Political Correctness: For Conservatives

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A guest columnist provides excellent commentary on political correctness… The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Political Correctness seeks to silence any point of view that is not “liberal”. It works. That’s why liberals do it. They believe only liberal points of view should be expressed. Check the First Amendment, above. It guarantees our right to speak and express opinions, even unpopular ones. Most conservatives “go along to get along” and are silent when liberals bring up certain topics. We …

Scalia’s successor

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First, may this fine man, Antonin Scalia, rest in peace. Second, debate about his successor and the related process is in full swing. Democratic National Committee CEO Amy Dacey said, “Conservatives in Congress should allow President Obama to do what is his right and responsibility — name the next Supreme Court justice.” The Constitution’s Article II, Section 2 states, “The President shall … have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to … nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint … Judges of the supreme Court.” (Lest you think this author has elided important pieces for his own sake, look it up yourself.) So, Amy is incorrect. (As President Reagan once said, “The trouble with our liberal …

Two Americas (again)

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We posted a link to this piece in May, 2014 but it came back to us today as an email (incorrectly) attributed to former Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz. With our President and the top two Democratic presidential candidates and their minions spouting about income inequality and social justice, it’s good to be reminded that our problems are not caused by too little Robin Hoodery but by too much of it. Diving deeper into it will cause more pain, not less. See Detroit, Venezuela, ad infinitum. Bob Lonsberry’s Two Americas.