The Freeman's Burden:

To defend the principles of human liberty; to educate; to be vigilant against the ever expanding power of the state.

Sunday, October 14, 2007

Meet the Neo-Cons

"The first strains of neo-conservatism were, of course, liberal. But liberal doesn’t quite get at it. Really, the first strains of neo-conservatism were militantly liberal. The New School (from whence Irving Kristol came) was where neo-conservatism was born, and its most important figure was Max Shachtman. These early neo-cons were nearly all of them Trotskyites, predominantly Jewish, New York liberal intelligentsia who placed a heavy emphasis on being anti-communist, anti-counterculture, pro-war socialists."

Read entire article...


Post a Comment

<< Home