Phyllis Schlafly, a social conservative icon, died yesterday at the age of 92. For decades she had been the head of the Eagle Forum, after an early career in helping move the voters of California in the direction of conservatism and preparing the state for Ronald Reagan. Though not a native or resident, Schlafly was very much like one of those that Darren Dochuk wrote about in his fascinating book, From Bible Belt to Sunbelt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and… Continue Reading ››
Quote of the Week!
“the passion for economic equality…is…a passion for getting as much as those above us in the economic scale already get rather than a passion for giving those below us as much as we ourselves already get.” –Henry Hazlitt