Is the president a “neo-socialist”?
Jonah Goldberg’s Liberal Fascism is now in paperback.
Jonah Goldberg has written an important article in Commentary on what he calls the “neo-socialism” of the Obama administration. I like this label. It is both accurate and more palatable than the term “neo-communism” which I have applied to the hard left. But given the twenty-year political partnership [...]
Wednesday marked a day that legends are made of in the annals of American Law Enforcement. President Obama gave a speech at the Oakley Lindsay Civic Center in Quincy, Illinois. World Net Daily’s Chelsea Schilling reports that a group of about 200 Tea Party protesters, many of them grandmotherly types, gathered outside the auditorium. They [...]
Let’s get this over once and for all. Is Ron Paul anti-Semitic?
We know from the Congressman’s own writings that he believes the United States is controlled by a small, group of power-brokers intent on diminishing citizen civil rights and militarily manipulating the destinies of nations. We also know that Ron Paul believes one of the essential, [...]
Are this year's “tea parties” really tea parties? What could today's protesters have in common with the “Indians” who dumped 90,000 pounds of tea in Boston harbor in 1773? Quite a bit, actually. What do today's tea partiers want? According to the Christian Science Monitor, the movement “is about safeguarding individual liberty, cutting taxes, and [...]
Roman Polanski’s wife wants you to know the truth about her husband. You’ll find that “truth” printed in thousands of articles, a handful with unfortunate headlines like these:
Roman Polanski’s Wife Talks About Sex Case
Wife Understands Women’s Shock at Polanski Sex Case but Says Today Is Not Permissive 1970s
The phrase “sex case” has been used in [...]
My friend Jon Rowe, a libertarian blogger and college professor, has written a thoughtful post responding to my debate with Mary Grabar on marijuana legalization, conservatism, and the counterculture.
Over the years I’ve found Jon’s blogging on the founding to be tremendously erudite and engaging. If you haven’t been following his writing then you really should.
Upon reading David Swindle’s response to my disagreement with his observations about conservatism and the culture, it’s clear that the gulf between our views is far smaller than it might have initially seemed:
It’s certainly important for those on the Right to continue to articulate these cultural values. What my statement from my post was intended [...]