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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Why It’s Hard to Be a Conservative

 

Is it difficult to be a conservative? That’s the question I was asking myself this morning. It seemed like an odd question, like some hidden part of me invading my psyche and challenging me to look at the truth.

The question seems strange because it’s like asking myself if it’s hard to breathe, or if it’s hard to exercise regularly — uh, well, no that one really is hard. But then I realized there are, for me, responsibilities, limitations, and even difficulties with my wearing the conservative mantle. (Many of you may choose to substitute “conservative” with “Republican,” because they are similar, but in certain cases, the distinction matters.)

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I have two little ones 9 and 7 boy and girl respectively. So I get to watch a lot of kids TV. Since I am in a foreign land there are three sources of TV for us. One is iTunes another other is Nickelodeon out of Russia but you can listen to all the American […]

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Long time listener/reader (about 1.5 years), first time poster! The following was inspired by an event discussed not long ago here on Ricochet about Harry Dreyfuss’ Medium article. What I wrote initially started as a just an outlet to get thoughts that had been bothering me out on paper and, after sitting on it for a week, I […]

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Promoted from the Ricochet Member Feed by Editors Created with Sketch. The Roaring Success of Chick-fil-A in New York City

 

Remember when Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that Chicago would not welcome a certain chicken sandwich restaurant? Or when Boston Mayor Tom Menino wrote a letter to that same company’s president saying that there was “no place for your company” in Boston? Good times. But in spite of liberal outrage over an executive expressing his views on marriage and sexuality, the hateful bigots at Chick-fil-A have opened a restaurant in Manhattan. And each day the line to enter winds down the sidewalk.

Just another success story the Mainstream Media won’t tell you.

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