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Primer on America’s political ills & steps to a cure

(’76 Editor) Two important articles published recently, along with a classic from the early Reagan years, remind us how deep and grave are the pathologies threatening American self-government—and map out the fundamental change of thinking

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Right–minded Mount Vernon Statement echoes WFB in 1960

(CCU Faculty) In 1960 at Sharon, Connecticut, home of the modern conservative movement’s leader William F. Buckley, the Young Americans for Freedom issued the Sharon Statement declaring the following core beliefs of young conservatives: THAT

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How should an American college teach American history?

(’76 Editor) Particularly a college such as CCU, devoted to the same biblical truths and principles as most of our Founders? Centennial Institute asked for advice on teaching our country’s history to college students, from

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Goldberg: Progressivism Has No Clothes

Mixing the funny and the philosophical, columnist Jonah Goldberg’s examination of the loaded phrases and political cliches pervading the current political discourse reveals an ideology, progressivism, “without clothing.” Goldberg described what he called the progressives’

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Reconciling (get ready) Solzhenitsyn & Ayn Rand

(’76 Contributor) As I wrote in a previous post,”Memo to Cuomo,” I do not believe that there is any philosophical inconsistency within American conservatism. I would even submit that Ayn Rand’s Objectivism and so-called social

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Senator Mike Lee’s remarks at #WCS14 (as prepared)

Senator Mike Lee, a politician and lawyer from Utah, spoke Friday at the Western Conservative Summit, “America At Its Best” (7/18/14). Below are his remarks prepared beforehand for the event: Ideas to Action: Enacting a Conservative

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A mingle with Millennials

Like a 90s era, brick-sized cell-phone, much of the world sees conservatives as a worn out species with worn out ideas, completely incapable of connecting with the tech-savvy youth of the 21st Century. However, many

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Conservatism: more than skin-deep

“Do not allow them to define you as something you’re not.” Radio host, author, and political commentator Tammy Bruce speaks defiantly to the WCS attendees at the afternoon panel on race in America.

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Dr. Ben Carson wins #WCS14 Straw poll!

DENVER, Colo., July 20, 2014 –  Results of the 2014 Western Conservative Summit Denver Presidential Straw Poll are in and the winner is Dr. Ben Carson with 22 percent of the vote.  Senator Ted Cruz was the runner-up with

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British politician Daniel Hannan: the anglosphere century

“A straight line runs from Runnymede to Philadelphia.” -Hatton Sumners This blood-connection between the Magna Carta and the Declaration of Independence has disappeared from the public eye over the years, but British politician and author

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