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Social Justice is not a Virtue

Social justice today is commonly defined by progressive liberals and their socialist-communist brothers and sisters in academia, the media and in the bureaucratic swamps of Washington DC and our State capitals as ‘JUSTICE IN TERMS OF REDISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH, OPERTUNITY AND PRIVLEGES”. The long history of social justice in Western and Judeo Christian traditions presents […]

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Tyranny by the Initiative Process

Tyranny comes in many forms. Most notably it comes through dictators like Hitler, Stalin or through other autocratic forms of government where one person is at the head of the government and where he has his minion oligarchs that bolster and encourage the autocrat, typically for their own benefit, whether for money or for power. […]

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The Initiative Process Furthers the Progressive Goal of Direct Democracy

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” It may not have been Winston Churchill who said it, but that does not make it any less accurate. We have received myriad warnings against democracy from John Adams’ observation that “There was never a democracy yet that did not commit suicide” […]

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Progressives Devolving

It’s easy to deride the aberrant behavior of the leftists we’ve been unhappily witness to, both over the course of the presidential campaign and particularly since Donald J. Trump ascended to the presidency on November 8th, 2016. After all, they’ve never recovered from the Bush v Gore race of 2000! But as a wise neighbor […]