Conservative Presidential

Conservative Presidential

The goal of these tools is to equip CR readers with the full scope of each candidate’s past, present, and future. This is accomplished in two ways: First, the CR Presidential Profiles look at each candidates record and rhetoric. Second, the CR Presidential Survey asks candidates questions about key issues that are critical to our nation’s future and…

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Conservative values

Conservative values

When I was growing up in Atlanta, my parents never gave me an allowance. On Saturday each week, I would either cut grass or wash cars for my neighbors. The few dollars a week I earned were my own “discretionary spending.” I was allowed to spend those dollars however I wished, but once the money was spent, I had to wait until the next Saturday to try…

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Define Social conservative

Define Social conservative

At the Conservative Political Action Conference last weekend, the nation’s largest annual gathering of conservatives, many speculated that the GOP might be veering in a more libertarian direction—or at least influential leaders within the party might be prodding it or might be anxious for it to go in that direction. The Daily Beast ran the headline…

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Characteristics of conservatism

Characteristics of conservatism

What with our stern opposition to the radicalism of the Soviets, however, and our national abhorrence of collectivism in all its varieties, a good many Americans now doubt very much whether they care to be called liberals or radicals. The liberals, for a good while, have been drifting leftward toward their radical cousins; and liberalism, in recent…

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Liberalism in the 19th Century

Liberalism in the 19th Century

Jeb Bush is the corporatist GOP s Lawn Gnome, much like yesterday was Bud Selig Bobble Head Day at the Milwaukee Brewers baseball park. Like we wouldn t understand a 21st Century Selig Bobble Head. And AEI bobble head Charles Murray is Jeb! s guru since he believes that if the sheeple obey the hyper-rich and resist the government.then (phase two) Liberty/Freedom…

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Conservative Policy

Conservative Policy

This August, Congress goes home to reconnect with constituents and begin to make a closing argument before the 2014 elections. Members return to their districts after a year that has shown the extent to which our nation’s governing institutions have become detached from the demands of the people. Across the country, they will find that voters are tired…

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Conservative views on education

Conservative views on education

Nicky Morgan: ‘We will spend more on schools in the next parliament than any other party has promised.’ Photograph: Graeme Robertson/the Guardian Why should I, a teacher, vote Tory? I see absolutely no reason to. Ben Pritchard, assistant head for inclusion, Montem primary school, London We believe schools succeed when teachers are free to teach. That’s…

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Conservative vs. Republican

Conservative vs. Republican

The way Hillary Clinton is acting it seems to be a foregone conclusion she’s going to run for president in 2016. First her book tour, then her visit to Iowa for Senator Harkin’s annual Democrat steak fry, where she exclaimed, “I’m back!” And of course the recent birth of her granddaughter Charlotte, which seemed all too contrived by Chelsea to help…

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Social conservative beliefs

Social conservative beliefs

Like Governor Christie, he has muscled through a Republican fiscal and social agenda in a Democratic-leaning state. Last year, he became the first governor ever to survive a recall election, which was called over new limits he authorized on collective bargaining rights for state employees. And he is adamant that the party’s conservative stands on social…

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Conservative right

Conservative right

Justice by Ian Millhiser CREDIT: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak Judge Jerry Smith is a deeply conservative judge. He once voted to allow a man to be executed despite the fact that the man’s lawyer slept through much of his trial. He’s a reliable vote against abortion rights. And he once described feminists as a “gaggle of outcasts, misfits and rejects.”…

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Conservative ideology

Conservative ideology

Conservative principles are timeless, and will outlast any politician. – Alfred Regner Man is a being capable of subduing his emotions and impulses; he can rationalize his behavior. He arranges his wishes into a scale, he chooses; in short, he acts. What distinguishes man from beasts is precisely that he adjusts his behavior deliberately. – Ludwig von…

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Conservative health care

Conservative health care

Many, including CDN, projected that consumer choice would become greatly limited after the imposition of Obamacare – this month is proving all of them right – and more. The Economist published an article detailing the turmoil healthcare insurers are experiencing. The remedy they seek is to eliminate competition in an impossible marketplace: A similar…

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Conservative Republican beliefs

Conservative Republican beliefs

Hi, I m from the Log Cabin Republicans, I wanted to know ifhello? hello? I thought we fixed our telephones? It s hard when the political party you want so badly to be accepted by is homophobic. It s even tougher when their homophobia is directed at you because you are homosexual. This is the problem faced by Log Cabin Republicans all of the time. Add…

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What are conservative values?

What are conservative values?

Edmund Burke: Conservatives believe, with Burke, that the family is the core institution whereby societies reproduce themselves and pass moral knowledge to the young. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images As the Conservatives strive to heal the divisions in their party it must surely have occurred to them to wonder what the word conservative really…

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Gay-Marriage Conservatives

Gay-Marriage Conservatives

The brief’s signatories include former Republican National Committee chairman Ken Mehlman, conservative pundits S.E. Cupp and Alex Castellanos, former White House chief of staff Ken Duberstein, former Mitt Romney senior advisers Beth Myers and Carl Forti, conservative economists Doug Holtz-Eakin (formerly director of the Congressional Budget Office)…

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Conservative Immigration

Conservative Immigration

US Border Patrol officer at work beside US/Mexican border. Robert E Daemmrich/Getty Images Solutions Resolving illegal immigration isn t easy. For example, most people, even immigration reform advocates, would agree that denying anyone emergency medical care is morally wrong. Yet, they would also agree that access to American medical care shouldn t…

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Liberal view on abortion

Liberal view on abortion

Ontario Premiere Kathleen Wynne, right, along with Liberal leader of Canada Justin Trudeau take part in a rally during a campaign stop in Toronto on Thursday, May 22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is joined by Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau at a campaign event in Toronto on Thursday, May 22, 2014. THE…

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Reagan Conservatives

Reagan Conservatives

…”There is, said Reagan, a spiritual center at the “heart of freedom.” It is there because each of us is made in the image of God “the creator.” It is this that is truly “our power” and “our freedom.” Honoring freedom was thus “redeeming” in the eyes of God. The Creator had created freedom. He had created man. He had created us to be free. Honoring…

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Conservative Christian beliefs

Conservative Christian beliefs

Some conservative Christians believe the Bible contains no errors. Jupiterimages/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images by Contributing Writer Since the early 20th century, American Protestantism has been divided along theological lines. On one side are the Christian conservatives or fundamentalists, who seek to preserve what they perceive to be historic Christian…

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Define liberal and conservative

Define liberal and conservative

These two quotes together broadly describe one pillar of modern conservatism: a desire to maintain traditional structures and ideas, allowing minimal, if any, change. This attitude is contrasted with the one often seen in liberalism, which looks to advance structures and ideas based on progressing scientific knowledge and human reasoning. But I think…

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Conservative views

Conservative views

This month marks the 110th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Lochner v. New York, in which the Court struck down an economic regulation on the grounds that it violated the 14th Amendment right to liberty of contract. In the early decades of the 20th century, Lochner served as a key precedent in a variety of cases which limited government…

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