Democide

"Over the past fifty years, something on the order of a half-million Americans have been killed by liberal policies."That line appears to have gotten to people, as it should. Among the many welcome comments on my piece on Christopher Buckley, a number both on AT and elsewhere referred to that statement -- my contention that liberalism is not only a failed ideology, but a deadly one, an ideology that kills, and kills in large numbers. Many of the comments called it "incredible", "unbelievable" and "shocking".That's in no way difficult to understand. Achieving awareness of the lethal nature of liberalism's excesses is much the same as coming to realize that your friendly, familiar neighborhood is actually overrun by vampires. But while there's no such thing as vampires, there are such things as killer governments. And as the record clearly shows, the federal government of the United States of America -- that is, the government that rules and...(Read Full Article)

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