This posting is a public letter, made in response to an article: Conservative Values vs. Liberal Values, by Star Parker for WND (World Net Daily), a conservative news website. The author prefers anonymity at this time.
Hello Star Parker,
I read your article outlining the difference between liberal and conservative, published back in 2006. http://www.wnd.com/2006/04/35555/ Maybe I misread the intent of your comparisons. However, I thought I’d share my own positions as a progressive independent. And deflect some of the assumptions, made in the press about what is presumed to be liberal. The divisions you discussed, when you published your article, are even deeper now. The rhetoric has become Continue reading
Are we on the verge of civil war?
With the increasing number of politically motivated incidences of gun violence, its easy to think so. At the same time the public is being bombarded with “vitriolic” discourse from the media. For example, Bill O’Reilly has written a book called Cultural Warrior. He and many other media pundits, both left and right, stir up the public’s emotions with fear. But mostly, I’m compelled to accuse the right-wing mouth pieces of sounding a lot more like leaders of a lynch mob. Continue reading
“Together we can design and build a common destiny or share the consequences of an undesirable fate.”
There is a universal desire to a secure a prosperous life at the core of all human existence. That’s why we form communities, in a united effort to ensure our survival. Human cooperation is intrinsic. It’s a characteristic at the heart of all civilization. A shared identity and a shared purpose are the key principles that bond tribes, communities and nations.
So what is a free country? Continue reading