Conservative opinion

Conservative opinion

Crystal Wright, also known on the web as “Conservative Black Chick, ” expressed a different opinion about Caitlyn Jenner’s gender transition than her fellow panelists on Tuesday night — and it didn’t go over well. Wright accused Jenner of exploiting the gender transition to make “millions of dollars, ” leaving looks of disapproval on the faces of guests…

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Principles of conservatism

Principles of conservatism

Being neither a religion nor an ideology, the body of opinion termed conservatism possesses no Holy Writ and no Das Kapital to provide dogmata. So far as it is possible to determine what conservatives believe, the first principles of the conservative persuasion are derived from what leading conservative writers and public men have professed during the…

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Conservative education

Conservative education

Advocates of education reform have pointed to Finland consistently over the past few years, urging the U.S. to take note of its educational success. The country has “consistently performed among the top nations on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), ” writes Atlantic contributor Christine Gross-Loh, yet their system “break[s]…

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Conservative right or left

Conservative right or left

Editor’s note: This week, to mark the 170th anniversary of the appearance of the first issue of The Economist on September 2nd 1843, this blog will answer some of the more frequently asked questions about The Economist itself. SOME readers, particularly those used to the left-right split in most democratic legislatures, are bamboozled by The Economist’s…

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Left liberal right conservative

Left liberal right conservative

WASHINGTON — Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein predicted “people are going to lose rights’’ if the Senate installed John Roberts as the Supreme Court’s chief justice. Democratic Representative John Lewis cautioned that a Roberts court would “no longer hear the people’s cries for justice.” That was 2005. One decade later, the legacy is looking a little…

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Define conservative government

Define conservative government

BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I interviewed Mark Steyn, occasional guest host of this program. He s got a new book out. I interviewed him last week for the next issue of The Limbaugh Letter. And we got to talking. He had made a statement that I needed him to explain. I needed some clarification. He said, You cannot have a conservative government with a liberal…

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Conservatives against gay marriage

Conservatives against gay marriage

They’re losing it in the Supreme Court with a very weird slavery analogy from the court’s only black justice: They’re losing it because they still think they have a shot at being president, lololol, and they want to remind you how they feel about Traditional Marriage America Flag Freedom: They’re losing it because they’re sad old bigots who haven’t…

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Conservative meaning

Conservative meaning

Some years ago, while canvassing for his wife in a local election in Wiltshire, Roger Scruton was asked on the doorstep, “What is conservatism, anyway?” The voter had unwittingly put the question to the man who, more than any other, has defined what conservatism is; the man who has as good a claim as any to be the cleverest living Englishman. If he…

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Define conservative ideology

Define conservative ideology

One of the finest American teachers acquiesced a few years ago to be my mentor. I am a stranger to the good man, but he agreed to answer my questions because he is in possession of a proper understanding of the nature of a true teacher, a public figure whose work is ultimately for the benefit of the common good. I go to him every few months with my…

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Reagan taxes

Reagan taxes

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) - Those who oppose higher taxes and are fed up with record levels of U.S. debt may pine for Ronald Reagan, the patron saint of lower taxes and smaller government. But it s worth considering just what Reagan did - and didn t do - as lawmakers grapple with many of the same issues that their 1980s counterparts faced: a deep recession…

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Conservatives and Liberals

Conservatives and Liberals

For many years, liberals have enjoyed the benefit of considering politics as a preference , meaning that political choices do not require a logical basis such as what is good for the nation, and reflect the whim and will of the individual alone. If you — for example — find liberalism to be aesthetically more inspiring, why not vote for that? Nothing…

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Conservatives beliefs

Conservatives beliefs

Stephen Harper visited Vancouver Island in January 2014. Prime Minister Stephen Harper gestures while participating in a moderated question and answer session with the B.C. Chamber of Commerce in Vancouver on March 12, 2014. Up Next: Protesters Crash Harper Q&A A protestor holds a sign during an event with Prime Minister Stephen Harper at the…

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About Ben Carson

About Ben Carson

To give a taste as to what Carson’s book is all about, below are the 10 most popular quotes from “One Nation, ” ranked in descending order by number of readers highlights based on Amazon Kindle’s “popular highlights” feature: 1. ”The real key to staying cool and calm is to relinquish selfishness and always consider the feelings of others.” 2. ”[if we…

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Conservative views on health care

Conservative views on health care

Roy Botterell/Getty Images Contrary to popular opinion, conservatives do indeed believe there is a need for health care reform. If there is one thing upon which Republicans, Democrats, liberals and conservatives can agree, it is that the health care system in America is broken. The issue, then, is over what exactly is broken about it. Liberals generally…

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Was Reagan a conservative

Was Reagan a conservative

When conservatives gather Thursday for their annual confab there will be homages to Ronald Reagan everywhere. He’ll be mentioned in speeches, he’ll show up as a life-size cardboard cutout, and on posters and buttons. The event’s big dinner is in his name. At the Conservative Political Action Conference, Reagan is king. And the many Republicans vying…

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Liberalism, conservatism

Liberalism, conservatism

More economically liberal. Putting these trends together, you have an increasing number of Americans who are both socially liberal and fiscally conservative. This is probably why pundits are talking about a libertarian impulse trending in the United States. America is not becoming more liberal across the board, we are becoming more libertarian on social…

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Conservative VS liberal chart

Conservative VS liberal chart

Many people get confused on what s what when it comes to political ideology. Many people think that conservatives dislike big government and that liberals love big government, but in reality, they both like big government in different ways. Government can be split in to two main dichotomies: economic and social. Of these two dichotomies you have two…

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Political Conservatism

Political Conservatism

A few years ago I was standing on the deck of a beach house on the 4th of July and a person who had obviously drunk too much told me, “The secret of my life is that I always need someone to hate.” I was reminded of this exchange while watching the stupendously ruthless Republican National Convention over the last several days. Is there anything that…

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