Promethean Delegates Unbound: the ‘Nuclear Option’

by Jon N. Hall    5/7/16

Why does America have such a screwy “system” for electing party nominees to run for the office of president? There’s only one instance of the word “primary” and its related forms in the Constitution: the 24th Amendment. And the 76 words that make up that amendment all deal with striking down poll taxes, not some justification for any primary election system. More » • (556 views)

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The Way of the Dodo

by Brad Nelson5/7/16

Mankind is destined to be ruled, his relatively short flirtation with self-government going the way of the Dodo, and for similar reasons: We have become a flightless, dull thing, our survival abilities eroded by being isolated — not on the island of Mauritus but on the island of dependency. More » • (488 views)

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Trump Supporters Need to be Held Accountable

by C. Edmund Wright5/6/16

Enough with the sore winners pity party already. I and many other columnists, commentators, and speakers have been accused of being a sore loser a few thousand times on this and other sites — and for the sake of argument I’ll admit those charges might have merit. More » • (961 views)

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Get Over What About Trump?

by C. Edmund Wright5/5/16

Now we’re told at this early date to “get over it.” We being those conservatives who aggressively opposed Donald Trump, of course. More » • (648 views)

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What do We do Now that Trump has Won the Nomination?

by N. A. Halkides   5/4/16

There’s been a lot of talk about Trump in the discussion thread on Edmund Wright’s recent Coulter vs. Coulter and of course elsewhere: More » • (1060 views)

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Trump and Supporters Insult Our Intelligence

by C. Edmund Wright5/4/16

I am not #NeverTrump, but I’m getting close… thanks to Donald Trump and his supporters. More » • (909 views)

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Donations etc.

by Timothy Lane4/24/16

The March 11 National Review had a review of a book by infamous liberal Jane Mayer defaming modern conservative philanthropy (such as that of the Koch brothers). The reviewer is Martin Morse Wooster More » • (361 views)

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Natural Depravity

by Glenn Fairman4/12/16

Our depraved nature is meant to be tempered by the ancient institutions of civil society: the family, church, political life, and their specific moral rules that govern men who are given to self-interest. Although we cannot totally escape the fruit of that depravity, we can recognize its existence and legislate checks against its onslaught—-primarily by choking the accumulation of political power. More » • (1225 views)

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The Devil is in the Details…of the Left

by David Norris4/6/16

Garth Kant’s recent article from World Net Daily (WND) about Michael Walsh’s new book is a fascinating introduction to yet another intelligent voice in the opposition to modern Marxism (progressivism) and its war against the United States and the West. More »

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Trump is Not What I Expected

by Brad Nelson4/4/16

One of the premises I had regarding Donald Trump in the early going was that of “a diamond in the rough.” Going into this election season, I knew very little about the man. I don’t read People magazine, I don’t watch MS-NBC, and I’ve never watched The Apprentice. More » • (821 views)

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Dear Leader

by Glenn Fairman3/23/16

As for our Dear Leader, one can see plainly that the greasepaint has worn away, and that he never was the person he portrayed himself as. Since images trump substance, no president would ever allow himself to be used so shabbily unless the signal was intentional. More » • (455 views)

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Hell Defined

by Glenn Fairman3/23/16

To believe in your heart of hearts that no intrinsic good exists and then posit one’s own transitory good as a sufficient star to steer your life by, is a bitter cluster of madness, despair, and delusion—and would probably function nicely as a working definition for Hell. More » • (868 views)

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