A Republic … If You Can Keep It

July 5th, 2011

By Tom Carter Interesting, thoughtful column by Joe Scarborough today at Politico.  It’s built around the response attributed to Benjamin Franklin when asked by a lady what kind of government the Constitutional Convention had given the people.  He said, “A republic, madam, if you can keep it.” I agree with Scarborough’s view that “…America has […]


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Democracy and the Left

April 1st, 2010

By Brianna Aubin Has anyone else noticed the liberal left’s longstanding love affair with democracy? The common name for the more moderate European lefties (as opposed to the open communists and socialists) is “Social Democrats,” and their preferred form of government is referred to as the “social democratic” welfare state. Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez is on record as […]


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Redundant Idiocy

March 22nd, 2010

by Jane Thomas My husband prefers to go fishing rather than listen to my Sunday morning TV programs dealing with political activities. His special pet peeve is Washington Journal when general public calls are taken, calls which he deems range from incredibly ignorant to purposefully stupid statements. Yesterday, I spent the entire day watching the […]


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