Negative Rights, Liberties and Power

There is a singular and motivating concept shared by Obama and his fellow “progressives” that animates them to action. That is the concept of “positive” rights, liberty and powers, this meaning that these rights, liberties and powers require (or demand) action from the government, a thought process that is a basic denial that there are…

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More Regressive Than “Progressive”

Frequent visitors here will note my affinity for the writings of noted historian, Victor Davis Hanson. Hanson not only hits the mail on the head but drives it all the way through in this post: The New Reactionaries: About fifteen years ago, many liberals began to self-identify as progressives—partly because of the implosion of the…

They Want ‘Special’ Rights – Not Equal Rights

In our society today, many special interest groups claim they are fighting for ‘equal’ rights.  Unfortunately, if you listen to them long enough, you will find they most often mean ‘special’ rights – not equal rights; and they most often want their ‘special’ rights through the deliberate and intentional trampling of the rights of others…