Sunday, February 19, 2017

The left's emotion versus the right's reason

By Earick Ward February 19, 2017

The left have made holding a viewpoint not consistent with their own progressive dogma tantamount to murder. How do we respond? Conservatives have long held respect for our nation's Founders. While our values closely mirror those of our Founding Fathers – self-governance, natural rights, (historic) liberalism, and the free exchange of commerce and ideas, what is most respected (according to this author) is the use of "reason" to advance the tenets set forth in establishing our new nation. Great men with disparate views, advancing great ideas. Make no mistake: passions were high, but all sides (Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists) used reason to make the case for their ideals.........Their use of inflammatory adjectives (racist, bigot, sexist, homophobe, Islamophobe, Nazi, fascist, etc.) to describe their opponents is nothing but an attempt to shut down debate (reason). The left have made holding a viewpoint not consistent with their own progressive dogma tantamount to murder..... More

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