Traditionalism vs. Modern Society

roman-ruinsIn the book Starship Troopers, at one point Robert Heinlein presents us with a classroom scene in which the instructor asks the students to supply a justification for the continued use of the existing governmental system. The students fumble around with answers that don’t work very well, […]

William F. Buckley, Jr. and the Left Revisited

Some years ago, not long after William F. Buckley, Jr. passed away, I took on writing a book-length project for this site called Crossing Swords: William F. Buckley Jr. and the American Left.

The project, designed as a tribute to Buckley, consisted of a series of essays […]

Confessing My Secret Love Affair With John Maynard Keynes

Universal ManLet me now publicly reveal my long love affair with John Maynard Keynes. On June 5th, stationed on a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico, I raised my annual toast to the memory of this great man on the anniversary of his birth.

This year […]

Marxism, Fabian Socialism and American Liberalism: The Left's Fear of Christianity, the Lone Weapon to Defeat Its Totalitarianism

Graphic of Obama, linking his policies to Nazism, Islam and Communism.

My perspective as a Christian is nuanced in observing the natural right of the individual to be at liberty to have a choice as the base for all of social understanding within a Christian theological construct, separating our relationship with the Trinity from that of other faiths which can only diffuse through “voluntary […]

REPORT: WikiLeaks Exposes President Obama's Backdoor Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Through a Common Market and International Court Tribunals, to Merge Eventually with the European Union

Obama Big Brother

Julian Assange is a riddle wrapped in an enigma — a man truly the personification of a conundrum. A libertarian if one has ever existed, he is global public enemy number one as a hacker most noted for owning WikiLeaks, which […]

So Long as We the People Control the Gun, We the People Will Control Our Government

"The Battle of Bunker Hill" by John Trumbull

“The Battle of Bunker Hill” by John Trumbull

Ah, gun control ― one of the great debates of our time — the debate of course regarding the age-old questions with answers long-since provided. The spirit of the Second […]

Marxism, Fabian Socialism and American Liberalism: The Left's First Reign of Terror During the French Revolution (1789-99)

Maximilien de Robespierre

Maximilien de Robespierre

“The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.” — Maximilien de Robespierre (1759-94)

Toryism in Great Britain and throughout Europe remained status quo for centuries, though across the […]

Marxism, Fabian Socialism and American Liberalism: The Politics of Racial Supremacy through Class Warfare and Genocide

Socialism, defined: The politics of racial supremacy through the progression of class warfare and genocide

Benjamin Franklin wrote “A penny saved is a penny earned”. Yet today, one can acquire income through robbing the labor force’s piggy banks and redistributing its pennies to those refusing to work. Ambition is today taboo. […]

To Bette Midler and the Leftist Hollywood Elite: Don’t Judge the Duggars Before Reading Your Party’s New Planks

Caricature of actress/vocalist Bette Midler.

Caricature of actress/vocalist Bette Midler.

Your Majesty Queen B[ette],

I beseech your forbearance following your sardonic attack against the Duggars for their lurid past involving incest and pedophilia allegations. You see, you and your Nazi-sycophant elitists not only have […]

The Dangers of International Free Trade Agreements

U.S. non-financialaAssets per the IRS (Reuters)

Conservatives and libertarians are renowned for desiring the greatest possible autonomy with respect to the free market. This phenomena, in fact, aided in igniting “the shot heard ‘round the world” April 19, 1775 at Lexington and Concord. History teaches high school students the economic principle behind the French term laissez-faire, or “to […]

GOP Presidential Candidates Tricked Into Flip-flop on Iraq War

No WMDsOnly our bumbling Republicans could take the number one issue we have against Obama, losing to Islamic terrorism, and turn it into George W. Bush’s fault. Beginning with Jeb Bush, several Republican presidential candidates said recently they would not have gone into Iraq militarily had they […]

Arab “Nationalism” and the Iraqi Implosion

isis-terrorist-665x385Jonathan Keiler’s interesting piece in the American Thinker on The Collapse of Arab Nationalism is misnamed. It is not that I disagree with most of Mr. Keiler’s assertions, but that the central premise of the title is that Arab Nationalism exists at all. It doesn’t, except for a […]

John McCain's Stolen Valor and Political Dereliction of American Liberty and Global Stability

