If, upon entering the war, you expect to win the first battle, failure is assured in your shortsightedness. War is won on the shoulders of both the battles that succeeded but more over, on the battles that were lost. Without the lost battles, you may have missed your opponents key weakness and the opportunity to understand your own.
This is a key understanding missed in today’s politics and clearly, within the Republican party and Conservative movement. Continue reading →
The left doesn’t like American exceptionalism. Whatever it is about that idea, the left ain’t buyin’ what the rest of us are sellin’.
In 2009, President Obama spoke about his belief in American exceptionalism, “I believe in American exceptionalism, just as I suspect that the Brits believe in British exceptionalism and the Greeks believe in Greek exceptionalism…”.
As far as logical fallacies go, this one is falsely analogous in that comparing these countries is not equal nor like one another. The President simply does not believe in American exceptionalism but saying so would a bad thing.
What is it about Christmas that brings out all the Scrooges?
Every December we hear stories about atheists and secularists who have found novel ways to try and banish Christmas from public view. We call it “the war on Christmas.” But if secularists are fighting a war it’s a disproportionate one: The scrooges are badly outnumbered by a majority of Americans who still embrace the holiday. Continue reading →
Not so long ago, I wrote about Obama’s fecklessness. In this, I largely detailed some historical information about how unpopular and poorly received he was as a college lecturer, his failure in Benghazi and his poor debate performance.
This is not headline maker stuff but worth discussing.
After reflecting a little about this, I realized that I left out so much. So much that makes President Barack Obama the definition of feckless. Continue reading →
We live in a liberal world. We conservatives like to say that the United States is a center right nation but, as Joe Biden says, that is malarkey.
Within our homes, most of America lives by a center right credo. We do not, however, live a conservative public life. The national conversation has changed and it is a liberal world. Conservative ideas must be whispered and only to those whom you know to be of the rightward cloth.
The ‘red pill’ and its opposite, ‘blue pill,‘ are pop culture terms that have become symbolic of the choice between blissful ignorance (blue) and embracing the sometimes-painful truth of reality (red). It’s time for America to take the red pill and wake up from the fog of apathy.