Tag: Kurt Schlichter

Kurt Schlichter, Senior Columnist at Townhall.com and conservative commentator, joins Carol Roth to discuss the current state of free speech, corporatism and deplatforming vis-à-vis America’s political divide. Kurt pulls no punches as he shares the newly named “Schlichter principle” and how it applies to freedom and how things could possibly change- for better or worse.

Plus, a “Now You Know” on how to make the best steak ever.

The American Zeal for Punching Up

 

Red-blooded, real Americans are sick of America’s elites punching down on them. Authentic American politics, like authentic American comedy, roots for the underdog and punches up, not down. The problem with today’s elites is their down is up and their up is down: Our elites believe they’re signaling their superior virtue by “punching up” when they ridicule heartland America, but of course what they’re really doing is using their privileged social status to punch down on heartland America instead. Or that’s how it seems to many of us. For those unfamiliar with this punchy lingo, comedian Ben Schwartz explains,

“Punching up” and “punching down” are relatively new pop-political terms, often found not far from words like “mansplaining,” “problematic,” and “trolling.”

Pitfalls, Stupidity, and Danger – Kurt Schlichter on 2018

 

Kurt SchlichterAs we conclude a year where the news never stopped breaking, we are happy to welcome back Kurt Schlichter, one of the most prolific writers today. As a columnist at Townhall.com his articles are a must read, as well as his fast-paced books which can be found on Amazon.com. Kurt is the author of the novels Conservative InsurgencyIndian Country and People’s Republic.

Kurt Schlichter, Jim Geraghty, Dr. Larry Arnn and Robert Davi

 

Authors Note: Due to the large number of interviews we elected to post multiple videos in a few posts. This will be the first of a short series. Videos are at the bottom of this page.

First, a CPAC Recap

Sandwiched between the front half and back quarter of the hall, the media section was dead quiet during the speeches. The media’s mostly younger faces were either stoic, smug, or somewhat bemused by the theater of it all. President Trump came to thank and rally his base and the media plebs wouldn’t have any of it. When the crowd roared with approval, the bearded, horned-rimmed New York Times writers and pantsuit brigades at CNN and Yahoo! “News” sniffed contempt.