Having debated leftist veterans of the United States Armed Forces, one detail of their ethos is nauseatingly clear: if they served during wartime, they were entitled by proxy to be considered exceptional American citizens. Most overwhelmingly are, and thank God for that. But just because one served his country during Vietnam where scores […]

The Russian Conflict and the Obama Shift Towards Global War

By now, it is no secret the global market for oil prices are seeing record low totals when compared to the past decade. But contrary to conventional wisdom, this is not at all good news, as global economies are destabilizing, the threats of state bankruptcy due to their heavy reliance upon the energy bubble to […]

The Prosopagnosia of the Grand Old Party and the Last Chance for a Conservative Revival: A Case to Restructure the Tea Party into a Third Major Political Party

Quote on forbearance by Edmund Burke.

Quote on forbearance by Edmund Burke.

The GOP has an identity crisis and, in the infamous words of Jimmy Carter as he blamed the American people for his failed presidency, “a crisis of confidence”. Its establishment in minority […]

A Nation Of Wimps?

no wimps

In a recent column for Townhall John Hawkins asks an important question. When Did America Turn Into Such A Nation Of Wimps? Yes, he probably knows several answers for this question, and so do many other intelligent people, but it seems proper to address it […]

When Israel Was the Darling of the Left

frdkrchwyAmerican intelligence bought the myth from 1947 to 1951 that the new Israeli state might be pro-Soviet because of the large presence of the Socialist-Zionist political parties and the proven success in combat of the Hagana and Palmach, units with a large participation of leftwing kibbutz members. Taking […]

The Self-Actualization of the Amoral Atheist's God Complex

The God Complex, by OneWaleTwoLegs (Deviant Art)

The God Complex, by OneWaleTwoLegs (Deviant Art)

As all logical cognitive deduction are lost on the primordial liberal mind, the idea there are no such phenomena as societies wholly egalitarian is tantamount to blasphemy given they […]

The Death of the Middle Class Under the Democrats' War on Poverty

Illustration on page 5 of the book Oliver Twist: Social Novel from 1898.

Illustration on page 5 of the book Oliver Twist: Social Novel from 1898.

Illustration on page 5 of the book Oliver Twist: Social Novel from 1898.

The Left hates freedom. They despise the rights to opportunity, to choice, even to live. To choose to be free […]

Obama’s Initiative for Global Islamization: How the Clintons Manufactured the Arab Spring Through the Muslim Brotherhood and the Creation of ISIS  

Splice of Naglaa Mahmoud Interview

TABLE OF CONTENTS: The Libyan Revolution Begins During the January 25 Revolution in Egypt Hillary Clinton’s Admission to Ordering the Toppling of Muammar Gaddafi The Role of the CIA September 11, 2012 – Eleven Years Later: The “Day of Rage” Linked to the Infiltration of the White House by the Muslim Brotherhood under Hillary […]

A Proposition for a New Conservative Party to Liberate America From the Shackles of Political-Correctness

Thomas Paine (1737-1808)

In 1776, Thomas Paine wrote in his iconic Revolutionary War pamphlet The American Crisis the following:

THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of […]

“It is incumbent [America] pay its... debts as it goes... which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.

Graphic of Thomas Jefferson to Georgia Delegates in Congress, Paris, 22 December 1786.

Thomas Jefferson, oft described affectionately nearby his home atop the mountain top in Charlottesville, Virginia as “The Sage of Monticello”, penned in his letter to Antoine Louis Claude Destutt de Tracy […]

Ideas on Ending the Welfare State in America

Soup line during the Great Depression prior to Social Security.

PREFACE: To Provide Opportunity for All and Compassion Through Altruism

One of Tea Party presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s political crusades is to dissolve the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) alongside the progressive income tax prescribed […]

Drudging up the Past

rcbt2Since it’s apparently time to drudge up the past transgressions of our ancestry in order to evoke divisiveness; perhaps those who seek to put a stop to it should recognize “John Brown Appreciation Day – A Day of Unity”

Once again, racial tensions have reached a fevered […]

The Legacy of the Three International Brigades


French Mahal Volunteers fighting in the Negev, 1948

My book The Left is Seldom Right (New English Review Press, 2011) provoked numerous letters to me from former Leftists who praised it and did not avoid confronting the reality that Nazi Germany and the USSR were close allies for […]

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