Mandeville, LA – Mike Church’s daily Pile of Prep, chock full of Hump Day facts you don’t get in other media including what a “conservative foreign policy” might look like with Mike’s historical viewpoint to help make sense of it all plus other [r]epublican stories used to perform the Mike Church Show on Sirius/XM Patriot channel 125. “It is impossible that the allied powers should extend their political system to any portion of either continent without endangering our peace and happiness; nor can anyone believe that our southern brethren, if left to themselves, would adopt it of their own accord. It is equally impossible, therefore, that we should behold such interposition in any form with indifference.” – James Monroe, The Monroe Doctrine
Here’s a Free Preview of Project ’76’s “Monroe Doctrine” Webisode.
Kevin Gutzman: Did James Madison have a Constitutional philosophy? Yes, and Madison influenced what Jefferson would think on the matter and should we be so lucky, SHOULD influence those in Congress today. Alas…
STILL MCCAIN: McCain takes to the Russian papers to bash Putin to RUSSIANS. “President Putin doesn’t believe … in you. He doesn’t believe that human nature at liberty can rise above its weaknesses and build just, peaceful, prosperous societies. Or, at least, he doesn’t believe Russians can.”
Rand Paul wages war again st war on drugs from standpoint that war on drugs is a legitimate function of Leviathan – Why not wage war against war on drugs from standpoint that the WAR is illegitimate (it is) from a Constitutional POV
Meanwhile in Mordor City, Senator Mike Lee proposes changes to the tax code to make it more “friendly” to parents by granting them more lavish tax breaks for each dependent child-Kudos for the effort-but like Senator Paul and the war on drugs initiative, the problem isn’t the tax rate it is the imposition of the tax to begin with
What’s wrong with conservatism & liberalism? Well, if you are willing to answer that query, honestly, from either side of the spectrum you are far ahead of you jingoistic or Jacobin peers
Attn [r]epublicans, read THIS: [r]epublicans must be able to articulate and live a [r]epublican life which REQUIRES that the [r]epublican weigh the needs of the community, and his role in it, vs the needs of the individuals American desire for never-ending success via career and job advancement.
“We are told that freedom and limits are incompatible, and that freedom is only real if limits are ignored. We are told by advertisers that our limitless appetites are normal and their satisfaction is an indicator of our success. Appetites, however, are boundless and some might recall that the virtue of self-control has, in earlier times, been deemed an important feature of a well-formed character. Self-control and limitlessness do not readily mix.”
VIDEO: David Stockman saysv trading “Bubble Ben for Calamity Janet” only guarantees the correction is even more crushing than it is already going to be– Yellin will continue to provide anti free-marketeers the “stimulus crack” they are addicted to
Everyone Hates Vlad. New poll shows that Russia and Vladimir Putin have lost favor with Americans. Let that be a lesson to the world. Even if we are the biggest aggressor, bully state on Earth, YOU cannot hold that POV. Only WE can hold that POV!