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The Trump RNC Speech and the New Republican Party: Goodbye Illegal Aliens, Hello Inner-City Children and the "LGBTQ Community"

– 23 July 2016 –

Patulcius:

In clinching the Republican nomination and largely uniting the party behind his agenda, Donald Trump has managed to shift the definition of conservative for a new era. 2,093 more words

Patulcius

Why "Left" and "Right" Are Outdated Political Terms

At The Catholic Herald, I write about how our concepts of “left” and “right” are Cold War-era relics. The rupture of these obsolete ideas is behind the current breakdown in conventional politics in both the United States and the United Kingdom: 156 more words

Ideas & Ideology

Fernando Cortés: "Massive Mexican Immigration—a Business of Crooks"

An interesting take on immigration, economics, and US-Mexican relations from a Mexican nationalist.

The economic analysis he gave was quite good. I wish these identitarian folks would emphasize that more. 257 more words

The Politics of Guilt: or, How to Win a Culture War

Here’s me at The Catholic Herald, reflecting on last week’s Democratic sit-in for the policy people like to call “gun control”:

One side of the culture war has been successful in linking all its opinions to the most contentious and guilt-ridden periods in American history.

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Ideas & Ideology

How American Politics Went Insane

The System is crumbling and the power elite is getting worried.

By Jonathan Rauch

The Atlantic

t’s 2020, four years from now. The campaign is under way to succeed the president, who is retiring after a single wretched term. 281 more words

4th Amendment Under Attack in Supreme Court Decision

Truth Axis

On Monday the US Supreme Court ruled to uphold evidence gathered during an illegal investigatory stop in Utah. The case, Utah vs. Strieff… 494 more words

Police State/Civil Liberties

Goodbye America

First the Egyptians, then the Greeks, then the Romans, then Great Britain and now America is becoming a defeated empire.

The quality of potential leadership as demonstrated in their presidential candidates is to say the least abhorrent. 67 more words

American Decline