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Freedom And Responsibility Are Inextricably Linked

I got an outstanding message from Mark Alexander at Patriot Post today: The Rights and Obligations of Liberty “No country upon earth ever had it more in its power to attain these blessings than United America. Wondrously strange, then, and

Posted in Core Principle - Defining Conservatism

A Must-Watch: The American Trinity

This is supreme excellence: This is the core of conservatism. This is what conservatives believe, and why we believe it. Outstanding stuff, Mr. Prager! There’s my two cents.

Posted in Core Principle - Defining Conservatism

The Quinessential Question

I referenced a recent Rasmussen poll earlier that showed only 53% of Americans think capitalism is the way to go, but I wanted to dig into that some more because I think it is absolutely critical, and at the root

Posted in Core Principle - Defining Conservatism, General Politics, Leaning Left

Translating Liberalism

Liberals don’t always mean what they actually say. In fact, more often than not, their words are entirely misleading for a normal person using typical definitions from the Dictionary. You have to know how to understand how to translate normal

Posted in Core Principle - Defining Conservatism, General Politics

Conservativism Explained

I got the following comment from an anonymous reader yesterday: Why is it that virtually every conservative viewpoint on governmental policy seems like the same position any average jerk would take? In other words, it seems like if you were

Posted in Core Principle - Defining Conservatism, General Politics

Conservatism Basics

A trio of writers at Townhall lay out some great examples of the differences between conservatism and liberalism.  Key excerpts are below. The High Cost of a Free Lunch by Burt Prelutsky Prelutsky traces most of today's ills back to

Posted in Core Principle - Defining Conservatism, General Politics, Unintended Consequences

Reagan’s Visionary Leadership

Newt Gingrich writes about the 25th anniversary of two of Ronald Reagan’s landmark speeches, and the effects they had on the world. This is a great bit of history, and worth a review. Excerpt: In 1980, the United States was

Posted in Core Principle - Defining Conservatism, General Politics

The Misnomer Of Conservatism

Bruce Walker writes a brilliant analysis piece called “The Misnomer of Conservatism” that really explains a lot about both conservatives and the Left.  It begins like this: As we “conservatives” thrash about trying to find who is a real conservative,

Posted in Core Principle - Defining Conservatism, General Politics
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