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Monday, March 24th, 2014

Conservatives Can’t Surrender Ground They Never Defended

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This essay and audio recording, written and recorded by: Mike Church ©2014. This work originally appeared at the Daily Caller and is presented in the unedited form Mr. Church submitted in. Mandeville, LA - Ross Douthat’s essay “The Terms of Our Surrender”, appeared in last Sunday’s New York Times and is a well written piece with one exception. The conservatives who ostensibly surrendered don’t appear to be conservative at all. It is true that these people promoted t….Continue

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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

What Has Been The Cause of America's Deterioration?

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Mike Explains Why The Devil Is The Cause Of Our Malaise Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "The point that it is illegal to make, and if you make it then you’re a racist, bigot, hick hayseed and we’re going to schedule you for deportation, is that you cannot maintain any kind of a culturally-cohesive society or any kind of a culturally-cohesive republic in any meaningful sense of the word by importing people that do not concur and have no intention of assimilating….Continue

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Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Jefferson Had Issues With His Generation Too

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Every Generation Has It's Problems Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Remember, Russell Kirk, the great conservative author and the man many believe was correctly and aptly titled the father of modern-day conservatism, Kirk was fond of this phrase that he thought all conservatives should have in the back of their mind at all times.  It was okay, indeed it was advisable, to stand up on the shoulders of giants."  Check out today’s tran….Continue

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Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

The Sacrament of Marriage is Worth Defending

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Why Defend the Sacrament of Marriage? Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "It seems to us moderns that nothing is steadfastly beautiful.  Everything is fleeting, when in fact, if we look at and analyze things, we should always want to have things that are steadfastly beautiful, to inform us of what it is that is truly ugly, despicable, evil."  Check out today’s transcript for the rest… Begin Mike Church Show Transcript Mike:  We ha….Continue

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Conservatism Outside The Box Featuring Mike Church

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Mandeville, LA - Folks, I invite you to join me for a very rare, personal address on the subject of exploring the options, conventional and historical, available to concerned citizens today. This will be a day to remember and I look forward to meeting each of you personally. We will be bringing the entire Founders Tradin Post line of goods with us including movie posters and I will be happy to sign anything purchased or brought in from your own collection. "In today’s politi….Continue

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Thursday, February 13th, 2014

The Scam That is "Conservatism"

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Conservatism is NOT Attached to Any  Political Party Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Patrick Henry said, “I only have one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that’s the lamp of experience.”  "What experience do you have with Speaker Boehner and with majority leader Cantor and the rest of the deceptiCons, the people that call themselves conservatives that are a bunch of frauds, what evidence do you have that would make you thi….Continue

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Find The Remnant Among Us And You'll Find Conservatism

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Find The Remnant Among Us And You'll Find Conservatism Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "What is someone 200 years from now going to think of us?  First of all, they’re just going to stare in disbelief at our historical record.  They’re going to say: There is no way that people with that kind of technology could have been that flipping stupid.  There’s no way all of them could have been that ignorant.   That’s the first thing they’re going to say." ….Continue

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Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

How The Beatles Didn't Save Our Culture 50 Years Ago

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"So Julia Roberts gets up there and says we’re all to be thankful because 50 years ago today we were all saved by the Beatles. They came here and they changed America. Her exact words were “They changed America.” They made it all better for us. Now look at our vainglorious culture here. Look at Pink hanging from the ceiling."….Continue

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Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

The Rise of Conservative Nationalism Makes Beating Democrats Useless

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Conservative nationalism was already on the rise in the 1980's. This was 1988 when Nisbet delivered the Jefferson lecture. The four men who have served as presidents since Robert Nisbet delivered this lecture make Reagan seem like an isolationist. Remember his 1976 plea at the Republican National Convention to end the problems of nuclear war or his suggestion to the Soviet premier in 1986 in Iceland that Americans and Soviets simp….Continue

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Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

How Conservative Is It To Expect All Military Pension Promises Can Be Honored?

