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punitive liberalism

George Will on Liberal’s Anger

October 10, 2013

I was thumbing through RCP this morning when I bumped in to George Will’s latest piece entitled, “When Liberals Became Scolds.”  In it, he echoes James Piereson’s concept of “punitive liberalism” which is impacting those selected areas shut down by the federal government lately.  George Will traces this attitude to the left’s reaction to the [...]

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Steyn on the Gov’t Shutdown

October 5, 2013

Mark Steyn’s latest column on the government shutdown expresses some of his observations on shutting down the open-air WWII Memorial, etc.  Here’s one: The World War II Memorial exists thanks to some $200 million in private donations – plus $15 million or so from Washington: In other words, the feds paid for the grass. But [...]

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