An Uncivil War

Left-wing thinking effectively blanks out the real distinctions between representative government and totalitarian dictatorship. -       Roger Scruton, Fools, Frauds and Firebrands There is a growing consensus among conservative writers and many individual citizens that America has descended into a condition of virtual civil war. It is not, or not yet, characterized by military confrontations on a national scale, as in 1861-65, but the facts on the ground strongly suggest a breakdown of civil order: ·       the irreconcilable conflict between the political left and right; ·       the belligerence and vituperation that passes for a national “conversation”; ·       sporadic acts of violence, flash mobs and organized riots erupting in every corner of the country; ·       the dismal...(Read Full Article)
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