But as the happy feelings faded away, people began to see the grim reality: all leftist systems operate by sacrificing everything else at the altar of equality, which can only be achieved by hobbling the above-equal with regulations while simultaneously empowering the below-equal with welfare, subsidies, quotas and other “well-intentioned” social justice programs. LBJ’s “great society” ideas were re-created time and again in American and | Read More »
Mitt Romney Finds A Problem-Solver
“What I’m hearing from folks around the country is: ‘Game on, we’re in, we will do whatever is necessary to elect Mitt Romney now because Obama has shown where he really stands,’” Brown said. (HT: Politico.com) A lot of Social Conservatives looked askance at Mitt Romney’s relatively easy victory in this year’s GOP Primary race. I endorsed Rick Santorumin the GOP Primary myself. Then conceded | Read More »
What If Adam Levine Were To Lose His Um, Stuff*
Dear America, if you don’t re-elect @BarackObama, I’m gonna lose my shirt** – Adam Levine*** Oh, no. If America doesn’t re-elect Barack I, Adam Levine will lose his feke. This worries me some. He looks somewhat emaciated and if he lost his recycled food mass****, he may very well get blown away by the next Santa Anna Wind. So out of the spirit of bipartisanship, | Read More »
The Plusses, Minuses and Pleasant Surprises From Mitt Romney
Did you know that the GOP held five Presidential primaries yesterday? Maybe; maybe not. However, given that data point, you all can tell me exactly who won all five of them. Mitt Romney will be the GOP nominee.
A Republic If You Can Keep It
The future of the West is not a limitless tending upwards and onwards for all time towards our presents ideals, but a single phenomenon of history, strictly limited and defined as to form and duration, which covers a few centuries and can be viewed and, in essentials, calculated from available precedents. With this enters the age of gigantic conflicts, in which we find ourselves today. | Read More »
Un-Leadership and The State of The Union
“The 65% of our population who are imbeciles really love it, so it must be best!” – Brett Stevens (in full-metal sarcasm mode) (HT:Amerika.org) I’ll let Sir Charles Darwin explain why the entire premise of Barack Obama’s recent smug-fest campaign ad known as a State of The Union Address was an utter joke. Barack Obama thinks a welfare state with more tentacles than a sea | Read More »
The Fallen Men of A Failing Nation
“The young bloods of the South; sons of planters, lawyers about towns, good billiard players and sportsmen, men who never did any work and never will. War suits them. They are splendid riders, first rate shots and utterly reckless. These men must all be killed or employed by us before we can hope for peace.” – General Sherman (HT:Rootsweb.com) The GOP not only has an | Read More »
Mitt Romney and John F. Kerry – Parallel Lives?
It is not histories I am writing, but lives; and in the most glorious deeds there is not always an indication of virtue of vice, indeed a small thing like a phrase or a jest often makes a greater revelation of a character than battles where thousands die. – Plutarch (HT: Livius.org) History doesn’t tend to repeat itself in completely sinusoidal fashion. It does, however | Read More »