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Karl Popper (Photo credit: Lucinda Douglas-Menzies)

The Open Road to Oblivion

A fascinating glimpse into the cross section of rapidly ruling ideologies are revealed in the philosophical progressions and proclamations of Sir Karl Popper. Popper was a former Marxist, the early 20th century philosopher would come to embrace social concepts wholly Tocquevillian in nature.

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Libertarianism and Christianity

Libertarianism and Christianity

Is libertarianism consistent with Christianity? We know libertarianism and conservatism aren’t the same thing. Libertarianism, to put it simply, is about limited government (which is good)…that is so limited that it doesn’t even seek to uphold the moral fiber (which is the glue) of society.

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The Nuclear Option

The Nuclear Option

Must we wholly make room for sexual deviance and the unlawful acts of man…especially those whom are trusted to lead the way and have been held beyond reproach by both the complicit and the ignorant alike? Upon further consideration, the GOP establishment, as well as libertarianism, both clearly represent the ‘nuclear option.’ Either may be preferable to our current administration, but neither are one I will rally behind.

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Hijacking and Perverting Conservatism

Hijacking and Perverting Conservatism

When I read the title of a Daily Caller op/ed called “The freedom to marry: a conservative value,” I thought, “What now?” I know liberals well enough to know that only they would be obtuse enough to talk about “freedom” to “marry.” NEWSFLASH: the legitimization of homosexual behavior is not and will never be a conservative value; it is a liberal “value.” This is another attempt by people with liberal values to foster respectability for their warped ideas by trying to slap a label of legitimacy on an illegitimate object.

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Youths’ support for Ron Paul is misplaced

Youths’ support for Ron Paul is misplaced

In the 20-plus years that I have worked as a conservative activist, I’ve spoken on almost 200 university campuses — usually to Republican and conservative groups. Over time, I have observed changes in attitude among many young Republicans — and I believe these shifts help explain the rise of Ron Paul. Where young Republicans once had a sense of purpose and traditional values, now many don’t want to hear about “values” such as marriage, life, or family–just talk about the economy.

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