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“Fabian” Socialism

March 28, 2013

Since 2009, I’ve heard the term “Fabian socialist” thrown around now and then, but wasn’t too sure who they were.  What makes them “fabian” and not regular socialists? Well, I looked it up.  In the Second Punic War (218-202 BC), there was a Roman general (and brief dictator) named Quintus Fabius Maximus, commonly known as [...]

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Obama’s Second Inaugural Address

January 21, 2013

President Obama gave his second inaugural address today — I only saw the last ten minutes of it.  Due to all the missed school days from Superstorm Sandy, I had work today. Ten minutes was enough.  Soaring, airy rhetoric, to be sure.  Delivered well, but the same ol’ horse manure.  In the mere ten minutes [...]

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On the Eve of 2013, Two Contrasting Views of America

December 31, 2012

While going through my routine Internet rounds this morning I needed only go to Hot Air to find two articles which so perfectly contrast the main philosophical struggle in America today. Here’s a New York Times editorial simply titled “Let’s Give Up on the Constitution.”  It is modern progressivism in its essence. This article contains [...]

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Sebelius and the Cold Math of Progressivism

March 3, 2012

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told a House panel a few days ago: The reduction in the number of pregnancies compensates for the cost of contraception. In other words:  don’t worry about the cost of the new mandates — our policies will result in less people to cover! I don’t even know where to start with [...]

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Obama Lays Out Statist Vision in Kansas

December 6, 2011

President Obama made a speech today in Osawatomie, Texas Kansas, laying out his statist vision of America wrapped up in class warfare galore.  This is nothing new from a man who has done nearly everything within his power to divide and subjugate the people of this nation by attempting to grind our wills into submission [...]

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Obama’s Asia Trip, Bush’s Book Tour Offer Contrast

November 14, 2010

President Obama is on his way home from his $200 million to $2 billion trip to Asia (no one’s coming forward with trusted ballpark figures so those are the generally accepted bookends).  There were lots of photo-ops of him and Michelle dancing, having a great time, Obama giving speeches to interested audiences, glad-handing lots of [...]

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