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  • A call for suggestions of Talking points to combat the Oppressive-Leftat.

    01/09/2013 8:19:23 AM PST · by BerserkPatriot · 54 replies
    Jan 9 2013
    A national radio host made an excellent suggestion the other day that we conservatives should pursue with vigor. The Oppressive-left loves to use simple talking point slogans to hammer their lies into the publics conscious. These simpleton lies are designed to crowd out real thought and logic of the truth. It is about time for our side to get on board and come up with our own talking point slogans we can all use to hammer the truth into them (rhetorically speaking of course) This posting is to advance that idea and get the ball rolling. The technique Oppressives is...
  • Give me liberty or give me health care

    02/03/2011 10:16:23 PM PST · by OldDeckHand · 8 replies
    WaPoo ^ | 02/04/2011 | Charles Lane
    Judge Roger Vinson's ruling striking down the health-care law's individual mandate and, with it, the rest of the statute, may or may not stand up in higher courts. But it's more convincing than some arguments I've read on the other side. My colleague Ezra Klein, for example, argues that "whatever the legal argument about the individual mandate is about, it's not, as some of its detractors would have it, a question of liberty." The individual mandate involves less intrusion in private markets and more personal choice than alternatives such as a single-payer system, Ezra notes -- borrowing the point from...
  • Are Liberals Coming Out of the Closet on the Constitution?

    01/05/2011 9:16:05 PM PST · by BuckeyeTexan · 44 replies · 1+ views
    Powerline ^ | 01/05/2011 | John
    We have written many times about the Progressive movement and its open hostility toward both the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. We have also noted that modern progressives have generally had the good political sense to keep their opinions about the Constitution to themselves, beyond whatever critique is implicit in terming it a "living" document that is liable to call forth previously unknown "rights" at any moment. Today's New York Times editorializes on the Republican takeover of the House. You could paraphrase the editorial as "wah-wah-wah;" the paper basically cries over its party's November defeat. But in the course...
  • Worshipping the Constitution

    01/06/2011 7:23:56 AM PST · by Voice of Reason88 · 28 replies · 1+ views
    Human Events ^ | 01/06/2011 | John Hayward
    Democrats are howling about the new Republican majority’s decision to read the Constitution in its entirety on Thursday. You are not “free” when the collective demands of favored citizens can place unlimited demands on the fruit of your labor. You are not “free” if your choices are meaningless. You are not “free” if you are not allowed to dissent. There is only one governing principle that properly respects the freedom of all citizens: ironclad obedience to a clear and concise document that identifies their inherent rights, and forbids the State from compromising them, under any circumstances. The Constitution does not...
  • Video:Growing Marxist Movement..Say They Prefer to be Called “Progressives”(leftist labeling scam)

    01/04/2011 8:02:32 AM PST · by Voice of Reason88 · 32 replies
    weaselzippers ^ | January 2, 2011 | ZIP
    A look at the growing Marxist movement in New York City. Even though they read Marx and Stalin, organize protests against Israel and play a board game that equates capitalism with barbarism, they shy away from calling themselves “socialist”. As one member puts it, “It’s more positive to say progressive or left.”
  • No Labels: Liberalism Without Labels

    12/21/2010 6:51:57 AM PST · by Voice of Reason88 · 31 replies · 2+ views
    Human Events ^ | 12/21/2010 | Tony Lee
    Though the group is barely formed, two things seem patently obvious. First, since elite liberals have failed in branding themselves as “liberal” and then “progressives” in a country that is center-right, No Labels seems to be another center-left attempt at re-branding the movement. Taken in this light, the group’s deciding not to have a label says a lot about how poorly any group or policy that has an overt center-left tag performs in the center-right political marketplace. Second, No Labels, which purportedly seeks consensus on a range of issues, accomplished its primary goal of bringing together the left, right, and...