By Vanishing American


[Are not] conservatives the ones who claim to ensure stability, continuity, tradition, respect for the past? Or,  have they long since dropped all pretense to any of the time-honored definitions of ‘conservatism‘?

To all those ‘conservatives‘ who are up on their high horses condemning not only John Derbyshire, but anyone who remotely agrees with him, or defends his right to speak truth: defend yourselves and your ‘conservatism‘… or else, drop the label and call yourselves something more appropriate.

How does it come to be that the ‘conservative‘ of today takes an entirely opposite view on certain vital matters to those held by his parents, grandparents and the generations before them?

I think many of these conservatives, the ones calling Internet commentators ‘the scum of the earth‘ are superannuated ‘adultlescents‘.  For…

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About geneb527

Retired, but still spending an inordinant amount of time thinking about all things big and small. I am proud to be a strong constitutional conservative. I am also proud to have been married over 56 years to my wonderful wife, Louise. I continue to be amazed that she has put up with me for such a long time, but have been happy that she decided to do so. "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not," warned Thomas Jefferson.
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