People desperately want to think for themselves instead of being told what they can and cannot do. But the modern left won’t allow such heresy.
Russell Kirk was so much more than a Cassandra ceaselessly caviling against Communism. To our great fortune, Kirk scoured the world’s great literature, philosophy, and political theory.
‘It is nearly impossible to discern any conservatism in Rubin’s contemporary writing,’ top conservative leaders said in an October 3 letter to the Washington Post editorial board.
If you want to know how the American ‘miracle’ came to happen, start with 18th-century preacher Jonathan Mayhew, in the book ‘Father of Liberty.’
If conservatives and other non-leftists hope to finally win the culture war and make sustained gains, they need to leave the ghetto or somehow transform it.
The first—if not only—task of conservatism, in Never Trumpers’ telling, consists of resisting President Trump. If Trump leads the GOP, then nuke it from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.
Jonah Goldberg’s defense of the legacy of the Enlightenment ends up being mostly a rehearsal of boilerplate 20th-century American conservatism.
The president has shown himself to be a stronger promoter of conservatism than many had anticipated, albeit unfortunately quite the spender.
Donald Trump, it turned out, read the conservative electorate much more accurately than the finest minds in Republican punditry. Their response is revenge.
David Brooks joins Ben Domenech on The Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the American cultural collapse of faith, trust, and community.
It may surprise many Westerners, but Thailand, a country known for attracting notoriously libertine tourists, is actually a quite religious, conservative nation.
If you already have an ‘outsider’ president who is cutting taxes, deregulating, considering Pentagon base closings, and more, it is unclear how Libertarians can run against him.
In America’s reddest state, moderation and prudence are increasingly seen as a betrayal of conservatism and a reason to purge the GOP.
For God, For Country, and For Main Street.
Jonah Goldberg is certainly not naive about the role religion plays in the ‘miracle’ of western classical liberalism. ‘Suicide of the West’ is best understood as an apologetic to non-conservatives.
Jonah Goldberg’s ‘Suicide of the West’ fails to acknowledge that the threat to liberal democratic capitalism is far deeper than tribalism or nationalism gone awry.
While the self-labeled remnant challenges conservatives to live up to a higher standard, others counter that we should leverage unified Republican government to secure policy wins.
Men cannot simply decide they are women. This is a basic truth that conservatives should not deny for fear of social strife.
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