When Obama Really is Disastrously Wrong…

…you never hear about it from Right Wing Noise Machine sources: [Read more…]

Am I the only person who does not think this clarifies what he thinks it clarifies?

“To be clear, this is not to suggest that in similar circumstances, a person who engaged in this activity would face no consequences. To the contrary, those individuals are often subject to security or administrative sanctions. But that is not what we are deciding now.” – FBI Director James Comey I have not been following [Read More…]

Patrick Deneen on the Power Elite

Yup: Today’s corporate ideology has a strong affinity with the lifestyles of those who are defined by mobility, ethical flexibility, liberalism (whether economic or social), a consumerist mentality in which choice is paramount, and a “progressive” outlook in which rapid change and “creative destruction” are the only certainties. The response to Indiana’s RFRA law shows [Read More…]

Tennessee Senator Denies 280,000 People Health Care

…calls constituent “asshole” for asking him to give up his own health care. All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others. “The Gospel takes away our right forever, to discriminate between the deserving and the undeserving poor.” – Dorothy Day It does not however, take away our right to distinguish between the poor and lowly whom God [Read More…]

The Military is Where Our Ruling Class Gets to Experiment

…on its social engineering theories and do what it (so far) lacks a free hand to do with civilians–punish them for ungoodthink as it is punishing this Navy SEAL chaplain for believing what Christianity teaches. In Canada, the “Tolerance is not enough. You MUST approve” mentality is a bit further along with punishing Christian civilians [Read More…]

The GOP: On the Cutting Edge of the Late 19th Century

In a week when a cop’s lie about cold-blooded murder has been exposed by the courage of a citizen who filmed the whole thing, yet another GOP pol has proposed yet another bit of insanity in the form of a law forbidding citizens from filming cops.  It demonstrates, yet again, that the GOP is not [Read More…]

Healthcare for Veterans is an “entitlement” we cannot afford…

…according to GOP Senator with health care benefits who sent them into battle. “With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him [Read More…]

Daniel McCarthy and Ralph Nader Talk…

…about how left and right can end corporate rule together. It’s a hopeful thing to see this kind of conversation start to happen. [Read more…]

Obama: Making Nixon and Bush 43 Look Great

Robert Scheer on the Obama Administration’s historic war on privacy. I sometimes suspect that Obama’s loud advocacy for abortion is his cover for all this.  His base is suckered into thinking he respects “a woman’s right to privacy” as he dangles that rhetoric in front of them and they, by common consent, agree to be [Read More…]

Times Have Changed

Chesterton once said, “The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of Conservatives is to prevent mistakes from being corrected. Even when the revolutionist might himself repent of his revolution, the traditionalist is already defending it as part of his [Read More…]