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Donald Trump's victory proves Republican voters want resentful nationalism, not principled conservatism

Vox - ‎3 hours ago‎
1. On Tuesday night, the Republican Party confirmed the worst suspicions liberals had of it. Five years ago, it would have sounded like a partisan slur to say the GOP harbored enough racial resentment, xenophobia, anti-intellectualism, anti-elitism ...
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The Reagan Coalition Is Dead. What's Next For Conservatism?

Power Line (blog) - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Ronald Reagan swept to two landslide victories on the strength of his famous three-legged stool—economic conservatism, social conservatism and an internationalist, hawkish foreign policy. But the elements of the Reagan coalition have been drifting ...

Redman's conservatism challenged

The Spokesman Review (registration) (blog) - ‎15 hours ago‎
In District 2, one of Idaho's most conservative legislative districts, the seat formerly held by tax-protesting state Rep. Phil Hart has been going through political evolution.

Dick Morris: Trump Winning With Nationalism Over Cruz's Conservatism

Newsmax - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The truth is Conservatism now exists only as a word....nothing else. Knowing the Constitution frontward and backwards but never using it to defend the American People, but actually went against it to cooperate with anti-American, anti-Constitution ...

Stephen Crabb and 'compassionate conservatism'

Ekklesia - ‎20 hours ago‎
An interview with Stephen Crabb this morning gave a hint at potential future directions for the Department for Work and Pensions, and possibly for the career of Mr Crabb himself.

Barna: Most evangelicals doubt Trump's conservatism

OneNewsNow - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Women supporting Trump Like many political conservatives, evangelicals are angry at the Washington establishment. But contrary to some reports, they're not getting on the Trump train - at least not all the way.

Mizuho Securities Cuts Price Target on Pacira Pharma (PCRX); Sights Conservatism

StreetInsider.com - ‎20 hours ago‎
Get an inside look at Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Get your 2-week free trial here. Mizuho Securities maintained a Buy rating on Pacira Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: PCRX), and cut the price target to $64.00 (from $79.00), following the company's ...

They dumbed down conservatism: How extreme right-wing market fundamentalism captured the GOP — and ...

Salon - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
... in the process perverting their meaning to something completely at odds with the traditions of principled conservatism.

Tucker Carlson: The Guardians of Conservatism in Washington Are Being Rejected By The Voters

RealClearPolitics - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Tucker Carlson reacts to Donald Trump's victories in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. TUCKER CARLSON, DAILY CALLER: The margins are big -- maybe bigger than expected.
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Iain Duncan Smith on how to save Conservatism

Spectator.co.uk - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
This week, Duncan Smith has been in Washington to address Republicans interested in what George W. Bush called 'compassionate Conservatism'. Many names have been attached to the basic idea, articulated by Irving Kristol and Milton Friedman, that ...
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The Optimistic Conservatism of Passover

Wall Street Journal - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
I associate conservatism with optimism and its synonyms—hopefulness, sanguinity, positivity and confidence. American Jews are often associated with a gutted liberalism, but that is a caricature.

What a 19th Century Political Thinker Can Teach Us About 'True' Conservatism

Daily Signal - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
No; American conservatism, at least as presented by the modern movement's founders, such as William F. Buckley Jr. and Russell Kirk, is characterized by the primacy of constitutionally protected personal and political liberty, a reverence for religion ...

When Equity Culture Gives Way to Financial Conservatism

Elliott Wave - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
It could be argued that today's equity culture began almost 34 years ago. On Aug. 13, 1982, the Dow Industrials climbed 11.13 points, or 1.4%, to 788.05, the start of the 1980s bull market.

Cruz Reminds Us That Social Conservatism Has Roots in Prejudice

Huffington Post - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
It's well established that Ted Cruz's wheelhouse is using the bigotry of the American social conservative movement to further his candidacy.

Creative Conservatism: Acknowledge It, Tackle It

Huffington Post - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Our experience is that democracy trumps conservatism. Everyone can play a role in the creative solution and should own the execution.
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Losing steam, Ted Cruz doubles down on rigid conservatism with Fiorina pick

Los Angeles Times - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has to stop the emerging Donald Trump juggernaut if he's going to have any hope of winning the Republican presidential nomination at a brokered convention this summer.

Donald Trumps Fatal Error Was to Take Conservatism Seriously

Daily Beast - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Then there's immigration, which conservative Republicans say is “becoming a stand-in for conservatism in the same way” that abortion once was.

Trump and the Contest to Control Conservatism

American Thinker - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
What lies at the heart of the Trump movement and those who are critical of it is the very basic question: What is a conservative and what is conservatism? In reading Derek Hunter's anger filled invective at Townhall.com, I had to wonder, where is the ...

Ted Cruz Isn't Triumphing with Conservatism Because Presidential Elections Are Situational,

RushLimbaugh.com - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Conservatism's not losing membership. Conservatism is not weakening. Conservatism's not disbanding. That's not a factor here.
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