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Category Archives: The Back Channel
April 9, 2009 – 8:07 pm
It is no coincidence that some of the most interesting and promising developments on the Right today are not only coming from the grassroots, but are far removed from the Republican Party establishment. Just a few short months ago, the mainstream conservative movement huddled around figures like Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, and later John McCain, [...]
April 9, 2009 – 7:35 am
From The Raw Story:
In a little noticed editorial yesterday, Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul fired a shot across the bow of every progressive activist in the U.S., a great many of whom are supporters of President Barack Obama:
‘Some may notice that the neo-conservatives who masterminded the policy of global interventions are not complaining about the [...]
April 6, 2009 – 9:14 pm
When Kim Jong-Il finally test launched a missile this week, I knew it was only a matter of time before some neocon would cry out for the resurrection of the Bush doctrine of pre-emptive war. Sure enough, reported The Raw Story on Sunday: “Only hours after North Korea launched a rocket, Newt Gingrich was on [...]
April 2, 2009 – 9:15 pm
In his article “Why Mark Sanford Matters” Reihan Salam writes for Forbes Magazine: “Unlike John McCain or Mitt Romney, Sanford goes far beyond criticizing earmarks. In the face of a severe recession, he has refused to accept hundreds of millions of dollars in federal aid. Recognizing that the military establishment represents an enormous slice of [...]
April 2, 2009 – 11:11 am
Writes Reihan Salam in this excellent piece at Forbes.com:
“When Barry Goldwater ran for president in 1964, conservatism was a rigorous and demanding creed. Rather than promise tax cuts, Goldwater insisted on balanced budgets and sound money. After promising to get rid of any number of New Deal social programs, and after pledging to privatize the [...]
March 31, 2009 – 9:13 pm
Taki’s Magazine Editor Richard Spencer and Taki’s contributor Dylan Hales join me for a discussion on the 911 Truth movement, John Birch Society, populism and the “conspiratorial” Right.
March 31, 2009 – 7:39 am
Taki’s Magazine Editor Richard Spencer interviews Taki’s Contributing Editor John Zmirak, to discuss Catholicism, Christian universalism, Wilhelm Roepke, the Right, the Left and much in between.
March 30, 2009 – 10:05 pm
If 9/11 “Truthers” are wacky for believing the 9/11 attacks were orchestrated by the U.S. government, what about the conspiracy theorists who tried to convince Americans that 9/11 was orchestrated by Saddam Hussein?
For starters, the 9/11 Truth conspiracists have arguably more circumstantial evidence for their case than men like Stephen Hayes or Dick Cheney ever [...]
March 27, 2009 – 10:28 pm
There have been many different takes on the controversy over the stimulus money going toward AIG bonuses, everything from the general public not understanding corporate payment structures, to politicians knowing full-well about the bonus payments and grandstanding after the fact. Much of this is true, but it misses the larger point. Many, if not most [...]
March 26, 2009 – 11:25 am
Taki’s Magazine Editor Richard Spencer interviews Senior Fellow at the Ludwig Von Mises Institute and New York Times best-selling author Tom Woods on the recent Mises scholars conference in Auburn, Alabama, the economy, the Federal Reserve and opportunites for the Right.