Category: Conservatism

Majority of Americans Say “Please, Big Government, Don’t Help Anymore!”

Majority of Americans Say “Please, Big Government, Don’t Help Anymore!”

| March 20, 2009 | Reply

One of the biggest complaints from conservatives over the past twenty years is that the American people have grown entirely too comfortable with their government riding to their rescue. Government, say conservatives, usually shows up like an enraged bull elephant instead of a dashing knight in shining armor, and does far more harm than good. […]

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Majority of Americans Say "Please, Big Government, Don't Help Anymore!"

Majority of Americans Say "Please, Big Government, Don't Help Anymore!"

| March 20, 2009 | Reply

One of the biggest complaints from conservatives over the past twenty years is that the American people have grown entirely too comfortable with their government riding to their rescue. Government, say conservatives, usually shows up like an enraged bull elephant instead of a dashing knight in shining armor, and does far more harm than good. […]

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They Always Travel in Pairs.

They Always Travel in Pairs.

| March 14, 2009 | Reply

It is said about the Lords of the Snark that where there is one, the other must surely be nearby. So it is today in the blogosphere. First, the apprentice, Frank J. Could Obama have a flaw? Could he be, in fact, too awesome? Before you grab the pitchforks and label me an apostate, hear […]

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Color Me Unimpressed, New York Times

Color Me Unimpressed, New York Times

| March 12, 2009 | 4 Replies

This quote from one of Stacy’s posts seems a perfect introduction to another announcement: By slow and imperceptible degrees, like a vine climbing a wall, a stultifying artificiality has crept into American intellectual life, which is governed by a set of unspoken rules that prohibit engagement on terms that are honest, honorable and manly. Our […]

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Rush's Critics Need to Read What He Actually Said.

Rush's Critics Need to Read What He Actually Said.

| March 8, 2009 | 27 Replies

I’ve not written much about the Rush Limbaugh controversy that the White House has cooked up but, given the direction the argument has been moving among conservatives, it’s probably time I did. My post is prompted by this from Jeff Goldstein, this semi-retort my Patterico, and this overall analysis Gabriel Malor. I recommend you read […]

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Rush’s Critics Need to Read What He Actually Said.

Rush’s Critics Need to Read What He Actually Said.

| March 8, 2009 | 27 Replies

I’ve not written much about the Rush Limbaugh controversy that the White House has cooked up but, given the direction the argument has been moving among conservatives, it’s probably time I did. My post is prompted by this from Jeff Goldstein, this semi-retort my Patterico, and this overall analysis Gabriel Malor. I recommend you read […]

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The Heavy Burden of Lent is One I Don't Think I Could Bear

The Heavy Burden of Lent is One I Don't Think I Could Bear

| March 8, 2009 | Reply

Man, am I glad I’m not a Catholic. I don’t think I could give up pummeling my favorite conservative know-it-all for Lent. Of course, there are no shortage of conservative know-it-alls out there whose egos needs a good spearing, so I’m sure Stacy will adapt. Like a heroin addict adapts to methadone, maybe.

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The Heavy Burden of Lent is One I Don’t Think I Could Bear

The Heavy Burden of Lent is One I Don’t Think I Could Bear

| March 8, 2009 | Reply

Man, am I glad I’m not a Catholic. I don’t think I could give up pummeling my favorite conservative know-it-all for Lent. Of course, there are no shortage of conservative know-it-alls out there whose egos needs a good spearing, so I’m sure Stacy will adapt. Like a heroin addict adapts to methadone, maybe.

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Saturday Blog Hooky LinkFest

Saturday Blog Hooky LinkFest

| March 7, 2009 | 3 Replies

The weather is nice today so I’m going to take advantage, open a few windows and do some early Spring Cleaning. But I’ll leave you with a few links for your Saturday reading pleasure. First, as it must be on a Saturday, is Stacy McCain’s Full Metal Jacket Saturday. Read all the way to the […]

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Conservative Women Are Beautiful!

Conservative Women Are Beautiful!

| March 5, 2009 | Reply

I’m still sorting through all the photos and notes I took while I was at CPAC last week and I realize that I still have a few good pictures to share with you. One of the truths of conservatism that you see in obvious display at CPAC is that conservative women are flat-out beautiful. I’d […]

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