Kirk made conservatism intellectually respectable in the modern era and christened the conservative movement with its name. In the following speech, delivered at the Heritage Foundation in 1987, Kirk enumerates ten principles of conservatism.
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Are profits exploitative?
My conversations with several Core proponents over the past few weeks leave me with the sense they fell in love with an abstraction and gave barely a thought to implementation.
It is not uncommon to hear about the GOP’s “War on Women,” but now it seems that the tables are turning. It appears that the Democrats are waging war against neurosurgeon Dr. Monica Wehby in Oregon.
Leszek Balcerowicz transformed Poland through his economic policies of eliminating the central planning style of government and ushering in a new era of a market economy.
The name Rick Santorum is familiar from the 2012 presidential elections and will be heard in many circles again.
Bob Ritz, President of Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa, recently reported 29 layoffs due in part to Obamacare.
The economy is “a reflection of our human endeavors and puts a number on what we are really like… We do not treat each other equally, and this shows up glaringly in the economy, it puts a number on it.”
Madison’s conviction that we can challenge those in power without being subversive of the nation has kept us going ever since—though not perfectly, to be sure.
Why are people continually bringing up the Benghazi scandal? What happened in Benghazi two years ago remains in today’s headlines because the American people do not feel like they have heard the truth.