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Clear and Present Dangers 13

For my write-up today on Clear and Present Dangers: A Conservative View of America’s Government (copyright 1975), I’ll comment on something that M. Stanton Evans says on pages 362-363: “…the liberal urge to absorb and deploy power will continue to … Continue reading

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Clear and Present Dangers 11: Crime

In my latest reading of M. Stanton Evans’ Clear and Present Dangers: A Conservative View of America’s Government (copyright 1975), I finished the chapter “Freedom and Foreign Policy” and read the chapter on crime. I’ll focus on Evans’ chapter on … Continue reading

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Clear and Present Dangers 9: The Environment and Energy

In my latest reading of M. Stanton Evans’ Clear and Present Dangers: A Conservative View of America’s Government (copyright 1975), I finished the chapter on the environment, read the chapter on the energy crisis, and started the chapter on civil … Continue reading

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Clear and Present Dangers 8

In my latest reading of M. Stanton Evans’ Clear and Present Dangers: A Conservative View of America’s Government (copyright 1975), I finished the chapter on health care, read the chapter on “The Population Scare”, and started the chapter on the … Continue reading

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Clear and Present Dangers 7

In my latest reading of M. Stanton Evans’ Clear and Present Dangers: A Conservative View of America’s Government (copyright 1975), I read the chapters on education and inflation, and I started the chapter on health care.  I have three items. … Continue reading

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Clear and Present Dangers 6: Government Makes Matters Worse

In my latest reading of Clear and Present Dangers: A Conservative View of American Government (copyright 1975), M. Stanton Evans argues essentially that government intervention makes problems worse.  According to Evans, increasing the minimum wage discourages businesses from hiring African-American … Continue reading

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Clear and Present Dangers 5

In my latest reading of Clear and Present Dangers: A Conservative View of America’s Government (copyright 1975), M. Stanton Evans critiques the notion that big government helps the little guy while afflicting the better-off. Well, sort of.  Evans also says … Continue reading

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Clear and Present Dangers 4

I have two items for my write-up today on M. Stanton Evans’ Clear and Present Dangers: A Conservative View of America’s Government (copyright 1975). 1.  A significant point in my reading of Evans’ book thus far has been that the … Continue reading

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Clear and Present Dangers 3: Regulations

For my write-up today on Clear and Present Dangers: A Conservative View of America’s Government (copyright 1975), I’ll use as my starting-point something that M. Stanton Evans says on page 76, in a footnote: “A principal horror story in this … Continue reading

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