KEN’S CORNER: Neo-Con – Traitors to the Right

KEN’S CORNER: Neo-Con – Traitors to the Right

“Neo-Conservatism: Another finger on the progressive hand strangling America.”

Commentary by TLB Contributing Writer: Ken LaRive

In consideration of the Neo-Con, Neo means new. The movement and its founders originated in the 1960s, and originally were liberal socialist Democrats. Only the stripes have changed, and so little about this political affiliation is new.

Since World War 2 Neo-conservatism became a new political thread that infiltrated into the Republican party, and from that time have revolutionized it. The original theme that blended with Republican conservatism no longer recognizable or exists today. Neo-Conservatism is now pro big government, pro big spending, and is considered socialistic at its core. Though they seem to be opposed to a welfare state, they do promote the redistribution of wealth by government controlling incentives and initiatives.

Some Republicans have called Neo-Cons wolves in sheep clothing to indicate that they do not hold either the Libertarian or Paleo-Conservative standard, and are thought to have betrayed the core values of the Republican party. Some also have accused Neo-Cons to be closet Communists and collective Socialist, controlled by big banking consortiums and international businesses who do not have America’s best interest at heart. They also are blamed for the promotion of a one world order, along with their Democratic progressive liberal counterparts of the same ilk.

Others have suggested that the term has lost a consistent and definable meaning due to unwarranted and inconsistent use. For example, Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice, and Donald Rumsfeld have all been identified as leading Neoconservatives despite the fact that they have been considered life-long conservative Republicans. Others argue that it is policy that defines a Neoconservative, and that because both Cheney and Rice have supported Irving Kristol’s ideas, they should be considered as such by record and association.

Ex-Republican Congressman and Libertarian-Republican Ron Paul has been a long time critic of the Neoconservative movement. He has written emphatically that Neo-conservatives attack freedom, liberty, and shreds the U.S. Constitution. On the House floor Dr. Paul addressed Neoconservative historical roots and indicated that Neo-conservatism is neither new nor conservative. These speeches are easily found on YouTube.

According to Wikipedia: “Neo-conservatism is a political philosophy that supports using economic and military power to bring liberalism, democracy, and human rights to other countries. In economics, unlike Pale-conservatives and libertarians, neoconservatives generally purport to support a limited welfare state; rhetorically support free markets…”

…and they are willing to interfere by government mandate and sanctions for overriding social and economic purposes using undeclared preemptive war. Ardently, they protect and serve big banks that finance both sides to war, bolstered and defined by a US war machine of their design.

Critics on the right attack Neo-conservatism for involving the United States with preemptive wars in the Middle East, promoting of American exceptionalism by policies that align the United States with Israel.

The book, “The Neo-conservative Revolution: Jewish Intellectuals and the Shaping of Public Policy”, is the first defined history of the development of American Jewish political conservatism and the rise of a group of Jewish intellectuals and activists known as Neoconservatives. It describes the growth of perhaps a dozen such figures in the 1940s and 50s, including Irving Kristol, Nathan Glazer and Norman Podhoretz, to several hundred younger people such as Paul Wolfowitz, David Brooks and Charles Krauthammer who have had a powerful impact on American public policy, including driving the US to a preemptive war with Iraq.


Author’s note: Disputes over Israel’s secular Zionist movement is in sharp conflict with Paleo-conservatives who continue to argue that neoconservatives are an illegitimate addition to the conservative movement, and that they do not serve America, but external interests.

Pat Buchanan called Neo-conservatism “a globalist, interventionist, open borders ideology.”

This consequential political rift can be traced back to a defining moment 1981. Ronald Reagan’s nomination of Mel Bradfordto run the National Endowment for the Humanities was thwarted by neoconservatives who complained that he had once criticized Abraham Lincoln. Because of these allegations, Bradford withdrew.

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Though most Americans know little to nothing of these defining distinctions, they are at the root of many of the radical policy changes in America for the last fifty years, creating in its wake an unresponsive top-heavy government, and a country enslaved by their international handlers.


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From the Author, Ken La Rive – We in the Liberty movement have been fighting to take back this country for less than a decade, peacefully and with the love of God and country in our hearts. Our banner has been trampled on and displaced by a multitude of distractions, further eroding our nation and the cause for Liberty. And so, as we are pulled by forces we cannot fathom, powerful entities with unlimited resources stolen from our future, unaccountable trillions printed out of thin air and put on our backs as debt, we must formulate the most pitiful of all questions any patriot might ask in the final hour: Are we going to fight for our master’s tyranny, or are we going to demand the return of our civil liberties and Constitution? Are we going to choose The Banner of Liberty, or the shackles of voluntary servitude? Will it be a war for corporate profit, or a war to regain our ability to self govern, as the blood and toil of our forefathers presented to us, their children, as a gift? I fear that decision is emanate. I fear that any decision will be a hard one, but my greatest fear of all is that the decision has already been made for us.



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1 Comment on KEN’S CORNER: Neo-Con – Traitors to the Right

  1. IMO the clearest way to understand the real political spectrum is the John Birch perspective. The spectrum is not left to right. It is Anarchy to Tyranny. It is how much power must free people allow a government to have. How much is necessary and for what. Any concession of power to government should be suspect. With that view all systems other than a Republic gives away too much power. Progressive communist democrats want power and so do the fascist neocons. They are two faces of one two-faced government. A Republic can only survive if it strikes a balance between total freedom and collective government resistance to emerging concentrated wealth. Wealth is power and that power must remain in the hands of a republic’s citizens. How much power must government have to insure this? Humanity has not solved this riddle.

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