P.J. O’Rourke’s Finest Hour

Many of you probably know conservative satirist P.J. O’Rourke. But his latest piece, “We Blew It,” is his finest hour. “We Blew It” is a scorching indictment of the conservative movement for wasting its opportunity. O’Rourke takes a flamethrower to liberal and conservative alike. It is a tour de force, and it gets my highest … Continue reading P.J. O’Rourke’s Finest Hour

Paragraph of the Day: Conservatism

I’m sure conservatism will one day recover – because it is right about the main issues: government needs to be kept in its place, taxes should be low and budgets balanced, individuals should be able to pursue their dreams as free of government control as possible, families do matter and need to be free from … Continue reading Paragraph of the Day: Conservatism

Quote of the Day: Every Great Cause….

“Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.”–Pat Buchanan This quote comes from a fascinating story on the troubles of the Republican Party and the convervative movement (the two are not synonymous). The part of the story that really rang true for me was this passage: According … Continue reading Quote of the Day: Every Great Cause….