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The Right Isn't Waving A White Flag

Hard Thought Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 5:29 AM
The ideas of conservatism are hard to defeat in the arena of ideas. I suggest anyone interested in learning something look up Dr. Jerry Pournelle's Political Axis. It brings new information to the false dichotomy left versus right. The problem with left v. right is that if you go too far in one direction you become what you despise. Check out this link and decide where you stand. You might be surprised. (You have to read a little. Sorry)

The conservative Gotterdammerung is finally here. "Like dazed survivors in a ravaged city, America's conservatives are wailing and beating their collective breasts," opines the Economist's "Lexington" columnist. "A leading conservative thinker," asked by the Economist to "list today's conservative ideas, laughs bitterly and replies, 'Are there any?'"

Former Reaganite Rep. Vin Weber (R-Minn.) laments in the conservative journal Policy Review, "I have never been so concerned about the future of conservative ideas."

A Washington Post columnist announced that "the long descent of the Republican Party into irrelevance, defeat, and perhaps eventual disappearance" has finally begun. William Kristol of the Weekly Standard...