We all know that Milo was thrown out of Conservative, Inc. for his comments on being raped by a priest as a kid. What’s interesting is that he was thrown out of an organization that was founded by a Roman Catholic lover of boys. (He was thrown out of YAF because he brought negative heat … Continue reading ACU & YAF Founded by Child Sodomizer
My last post on Conservative, Inc. detailed the net assets that institutions such as YAF possess. What I didn't reveal was the annual revenue of some of these organizations. I also forgot to highlight another right wing institution that has a ton of money, but flies under the radar (America's Future Foundation). By the way, … Continue reading Mapping Conservative, Inc. pt. 2
Red= individuals; Green=funding sources. Forgive the basic nature of this chart, I am trying to see if I can create a higher quality graphic with a more advanced program. This past year, the Conservative establishment has been exposed for undermining what would have traditionally been associated with the conservative/right-wing agenda. In the future, I will … Continue reading Mapping Out “Conservative Inc.”
Real clear Policy shared this story, which is about how young republicans are destroying the conservative movement. I expected to see an article about how organizations such as YAF and Heritage failed to invest in youth programs, or how they don't advocate anything in particular, just abstract theories and solicitations for donor money. The article … Continue reading Whining about Young “conservatives”
For anyone familiar with National Review, you understand that the rag does not advocate for freedom, less government, but instead looks to big government solutions. It should come as no surprise to learn that David French, a national review writer, is not pro freedom, pro liberty, or anything but pro big government, so long as … Continue reading David French: a Stalinist, sociopathic schizophrenic.
(Note, this has been updated since its first iteration). The Sharon Statement was written in 1960, and outlined several conservative principles to govern by. While it was instrumental in bringing together many "conservatives," it died out by the end of the Reagan administration. With "neoconservative" influence over public policy, especially in the realm of foreign … Continue reading Rewriting the “Conservative” Sharon Statement
Conservatism, as defined by the scholar Russell Kirk in The Politics of Prudence, is the belief in the following ten principles: There is an existing moral order. Human nature is constant, and moral truths are permanent (across time). Contrast this with modern leftism, which is constantly creating sub groups in order to cause chaos. … Continue reading What is Conservatism?