Government

Growing Calls for a Convention of States is Problematic.

For years, Publius Huldah, Judi Caler and even the late Phyllis Schlafly have warned us against a Convention of States (Article V Convention aka Balanced Budget Amendment) while the likes of  Mark Levin and Mark Meckler have pushed in favor of a Convention of States. In spite of nasty verbal assaults  and [Read More]

Culture

In the Pronoun Wars, Be Thankful for the Founding Fathers

The Daily Signal by Jarrett Stepman It is sometimes astounding the kind of foresight the Founding Fathers had in protecting future generations from tyranny. The current international push to criminalize free speech in the name of various social movements should make us thankful that we have the First Amendment. Most [Read More]

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Politics

[VIDEO] “Orwellian” government is worse than authoritarian government

Orwellian government is not just repressive government; it is a government that seeks to reprogram your brain by controlling facts and language. With Trump’s election, Progressives have suddenly rediscovered both Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, her turgid 1980s attack on the Moral Majority and George Orwell’s 1984 (Signet Classics), one [Read More]

Economics

The past is present : a book and a movie from the 1940s have useful warnings for today’s socialist urges

Leftists love to rewrite the past, a creative totalitarian approach that allows them to forget all the lessons — both good and bad — that history teaches. For today’s lesson about the past’s relevance, this post looks at one movie from 1946 and one book from 1948 and uses their wisdom [Read More]