Reaction Roundup

John Hawkins has an illuminating roundup of conservative blog reactions to McCain’s defeat. Everyone in America knows the theme of Obama’s campaign—hope and change—even if no one knows what that really means. There was no theme to McCain’s campaign. “Country first”? That didn’t convey anything except McCain’s patriotism. And patriotism, even elevated to heroism, isn’t a political vision. It tells us nothing about where we … Continue reading Reaction Roundup


We have a historic choice to make today, a choice between strength and weakness containment and appeasement freedom and suppression prosperity and depression low taxes and high taxes honesty and mendacity respect for life and contempt for life More broadly, we have a choice between the philosophy of John Locke on which this country was built—one based on individual liberty and individual rights to life, … Continue reading Vote!