Percy and Royster: Two Voices From the Past

Vermont Connecticut Roysterwalker percyIt is one thing to be clever, quite another to be wise. These two traits – guile and wisdom – are often confused in our fast paced, hurly-burly success crazed world.

If you sound and act […]

Irresponsibility in Ferguson

rtngfrgsnFollowing the announcement of the grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the death of eighteen-year-old Michael Brown, the crowd gathered in the streets of Ferguson went on a shooting, looting, and burning spree. Chanting, yelling, and rioting over a claim that the […]

The Atheist Crusade Against a Conservative Christian History Professor

Recently I received an email, the subject line of which provocatively suggested that atheists were on the “warpath” against a university professor. Intrigued, I clicked on the email and opened up the linked article. I have to admit that I was less interested in the story than I was in identifying this conservative professor and […]

Joel Cairo’s Journal – November 28, 2014

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Listening to the chatter emanating from the halls of the European Community offices in Brussels this week was, to say the least, disturbing. The seemingly endless requests for recognition of a “Palestinian state,” to one well acquainted with the region, showed the utmost in foolishness, […]

Race and Justice in Ferguson Missouri

 

As expected, the lack of an indictment in the matter of the death of Michael Brown has sparked riots, violence, looting, and according to some reports at least one death. The purported reason, or more accurately, excuse for all this is outrage over the shooting of an unarmed youth by a police officer; a […]

The Chilling Photos From the Ferguson Riots

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Photos from the rioting in Ferguson and around the country after the jury announced its decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson over the shooting of Michael Brown on November 24th. All photos are from Twitter #Ferguson as they were posted throughout the evening.

Free Pass for One Percenter Al Sharpton on $4.5 Million Owed in Taxes

ashrptn2Years of massive corruption by the man known for stirring up race relations and making them worse are finally being exposed. While flying around the country first class, dressed in lavish suits, and most recently stirring the pot in Ferguson, Mo., Al Sharpton has avoided paying millions […]

Part 1. Malmedy Massacre and the Battle of the Bulge

bulge1Malmedy, Belgium… At the end of the First World War, Malmedy was separated from Germany and annexed to Belgium on March 6, 1925. Historically, Malmedy gained its fame when it became the focal point of a massacre that was committed on December 17, 1944, by members of […]

False Hopes

ObamaTearConstitutionNumerous articles have appeared recently celebrating the GOP victory in this month’s elections and predicting future electoral success for Republicans. The reasons offered for the prediction usually run along the following lines:

The voters are thoroughly and permanently fed up with the mess that Obama and […]

Joel Cairo’s Journal – November 23, 2014

Joel Cairo

 

It is with some trepidation that I open this series of reports for the IntellectualConservative. As you may know, I have spent many years in search of the elusive Maltese Falcon. That devious rascal Khamidov must still have it and it appears that he has […]

Like Gruber's ObamaCare, the Net Neutrality They're Selling Isn't the One They'll Foist Upon Us

Seton Motley videoUnless you only get your news via the Jurassic Press – or you are a government school victim who as a result doesn’t pay attention to anything at all – you are now intimately familiar with the on-camera stylings of Jonathan Gruber.

Gruber is a […]

Book Review - America in Retreat

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Recently there have been a number of books published on America’s role in world events and what the world would be like absent such participation. Mark Steyn published After America in 2011. Earlier this year Dinesh D’Souza gave us America: Imagine a World Without […]

Ultimate Schadenfreude: Democrat is Twice Bitten, Not Shy

kckmThere’s stupid. There’s really stupid. There’s really, really stupid.

Then there’s Democrat stupid.

A prime example is a Friday Wall Street Journal article titled “This Democrat Is Giving Up on ObamaCare.” It’s penned by one Burke Beu, someone I describe as “ethnically Democrat,” as he says “I […]

The November 4 Elections: American Voters Punish Political Fanatics

rdplsVoters have shown, yet again, that we do not like political fanatics. “Fanatic” is defined by my resident dictionary as “a person filled with excessive and single-minded zeal, esp. for an extreme … political cause.” The Republican Party, in the nuanced language of Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky), […]

Amnesty is Treason

Treason is the most serious crime in America and it is a term I do not use lightly, though it is a term I find myself using with increasing regularity.

Treason is defined in the law as – “Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving […]

Analysis of the 2014 Elections

obmmdtrmThe public and pundits alike, tend to read too much into the results of a particular election because society has fallen for the romantic notion that the culture can be perfected and social problems can be solved solely through the political process.

From a theological perspective, when […]

From a Terrible President Obama Asia Trip – Some Actual Good News

glblwrmng2President Barack Obama’s recent Asia trip was – like much of his presidency – very often disastrous.

Some things are more disastrous than others.

A Look at What the US-China Climate Deal Means for the Fight Against Global Warming

China, whose emissions […]

Counterproductive Sixties

1960svlncAmerican campuses were in constant uproar during the late sixties. Now they are calm again, but they are very different places than they used to be. For instance, we have “speech codes” that limit speech on campus that anyone can express off campus, we also have speakers […]

Reflections on Lawlessness in Government

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The American system, famously, was established on the idea of the rule of law. Rule of law, as opposed to the rule of man, means that everyone is subject to the law, regardless of who they are, where they reside, how much money they make, […]

Duly Noted - Absurdities Called Public Affairs.

Duly Noted

Some news presented with a straight face is hilarious, or would be that, if only they were not serious. Here is a collection of recent absurdities.

 

1 – Turkey’s strong man flirts with chauvinism coupled to Islamism. Authoritarian regimes will, in the context of […]

The Bright Side to Amnesty

namnstyTo many, the above title may seem much like speaking of the bright side to malignant cancer. And did it really come out of this writer’s pen? Long a staunch immigration critic, I’ve written many articles on the subject; Pat Buchanan used one of my lines in […]

Incentives for Non-College-Bound Students

rewardsHow can rewards be used to encourage learning by non-college-bound students who may be interested in working as soon as possible, some even before graduation? They may be sorely frustrated with their academic high-school experience. Their frustration can help explain dropout rates of 50 percent or […]

House Republicans Place Obama on Official Notice

impchobm3House leaders have placed Obama on OFFICIAL NOTICE to stop the usurpation of Congress by violating the Constitution with illegal Executive amnesty.

The North American Law Center (NALC), working in concert with numerous patriot groups across America, placed House Republicans on notice demanding that they use constitutional […]

Republicans Can Stop Executive Order Amnesty Dead

obmamnstyThe little dictator-in-chief is set to announce his unconstitutional attempt to circumvent and subvert the constitutional powers of Congress Thursday night, as he attempts to single-handedly grant millions of illegal aliens defacto amnesty and then head off to Las Vegas to party with Harry Reid.

A little […]

ElectionWatch 2014: Eight Seats…Maybe Nine?

As we head into late November, the historic 2014 midterm elections are now behind us–at least for the most part. Nearly all of the close House, Senate, and gubernatorial races have now been decided. Republicans have secured 244 seats in the House of Representatives compared to 186 for the Democrats, with the outcome of five […]








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