The folks over on Right-wing Avenue — yeah, you know, the supposedly nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organizations that have been acting as virtual auxiliaries of the campaign of one of the two main U.S. Senate candidates in recent weeks — have a lot of troubling friends and allies on the fringe.
Take, for instance the website “Triad Conservative” (to which one can link directly from the Locke Foundation’s “Piedmont Publius” blog). This is from an article that appeared on the site over the weekend entitled “Time to Entertain Secession?”:
“Matthew Staver of Liberty Counsel argues that we are witnessing the end of Western Civilization. He is essentially correct. Western Civilization over the last two millenia has been intrinsically Christian. Our national government is now post-Christian, post-modern and indeed anti-Christian. And Greensboro’s own Kay Hagan has been at the forefront of this change.
The United States is no longer a fundamentally good country.”
The post concludes this way: