Party Politics

It's Rule 5 Sunday! Hot chicks dig liberty edition.

The factions within the parties who bring neither money nor power to the party, such as free-market and pro-peace groups, slavishly vote again and again for the party, naively convincing themselves that the party will do something for them if they can just win one more election.

Those who benefit most from this management of factions and interest groups are the parties themselves, since electoral victories bring with them jobs, power, and many financial rewards … while the other groups within the coalition are told they should just be happy that the other party didn't win.

Modern conservatives, whether they wish to admit it or not, are every bit as responsible for the diabolical ...

Choose or Lose

2011-03-03

Choose or lose. That's what everybody wants us to believe. It's what most people DO believe. Democrat or ...

People are already talking about the 2012 elections. Will Obama win? Will the Republicans win? I have ...

Russell Kirk, a genuine American conservative, had more wisdom in a given brain cell than the entire neocon ...

The neoconservatives are at it again. By "purging" themselves of those unwashed libertarians, they're exposing themselves for ...

Why do I pick on conservatives?

It's simple, really. I'd ...

Rep. Ron Paul won the CPAC straw poll for the second year in a row and the ...

Maybe Sarah Palin should be banned from CPAC too ...

Palin ...

Whenever you get 2 or more people in a room, there is going to be disagreement. But this ...

She seems very sweet, so I don't mean to pick on Melissa Clouthier directly, but since RedState won't allow me to leave a comment, I must.

Melissa wrote a post titled "Should Libertarians Be Banned From CPAC?" in which she provides a very narrow definition of "conservative" that writes the godfather of the movement and author of "The Conservative Mind", Russell Kirk, completely out of the conservative picture.

Here's the Venn Diagram she used to define what she calls "true conservatives."

What,pray tell,am I talking about,you say?Well,we've all heard of the six degrees of Kevin Bacon or the Kevin ...

According to a recent Rasmussen poll, Republicans are gaining ground.
Partisan Trends: 35.4% Democrat 33.0% ...

It looks like there's more trouble in Obama's White House ... Rahm is rumored to be on his ...

In the following video, Daniel McCarthy of American Conservative gives a brief, yet excellent history lesson on the ...

Purity of Doctrine?

2010-05-18

A Political Insurrection Has Begun ... It's happening whether people ...

The American political process has become its own worst enemy. It divides people. It pits us one against ...

Out in the real world, we live and associate freely with people who have different tastes, preferences, and ...

The GOP Establishment is finding themselves in more trouble with us "heartland rubes," than they could ever have ...

By Michigan J. Blogger

I believe the majority of politicians - the ones who get elected to higher state ...