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The Essence of Conservatism

We can spend all day discussing the esoteric aspects of the political school of thought generally referred to as “conservatism,” including its origins with Edmund Burke and its steady propagation and promotion in the past hundred years by the likes … Continue reading

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Alas, the Gentleman From Florida is NOT Eligible

And it breaks the heart, because Marco Rubio has become the heart-throb of Reaganites everywhere who would love nothing more than to see him one day sworn in as president of the United States. Back in the Manly’s Republic days, … Continue reading

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Overnight Open Thread

“The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.” — Edmund Burke

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Making the Good an Enemy of the Perfect

This article appeared on another site not long ago, but I’m not sure many people read it and because it is one of the best articles I’ve ever written, I am compelled to repost it as an object lesson. Call … Continue reading

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