The prophet Whittaker Chambers

A friend writes: Did you ever come accross this quote?  Whittaker Chambers wrote this shortly before his death, to his friend William F. Buckley in the wake of the Republican defeat in 1960. “If the Republican Party cannot get some grip of the actual world we live in, and from it generalize and actively promote a program that [Read More...]

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This man showed such promise to the highly discerning Thing that Used to be Conservatism

…that it promoted him to Executive Director of the South Carolina GOP: Oh, but that’s not all: A number of media outlets detailed a range of inflammatory messages he posted to his Twitter account[11][12] in 2013, which include mocking Florida shooting victim Trayvon Martin[13] and saying that transgendered people should be placed in a concentration-style camp.[2][14][15] He also posted to his [Read More...]

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Today’s Freaking Insane Conservative News

You can’t get me far enough away from this lunacy fast enough: “The former general counsel and executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party is coming under fire for the novel solutions to the Ebola epidemic he is posting on Twitter. The vehemently pro-life Todd Kincannon began by arguing that anyone who contracts Ebola [Read More...]

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The American Conservative…

…on the lamentable state of the Thing that Used to Be Conservatism. Heretic-burning “conservatism” can only conceive of criticism as an attack by Outsiders since it is obsessed with trying purge heretics and can no longer conceive of anyone critiquing it because they want a better conservatism. Without a better conservatism, we will get, forever, [Read More...]

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NRO Writer: Hang Women Who Have Had Abortions

Dear Thing that Used to Be Conservatism: This is why people hate you. [Read more...]

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Ted Cruz: There really is no bottom…

…to the despicable cynicism of this despicable man. First, he betrays Middle Eastern Christians for the sake of a fund-raising ploy. Now he declares that his critics don’t care about Christians. If the Thing that Used to be Conservatism supports this creep for President they will lose, lose bad, and deserve the beating they get. [Read More...]

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Dear Prolife Conservatives

Those Republicans you voted for in the Most Important Election of our Lifetime?  The ones you *screamed* at me for failing to support and told me that I, personally, have the blood of millions of babies on my hands?  Those guys? They just voted–again–to fund Planned Parenthood–not to mention Syrian rebel (aka Al Quaida). Next [Read More...]

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FOX: Raising cynical nihilistic nonsense to an art form

A reader nicely sums up the latest nonsense from the FOX Ministry of Truth: Obama has too much power, is breaking the constitution, and is waging a war on Christians. We should give him the power to put enemies of the state in concentration camps based solely on their religion. Also, don’t forget that we [Read More...]

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FOX Panelist argues Japanese Internment Camps Were Justified

The infallible charism of Wrongness again asserts itself, this time in favor of, y’know, suggesting a course of action for Muslims on our shores.  It is, notably, the same network that for years hosted the paranoid rantings of Glenn Beck and rumors about FEMA concentration camps, as well as Sean Hannity’s games of footsie with [Read More...]

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Pamela Geller Looks Longingly at Communist China

In the ongoing metamorphoses of the Thing that Used to be Conservatism into a social movement that manages to get almost everything wrong, here is one of its Shapers of “Thought” hoping against hope that America would just grab the One Ring, and transform itself into a mass-murdering Communist despotism (and the one with more blood [Read More...]

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