John Birch Society
I have a coworker who is always on about how Teapartiers are just the “new JBS” who are “a bunch of nuts”. I have always heard the John Birch Society was an extremist group but I have been looking at www.jbs.org lately and I don’t see what all the fuss is about. They have several basic principles: property rights anti-communism Christian values growth is good | Read More »
Well, nobody expects Rahm Emanuel to be historically literate.
(Via Hot Air Headlines) In the process of reading this otherwise unsurprising WaPo article about how the President is still trying to figure out how to counter the quote-unquote “right wing noise machine*,” we’re treated to this bit from White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel: …the John Birch Society was created in reaction to Kennedy… Um. No. No, it wasn’t. I got no love | Read More »
So I saw a bumper sticker today…
I may live in California, but I live in a sane part of California. We vote Republican, we have a good mix of suburban and rural lifestyles, and we don’t have crazy rallies for illegals or activist homosexuals. We also don’t generally see those bumper stickers that leftists are known for putting on their cars. In the last few years I’ve seen more signs for | Read More »