Saturday, January 19, 2008

Quick Links: Progressives vs. Actual Progress

Today's must-read award goes to Discerning Texan writing at The Astute Bloggers. Check it now.

..."movement Conservatives" in fact are the closest thing remaining in the US to the "Classical Liberalism" of its founders. These are people who love this place, and who understand and believe in the vision of the brilliant Renaissance men who crafted the most revolutionary and enlightened document in the history of the world: the United States Constitution. This Constitution -- this noble experiment by enlightened men -- changed the world, forever. Because of America the planet as a whole is more wealthy and prosperous that it has ever been.

Movement Conservatives understand and recognize the profound sacrifice that countless men and women have given for that grand vision. And they can't even begin to comprehend the mentality of those who want to do away with all that in the name of some false utopian notion of "equality of result"...

Bonus: Top Ten Rejected Hillary Campaign Slogans

Sweetness & Light points to a Sun-Times Exclusive: Obama surfaces in Rekzo’s federal corruption case: "Democratic White House hopeful Barack Obama has surfaced in the federal corrupton case against his longtime campaign fund-raiser, Tony Rezko." Dirty money in Chicago politics? Say ain't so, Toe. Nee.

Iowahawk has a blistering expose of the violence endemic to the media business: "[Are these unrelated] incidents, or mounting evidence that America's newsrooms have become a breeding ground for murderous, drunk, gun-wielding child molesters? Answers are elusive, but the ever-increasing toll of violent crimes committed by journalists has led some experts to warn that without programs for intensive mental health care, the nation faces a potential bloodbath at the hands of psychopathic media vets..."

Ray Robison uncovers a story about a man, his gun, and a UFO.

GOPublius provides excellent linkage and documentation related to Hillary Clinton's Wellesley Thesis. Got Marxism?

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