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Well, what does conservative mean today?  It means you’re willing to pile up bodies and blow things up in foreign countries that you can’t point to or can’t identify on a map.  That’s what most conservatives think today.  In other words, conservative today is being confused, or rather a super hyper-nationalist, a Jacobin is being confused today as a conservative."  Check out today’s transcript for the rest… Begin Mik….Continue

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Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Why Defending A Tradition Is Not Radical & Conservatives Should Do It With Glee

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "So when we welcomed Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn to the United States and he was counseling us about how God had been kicked out of all life in Russia and that was the principle problem, that the churches were all razed and God was stricken from the public record or the public dialogue, was Solzhenitsyn being some sort of a radical nutjob that should have been shouted down and told: Hey, man, you need to get with the new religion, Aleksan….Continue

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Monday, December 16th, 2013

Paul Ryan's $3.9 Trillion Budget Is The New "Conservative" Benchmark

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "Please explain to me, or to people that think like me: Where then is the hope for a federal solution to any of this? The fact of the matter is, sans a federal balanced budget amendment, the current crisis we suffer under is only going to become more insufferable. Since we know what they’re doing to the dollar and we know what’s happening to real wages, you can see the decline written on the proverbial wall. " Check out today….Continue

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Sunday, December 15th, 2013

Caller Russ: I Knew Edmund Burke, You Might Be an Edmund Burke Midder Church

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "What you just said was sensationally, it’s appropriate, it’s pertinent to today, and I don’t think there are very many of us that are even capable of understanding that without sitting here and reflecting and pondering.  What he said, folks, was that he thinks Burkean conservatism is only relative to the time that you live in or the era you live in, which would mean that it’s inappropriate to cite Edmund Burke and Burkean ….Continue

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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Anthony Gregory On Why Libs Despise Libertarians

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Anthony Gregory has a piece that was posted in June of 2011 that is making the rounds again. The title is “Why the Left Fears Libertarianism.….Continue

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Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Conservative, Tea Party, And Republican Are Not Synonyms

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Here’s the headline from the magazine post: “Why the Tea Party Can’t Govern.” Here, let me give you the tease, “Something is seriously wrong with conservatism.” Let me stop right there. Damn skippy, yeah! Hello!? Conservatism is an advertising slogan. That’s what’s wrong with it. Anything that becomes an ism, you might say, is probably, going back to Frohnen’s post about “What is this Thing called Virtue?….Continue

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Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Real Christian Charity Is Needed Today

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – In other words, what the original progressive charitable people wanted to do was eliminate all the slobs out there, eliminate all the people that weren’t them. In other words, let’s build a master race right here in the United States. We won’t have any poor people and we won’t have to have any philanthropy or charity. The problem with charity is it creates more poor people, in other words, and….Continue

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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Party Politics Get Stronger And Stronger, Leaving The U.S. Vulnerable To Warring Factions And Separation

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – What has party affiliation and partisanship gained us? It has gained us what James Madison would call factions. What are factions? They are anathema to self-government and republicanism. Now that we have factions, this is why it’s almost impossible to get anything done that you or I would think is positive, politically speaking. You’re not going to be able to win in this hyper-charged environment here. Check out today’s t….Continue

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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Senator Mike Lee, Talking True Conservative Sense And Reason

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – This story here in The Atlantic, Mike Lee, talking about how the GOP has got to part with spin and personality. Well, now, Lee is wise to say this because spin and personality are what? What is that? That’s sophistry. It means nothing. All it does is allow people to use the term “conservative” to personally and monetarily benefit from it. In other words, it’s nothing more than a marketing slogan. He’s right. Check o….Continue

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Friday, November 1st, 2013

It's Not Left-Right, Red Sox Vs Yankees! It's Conservator Vs. Liberator

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "It's not Red Sox Vs Yankees, it's Conservationists Vs Liberationists."  Conor Friedersdorf has an interesting post at The Atlantic website.  It operates under the title, “What Parts of the New Deal Do ‘True Conservatives’ Want to Scrap?”  I can answer that question in three notes.  How about the whole thing?  How about we start with Wickard v. Filburn?  How about that, Conor?  If we can eliminate Wickard v. Filburn, t….Continue

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Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Andrew Sullivan's Take On Conservatism And Whether It Can Be Saved

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Well, open today’s Pile of Prep and you will find a link and a quote to a blog post written by Andrew Sullivan. Sullivan writes at The Dish, which is a website that he -- he used to write for The Atlantic. He went out on his own. He’s one of these guys that’s trying to be an independent and not have to work for the man, as it were. He has a brief piece titled “Can American Conservatism Be Saved?” In the piece we find s….Continue

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