Leftists, Stop This “There’s Not Two Sides” Rhetoric

The violence in Charlottesville brought out rhetoric I would expect from the left: attempts to link the white nationalists to Donald Trump, and attempts to paint the attendees of the rally as representatives of all conservatives. The reaction that caught me off guard was a complete denial of the actions of Antifa and other extreme…

The One Thing All Sides Currently Agree On; Christopher Cantwell Sucks

While the left, the right and libertarians may have their own disagreements, sometimes more aggressive at times, there is one current opinion circulating in all media spheres, and that is a disdain for Christopher Cantwell. Cantwell, who the Southern Poverty Law Firm describes as “an unapologetic fascist”, released a video claiming that there is a warrant out…

Murder is Murder, Regardless of Reason: The Charlottesville Atrocity

I will never cease to be confounded by those that try to put murder in a subcategory. It really is simple, you’re either a killer who takes life in an unjustified manner or you’re not!  These sub categories that we often add to vile takers of life (terrorist, hate-crime) do nothing more then deflect our…

This Isn’t Liberalism. This Isn’t Conservativism. This is War.

It is 10:30 p.m. Berlin time, but it is 4:30 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Someone just ran over a crowd, killing one and injuring nineteen others. More may die. The Governor has declared a state of emergency. Skirmishes and clashes have erupted in a town thirty minutes south from where I grew up. Tear gas cans…