As the new congress begins to take shape we can see that there is a lot of work that needs to be done to improve the understanding of politics among our fellow citizens. Too main think they can live off the government. Too few know the Government lives off of everyone. And too many believe … Continue reading What we need to do is Educate
By John Ruberry Now that we have entered the first full day of President Donald Trump's second year in office it's a good time to ask this question. Is Trump a conservative? "Yes," is my firm answer. Fascinatingly, Trump doesn't talk about conservatism much, nor did he as a candidate. Contrast the president with the … Continue reading Trump Year 1: Yes he’s a conservative
"Activism" has become a word and a concept co-opted by the left to represent their various missions. Environmental activists, LGBT activists, and pro-choice activists feel that they are the true activists in America while conservatives are often given different titles such as "Tea Party patriots" or "religious freedom defenders." Yesterday, true conservative activism won a … Continue reading Proof: Conservative Activism can Work, Even in California
If you are spending any time on twitter you will find that the vitriol between conservatives/republicans on the "Never Trump" side and supports of the victorious Donald has if possible gotten worse with an almost religious fervor. In one sense I understand the problem, it comes down to this: Strong fiscal/social conservatives like myself had … Continue reading My Message to Donald Trump Supporters & Never Trump folks GROW UP!
Gen.Patton: I know I'm a prima donna. I admit it. What I can't stand about Monty is, he won't admit it. Patton 1970 Brett Maverick: Jimson hadn't been in the game 10 minutes before I when I knew why he was there. He was the real expert making his two brace men look like a … Continue reading GOP treating Romney as Conservative Savior for Hitting Trump Are You Kidding Me?
Missy (The Master): He's trapped at the heart of the Dalek empire. He's a prisoner of the creatures who hate him most in the universe. Between us and him is everything the deadliest race in all of history can throw at us. We, on the other hand, have a pointy stick. How do we start? … Continue reading The 2004 Red Sox The #gop Establishment & My Fellow Conservative Activists
by Steve Eggleston Last week, I presented the case against a divorce between conservatives and the Republican Party. This week, it's time to present the case for said divorce. It boils down to two "not likes" - the GOP is not like us in philosophy, and the GOP does not like us. I could easily … Continue reading Is it time for a political divorce? Part 2 – the case for
I have wrestled with the dichotomy of the distain at least some Republicans have for conservatives versus the need of an existing, viable politcal party vehicle for conservatism for longer than I've been blogging. Back in my days at Free Republic, there was a debate of whether conservatives still had a home in the GOP … Continue reading Is it time for a political divorce? Part 1 – the case against
Yesterday (although I did my best) you couldn't miss the Todd Akin story, high low and in between. It dominated twitter, it was highly played on talk radio it was everywhere as people speculated what Rep Akin would do. While Claire McCaskill is celebrating (I think slightly prematurely) I think there were several traps that … Continue reading The Todd Akin Traps for the right…
In 1863 after Robert E Lee's defeat and retreat from Pennsylvania The Confederate Government detached James Longstreet and his troops from the Army of Northern Virginia and sent them to reinforce General Braxton Bragg in an attempt to go on the offense in the Western Theatre of operations. Reincorced, Bragg attacked union general William Rosecrans … Continue reading Braxton Bragg on the Wisconsin River