Date: March 30th 2011

Conservative Resources by J.P. Travis at

The great divide

There were violent riots in London this past weekend, caused by angry anarchists protesting against government spending cuts.

Think about that for a second.

The Random House Dictionary defines “anarchist” as "a person who seeks to overturn by violence all constituted forms and institutions of society and government, with no purpose of establishing any other system of order in the place of that destroyed.”

The contradiction is humorous. People whose goal is supposedly elimination of all government were protesting against smaller government by destroying private property. What’s next, Muslims demanding more pig farms? Feminists reading Playboy? Michael Moore going on a diet?

Anarchists are not the only group whose political philosophy is intentionally murky. All battles that humans wage are the same battle, the battle between good and evil, whether we recognize them as such or not...

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