The View From 1776

Bill Buckley in the Beginning

William F. Buckley, Jr’s., early clashes with liberal-progressive intellectuals illuminates the difficulty of the role that he played.

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 03/21 at 10:03 PM
  1. Christian Believers formed the early American basis for social behavior, including education, political concepts, and business involvement. Such prime value sources as Bible, preachers, and priority, emphasized secondary concern for worldly values.

    Thus, when non-believers ascended worldly ladders in our Freedom, they were not inhibited by the ethics and morality of scripture. They were open to collectivist priorities of numbers, money, & power - and still are.

    The latter part of the Ninteenth Century saw a flowering of collective socialism. It is yet to die a natural death of cause-effect - maintained, as it is, by expensive artificial means of low IQ government intervention.

    semper fidelis
    vincit veritas
    Posted by Jim Baxter  on  03/22  at  01:18 AM
  2. The View says that liberal-progressives turned blind eyes toward Stalin
    Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  on  03/22  at  10:35 AM
  3. Well, since the free-rider Airths of this world have no criteria that rises higher than their belly-button, what do you suggest, - besides whine & beg for your life?

    Bombing works well in the hands of free men. After all, we are "in league with the stones of the field." (Nature and nature's GOD.)

    Next, non-learner?

    semper fidelis
    vincit veritas
    Posted by Jim Baxter  on  03/22  at  11:40 AM
  4. Jim, you mentioned belly-button and that reminds me of a joke: Why did the Japanese lie on their bellies? To hide their navels, because they heard the Americans were looking for naval bases.

    The joke is as benign as your silly and empty comments.
    Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  on  03/22  at  12:01 PM
  5. To you, they match your head. Empty.
    Posted by Jim Baxter  on  03/22  at  07:58 PM
  6. David rationalizes
    Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  on  03/23  at  05:04 PM
  7. (cont.)

    You describe them (us), as impotent to do anything, but that is untrue. If America had all the might and resources necessary to defeat both Germany and Japan in WWII, we had more than enough to nip each in the bud separately before they had the chance to militarize. Instead, we waited while Germany and Japan built forces and declared purposes; and, we did nothing precisely because liberals were busy denouncing any suggestion we intervene. Non-interventionism was all the rage, and socialists and liberals were its principal brokers. Billy Mitchell, and others in the military, tried to warn liberal-dominated Washington, only to be rebuffed or cashiered. FDR, much ballyhooed for his realization of the danger, refused any recognition until 1938; and only then because of his close personal relation to Churchill who was doing all he could to get Roosevelt
    Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  on  03/23  at  05:22 PM
  8. (cont.)

    Yes, we could have bombed Stalin much as we bombed Saddam, though with more collateral damage. But, no this would not have started WWIII because Russia did not yet have the bomb and no allies but us, Britain and France. Who of these do you imagine would have run to Russia
    Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  on  03/23  at  05:25 PM
  9. Well, I like you fictional version of history Bob. Just keep pretending that you know what you are talking about.
    Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  on  03/24  at  01:51 PM
  10. See what I mean? Sick!

    Don't talk to him, but talk to the other young ignorameses - perhjaps some will learn. Airth is not worthy.

    semper fidelis
    vincit veritas
    Posted by Jim Baxter  on  03/24  at  04:41 PM
  11. Oh, David, I am sooo... blinded by the pure light of your dazzling intellect!! I hadn
    Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  on  03/25  at  08:04 PM
  12. They cannot function in light of the fact that they have no criteria greater than self.

    Reason and logic are no better than pre-chosen criteria. He/they feel words are sufficient.

    You give him too much credit. He is that way on purpose. Unqualified. Typical.

    semper fidelis
    vincit veritas
    Posted by Jim Baxter  on  03/25  at  09:14 PM
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    Posted by Tracy K  on  04/26  at  03:50 PM
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