Collector Conservatism, Part 4: Lawyer Roy and the Detroit Bomber


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As the Conservative Collector, I take great pride in my many and sundry talents, including the ability to multi-task while chatting with an adversarial attorney.
Yesterday, my 1st day back to work after the holiday, I was simultaneously getting an earful [...]

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Sarah Horowitz And Ronald Reagan


Dogged. Resolute. Moral. Optimistic in the face of multiple setbacks. Committed 1st and foremost to the individual and not the ideology.

Although it would be easy to peg these attributes to a Conservative such as Ronald Reagan, in this case they belong to the late Sarah Rose Horowitz, who of course is David [...]

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An Opportunity For The Youth Of Tehran


Many lovers of Western Civilization have all but given up hope that we can avoid a catastrophic conflict with Islam over the future course of world history.
That doesn’t mean, however, that we should let opportunities for rapprochement die out because there’s “no way” we can ever reason with any of the adherents of The Religion [...]

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“The People” Speak? Try “Howard Zinn, The Hypocrite Speaks” On Bill Moyers Journal


There are so many unintentional ironies in Professor Howard Zinn’s The People Speak that it is difficult to choose just one.
However, if you truly want to enjoy a bitter laugh, consider this exchange between Zinn and Comrade Bill Moyers as they pump up the publicity for the two-hour special on The History Channel:
Bill Moyers: Well, [...]

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NewsReal Sunday: It Really Is Better Here


Although we Americans have the right to attend whatever Church, Synagogue, or Mosque we choose to, it isn’t so peachy in lots of other places.
The photo that accompanies this piece is of an Iranian woman who was flogged for having the temerity to worship as a Christian, for example.
The American Spectator’s December 11th analysis of [...]

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Forcing Ireland To Allow Abortion


Although it is fashionable to deride and mock conservatives who fear the onset of a United Nations-style global government, a case currently being heard in the European Court of Human Rights shows exactly what can happen when a nation cedes much of its autonomy to an outside entity.
In the  December 9th Bench Memos section of [...]

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Collector Conservatism, Part 3: The Consequence You Never Saw Coming


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As the economy continues to slip towards the cliff-edge, financial institutions are becoming ever-more skittish about their bottom lines. In the December 5 Naples (Fl) Daily News, an attorney who represents homeowners’ associations takes off the gloves and lists all the remedies available to creditors [...]

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Woodstock Meets Obama: Let’s Keep It A “Moment” And Not A “Movement”


Many people view the 1960s as the decade that started our nation’s descent into self-indulgence and balkanization.
The History Channel’s November 25th special Woodstock: Now And Then is instructive in this regard: What better way to document the lifestyle of that first generation of spoiled American children (they run our universities and government now, you know – they and [...]

Collector Conservatism, Part 2: The Long Arm Of The Law


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One thing I’ve learned after years in the collection industry is that once the Government gets involved in your business, it grows ever more intrusive.
And the bureaucrats that craft laws are also not above throwing in sanctions to force their dream on the rest of us.
The [...]

Why Is It That Even Accurate Commentary About Islam Seems To Involve A Disclaimer?


In what appears to be the latest socially acceptable way to condemn Islamo-Fascism while still appearing to be reasonable and inclusive, many commentators have taken to excoriating Terrorists while still reminding the rest of us that Muslims are “good people” who, when it comes right down to it, are “just like us,” with the same wants, [...]