Language is one of the few places where the left has an almost unmatched advantage. For conservatives, language and semantics are a metric or avenue of expressing an idea, and that’s where it ends. For the left, language is another way to implement an agenda. A word that to most would seem innocent and apolitical is a tool that can be repurposed for the left. The idea of progressivism in and of itself assumes a ‘positive’ point of view, simply because progress is typically a good thing in language. Ambiguity becomes vital to winning an argument, mainly because ambiguity...Read More
Author: Taylor Samuelson
California has been at the center of media attention recently. Governor Jerry Brown’s sanctuary state bill, SB 54, and related bill AB 450 prevent law enforcement from disclosing vital information to federal law enforcement agencies regarding incarcerations. While the greater Los Angeles area, San Francisco, and other major metropolitan areas stand with this position, it’s does not reflect the state as a whole. Many cities in Orange County have voted to oppose the sanctuary state policy. The California Resistance Pushback against Governor Brown’s efforts started with the small community of Los Alamitos and spread to the greater So-Cal region. The Orange County Board of Supervisors...Read More
The great Chinese experiment in communism known as The Great Leap Forward, occurred from 1958-1962 under the command of Mao Zedong. The ruthless dictator established an entire socio-political ideology, one which resulted in an estimated 30,000,000 deaths. Historian Frank Dikötter contends that this genocide may have been one of the worst in world history, and its lasting implications are still seen today. The sinister Laogai labor camps continue to exist to this day. The Laogai system is considered the largest network of forced labor camps in the world. There are at least 1,045 throughout China today, and untold numbers have...Read More
The nation’s largest conservative conference kicked off last weekend with massive attendance. The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) comes at a turning point for conservatives throughout the nation which are faced with an evolving Trump administration. The White House was just ranked by Heritage Foundation as completing 64% of their “Mandate for Leadership” agenda. However, many conservatives still hold resentment towards Trump for his antics and brash public image. The looming Mueller investigation doesn’t make it easier for many of them either. CPAC was a major solidifying point for those who’ve struggled to get behind Trump, but it didn’t go without controversy. The Le-Pen...Read More
Seventeen innocent children are dead in Florida. They are dead because man is fallen. We live in a world where evil exists, and it seeks to overwhelm those of us who have faith in something greater than ourselves. Americans should be praying fervently for the victims of this evil and for the wisdom to move forward. The founders of this country, though they could not foresee such atrocious acts as Parkland, were wise men. They left us a blueprint, a framework for a realistic approach to dealing with dozens of issues, including mass shootings and gun violence. This blueprint...Read More
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