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Arguing Politics: Whose Prejudice?

In the crossfire of race and welfare politics, nothing is safe. Just two weeks ago, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) was accused of being racist and prejudicial for saying on Bill Bennett’s radio show that there was a “tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of…generations of men not even thinking about working or learning the value and the culture of work.” However, with President Barack Obama making similar claims, are people focused on the actual argument, or are they merely rooting for their political…

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Response to Slantable’s Nicole Bailey

I typically do not respond to criticisms of my writing, yet after my “Nationalism, Not Conservatism” article received some commentary over at Slantable, I felt inclined to formulate a refutation of sorts out of respect for The Virginia Advocate. Although the author (Nicole Bailey) does write eloquently, emotion quickly overtakes her thesis and causes the Leftist labels which I brought up in my original piece to emerge. Because her counterargument is so flimsy, she relies heavily on selective omission of what I wrote…

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Talk Shows Hosts and Conservative Leadership

Since the retirement of Newt Gingrich in 1998, the conservative movement has lacked a unifying, visionary leader able to rally conservatives to a singular agenda. Reaching millions of traditional-minded voters everyday, conservative talk show hosts and political commentators, such as Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh, have proven to hold so much influence in conservative community that they have largely set the agenda for the movement, mostly to disastrous results.

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The Vices of Libelous Writing

On September 23rd, an article entitled “The virtues of not protesting” was published by the Cavalier Daily. Following the hit piece against Off the Hook last week, this piece, written by “Managing Board,” proved to be yet another baseless attack on the integrity of a new organization on Grounds, fitting into a disturbingly greater trend of inaccuracy and libelous behavior that seems to be developing within the Cav Daily.

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