It's safe to say Americans on the right are sickened by the same old tired playbook of the left.
Let's face it: using the race card, the gender card, the "stupid" card, the insensitive card, the tax cuts for the rich card, and the "green" card has worked for them. They have had more than a compliant media; they have had a collusive media that has agreed with the Democrat elites every day for decades, helping them form these nasty narratives about half of the country's population. It's one of the reasons we ended up with a shell-shocked Republican Party that became ashamed of its own beliefs and its own supporters. Full Story....Here
By Robert Curry
The meaning of conservatism has long been a matter of dispute among conservatives. The election of Donald Trump has raised that dispute to a fever pitch. Consequently, this might be a good time to bring some precision to this debate.
In its broadest and most basic sense, conservatism is an attitude of opposition to drastic change. It is the political expression of caution or of the underappreciated virtue of prudence. Drastic, hasty change is likely to have unintended consequences, even terrible ones. Let us learn from the past and make change carefully, says the sober-minded and careful conservative. Full Story....Here
By M.D. Kittle
But another key initiative, for the most part off the radar, could change states’ increasingly subordinate role in the U.S. system of federalism.
Wisconsin, again, could lead the way to reform.
“With recent changes at the federal level, we have a unique opportunity to have more authority delegated back to the states, especially regarding the delivery of public benefit programs,” state Sen. Chris Kapenga wrote in a recent newsletter to constituents. Full Story....Here
The always entertaining and often insightful year in review
We learned that the Russians are more involved in our election process than the League of Women Voters.
We continued to prove, as a nation, that no matter how many times we are reminded, we are too stupid to remember to hold our phones horizontally when we make videos.
In a fad even stupider than “planking,” millions of people wasted millions of hours, and sometimes risked their lives, trying to capture imaginary Pokémon Go things on their phones, hoping to obtain the ultimate prize: a whole bunch of imaginary Pokémon Go things on their phones. The whole thing....Here
By Victor Davis Hansen
Throughout the course of the 2016 election, the conventional groupthink was that the renegade Donald Trump had irrevocably torn apart the Republican Party. His base populism supposedly sandbagged more experienced and electable Republican candidates, who were bewildered that a “conservative” would dare to pander to hoi polloi by promising deportations of illegal aliens, renegotiation of trade agreements that “ripped off” working people, and a messy attack on the reigning political correctness Full story....Here