Why Is Liberty So Unpopular In America?

Defending liberty of everyone remains the best means of defending liberty for one's self.

Abandon Greatness, Embrace Goodness

A Christian nation can not, must not, be "great." It must be humble, so we must choose between "greatness" and "goodness".

Conservatism: A War Against Ideas, Not People

Conservatives believe all individuals, whether aware of it or not, desire the freedom to pursue their own happiness, and that this is morally good.

Some isn’t Most and Racism isn’t “Right”

As it turns out, weaponizing the government against individuals is what the left does...

Nationalism: Our Shame and Contempt

Nationalism doesn't require any deep intellectual commitment, only an unquestioning loyalty to the partisan nation-state.

A Short Word: The Conservative Ethic

At the heart of the conservative ethic, we believe that the truth supersedes opinion, because of this we must also believe that our ideas and political positions are always subject to scrutiny.

Counterfeit Conservatism

Conservatism ... can be summed up in three basic values, each absolutely necessary to the philosophical framework: individualism, capitalism, and limited government.

Embracing Darkness: Corporate Socialism and The American Right

Once upon a short while ago, Republicans feigned acceptance of these principles as properly basic, but now it seems they professed these beliefs in vain.

A Short Word: Lost In The Crowd

If real conservatism, the kind that would be recognized by Buckley and Reagan, really be worth fighting for, conservatives should fight for it.

So, Really, Is Feminism Cancer?

In many ways, Feminism now, more than ever, faces the same awful situation that faces American Conservatism.

What Is “Western Culture”, Really?

The philosophical goal many mislabel as "western culture" is, at its most basic, the tireless pursuit of truth.

A Short Word: The Limit of Tolerance

Even pluralism, a core virtue of American conservatism, has its limits, and a patriot can not, must not, tolerate the intolerable.

The Conservative Creed: Freedom, Egalitarianism, Liberalism

If there’s any hope to rehabilitate Conservatism, then we have got to get back to basics.

In Context: “The Perfect Before the Good”

If doing the "wrong things" for the "right reasons" was good enough for God, then Easter would be about fruit in a basket not the Lamb on the cross.

Salvaging the Conservative Movement

The legacies of Ronald Reagan and Milton Friedman are simply too precious to sacrifice them for a party of cowards and political charlatans.

The Case for #NeverTrump in 2018

Has the time come for principled conservatives to stop opposing Donald Trump's presidency?

Rational Liberalism: Defining Statism

For those that don't regularly deal in libertarian circles, the term "statism" is probably unfamiliar and has exactly the sort of eye glazing, niche political philosophy wonk ring that keeps libertarians perpetually at the fringes of the political culture, and they wouldn't be wrong.

Holding the Line

At the very end of every collectivist's argument is always violence. Every collectivist. Always.

Housecleaning Conservatism’s Big Tent

Defining what conservatism is should obviously be far more important than trying to list the vast amount of things that conservatism isn't.

Not the Freedom You’re Looking For

Did the Framers truly intend to condemn us to this charade of taxation, regulation, and coercive enforcement of "do as we say or else"?

How to Fail at Being Conservative…

It's past time to separate the conservative wheat from the putrid chaff of Nationalism.

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