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  • Is Conservatism Dead?

    01/05/2009 5:38:42 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 80 replies · 1,457+ views
    The New American ^ | 2009-01-06 | Patrick Krey
    The rise of the neoconservatives within the GOP has not only discredited the Grand Old Party but tarnished the image of conservatism. The Republican party suffered an overwhelming electoral defeat this past November. The establishment media were all too quick to proclaim that conservatism is dead and we're now at the dawn of a liberal age. Peter Beinart, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy for the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), wrote in Time magazine that we are facing the dawn of a "new liberal order." In making this proclamation, Beinart overlooks the fact that the public was not voting...
  • Rooting for World Government

    12/26/2008 10:47:41 PM PST · by Coleus · 15 replies · 885+ views
    the new american ^ | 12.16.08 | William F. Jasper
    “And now for a world government.” That is the title of an important op-ed by Gideon Rachman that appeared in the Financial Times of London — important both for the showcase in which it appeared and the smug admissions it makes.  The Financial Times (FT) is notable not only for the distinctive salmon-colored paper on which it is printed, but for who reads it. It is the main competitor of the Wall Street Journal for the position of top “must read” daily economic newspaper for global business, financial, and political elites. “I have never believed that there is a secret...
  • Obama's Health Plan

    11/17/2008 12:19:38 PM PST · by djsherin · 21 replies · 1,029+ views
    The New American ^ | November 17, 2008 | Alex Newman
    President-elect Barack Obama's "Blueprint for Change" calls for "affordable, accessible health care for all." After a quote from a speech he gave in Iowa City explaining that we have an "obligation" to "turn the page on the failed politics of yesterday's health care debates," he outlines his plans "at a glance." According to the brief summary, 45.5 million people aren't covered, costs have doubled over the last eight years, and not enough money is spent on preventative care. The legislation Obama plans to sign into law by the end of his first term would somehow reduce the cost of healthcare...
  • Communism on the Rise

    11/15/2008 5:12:52 PM PST · by fightinJAG · 25 replies · 917+ views
    John Birch Society ^ | Nov 7, 2008 | Selwyn Duke
    Good old-fashioned communism, once discredited, is now finding new adherents among those too young to remember the fall of the Berlin Wall. [snip] . . . In Japan, for instance, economic stagnation, depressed wages, and a workforce that is 44 percent part-time only has created fertile ground for the Japanese Communist Party (JCP), now the nation’s fourth largest political party. Treating this at Telegraph.co.uk, Danielle Demetriou writes: New recruits [for the JCP] are signing up at the rate of 1,000 a month, swelling its ranks to more than 415,000. Meanwhile a classic proletarian novel is at the top of the...
  • "Democrat" 401K Confiscation Proposal is "Republican" Mandatory Savings Plan

    11/15/2008 2:47:36 PM PST · by EagleUSA · 41 replies · 3,034+ views
    John Birch Society ^ | 11/15/2008 | Eagle USA
    Monday, 10 November 2008 06:32 "Democrats in the U.S. House have been conducting hearings on proposals to confiscate workers’ personal retirement accounts — including 401(k)s and IRAs — and convert them to accounts managed by the Social Security Administration." That was the lead sentence in an article entitled, "Dems Target Private Retirement Accounts," published in the Carolina Journal on November 4th. With those alarming openers, the article has gone viral over the last week — at least among those who advocate less government interference in their economic lives. Unfortunately, the Carolina Journal is only telling half of the story —...
  • Muslim workers fired from JBS Swift plant; Cubans to replace

    10/12/2008 11:38:28 AM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies · 1,325+ views
    World News Network ^ | 12 October 2008 | TRACY OVERSTREET AND HAROLD REUTTER
    About 150 Muslim workers have been fired from a Grand Island meatpacking plant in a dispute over prayer... Plant officials at the JBS Swift meatpacking plant are bringing in Cuban workers to replace them...
  • Ron Paul keynotes John Birch Society's 50th anniversary

    10/02/2008 4:25:13 PM PDT · by flyfree · 16 replies · 845+ views
    Madison - Former Republican presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas will keynote Saturday's session of the 50th anniversary of the Appleton-based John Birch Society. Paul will be one of three speakers at the 8 p.m. Saturday event at the Best Western Bridgewood Resort Hotel in Neenah, according to spokesman Bill Hahn. Also speaking at that event will be Hilliard Welch, son of Society founder Robert Welch, and Society chief executive Arthur Thompson. A physician and an icon among some conservatives, Paul calls himself "America's No. 1 defender of liberty." He did not win any Republican presidential primaries, however....
  • What's On The Desk (ONOZ! JBS Mag Spotted On Palin's Desk!)

