After winning this weekend’s Nevada caucuses, Bernie Sanders has become the Democratic front-runner for their nomination for President. Sanders describes himself as a socialist and proposes to totally do away with the capitalist system. He has proposed increases public spending by over $92 trillion over the next ten years (while only proposing roughly $25 trillion in new revenue to pay for it, as an aside). So the fact that he represents the very left-wing of the Democratic Party is no surprise.
But most people would be very surprised at exactly how radical he really is, and has been for his whole adult life. Continue reading “Feel the Bern–the (extreme) Radicalism of Bernie Sanders”
If you remember the last confirmation hearings for Supreme Court justice nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, you will remember the uproar that his nomination meant that the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) would be packed with Trump nominees that would march in lock-step and would radically alter the balance of power.
An editorial from USA Today, a fairly consistently liberal newspaper, shared details of a study that showed quite the opposite. Continue reading “When Supreme Court Justices Don’t Fit Their Mold”
One of the recent hallmarks of ‘progressive liberalism’ is a strong reaction to Christianity-not just indifference to religion but an almost visceral anti-Christian view . Though many may claim that’s not true, one need only look at recent criticisms of things that not long ago were very common in American society. Two senators have criticized judicial nominees simply because they were members of mainstream Christian religions, and the Vice President’s wife is lambasted because she took a part-time job as a teacher at a private Christian school.
Author David French writes in the National Review about the rise of anti-Christian attitudes. His article gives insight into the rise of sentiment that should trouble us, not just those who may be religious or Christians, but those who value freedom of thought and constitutional protections.
A link to the article is here. It is worth the read.
Related to the post above, here is a link to a recent editorial in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel talking about the double standard that we find in a growing number of areas of society.
More and more, even liberals are starting to see the problems with campus liberals. Continue reading “(Another) Liberal on Campus Liberals”
A leading liberal shares some thoughts on some of the disturbing trends he sees in liberalism today. Continue reading “A Liberal on Campus Liberalism”
In the current political environment, where we seem to have…well, lost our collective minds or at least our ability to be civil, Sen. Marco Rubio gave a speech on the floor of the Senate that is worth taking the eight or so minutes to listen to in its entirety. Continue reading “Sen. Marco Rubio on How We Talk Politics”