Being a Conservative means conserving the wisdom of our ancestors, preserving what is best of our cultural heritage.
Too often, modern man plunges headlong into the future and never looks back. Nowhere is this more evident than with the history and preservation of silent films. Last week I spoke with a group of high school girls about the rich legacy of the movies. As we chatted, I realized the girls had no idea what I was talking about. They never heard of silent films. Nor have they have ever seen a black & white movie. Their frame of reference: Miley Cyrus.
The upcoming Democrat national convention will, no doubt, present a conga line of whiny, complaining women — free birth control! free abortions! — who will portray themselves as long-suffering victims who need the government for, well, everything.
In contrast to the progressive feminists-with-vapors-in-need-of-a-government-issued-fainting-couch, is this fine documentary about movie pioneer Mary Pickford.
Think about her remarkable career. She built it.