the head of America's future in an ultimate game of Russian Roulette.
For better or (more likely) for worse, this all comes to an end tomorrow, but tomorrow is likely only the beginning of what is to come.