Author: Sarah George

A Call for Conservative Charity

In America’s mind-movie, conservatives have been reprising their role as cold-hearted, money-grubbing, angry white men for decades. If someone so much as breathes, “pull yourself up by your bootstraps,” the visage of a pre-redemption Ebenezer Scrooge starts floating above their head. Conservatives need to change this. The assumption that a belief in self-reliance signifies a callous disregard for the less fortunate is one that has been allowed to persist for far too long. Further, it’s one that conservatives can no longer afford to ignore. In order to address this, there are the three key areas where conservatives can and...

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Intersectionality and The Problem of Prioritization

The Democratic Party of today is a study in contradictions. Currently, it lays claim to a number of groups that have almost nothing in common. Indeed, a fair few have wildly contradicting interests. Minority, as it turns out, does not equal monolithic. As a result, these inherent contradictions have necessitated a course of action that Democrats are trying and failing to disguise with “intersectionality.” Prioritization. You’ll not hear it chanted at marches or championed by 2020 hopefuls, but prioritization remains the driving mechanism of the Democrats’ intersectional alliance. How else could Jews smile and nod placidly while anti-Semites like Louis...

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The Fallacies of “Free College”

“Free college for all” is not a new idea. Democratic-Socialist Bernie Sanders has been riding that horse since his failed election bid in 2016. New candidates, like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, are also pushing the tuition-free college message. Sadly, the suggestion that college should be free of charge is a nonsensical one. Advocates predicate their position on a series of false or, at the very least, unexamined beliefs. Here are just three of the bad arguments people make when arguing for free college tuition. 1. College is Necessary for Success Contrary to popular belief, people succeed all the time without going to college. There are a number...

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