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Thrilling Tales of Chickenshit Conservatism: BLM Edition

When someone claims to support the policing reforms being won by the BLM protests but insists they can not support BLM because they prefer ‘all lives matter’ they are engaging in a disingenuous tactic I call Chickenshit Conservatism, taking a cue from the Dead Kennedy’s song Chickenshit Conformist. I consider Chickenshit Conservatism to be a […]

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Marxist class struggle as the root of Conservative activism

If you replace the phrase Liberal Elite with Bourgeoisie the rants of many social conservatives sound disturbingly like Marxist class struggle. Notably, talk about the Liberal Media is phrased like Marxist class struggle with the phases like real American as place holders for the word proletariat.

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Yglesias on The Conservative Recovery

conservatives should wake up to the fact that their economy theory is nonsense. On their telling, the state of the economy is bleak due to Obama’s socialistic policies and if we just trimmed back government the private sector would come roaring back. The truth is that under Obama the private sector has been growing and […]

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Yglesias on The Conservative Recovery

conservatives should wake up to the fact that their economy theory is nonsense. On their telling, the state of the economy is bleak due to Obama’s socialistic policies and if we just trimmed back government the private sector would come roaring back. The truth is that under Obama the private sector has been growing and […]