Category Archives: Politics in Practice

The Other Team Has the Ball Now

(graphic credit) By Jeff Rutherford Liberals are freaking out. Many call themselves Progressives. Most won’t say it, but that really means they want ‘progress on the way to socialism’. Unconstrained growth of the federal government to control more and more … Continue reading

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Term Limits

(graphic credit) By Jeff Rutherford There are no good principled reasons to oppose term limits. A bogus reason people on the right use is: “When we get a good fiscal conservative in office, we want to keep her/him there to … Continue reading

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Reciprocity

(photo credit) By Jeff Rutherford Are you a cheap conquest?  An easy catch?  Will you consent to anyone that promises to be immediately pleasing?  Do you avoid inquiring (or even wondering) about motives, preferring a superficial simplicity? Or do you … Continue reading

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Left and Right Worldviews on the Iran Deal

Intro by Jeff Rutherford Twice recently I have shown Dr. Thomas Sowell’s side-by-side comparison of the Left’s vs. Right’s conflicting instincts about how best to maintain international peace. 

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Conservatism Empowers Economic Strength

(photo credit) By Jeff Rutherford — first posted in October 2013 Summary of the Conservative Worldview Here are some fundamental principles of Conservatism arranged in a row of dominoes that fall, each into the next, along a logical path. Conservatism’s … Continue reading

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Hillary 2016: ‘Hold Your Nose and Vote for Me’

By Jeff Rutherford If you’re a Liberal voter, it doesn’t matter that Hillary Clinton served as the 67th U.S. Secretary of State for four years while using her own private email server, specifically in violation of U.S. Code

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