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A Different Model for Achieving Social Change

As many of you are aware, I am “semi retired” from blogging. My name has shown up in the byline quite a bit over the last few days because our contributor, Don, was initially on vacation, and is now feeling under the weather. So, it’s up to me to carry the Conservative Hideout torch, so to speak, until Don is up on his feet again.   A few weeks ago, I published a post regarding the idea of ” letting it burn.” In that post, I suggested that there’s another way to achieve change. Today, I’ll lay that out for […]

Of golf and a Christian nation

I think some of the looniest arguments or at least the most juvenile come from liberals bent on defending Barack Obama no matter what. For example taking Obama’s perpetual golfing get-a-ways,  I read recently where a liberal wrote that “right wing” presidents (referring to G.W. Bush) played golf just like Obama does. Sigh … “he did  it too!” … like toddlers playing in the back yard. Well, it is a fact that G.W. Bush played golf during his eight years (8) in office.  Twenty four (24) rounds in eight years as opposed to Obama’s nearly 150 rounds in five years. […]

The Consequences of Atheism

The following is a comment left of on the Christian blog, Cold Case Christianity,  by a self identified atheist.  I believe it shows the end result of Atheism… “[To] all my Atheist friends.  Let us stop sugar coating it. I know, it’s hard to come out and be blunt with the friendly Theists who frequent sites like this.  However in your efforts to “play nice” and “be civil” you actually do them a great disservice.   We are Atheists.  We believe that the Universe is a great uncaused, random accident. All life in the Universe past and future are the […]

Where do we Draw a Line of Morality?

One argument against same-sex marriage is where is there a moral line drawn? What’s known as ‘traditional’ marriage, ie. the marriage between one man and one woman has been accepted since the beginning of time and in every nation on earth, at least to my knowledge. Incrementally, same-sex marriage has been creeping into the American society and in several states has been declared legal. One argument for same-sex marriage is, why can’t two people of the same-sex who love each other and want a committed relationship get married? The vast majority of Americans don’t accept this as a ‘normal’ relationship […]

What’s With All of the Pedophilia?

We’ve been covering the ever expanding list of cases where adults are victimizing kids, and are left scratching our heads and wondering why? Has pedophilia always been this frequent, or is all of these stories a manifestation of something new?  For example, here are some recent cases covered at The Other McCain. ‘Hundreds of Videos Depicting Underage Boys … in Sexually Explicit Conduct’ Cravers of Boy-Flesh: Yet Another Sad Example of a Disturbing Trend Michigan Union: Teachers Still Have a Right to Benefits After Boning Teenagers ‘Teacher of the Year’ Learns a Tough Lesson: Always Take the Plea Bargain And […]

#FreeKate Update: Announcement from Lawyer and Statements of Supporters Give Insight Into #FreeKate Mindset

It’s been an interesting day on the #FreeKate front.   The Hunt’s Lawyer, Julia Graves, released a statement.  Here it is… STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF KAITLYN HUNT The actions in filing a detailed Notice of Violation of Pretrial Conditions such as the one filed in this case is almost a crime in and of itself. Of course this is my opinion as her counsel and as a parent. I fully understand what the law is. I do not know who is managing the case at this point as I receive a plea offer from Mr. Workman on Friday August 9th after […]

Taking America Back One Bit At A Time Part 1: Introduction

On November 26, 2012, I wrote a post titled Is It Time For Conservatives to Start Thinking Long Term? Support from my readers was less than I had hoped it would be. As part of that post, an article by Andrew Klavan was linked and I asked that readers review and share their opinions  on Klavan’s long view plan for taking back America. Klavan addressed three areas of gradual attack: bringing balance back to news media, bringing balance back to the entertainment industry, and bringing our Judeo-Christian God back into our culture. All lofty goals to be sure. For my part, I wrote […]

Is The American Culture Gone Forever?

For me to write about American culture, requires that I leave my comfort zone. The soft sciences were never my strong suit. Trying to define the American culture, in which  most of us grew up, in a few words, is no easy task. To be honest, America has always been a patch quilt of many different cultures. And yet, there does seem to be a few common threads that occur to me: the rule of law, a common ethical and moral bond, and religion/church. At least to this humble observer, those are the pillars upon which the American culture was […]

NY Times Laments the “Downside of Liberty”

It seems that dedicated leftists have a weakness-they cannot resist bashing the entire country, as well as it’s underpinnings, on Independence Day.  The NY Times had to join the fray by publishing the following, via GateWay Pundit… On Independence Day the New York Times published “the Downside of Liberty” today. If only we were a socialist state. The New York Times reported: THIS spring I was on a panel at the Woodstock Writers Festival. An audience member asked a question: Why had the revolution dreamed up in the late 1960s mostly been won on the social and cultural fronts — women’s rights, gay […]

Great Moments in Civil Discourse: Best not Believe in the Bible, Ya Hear?

Do you believe in the Bible?   Do you think that it is the literal word of God?  If so, you are likely a hateful monster that fervently desires the death of others.  At least that’s what our leftist friends would tell us.  After all, that’s what happened to Kirk Cameron, who was recently interviewed on CNN.  Here is an excerpt. Needless to say, Cameron, in his calm discussion of sin, created a crapstorm of controversy and hate. Cameron’s calm answer explaining his view that marriage “was defined by God a long time ago … one man, one woman for life” has drawn a firestorm […]

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