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A Proactive, Positive Conservatism

A Proactive, Positive Conservatism

November 7, 2014 at 8:35 am 0 comments

Becoming the Champion of Work, Life, and Lower-Income America by Prof. Patrick Garry: With the 2014 election season at an end, conservatives must transition from campaign to governance mode.  Throughout the campaign season, a growing number of conservative voices urged the Republican Party to articulate a positive governing agenda instead […]

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Conservatives Evolving on Criminal Justice and the Death Penalty

Conservatives Evolving on Criminal Justice and the Death Penalty

March 3, 2014 at 8:35 am 1 comment

by Marc Hyden: Today’s news is filled with stories about the political right’s feud that is pitting the GOP’s old guard against tea partiers. There is no doubt the conservative world is in the midst of change, but there is another movement afoot that has the potential to galvanize a […]

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Conservatism’s Moment of Transformation

Conservatism’s Moment of Transformation

January 21, 2014 at 7:30 am 1 comment

by Prof. Patrick Garry: Modern conservatism may be in a process of transformation.  Ever since the 2012 elections, more and more conservatives have been calling for a revival of the concerns that occupied earlier stages of American conservatism: a recognition of work as the foundation of society and the economy; […]

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The Humane Case for Prison Reform

The Humane Case for Prison Reform

August 26, 2013 at 8:15 am 5 comments

by Ryan Mulvey: Should conservatives and libertarians treat prison reform as a question of government spending, or should they ground their solutions within a comprehensive philosophy of human dignity that attends to the real consequences of crime? The Left has long monopolized the debate on prison reform and the much-needed […]

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The Danger the Obama Scandals Pose to Conservatives

The Danger the Obama Scandals Pose to Conservatives

June 5, 2013 at 8:35 am 1 comment

by Prof. Patrick Garry: The Obama presidency has had a rocky start to its second term.  Not only has it failed to escape from the whirlpool of scandals that engulfed it months ago, but it has been drawn deeper into more and more scandals.  These scandals obviously threaten to derail […]

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Why Conservatives are Concerned about the Death Penalty

Why Conservatives are Concerned about the Death Penalty

March 22, 2013 at 8:15 am 3 comments

by Marc Hyden Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty is a national network of conservatives questioning the alignment of capital punishment with conservative principles. We came together to shatter the myth that conservatives blindly support the death penalty, as well as to create a forum to network and to speak […]

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A State of the Union Response: The War on Poverty versus the War on Liberty

A State of the Union Response: The War on Poverty versus the War on Liberty

February 13, 2013 at 12:50 am 0 comments

by Brandon James Smith  Conservatism is fundamentally and unyieldingly at war with poverty and disorder. At its core, conservatism seeks not just to alleviate these social problems, but to wage an aggressive war against them. President Obama, in his State of the Union address, has instead declared a war on liberty, […]

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Immigration Reform and the Search for Middle Ground

Immigration Reform and the Search for Middle Ground

December 17, 2012 at 9:30 am 0 comments

by A.K. Fielding “The terms on which foreigners may be admitted to the rights of Citizens, should be speedily ascertained by a uniform rule of naturalization.” – President George Washington According to an article by Cameron Joseph published in The Hill, “a coalition of business and religious leaders” joined on Tuesday […]

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Why Libertarians Should Embrace Social Conservatism

Why Libertarians Should Embrace Social Conservatism

December 13, 2012 at 12:15 pm 1 comment

by Jonathan Tkachuk Libertarians should embrace social conservatism if they wish to advance the cause of a free society in the United States. By embracing social conservative positions on three core issues, that of abortion, traditional marriage and illegal immigration, libertarians would strengthen their intellectual defense of liberty while simultaneously broadening […]

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The Argument Conservatives Must Learn to Make

The Argument Conservatives Must Learn to Make

October 23, 2012 at 8:00 am 3 comments

by Prof. Patrick Garry In other elections, with an incumbent in the position now occupied by President Obama, the challenger would be polling much better than Governor Romney is.  With the economy stalled, unemployment at unacceptable levels, government debt both unprecedented and unsustainable, foreign violence against America escalating, and the […]

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