Who Will Write The History Books Of The Future?
Originally posted at The Minority Report It has been said by a number of people that 2008 was the year that Journalism died. Actually Journalism has been on life support for more than two decades, it is just that in 2008 the corpse was finally declared brain dead. We have all heard the phrase, “history books are written by the victors.” Usually this is a | Read More »
There Is No Second Place For Freedom
Originally published at The Minority Report Whether the subject is Nationalized Healthcare, Cap and Trade, The Employee Free Choice Act, The Fairness Doctrine or government bailouts of the banking and automobile industry, the debate in this country today seems centered around individual liberty versus control by the Federal Government. The question appears to be, whether the American people are willing to cede essential liberties to | Read More »
Have We Become The People Our Founding Fathers Warned Us About?
Originally Published at The Minority Report Our founding fathers were distrustful, and rightly so, of a strong centralized government, far from the control of the citizens, running roughshod over the rights of the individual. “Taxation without Representation” was more than just revolutionary rhetoric, but a founding principle on which local control of government was based. The original Boston Tea Party was more than a protest | Read More »
Throwing Around The “Socialist” Word — Barack Obama WAS A Member of the Chicago Democratic Socialists of America
“The democratic socialist vision does not rest upon one sole tradition; it draws upon Marxism, religious and ethical socialism, feminism, and other theories that critique human domination.” According to archives from the Chicago Democratic Socialists of America website, Sen Barack Obama attended organizational meeting for the Chicago New Party and actively sought their endorsement in his bid for the Illinois Senate. In an account written | Read More »