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The Mike Church Show Episode 422 Podcast: Was Robert E. Lee a Traitor? No He Wasn’t.

Mandeville, LA – Kentucky Town To AntiFas: We’ll Take Every Confederate Statue in Muricah and Display them – Welcome to Brandenburg KY, home to the last honorable, brave Southerners. 90% Of Confederate Soldiers Were Not Slave Owners And Died For Defense Of Their Homeland – For the ordinary soldiers who fought and died, devotion to the Confederate army did not arise primarily from a devotion to the institution of slavery (just as most […]

todayAugust 21, 2017 4

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Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Mike and Brad Birzer Discuss Libertarianism Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "We say hello now to old and dear friend – he’s going to get mad if I call him doctor – Dr. Brad Birzer, who is author of several fantastic books.  I know some of you already have American Cicero: The Life of Charles Carroll.  The new work, Russell Kirk: American Conservative.  Also, Brad is writing these days […]

todayMarch 29, 2016 10

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Is There Any Place For True Conservatism?

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Is there anything worth conserving anymore, anything? I don’t mind having the debate, but it seems to me that the continued issues of these provocative things is in and of itself exactly what we used to accuse the progressives of. You just keep pushing and pushing until you finally get your way. You finally break down every conservative on earth and you finally make […]

todayJune 17, 2015 21

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Revisionist History, Lincoln, And The Gettysburg Address

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – By the bye, Richard Gamble, a friend and colleague of Dr. Brad Birzer’s at Hillsdale had a piece posted last week at The American Conservative Magazine entitled “Gettysburg Gospel.” I did not know this. Did you know that some of the quotes that Lincoln tossed into the American scripture were actually taken from a journal? Check out today’s transcript for the rest…

todayNovember 21, 2013 4

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Conservative, Tea Party, And Republican Are Not Synonyms

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Here’s the headline from the magazine post: “Why the Tea Party Can’t Govern.” Here, let me give you the tease, “Something is seriously wrong with conservatism.” Let me stop right there. Damn skippy, yeah! Hello!? Conservatism is an advertising slogan. That’s what’s wrong with it. Anything that becomes an ism, you might say, is probably, going back to Frohnen’s post about “What is this […]

todayNovember 12, 2013 17

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Real Christian Charity Is Needed Today

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – In other words, what the original progressive charitable people wanted to do was eliminate all the slobs out there, eliminate all the people that weren’t them. In other words, let’s build a master race right here in the United States. We won’t have any poor people and we won’t have to have any philanthropy or charity. The problem with charity is it creates more […]

todayNovember 6, 2013 9

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Enough Already With The “USA! USA!” Jingoism, Let’s Try A Little Localism

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – What we need is an alteration in manner of thinking. Manner of thinking today is jingoistic “USA! USA!” as opposed to localistic. I don’t want to say republican or individualistic because individualism is also part of what’s rotten at the core of society today. Daniel Larison has this intriguing post at The American Conservative Magazine last night, “Rejecting Jingoism and Groupthink.” Check out today’s […]

todayOctober 24, 2013 1

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Porn And The Rom-Com Movies, Two Sides of the Same Fake Coin

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Then there is this one from Gracy Olmstead at American Conservative Magazine under the headline “Pornography and Sentimentality: The Ruins of Beauty.”  This is a really good essay.  Ms. Olmstead’s point is, not only does pornography destroy the beauty and the beautiful that is the sex life that God confers upon married people, but equally so do “rom-com movies,” as they’re called, the romantic […]

todayOctober 14, 2013 4

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