I’m sure by now regular readers are well aware that Texas Congressman Ron Paul is serving out his 12th -- and final -- term in the House of Representatives and will soon retire from public life. Somewhat unexpectedly, however, during his humble and moving final speech on the House floor a few days ago, I was surprised to hear him speak, among other things, about his “failure” to rein in the size and scope of government during his long and distinguished political career. To some extent this is undoubtedly true -- after all, the United States is headed straight...
In response to:
As importantly; Conservatives must begin acting rather than reacting. The voice of conservatism must be heard as more than just a voice of protest in time of crisis. For to long conservatives have accepted loosing ground as inevitable and stalemate as victory while their humanist socialist opponents accept nothing less than steady gains. You cannot “conserve” what has already been lost. Conservatives must abandon the defensive mindset inherent with traditional conservatism and take the initiative because no one can win a defensive wars. It is time that conservatives become “progressive” in their thinking and their strategy to reclaim their nation..
- Quotes of the day Allahpundit 8 hours ago
- On notice: Mitch McConnell is ready to “crush” the Tea Party Jazz Shaw 10 hours ago
- Noonan on latest ObamaCare delay: Is there even an ObamaCare law anymore? Erika Johnsen 11 hours ago
- Video: Gates sees defense cuts as showing a lack of seriousness by US Jazz Shaw 13 hours ago
- CPAC: Fred Thompson and Persecuted Ed Morrissey 14 hours ago
- WH: Hey, Obama golfing in Key Largo during this crisis is the same as if he were in DC, only warmer Jazz Shaw 16 hours ago