Conservative Views

A Conservative View of the Right to Property.

If you love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom – go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen… Samuel Adams

Presidential Primary Debate 12/15/11

This debate once again highlighted the tendency of even “conservative” moderators to “take out” the front runner. Chris Wallace in particular repeatedly invited other candidates to criticize Gingrich, and time and time again they rose to the bait. Gingrich had no…

Presidential Debate on ABC 12/10/11

Tonight’s debate was interesting from a number of different prospective, but there were no real breakout moments for any candidates. A few observations on specifics I will mention and then an overview of the debate in perspective. The first serious…

Thoughts on the Passing Scene

The Self Indulgent Occupy Wall Street Movement This week we were shown that just one of the Occupy Wall Street camp-ins produced 30 tons of trash . . . and who knows what additional damage was done to the turf,…

Sequestered, Again!

Sequestered, again! I hate big words. I usually don’t understand them, and most of the time a shorter word would work just as well.  My pet gripe of the day is the current usage of the word “sequestration.” Political pundit…

A Conservative View of the OWS Protests

Poor people are not poor because rich people are rich. Greed, envy and strife are not the building blocks for a more prosperous America.I watched the self admitted communist Van Jones talk with admiration of the OWS protestors, and how they were speaking truth to power. Is this philosophy of something for nothing really truth?Watch these protestors and their defenders in the halls of power. And when the 2012 elections roll around, throw the bums out! That would be speaking truth to power!

He Said – She Said A Conservative View of the Harassment Charges Against Cain

Many conservatives believe that if the media is successful in taking down Mr. Cain, the next front runner in the Republican Primary will face a similar attack built around whatever shreds of “evidence” the media can find. The fact that these accusations, intially publicized contrary to many of the media’s own “ethics” might damage Mr. Cain’s 40 plus year marriage, his business reputation, his standing with his family, is largely irrelevent to the press on a mission.