Congressman Ron Paul is a Trojan Horse in conservative America. Deluded by his unjustly-appropriated mantras, “Constitutional Conservative and Washington Outsider,” citizens seeking alternatives to politicians who have betrayed principles of fiscal and social conservatism, have dragged the Paulist edifice into their stronghold and reconsidered its potential. Rep. Paul’s triumph in the CPAC Straw Poll is [...]
Crackpot Ron Paul and his disciples have wrapped themselves in the American flag so tightly you’d think they were direct descendants of Paul Revere. Whether it’s Paul claiming to “advocate the same foreign policy the founding fathers would,” or his fans claiming he fathered the tea party movement (a claim tea partiers in Paul’s home [...]
The final day of CPAC 2010 (Saturday 2-20) did not disappoint. An array of conservative heavy-hitters, panel discussions and film offerings kept things interesting and conference attendees engaged. The exchange of ideas and the inherently intellectual exercise that is conservatism was fully in evidence.
Things got off to a rousing start with a short but passionate [...]
One of Jay Leno’s funniest bits on the Tonight Show is when he goes trolling in Hollywood for people who know nothing about America. They don’t know what country we fought to be independent from, what century the Civil War was in, etc.
MSNBC commentator Chris Matthews is a frequent Leno guest; but Thursday night, he [...]
When I was a junior communist living in 1960’s Canada, one of the few constants in my life was the unwelcome presence of Maoists at pretty much any gathering I attended. The cause de jour didn’t matter; it could have been “Get American Potatoes Out of Our Poutine!” It was all the same to them. [...]
The Republican presidential nominee, an Arizona senator, was a maverick, which was part of his charm. He spoke and acted impulsively, which was part of his problem. Voters thought his entertaining dimensions might be incompatible with presidential responsibilities. For example, he selected a running mate most Americans had never heard of and who had negligible […]