Neither Liberals nor Cynical Realists Can Govern As Well As Liberated Citizens
According to Alan Wolfe Conservatives hate Government and therefore it logically follows they can’t run one. According to Jim Geraghty, Liberals are enraptured with government and therefore it runs them. If I step back from each man’s grandiose attempts at assumption without loss of generality, it is probable to me that they both have a point*.
Tags: Affective Death Spiral
, Alan Wolfe
, Aldous Huxley
, Cynical Realism
, Election 2016
, Happy Death Spiral
, Hillary Clinton
, Jim Geraghty
, Rand Paul
, tea party
, Ted Cruz
Obama boasted in 2008 about GOP-Clinton welfare reform he had opposed for a decade and gutted this week
As you know by now, Obama unilaterally (and illegally) gutted welfare reform this week to make it easier for able-bodied adults to remain dependent on government handouts indefinitely. It’s bad news for welfare recipients who will become further imprisoned at the bottom of the economic ladder, and terrible news for taxpayers and for America’s future. But as this ABC News piece from 2008 makes clear, | Read More »
Barack Obama – Post Partisan? Purgamentum Init, Exit Purgamentum.
The Latin word for truth is veritas. It’s something with which Mr Post Partisan has very little intercourse with. There was the truth and it knew him not. A lot of people who should have known better allowed this political relative newcomer to overshadow their usually reliable common sense, so there are plenty of people out there to share the DUH! factor. We also saw | Read More »
Conservative Patriots vs. Old Guard Middle Squish Republicrats.
Lindsey Graham is feeling bullet proof these days. He’s not up for re-election until 2015. That means that the newly emerging RINO-in-Chief figures he’s good to go on just about any smarmy agenda he pleases. Speaking of smarmy, he just slithered into the den of John (Did you know that I served in Viet Nam?) Gunboat Kerry. The man who turned against his country on | Read More »
It’s 1992 All Over Again
America elected a new Democratic President with more than 360 electoral votes. Liberals streamed to power, leaving the conservatives downcast. The Republican Party extended long knives for social conservatives, blaming them for the sorry state of affairs in the Republican Party. “Their issues need to be pushed to the back burner” was the hue and cry of the party leadership. Sound like 2008? Actually, I’m | Read More »