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June 20, 2012

State to Watch in 2012 — North Carolina

Filed under: Elections & Voting - 20 Jun 2012

Whatever the outcome of Election 2012, North Carolinians can already celebrate knowing that the saucy Bev Perdue (D) will step down as governor come January. One of the nation’s least popular, she declined …

May 26, 2012

The Tyranny of Conservative Cliches

Filed under: Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 26 May 2012

National Review’s Jonah Goldberg has penned a brilliant and lively critique of what now passes for political discourse. In The Tyranny of Cliches he frequently chides both sides of the aisle for ducking …

May 20, 2012

America’s Real Bullies

So, the newspaper that broke the Watergate scandal is reduced to this?

The Washington Post, apparently in panic mode over Mitt Romney’s climbing poll numbers, is actually running a Page 1 expose of the …

May 4, 2012

Unemployment: A Conservative’s Perspective

Filed under: Economics - 04 May 2012

Although I have devoted much of my life to preserving America’s defining values and institutions, through activism, party leadership and as a columnist, I have always held a day job. The ideas I advance, …

April 17, 2012

Palestine in UNESCO – Ending The State Of Confusion

Palestine’s continuing membership of UNESCO has become far more tenuous and now faces increased scrutiny following a decision by the Office Of The Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) that Palestine is not a State.

Only States can …

April 10, 2012

Views on the News – 4/7/2012

Filed under: In The News - 10 Apr 2012

The conventional wisdom about the 2012 Presidential race has been this: Reelection efforts are all about the incumbent and this incumbent is beatable, because President Obama’s job approval rating has consistently been below 50%, and this also reflects above all …

April 5, 2012

The Politics of Dick Cheney’s Heart

Liberal pundits strike an interesting pose when defending Obamacare. Bleeding-heart idealists temporarily morph into cold, hard realists on the subject of the individual mandate. “I should not have to pay, either through …

March 19, 2012

A Palin-ista Examines Game Change

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood - 19 Mar 2012

In defense of HBO’s ‘fact-based’ account of the 2008 campaign (which this writer has seen), it is no less riddled with the inaccuracies and falsehoods detractors claim than countless other docu-dramas from television and …

March 10, 2012

The Violation of America’s Character

Filed under: Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 10 Mar 2012

Conservative commentary typically proceeds by highlighting the practical results of such disastrous policies as Obama-care. In recent days, however, we have seen the erosion of our character as a people, a violation of …

February 26, 2012

Why Not Separation of Liberalism and State?

The idea that liberalism is a religion unto itself is by no means original. Still, how frustrating that America has been conditioned to regard traditional religious influences as the gravest threats to our …

January 28, 2012

In Praise of Super PACs

Filed under: Elections & Voting,First Amendment - 28 Jan 2012

One of the many inconvenient truths that irks liberal sensibilities is knowing that the First Amendment applies to everyone. Yes, even the so-called rich and the Bible-thumpin’, gun-totin’ rednecks (mostly in the south) …

January 10, 2012

The Curious Candidacy of Elizabeth Warren

Consider the candidacy of Elizabeth Warren, the likely Democratic contender for the US Senate seat from Massachusetts now held by Scott Brown. For a woman boasting such a spectacular resume (Harvard law professor, bankruptcy expert, assistant to the president …

December 22, 2011

Choice Not Consensus: A Plea From a Less Important State

Most registered Republicans will not pick their party’s presidential nominee this election. Because of a curious tradition in our electoral process, voters in a handful of small states will get to anoint a frontrunner early this winter. Now, …

December 10, 2011

The Fall of Herman Cain: A Conservative’s Lament

There is not much original left to say. No, it is not fair that the media has taken out yet another charismatic conservative. Yes, the media actively promoted its preferred candidate, Barack Obama, in 2008, with very little …

November 29, 2011

Note to the Millionaires: A Better Return On Your Dollar

After visiting the website of Patriotic Millionaires for Fiscal Strength, the group demanding higher taxes on wealthy Americans like themselves, one may lament the defiant, don’t-tread-on-me spirit that once defined our national character. It is not merely that these …

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