Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018
Category: Political Theory

‘Communism for Kids’ Turns Deadly Ideology Into a Fairy Tale

In order to make the deadliest ideology of the 20th century palatable to young Americans, “ Communism for Kids” is coming to a bookstore near you. This newly-released book from MIT Press “proposes a different kind of communism, one that is true to its ideals and free from authoritarianism.” The death toll from communist regimes […]

Democrats Think You’re Stupid. I Call It Ignorance. Do You Know the Difference?

I had it out with a friend yesterday, Save Jerseyans, when he insisted that I think/believe/behave as if American voters are “dumb.” “Au Contraire!” your indefatigable Blogger-in-Chief responded. Too many American voters are ignorant, I explained. Leftists are the ones banking on stupid. The very real, important distinction between dumb/stupid and ignorant was immediately lost on him (and […]

New Jersey Republicans (Still) Have An Identity Crisis

The New Jersey Republican Party has a major identity crisis right now. When I talk to fairly apolitical people and ask them what Republicans in the state stand for, they have no clue. It’s not surprising they don’t. Many of the policies that have been pursued are either big talk with little to no action […]

OPINION: Why Reagan Destroyed the Republican Party

Is that a shocking enough headline for you? I know there are conservatives and blue dog Democrats alike reeling in horror right now. Let me make my case and you can call me anything you want after. Ronald Reagan, originally an actor and president of the Screen Actors Guild, slowly morphed from a borderline “B” […]

Where Conservatives Are in the Trump Era: 15 Takeaways From Their Biggest Conference

Five weeks into President Donald Trump’s presidency, the first time in eight years a Republican has been in the White House, where do conservatives see the country going? Here are highlights from The Daily Signal’s coverage of the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, the largest annual gathering of conservatives: 1. Trump talks policy objectives. […]

What Kind Am I? Well, What Kind Are YOU, Anyway?

February 15, 2017 Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — So here’s what happened. A friend asked me if I was a social conservative. And I have to admit that it sort of stumped me for a moment. To be sure, I don’t even like the term “social conservative.” It’s too limiting and […]

Have YOU Made This Journey As Well?

December 19, 2016 Posted with permission from the Dan Cirucci Blog — A liberal friend who remember me from days long gone recently asked why I supported Trump in the last election and how I came to the point where I call myself a conservative. Here’s how I answered: The fact that we can disagree […]

The Trump Revolution

In early 1981, as Ronald Reagan prepared to become the 40th President of the United States, people were already haling the Reagan Revolution. Liberals screamed at President Reagan’s appointees, even though the only one who was remotely controversial was Interior Department nominee, James Watt. Watt was controversial because he was a conservative and the left […]

Why I Am a Neocon and Isolationists Suck

By Joshua Sotomayor-Einstein | The Save Jersey Blog Originally published by Thought Catalog at Isolationists like to pretend the neoconservative movement has failed. They suffer from historical amnesia and root for the war-weary public’s rejection of all foreign policy. The reality is that the neoconservative movement and its policies have been massively successful and become mainstream. This is […]