John Hendrickson: Ideas have consequences and the dark history of socialism and communism should not be forgotten or treated lightly.
Kelvey Vander Hart: If you understand what socialism really is you would understand that Jesus Christ, the son of God, was not (and is not) a socialist.
Marx viewed religion as something negative to get rid off, and his followers certainly tried their best, criminalizing religion and killing millions.
Swedes are going to start asking questions like why the country gives asylum to seven times as many refugees every year as the average European country.
What conservatives ought to seek for nations in the European Union is what America’s Founding Fathers sought – the right to govern itself.
During the Communist threat several decades ago, people consoled themselves with this philosophy: “Better red than dead.” In the presence of threats, intimidation, and political extortion, it seemed like a sensible attitude to embrace. Many thought such a resignation would not affect their lives in any meaningful way and adopted it. Few considered its implications […]
As we celebrate American Independence, it is important to know what it means and what it doesn’t mean. It is important to know what to fight for and what to fight against. After 235 years of American Independence, we are once again in a fight for the survival of the United States. While militant Islam […]
I live nowhere near the zip code of the “wealthy.” I do okay but I can tell you with confidence, I will never be rich. I can also tell you that I do not resent those with wealth nor do I not think ill of them. I do not question how they accumulated their wealth. […]
I’ve attended tea party events. I am a constitutional conservative. I believe that the Obama administration is pushing a socialist agenda, along with 55% of Americans so I’m not alone. I don’t think signs like the one on the left are helpful however. More than that I think they are counterproductive. The AP reports: A […]
Glenn Beck stirred up some controversy this week when he made the following comments about social justice on his radio program on Monday, he said: I’m begging you, your right to religion and freedom to exercise religion and read all of the passages of the Bible as you want to read them and as your […]
Some in the religious left who embrace ideas like wealth redistribution under the guise of social justice. Many liberal churches in the 60s & 70s embraced liberation theology which embraces Marxist ideals and wraps them around the Cross. So that begs the question is communism biblical? Is Christianity and Communism compatible? D.B. Kuiper (1886-1966) who […]
Some odds and ends from around the net. Public Discourse: Social Conservatism Is Here to Stay by Matthew Schmitz (HT: IFPC Action) WSJ: Sarah Palin Weighs In by John Fund (HT: Lisa Grass) UK Telegraph: Barack Obama sees worst poll ratings drop in 50 years AP: Cabinet members make many Nevada stops for Reid CNSNews: […]
Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez must be jealous that he doesn’t own a car company. I think he’s hoping for a return of the Dodge Shadow as well. Reuters reports from Caracas: CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez said on Tuesday that he and Cuban ally Fidel Castro risk being more conservative than U.S. President […]
Oh yes, things are going to be oh so much better with Obama, Geithner, Reid and Pelosi running GM. But we can rest in the knowledge that President Obama is reluctant to do this. See he’s not interested in doing this. Well I for one feel reassured. I’m looking forward to what the next line […]
1. “Envy, Equality, and Economic Destruction” by Amy Hall The idea that some are more wealthy–sometimes much more wealthy–than others is very disturbing to the Left. They believe they hold the moral position with their policies because they are working toward equality. The problem is that it is not fair or just to enforce an […]