Mona Charen Quotes.
Liberalism in various guises – feminism, the sexual revolution, gay activism – has been at war with marriage and family for several decades now. And when do-gooders look around at the wreckage of human lives caused by disintegrating families, they call for government to act as father, mother, brother, and sister.
The child welfare system – devised and run by liberal social workers, psychologists, and judges. . .Treats incompetent or abusive parents as its clients, and only secondarily considers the needs and well-being of the children involved.
One might have thought that the Cold War’s conclusion would have convinced the Left that appeasement of dictators is not profitable.
The facts of life are conservative.
Homelessness came into being because liberal policy makers embraced a series of foolish ideas.
Liberals and international diplomats (a distinction without a difference) have notorious difficulty understanding how to deal with totalitarian regimes.
If the Democrats have their way, African Americans will continue to feel oppressed, despised and handicapped into the indefinite future. All progress will be downplayed and every setback amplified. In this way, Democrats can continue to rely on lopsided black support at the polls.
Liberal child welfare experts decided that child abuse was not evidence of a moral or character flaw in the abusing parent. Instead, like poverty, crime, and homelessness, child abuse came to be viewed as evidence of a societal failure.
Liberal dominance of important areas of America’s social and political life has undermined many of the virtues that have sustained this country.
Any stimulus package amounts to taking money from the pockets of some Americans and placing it in the pockets of others who have better political connections.
Just as the baby boom generation seemed to believe it was the first to discover sex, many of its members also seemed to think they were the first to discover the horrors of war.
Every liberal initiative, from welfare to antismoking measures, is justified by reference to ‘the children.’ Yet the clear result of liberal policies is to harm children even more than adults.
It continues to defy explanation why liberals who theoretically love liberty, equality, tolerance and moderation, should find so much to despise in their own country, which represents the fullest expression of those virtues anywhere on the globe.
The entitlement mentality so carefully cultivated by liberal academics, politicians, clergymen, and journalists continues to corrode the self-sufficiency that once defined the American character.
Truth telling is the first building block of character — a quality that seems to be getting rarer and rarer in all-forgiving America.
Feminists are forever discovering subtle new forms of sexism and then beating men around the head and shoulders with it. It is left to the rest of us to suffer the inevitable backlash this provokes among men. Besides, the feminists have the Federal Government behind them.
Abused And neglected children have paid the price for liberalism’s tendency to sentimentalize the poor.
There was a time when ‘fear of God’ meant piety, or at least conscience. Today, it more accurately describes the worldview of secular liberals who get itchy and twitchy at any reminder of our religious roots as a nation.