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Posts in category “Conservatism”

GOP Counterfactual History

If Trump had lost in 2016, what would be happening in the Republican Party today?

Posted November 8th, 2017

On White People Acting White

Kevin D. Williamson, who grew up in the white underclass, refuses to be sentimental

Posted October 20th, 2017

Trump: Conservatism’s Reckoning With Nemesis

The hubris of the Right delivered us into the hands of the goddess of comeuppance

Posted October 19th, 2017

Of Faith & Futile Horses

Learning to see the hidden greatness in donkeys

Posted October 9th, 2017

Sam Francis & The Drama Of Trollhättan

What a prophetic American paleocon and a Swedish murder village have to say to us

Posted September 22nd, 2017

J.D. Vance Will Not Run For Office

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author says his wife and baby boy come first

Posted September 15th, 2017

The ‘Malleable, Innocent’ Republicans

It’s not conservative principles that drives the GOP base. It’s loyalty to Donald Trump

Posted September 14th, 2017

Trump & A Third Party

Power is flowing away from the GOP establishment. But what does that mean?

Posted September 12th, 2017

Two GOP Dead Ends

Neither Jeff Flake nor Dinesh D’Souza are the future of conservatism. But who is?

Posted September 2nd, 2017

Buchanan’s Shameful Defense Of White Supremacy

Defying Constitution and the Christian faith, he asserts that all men are not created equal

Posted August 18th, 2017

The Curse Of Identity Politics

Charlottesville puts left and right at a fateful crossroads

Posted August 13th, 2017

Apatow & Conservative Movies

The film director says the Right can’t handle messy conflict

Posted August 7th, 2017

1.5 Cheers For Jeff Flake

GOP senator identifies what’s wrong with Trumpism, but what does he have to counter it? The ghost of Barry Goldwater

Posted August 2nd, 2017

Conservative Woman Publicly Humiliates Trump

Peggy Noonan takes ‘weak, sniveling’ president to woodshed; ‘like an unfunny Woody Allen’

Posted July 27th, 2017

Two Kinds Of California Liberals

One thinks Silicon Valley is Utopia, the other thinks it’s Mordor

Posted July 27th, 2017

The Active ‘Hillary,’ The Passive ‘Trump’

Two kinds of threats to the Western order

Posted July 18th, 2017

Trump: Will The West Survive?

A question that deserves an answer — but it’s not likely to be a comforting one

Posted July 6th, 2017