    09/19/2008 7:38:10 AM PDT · by steve-b · 62 replies · 362+ views
    In a picture supplied by Sarah Palin's family to the Associated Press, Palin appears with some rather odd reading matter: The magazine of the ultraconservative John Birch Society. The picture, dating to 1995, when Palin was a member of the Wasilla City Council, ran beside a profile of Palin in Saturday's New York Times. The magazine, The New American, is sitting on top of her calendar on her desk, unopened....
  • Stiff Right Alert: Contact Your Senators Immediately! Help Stop a Huge Bailout for Bad Loans

    07/25/2008 10:10:41 AM PDT · by average american student · 11 replies · 104+ views
    Stiff Right Jab ^ | July 25, 2008 | JBS.org
    H.R. 3221*, the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008, was passed by the House 272-152 on Wednesday, July 23, 2008. (*The government website may not yet be updated following yesterday’s vote.) The Senate is expected to vote on the housing bill on July 25th or 26th. Enactment of this legislation would be a victory for socialism and big government, but a travesty for U.S. taxpayers and limited government. This one-time energy bill was transformed into a vehicle for mortgage foreclosure prevention, then very recently revised again to include plans for preventing the failure of Fannie Mae and...
  • Coal in your car's tank

    07/15/2008 1:32:18 PM PDT · by djsherin · 27 replies · 169+ views
    The New American ^ | June 9, 2008 | Ed Hiserodt
    In 1943, when Germany had virtually no sources of petroleum to fuel its Luftwaffe, U-boats, and Tiger tanks, its scientists (arguably among the best in the world at that time) didn’t turn to solar and wind power. Evil does not equate to naďveté. Hitler’s technical advisers turned to another energy source to keep their Wehrmacht running steadily for several years without petroleum. They used the Fischer-Tropsch process to convert coal into diesel fuel and employed the Bergius hydrogenation (or liquefaction) process to convert coal into aviation gasoline and high-quality truck and automobile gasoline.
  • Britain should get rid of the monarchy, says UN

    06/13/2008 12:26:51 PM PDT · by C19fan · 107 replies · 285+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | 06/13/2008 | Nick Allen
    The UN Human Rights Council said the UK must "consider holding a referendum on the desirability or otherwise of a written constitution, preferably republican". The council has 29 members including Saudi Arabia, Cuba and Sri Lanka. It was the Sri Lankan envoy who raised concerns over the British monarchy. The resulting report said Britain should have a referendum on the monarchy and the need for a written constitution with a bill of rights.
  • Coal in Your Car’s Tank

    06/03/2008 3:11:10 PM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 39 replies · 234+ views
    The New American ^ | June 9, 2008 | Ed Hiserodt
    Coal in Your Car’s Tank by Ed Hiserodt In 1943, when Germany had virtually no sources of petroleum to fuel its Luftwaffe, U-boats, and Tiger tanks, its scientists (arguably among the best in the world at that time) didn’t turn to solar and wind power. Evil does not equate to naďveté. Hitler’s technical advisers turned to another energy source to keep their Wehrmacht running steadily for several years without petroleum. They used the Fischer-Tropsch process to convert coal into diesel fuel and employed the Bergius hydrogenation (or liquefaction) process to convert coal into aviation gasoline and high-quality truck and automobile...
  • Ron Paul Hits the Third Rail of Politics

    04/18/2008 4:27:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies · 89+ views
    BC Magazine ^ | April 15, 2008 | Dave Nalle
    In recent weeks the thundering Ron Paul freight train has kind of derailed. Even though Paul announced that he was ending his campaign on March 8, his supporters are apparently convinced that he's still a viable candidate, despite his repeated public statements that they should move on and try to do some good working within the GOP. Nonetheless, many of them are pushing for a final surge and a surprise (and entirely delusional) victory at the GOP convention this summer. Admittedly, Paul is still making a lot of speeches and pushing his agenda, so maybe that's contributing to their confusion,...
  • Leading Conservatives Astray

    05/06/2008 8:59:30 AM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 78 replies · 798+ views
    Chip Wood's Straight Talk Newsletter ^ | 5 6 2008 | Chip Wood/Jack McManus
    Do you know the difference between a conservative and a neoconservative, or neocon? This is not just a question of semantics. It’s far more important than that. In fact, I think it’s safe to say that the future of our country depends on understanding the crucial differences between the two philosophies – and rejecting the latter. All of this was brought home to me most forcefully when a longtime friend sent me a copy of the speech he delivered at the Constitution Party’s annual convention in Missouri last week. I’ll tell you more about John F. McManus and the organization...
  • None Dare Call It Conspiracy

