Statement of support a good start, more is needed
As conservatives we generally oppose the President, but we must remember to give praise where it is due. One has to give Mr. Obama some credit on this one: The White House issued a statement saying that the President “fully supports” the South Korean government after North Korea torpedoed and sank a South Korean warship, the corvette Cheonan. The administration said it endorsed President Lee | Read More »
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Changing Our Conservative Vocabulary
Something has been bothering me for some time about the vocabulary conservatives and libertarians have been using to describe liberal economy policy. We hear it on radio from Boortz and Hannity and television from O’Reilly; we read it on blogs by Thomas Sowell and in newspaper columns by George F Will.
The term I refer to is “wealth redistribution,” called for throughout history by Marx, Lenin, Castro and Chavez. Liberals in America don’t use the term, knowing that it will bother conservatives and many moderates. Unfortunately, it is unconvincing to many, especially liberals, that such a beast as wealth distribution would be a bad thing.
After all, “wealth redistribution” is just taking money from the evil, awful “rich” and giving it to those poor, needy “less fortunate.”
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