(By Joy Overbeck) Today’s “progressive” ideas are nothing but retreads of the notorious 19th and 20th century command-and-control tyrannies that killed about 120 million of their own citizens. Variously known as socialism, Communism, and Marxism, […]
By Kelly Sloan|2015-06-25T00:04:28+00:00June 25th, 2015|
It’s unlikely one would ever lack for examples of socialist failure. But should you ever find yourself at such a loss, the one that stands out perhaps most profoundly of late is Greece.
Greece’s problems are […]
By Kelly Sloan|2015-05-26T14:53:15+00:00May 19th, 2015|
Two elections recently took place within the Anglosphere — both with rather startling, and quite opposite, results.
Despite extensive prognostication to the contrary, Great Britain granted David Cameron’s Conservatives a victory — a majority at that. […]
By Brad Hughes|2014-12-17T18:22:42+00:00December 17th, 2014|
The President’s legacy is now clearly visible to the discerning eye. A six year record of governing (and his response to an election drubbing in 2014) confirms what the legacy of President Barack Obama will be. […]
By Krista Kafer|2014-10-06T22:07:26+00:00October 6th, 2014|
(Centennial Fellow) While some people consider the controversy in Jeffco schools over AP history standards to be a distraction from the debate over performance pay for teachers, the former issue will have a greater impact on students and the future of the nation in the long run. […]
By Bill Moloney|2014-04-10T03:56:18+00:00April 10th, 2014|
(Hilton Head, S.C.) Tim Scott- the first African –American United States Senator from the South since the 19th century- is a conservative Republican who will cruise to a lopsided electoral victory in November. […]
By Brad Hughes|2014-03-20T22:57:21+00:00March 20th, 2014|
Socialism embodies a lust for power based upon the deceit by man of man. Capitalism embodies a lust for wealth based upon the service by man to fellow man. Socialism concentrates power and wealth for a few. Capitalism diffuses power and wealth for many. These two opposing systems hold the promise of blessings or curses to the nation that adopts them. It is the imperative of ethics (oughtness) rather than the indicative of morality (what is practiced) that elevates the fate of a nation. A nation can not expect good if it is not itself good. The choice between capitalism and socialism is an ethical one.
By Michael Sandoval|2013-07-28T17:58:37+00:00July 28th, 2013|
PJ Media video commentator and director Bill Whittle closed Sunday morning’s session at the fourth annual Western Conservative Summit, urging attendees not to let progressives “get away with it anymore” by falsely claiming moral superiority. […]
By William Watson|2010-03-04T16:30:00+00:00March 4th, 2010|
I recently got an email from a university professor in the former Soviet Republic of Moldova. He was my colleague, when I was a visiting Fulbright professor to his country five years ago, and he visited CCU in 1998, debating me publically on whether Vladimir Putin was responsible for the decline in personal freedom in Russia and a threat to the United States. So the other day he wrote me to ask, “How is the current US President viewed in Colorado, specifically knowing your state’s political view. You know I was always interested in U.S. politics, elections.” Since my friend is a leading expert in his country on western politics and often serves as an advisor to his government, I felt compelled to respond: […]
By Tom Graham|2010-01-15T03:41:00+00:00January 15th, 2010|
(’76 Contributor) During a recent “Meet the Press” the host, with feigned indignation, asked a Senator, “You’re not calling the President a Socialist, are you?” Without waiting for a response, he repeated the question for emphasis. This performance highlights the hijacking of political semantics. “Socialist” was replaced by “Liberal” which, in turn, became a pejorative, and now “Progressive” is preferred, and used in titles of dozens of political and welfare advocacy groups. […]