Covering all the important national issues that affect your liberty, with a special emphasis on how it affects the citizens of New Hanover County and the state.
Red Wave Fizzle
In the House, Republicans may be able to get the majority back, but the
margin will be extremely thin compared to what was anticipated. In short, the Red Wave has evaporated into the Red Fizzle. But why?
The Reactionary Tradition Out To Annihilate American Liberty
But as Rose notes, a younger right is rising that finds reactionary ideas relevant and appealing: 'Republican politicians won't know them all…but their young aides will,' he writes. 'At conservative magazines, senior editors don't read them, but their junior staff do.' The ranks of the self-styled 'new nationalist conservatives' are filled with these reaction-curious types. They 'take as a premise,' Rose explains, 'that American conservatism as it had defined itself for generations is intellectually dead. Its defense of individual liberty, limited government, and free trade is today a symptom of political decadence.'
Why Do We Tolerate the Deep State?
Two recent and unconnected revelations demonstrate that the deep state remains engaged, deceptive and dangerous.
Here is the backstory.
A Scathing Rejection of the Case Against Four Drug Companies Highlights Misconceptions About the 'Opioid Crisis'
Since 2014, thousands of state and local governments have sued pharmaceutical companies they blamed for causing the 'opioid crisis' by exaggerating the benefits and minimizing the risks of prescription pain medication.
‘Liberty Republicans’ and an evolving GOP
Establishment Republicans like New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu are starting to lash out as liberty Republicans in the 'Granite State' have taken him to task on COVID-19 Restrictions, bloated budget proposals, and even a veto of anti Critical Race Theory legislation.
Lummis: Let conservative states like Wyoming lead on reducing national debt
A contributing factor to our national debt is the fact that when a fiscally conservative state (like Wyoming or North Carolina) refuses federal grant money, those funds will be reallocated to other states. The recently introduced 'Pay Down the Debt' Act would make sure these funds get used towards paying down the national debt.
Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie fined $500 for refusing to wear mask on House floor
RLC member Rep. Thomas Massie displayed the courage of his convictions for refusing to abide by Nancy Pelosi's mask mandate in the US House of Representatives. As a result he was fined $500. Mr. Massie insists that the current mask mandate in the House is not based on science.
Conservatives Embrace Their Own 'Wokeness' With Attacks on Private Businesses
Republican officials, who have created a cottage industry out of blasting progressives for their cancel-culture habit of boycotting and shaming people who say and do things they don’t like, went into full cancel-culture mode and railed against corporations.