The one factor that distinguishes social conservatives from the left is a love of truth. Russell Kirk, the famous conservative writer, said it well when he stated that “…the essence of social conservatism is preservation of the ancient moral traditions of humanity.” Actually, it is more accurate to say that we preserve the “sacred realities” of humanity. Our opponents, liberals and radical leftists, are in the business of opposing truth or, more accurately, “Obscuring the Obvious.” That there are universal truths fundamental to reality, the cultivation of a happy life, and the betterment of mankind, is a basic belief of […]
“Mission Creep” refers to a policy that begins well, but ends in disaster. It’s a gradual process. Here’s the pattern: A government or organization commits to a policy.It spends time, money and resources on it.Initially it meets with success, so it commits itself even more. This results in more success which, in turn, makes it more confident. It goes all in and commits itself completely. Then things start to go wrong. But now, having devoted so much time, money and resources to the fight, it can’t back out. In too deep, it hopes for final victory and continues the struggle. […]
This expression, often used by parents to prevent their children from swearing, now has new meaning in Canada. It is a warning to us that unless we protect our democratic right to free speech we may soon lose it.There comes a time in the lives of all free people when they are tested, and that time has come to Canada. Liberal progressivism, a philosophy that has already stripped us of many of our rights, and wants to take more, is now taking aim at free speech. It’s been a long time coming, but it’s no surprise. The aim of Liberal […]
The purpose of Freedom Defence Canada is to defend and promote traditional values on current social issues.