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Socrates

In our polarized society, it is difficult to discern which opinion to have, or which side to take. It is difficult to decide between cold or hot, or even lukewarm; most dangerous is the last choice, but perhaps it is only dangerous because of how unproductive it is. 1,511 more words

Sermons

Send in the drones

Amazon Air is testing drone delivery system in a secret location in Canada. I can’t believe Canada allowed this to happen.

Drones Without Borders.

The POTUS will visit Kenya.  60 more words

Culture

A Christian on the sidelines is a Christian not going forth.

As Erick Erickson splutters about Moloch like Allen Ginsburg and Canada like Stan’s mother in “South Park,” let me remind him that Canada has no Bill of Rights and no jurisprudence that for more than a hundred fifty years limited conflicts between businesses and people as inadmissible unless the federal government was involved because the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment did not apply to the states. 317 more words

What is a conservative, on the ground?

Radio talk show hosts–I enjoy hearing some of them, especially the ones that steep their delivery in satire. It requires a certain sophistication to “get it,” and many don’t–but should take time to. 670 more words

Politics

What is Conservatism and What is Wrong With It?

Former Associate Professor of Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, Phil Agre, defined  conservatism thus:

Q: What is conservatism?
A: Conservatism is the domination of society by an aristocracy. 451 more words

Society

Hold Open The Gates!!

In last week’s Amconmag article “The Neoconservative Cursus Honorum“, Phillip Giraldi reverse-engineers the system that the neoconservatives used to subvert the Right:

“If one…

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Conservatism

Here we go again, Florida.

My state made the news again: a Senate panel approved a bill ordering that women wait twenty-four hours before having an abortion. Innocuous enough, I suppose, but we don’t need yet another law requiring yet more enforcement: 156 more words