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The Myth of Trump’s Judicial Success

The subheading says it all: During his administration, President Trump appointed many conservative judges–but on balance, he set back conservative legal values more than he advanced them. Billy Easley writing at libertarianism.org: On the surface, the Trump administration was a boon for the conservative legal establishment for all these reasons. But scratch under the surface: […]

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More Bullshit Hypocrisy from the So-called Conservative Crowd

We all know that when a business owner refuses to bake a cake for a gay couple, citing his or her “beliefs”, that the so-called conservative crowd rallies to the business owner’s defense. “We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.” However, now that business owner’s are refusing service to anyone not wearing a […]

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On Conservatives and Conservatism

Today’s self-described1 “Conservatives”, while not actually practicing what our parents or grandparents generations would have recongnized as Conservatism2, certainly have become unbelievable adept at deflection and self-delusion. The cornerstones of what I today refer to as “traditional” American Conservatism have always been: maximizing individual freedom, limiting government, financial responsibility, and free markets. Each of which, […]

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There is no such thing as rock bottom for Trump. Assume the worst is yet to come.

George F. Will, in his regular column1 at The Washington Post: Trump must be removed. So must his congressional enablers. I hate when people use the word “real” to bolster, or, far more often, to discredit, e.g., “She’s not a real Christian,” or “He’s not a real Conservative.” Well, in this day and age when […]

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