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Posts in category “Conservatism”

Orwell: Progressives Aren’t Fascists

But neither can they satisfy the longings of the human soul.

Posted August 26th, 2014

Development of Non-Toxic 2016 GOP Agenda Continues Apace

The release of Rep. Paul Ryan’s anti-poverty “discussion draft” last week marks …

Posted July 30th, 2014

Republicans Wreck the Vote

This week, seven college students and voting-rights advocates are challenging a North …

Posted July 10th, 2014

The Conservatism of New Urbanism

Traditional neighborhoods foster traditional culture, and shouldn’t be abandoned to the left.

Posted July 9th, 2014

A Crucial Question for Reformicons

All things being equal, I should be fan of Yuval Levin. I …

Posted July 8th, 2014

Nixon’s The One

Pat Buchanan documents the ’68 campaign with detail and nuance.

Posted July 2nd, 2014

Homelessness, Housing, and the Failures of the Regulatory Impulse

When it comes to homelessness, many communities’ first instinct is to regulate …

Posted June 26th, 2014

David Brat’s Half-Cocked Theological-Economic Fusionism

Michael Tanner recently—but before the shocker primary in suburban Richmond—lamented that the …

Posted June 18th, 2014

Crony Capitalism Kicks Off the World Cup

International soccer’s organizing body brings corruption to every level of sport.

Posted June 12th, 2014

Eric Cantor Rides Tea Party Tiger, Is Devoured

If you look at the arc of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s …

Posted June 11th, 2014

Reform Conservatism Needs Place

Strengthening neighborhoods and civil society should be a key policy priority.

Posted June 9th, 2014

The Tricky Politics of Fighting Crony Capitalism

The conservative fight against crony capitalism received a boost last Tuesday, when …

Posted May 27th, 2014

Reagan’s Man at VOA: Kenneth Tomlinson, RIP

Ken Tomlinson, who died last week, was one of Ronald Reagan’s key …

Posted May 9th, 2014

Walter Jones and the Bush Tax Cuts

One bit of pushback I’ve encountered in response to today’s column about …

Posted May 5th, 2014

Runaway Interventionism Is the Real Benghazi Scandal

On Benghazi, most conservatives have behaved like a dog on a bone. …

Posted May 1st, 2014

Conservative Sentencing Reform: Politically Savvy, Morally Right

Darlene Eckles was not a drug user or dealer when she was …

Posted April 29th, 2014

The Case for “Serfdom,” Rightly Understood

Conservatives only empower the state when they make an idol of liberty.

Posted April 9th, 2014