John Hendrickson: When evaluating public policy conservatives need to consider fundamental principles that will preserve and defend limited government and economic liberty.
Collin Brendemuehl: Jonah Goldberg’s work is useful. It’s a little short-sighted in its rejection of Burke. He paints a proper picture of the swamp. He understands the problem of Marx and Darwin in politics. And he clarifies the conservative principle well that economic class is mutable.
Pat Nicklaus: We recently moved to Missouri. I was excited to meet other like-minded conservatives and I got extremely jazzed when it seemed like I was meeting several. “Seemed like” being the operative words in that sentence.
John Hendrickson: Conservatives believe that not only is the Constitution based in truth, but also the biblical heritage of the nation.
Kelvey Vander Hart: I love conservatism, but as a Millennial, watching the right’s attempt at outreach to this generation can make me cringe.
Pro-choice student senator at Drake University attacks CEO of Turning Point USA for being pro-life. Student senators call group “hateful”, “condescending”.
John Gustavsson: Conservatism started off as an intellectual movement, and it is only as an intellectual movement that it can possibly succeed.
Adam Graham: We can’t set it and forget it. Politics doesn’t allow eternal conservative victories. Eternal vigilance is still the price of liberty.
Former Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) discussed economics, foreign policy and the future of the conservative movement in his keynote address at an event in DC.
To restore traditional federalism, states as well as the people will have to repent of progressivism and return to the principles of the Constitution.
Why Coolidge Matters is a solid overview of why the principles of President Calvin Coolidge can be applied to policy problems today.
With the RNC Growth and Opportunity Project report being released, we ought to be insulted and embarrassed that the party has fallen to this level.
He said “conservatism is alive and well” in Missouri and Minnesota. Below is Rick Santorum’s victory speech after his victory in the Minnesota Caucus and Missouri Primary before news that he also won the Colorado Caucus in a three state sweep. He went after President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. “I don’t stand here to […]
The most telling statistic of the Iowa Caucus is the payoff for the money each candidate spent. It tells a story of the integrity of Iowa Republican voters. Iowa voters are not easily persuaded by flashy ads. We want to hear the candidate and discuss his or her record—at length. Let’s look at each candidates […]
In a speech that I thought Governor Sarah Palin was giving today, but then I remembered that today was yesterday in Hong Kong… and tomorrow is today, sigh – darned International Date Line. Some excerpts of her speech at the CLSA Asia Pacific Markets Conference posted on WSJ’s Washington Wire: A few snippets… you can […]
Some miscellany for your reading pleasure, I commend the following to you: Parchment and Pen: “O Teacher Where Art Thou? A Case for Legitimate Higher Learning” by Lisa Robinson Al Mohler on the Future of the Southern Baptist Convention (HT: Justin Taylor) Stand to Reason: “The Senior Pastor Model” by Brett Kunkle (HT: Tim Challies) […]