A look at paleoconservative ideology and why neocons are not conservatives

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-paleo-persuasion/ Joseph Scotchie’s Revolt from the Heartland is not, as some readers might guess from the title, about the terrorism of right-wing militias in the Midwestern United States, although some readers might also say that guess was close enough. In fact, Revolt from the Heartland deals with the emergence of “paleoconservatism,” a species of conservative…

How a pro-Palestinian American reporter changed his views on Israel (with comment)

https://www.jihadwatch.org/2017/02/how-a-pro-palestinian-american-reporter-changed-his-views-on-israel The link above has a good discussion of anti-Israel media bias. It has hit home because I used to be affected by the same bias myself, and description is quite close to my own experience – except for the fact that I never personally witnessed things described in the article, with main factor in…

The role of nationalism

Originally posted on Aussie Conservative Blog:
Throughout President Obama’s final swansong urging the world to keep sight of globalist policies, nationalist ideas have been heavily criticized. According to the President, nationalism is to blame for World War Two and virtually every other tragedy in human history. However, the circumstances under which nationalism has been a force…

War Versus Direct Democracy

Originally posted on Patrice Ayme's Thoughts:
When We The People decide to go to war, it can be an excellent thing; to wit, many a revolution, including those which gave rise to the USA, the French Republic, the Republic of China (OK, OK… There were two…). However, when an oligarchy, or a plutocracy, decides…

Why Did Germany Lose World War Two?

Originally posted on Patrice Ayme's Thoughts:
Because the nasty don’t deserve anything else, of course. But there is much more to say, bearing on the astounding way all too many Germans, starting with their crippled, not to say creepy, finance minister find normal to treat part of Europe, even today. Salvador Dali pointed out that Germany…