Orwell understood that the foundation of tyranny is the corruption of language. Out of the Ashes Rebuilding American Culture Kindle edition page 15
A muscular, unelected Supreme Court enforcing a “living Constitution” that conveniently reflects the prejudices of the elites, without concern for the vagaries of elections and popular sentiment, represents a particularly intrusive form of elitism. Reynolds, Glenn Harlan. The Judiciary’s Class War (Encounter Broadsides) (Kindle Locations 152-153). Encounter Books. Kindle Edition.
Critical Theory, applied to the law, is little more than mob rule and anarchy; like everything else it touches, it is the negation of what it purports to examine. Walsh, Michael. The Devil’s Pleasure Palace: The Cult of Critical Theory and the Subversion of the West (p. 56). Encounter Books. Kindle Edition.
By taxing and parceling out more than a third of what Americans produce, through regulations that reach deep into American life, our Ruling Class is making itself the arbiter of wealth and poverty. Codevilla, Angelo M.. The Ruling Class: How They Corrupted America and What We Can Do About It (p. 29). Beaufort Books. Kindle […]
This perverse mixture of government authoritarianism and corporate profits is the prevailing form of organization in American society today. We are not a nation dominated by corporations, nor are we a nation dominated by government. We are a nation dominated by corporations and government together, in partnership, against the interests of individuals, society, and ultimately […]
People are never more sincere than when they assume their own moral superiority. Sowell, Thomas. The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy (p. 3). Basic Books. Kindle Edition.
When young people want to praise themselves, they describe themselves as ‘nonjudgmental.’ For them, the highest form of morality is amorality. Dalrymple, Theodore. Our Culture, What’s Left Of It (Kindle Locations 324-326). Monday Books. Kindle Edition.
There has been an unholy alliance between those on the Left, who believe that man is endowed with rights but no duties, and libertarians on the Right, who believe that consumer choice is the answer to all social questions, an idea eagerly adopted by the Left in precisely those areas where it does not apply. […]
The rise of the mass media, mass politics, and massive government means that the beliefs which drive a relatively small group of articulate people have great leverage in determining the course taken by a whole society. Sowell, Thomas. The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy . Basic Books. Kindle Edition.
What would the Unholy Left do without illusion? It is the cornerstone of their philosophical and governing philosophy, a desperate desire to look at basic facts and plain meanings and see otherwise, to see, in fact, the very opposite. Walsh, Michael. The Devil’s Pleasure Palace: The Cult of Critical Theory and the Subversion of the […]