It is becoming increasingly apparent that significant swathes of the American public, especially the young, are proponents of socialism and communism. Or at least what they believe socialism and communism to be, anyway.
Of course, anyone remotely familiar with history and human nature knows that equality can exist only at the expense of liberty — or worse. Or, as Rush put it, “the trees are all kept equal by hatchet, axe, and saw”.
Unfortunately, due in large part to the Left’s ironclad grip on academia, the modern Western public has been kept largely blind to the full horrors of the Bolshevik menace. This is particularly troubling for this writer, whose family suffered greatly at the hands of the USSR.
Be still, my beating heart. It was a truly wonderful sight to see the beautiful Marion Maréchal-Le Pen at CPAC on Thursday morning. Times they certainly are a’changing. Could it be that Conservative Inc. is finally opening some of its doors to the forces of reaction, tradition, and paleoconservatism? Dare we hope?
It’s too early to tell, and I doubt it honestly, but either way one can appreciate Maréchal-Le Pen’s speech for the ray of reactionary light it was in an otherwise dim den of wet centrism, neoconservatism, and libertarianism.
Last year marked the 500th anniversary of one of history’s greatest calamities: the Protestant Reformation.
Perplexingly, some in Rome in their eternal wisdom (infernal wisdom, perhaps?) felt it appropriate to honor the event with pomp and circumstance and a celebratory postage stamp. Yet make no mistake: The Protestant Reformation was a tragic disaster, the terrible effects of which continue to unfold to this day.
A glance at some of last week’s noteworthy news and Leftist lunacy.
Left Sets Record For Politicizing Tragedy
Progressive pundits and celebrities appeared to set a new record for the speed with which they politicized a mass shooting, with some sending out pro-gun control messaging before the shooter was confirmed to be in police custody and the blood had barely begun to dry.