    04/05/2008 12:52:59 PM PDT · by knarf · 22 replies · 188+ views
    on line ^ | 1971 | Gary Allen
    I found an on line full text. "FDR once said "In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way." He was in a good position to know. We believe that many of the major world events that are shaping our destinies occur because somebody or somebodies have planned them that way. If we were merely dealing with the law of avenges, half of the events affecting our nation's well-being should be good for America. If we were dealing with mere incompetence, our leaders should occasionally make a mistake in our favor. We...
  • The Senate May Vote on DREAM Act Amnesty Bill in the Coming Days!

    10/16/2007 4:32:03 PM PDT · by Politicalmom · 57 replies · 143+ views
    JBS.org ^ | 10-16-07 | JBS Staff
    The Senate is once again trying to pass the much-opposed DREAM Act of 2007. Earlier this year [0] the DREAM Act (a scaled-down approach to amnesty) was added to the defense authorization bill (H.R. 1585) for Fiscal 2008 as an amendment but never reached a floor vote. Eventually the DREAM Act was pulled from the bill, but supporters of the act warned that they would try and introduce it again. That time has now come! The DREAM Act will likely be offered as an amendment to the Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations bill (H.R. 3043) and could be up...
  • The Ron Paul that Ron Paul doesn't want you to know (Greens have 2nd thoughts)

    09/25/2007 4:28:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies · 1,017+ views
    Georgia Green Party ^ | May 25, 2007 | Richard Searcy
    Republican Presidential candidate Congressman Ron Paul is making a name for himself by emerging as an antiwar republican in the 2008 race for the White House. While those of us who oppose the mindless war in Iraq welcome all voices of opposition, there are some troubling questions arising about Mr. Paul. Paul has been consistent in his opposition to the war, but he hasn’t been very vocal or visible about that opposition. Most Americans knew nothing about Mr. Paul before this election season or had no idea that such an animal as an antiwar republican even existed. Where was he...
  • Evangelical Christian Leaders Being Recruited for Globalist Agendas

    08/14/2007 1:26:35 PM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 3 replies · 337+ views
    The John Birch Society ^ | 8/13/2007 | Rev. Charles Roberts, Ph.D.
    A recent article in USA TODAY sought to ask, and answer, the question of, "Who Speaks for America's Evangelicals?" That's a reasonable question to ask given the recent passing of Jerry Falwell and the decreasing influence wielded by the Christian Coalition and its founder, Pat Robertson. The older guard of Protestant evangelicals were very much in the hip pocket of the Republican party, but the new leaders are striking what appears, on the surface at least, to be a different pose. The USA TODAY article pays special attention to The Purpose Driven Life author, mega church pastor and now "global...
  • Paul Right, Romney Wrong on Iraq and 9/11

    08/08/2007 1:30:04 PM PDT · by CJ Wolf · 353 replies · 3,936+ views
    John Birch Society ^ | 8-8-07 | Gary Benoit
    Ron Paul was right during the Des Moines Republican debate when he said that our going into Iraq had nothing to do with al-Qaeda. And Mitt Romney was wrong when he interrupted him. At the Republican debate in Des Moines, Iowa, on August 5, Congressman Ron Paul made clear that our going to war against Iraq had nothing to do with going after al-Qaeda, the terrorist group that attacked us on 9/11. "The neoconservatives promoted this war many, many years before it was started," Paul said during the debate. "It had nothing to do with al-Qaeda. There was no al-Qaeda...
  • From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe

    08/08/2007 9:43:50 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 23 replies · 926+ views
    jbs.org ^ | 2007-08-20 | Anthony C. LoBaido
    At the inaugural ceremony, Prime Minister Mugabe’s call for reconciliation between blacks and whites came as a welcome surprise to those who had for years dismissed him as “a Marxist-terrorist trying to gain power through the barrel of a gun.” … The unexpected size of his majority gave Mugabe an unequivocal mandate.... All in all, the election and handover represented a triumph of democracy in the face of considerable external pressure. — Andrew Young, President Carter’s Ambassador to the United Nations The excerpted statement above by Andrew Young provides a small sampling of the outrageous commentary on Robert Mugabe’s ascension...