Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Crucial Dividing Line on the Right

Confusion abounds, these days, about what makes one a social conservative and what makes another a libertarian.  This confusion is being stirred up almost solely by social conservatives, because they are losing the battle for the soul of the political … Continue reading

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Preaching to the Choir?

It has taken a few days for me even to get around to clearing up the mess concerning my Intense Debate account.  I got busy with other matters, and eventually something wonderful occurred to me.  I simply don’t care what … Continue reading

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The Religious Right Needs a One-Sided Fight

Due to an apparent glitch in the Intense Debate system that powers comments on NewsReal Blog, I am (I hope temporarily) unable to comment on blog posts.  This means that Far Right zealots are beating the hell out of me … Continue reading

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Every Blade of Grass…

I am gratified to see so many straight conservatives now welcoming gays into the fold.  Even if some of them have rather limited imaginations as to what this means, it is a good (and long-overdue) development.  Freedom and a respect … Continue reading

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Weasel Words from a Weenie

What is it with social conservatives posing as libertarians? Is it because they’ve decided we’re cooler than they are, and want to be popular, or are they genuinely just so whacked that they think they ARE libertarians? Some sad clown … Continue reading

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More Housecleaning Needed on the Right — and Some Honesty

In the wake of the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and several other innocent folks — some of whom have died — a couple of facts stand out glaringly. First of all, the political Right has more housecleaning to do.  … Continue reading

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Welcome, New Readers!

I received an email from WordPress bearing good tidings from Erik Jay, who found this Blog — evidently — through diligent effort.  Welcome, sir! This effort at blogging is new, but I hope to build Born on 9-11 into a … Continue reading

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