Tag: Right

The Left’s Shabby Vision

 

I think we conservatives sometimes feel inadequate, as if we lack the joy and enthusiasm that the left seems to bring to its various causes. It’s hard, after all, to wax rhapsodically about fiscal responsibility, deregulation, federalism, and other principles that distinguish conservative philosophy from the ever-expanding universe of leftist passions and causes. We don’t do sit-ins. We don’t chant. Conservatism is, well, conservative, and just not very exciting.

But if you scratch the surface, if you look beyond superficial enthusiasm and consider the worldviews that truly motivate left and right, you discover something interesting and, I think, counter-intuitive. You discover that it is conservatism that is optimistic, positive, enthusiastic, innovative, and forward-looking — in short, hopeful — and the left that is, overwhelmingly, motivated by a grim, desperate, fearful, and impoverished view of both humanity and our prospects.

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It’s a good thing I just read this article. I was wracking my brain to figure out how I could go green this year. https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/smart-living/being-green-is-the-2019-flex-youre-missing/ar-BBS4VKZ?ocid=spartanntp More

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But How Will You Pay For It?

 

This post stems out of a conversation at the work lunch table. Someone brought up that Brooklyn Bug-Eye’s economic illiteracy. “We’ve chased Amazon away! That’s three billion in tax incentives that we can spend elsewhere!” Not quite how that works. The discussion moved on to banning cow farts and air travel and so forth. I’ll spare you the details, you’ve heard ’em all before. The problem is that by the time you get to how you’re going to pay for such a thing you’ve already lost the argument.

Here, let’s have Rachael Carson tell it.

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A Problem on the Right

 

Let’s make one thing clear. According to the left, you don’t deserve to have an opinion. They don’t care about your input. They are not interested in finding a way to live together in peace and harmony. They see you as a Nazi, a threat, deplorable, a virus on the earth. They want you and your worldview gone. To them, you are a racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic bigot and therefore your opinion doesn’t matter. Why, then, do we on the right continue to engage in political debate as if we are too above the fray to take the gloves off? Why do our representatives talk about “taking the high ground” and maintaining a civilized political discourse? The left isn’t looking to debate the opposition; they are looking to destroy it.

The left has made their intentions clear. A recent opinion piece by Tim Kreider published in the New York Times titled, “Go Ahead Millennials, Destroy Us” sets forth in no uncertain terms a long-standing leftist theme: Destruction of Western Values and Institutions. In Kreider’s article, published March 2, 2018, he implores America’s youth, “Go get us.” He states:

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‘Right Track’ Resurgence, Mika’s Control Issues, MSNBC’s Obama Amnesia

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America are glad to see Americans more optimistic about the nation’s direction than they have for a long time. ‘Morning Joe’ co-host Mika Brzezinski is worried that Pres. Trump is trying to control what people think because that’s her job. And they discuss MSNBC’s Katy Tur having no idea what a GOP congressman was talking about when he said Pres. Obama promised greater flexibility with Russia once his re-election was over.

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Gorsuch May Get A Vote, Waiting for the Right to Work, Trump’s Tiresome Tweeting

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America are pleased to see nine Senate Democrats claim to want an up or down vote for Judge Gorsuch. They also applaud Missouri passing right to work legislation but wince as opponents may be able to stall the law from taking effect for almost two years. And they scold President Trump for tweeting about Ivanka’s battle with Nordstrom.

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The Unspoken Issue Threatening to Tear This Nation Apart

 

On Ricochet we are not afraid to tackle the tough issues, in fact we pay for the privilege, we go at it hammer and tongs debating those crucial questions which will determine the future of our nation.

Whether it be the proper manner in which to cook spaghetti, who creates the best pizza or even the quantity of pointless comments. I hesitated before publishing this, some issues may be too hot even for our sober minded community however problems are not resolved by ignoring them so I am going there.

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Here’s Mr. Gavin McInnes talking to the goddess of war. This is not the polite center right of Messers. Robinson & Long, so consider yourself triggered–unless you think that that means that you’re under the trigger, in which case… It’s racist, to begin with–Mr. McInnes in a very racist way insists that people pronounce his […]

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I have questions about this so called “Culture War”. What does it mean that the Left won, what was the position of the Left, what was the position of the Right, and what are the fruits of this victory? Furthermore, if it is accepted that the Left has won the culture, then what is the […]

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