Author Archives: DarkKnight3565

Race and Roil: The Myth of Race War

As a Conservative reader of Conservative blogs I can tell you that there are many dangers to which Conservatives would like to alert you. There is the danger of the national deficit, which has reached $17 trillion dollars. There is … Continue reading

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Posted in Cultural, Current events/topics, Media & Media Bias, Race/Racism/Race Relations | 6 Comments

Volitional Human Beings in the Aftermath of Trayvon Martin

This has been a good time to be a conservative. The aftermath of the acquittal of George Zimmerman for killing Trayvon Martin has not only elevated Zimmerman to cult hero status, it has also freed Conservatives to express their fear … Continue reading

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Posted in Attacks from the Left, Cultural, Current events/topics, Media & Media Bias, Race/Racism/Race Relations, racism | Tagged , , , | 16 Comments

Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman and a Willing Suspension of Disbelief

It is about race. Without race, there is no explanation for the Martin tragedy, or the reaction to it. I admit my initial reaction to Martin’s death was based on race – at least in a sense. As an African … Continue reading

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Posted in Activism, Cultural, Current events/topics, Media & Media Bias, Race/Racism/Race Relations, racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 42 Comments

Black Conservatives, Black Progressives, and ‘Uncle Tom’

Back in the day, we used to call someone like that, and I want to remind you when this incident occurred, I was really struck by a front page picture of this guy, which we called Negro, I mean that … Continue reading

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Posted in Attacks from the Left, Cultural, Race/Racism/Race Relations, racism, Tea Party | Tagged , | 3 Comments

The Monarch Presidency – Obamacare and the Individual Mandate

Actually, I have not been an opponent of an individual mandate. It seems to me intuitively correct that the state should not have to pay for the healthcare of a financially secure individual who for whatever reason has decided not … Continue reading

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Instinctive Conservatism

Conservatism, when it moves forward, does not dash out like a sprinter from starting blocks, but rather it stumbles forward like a prizefighter, weary from the blows he’s received, dreading the blows to come, yet determined to press ahead. Recent … Continue reading

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Ron Paul and the 5 Stages of Scandal

Allen West – a man who, having served over 20 years in the military, and is now currently serving as one of the most outspoken voices of Conservatism in Congress, has certainly seen his share of enemy fire – said … Continue reading

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Posted in Elections, General, GOP/RNC, Government | 4 Comments

Fairness and the Obama Administration

Let’s imagine two extreme economic scenarios: The first is an economy with 3% unemployment, 7% GDP growth, and a tax rate of 0% for those who earn at least a million dollars a year. The second scenario is the reverse … Continue reading

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Bowles-Simpson: Not As Bad As Expected

To many economists and business people, waiting for the results of the Bowles-Simpson fiscal commission has been like waiting for lab results on a persistent cough in a doctor’s office. It was easy to fear the worse, especially when the … Continue reading

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A Conservative Summarizes the 2010 Midterm Elections

Historically, the 2010 midterm elections will probably be remembered as just a more than average election for the opposition party to the president during the second year of his administration, but hardly the Tea Party Tsunami for which many were … Continue reading

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