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Youth Movement

Youth Movement

Nov 12 2008

This essay is the second in a three-part symposium on the GOPacolypse. Daniel Larison’s contribution can be read here.  Nov. 4 was a lucky day

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Is There Life Beyond the Party?

Is There Life Beyond the Party?

Oct 09 2008

Of all the candidates for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination, only one took the time to address the 35th-annual March for Life on Jan. 22,

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Further Notes on Nationalism

Further Notes on Nationalism

Apr 14 2008

In the comments thread of my nationalism and patriotism piece, Aaron Wolf raises an important question: what is the American nation? Does a conservative nationalism

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Nationalism is What We Need Now”€”The Case for an “€œUnpatriotic Conservatism”€

Nationalism is What We Need Now”€”The Case for an “€œUnpatriotic Conservatism”€

Apr 14 2008

In most intellectual circles on the right, as well many in the center and on the left, it is fashionable to damn nationalism. Among conservatives,

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Three Strategies for the Right

Three Strategies for the Right

Apr 11 2008

A few weeks ago Jim Antle and I went a few rounds on our personal blogs over Antle’s criticisms of Sen. James Webb here at

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No, McCain Won”€™t End Abortion

No, McCain Won”€™t End Abortion

Mar 30 2008

Over at The Atlantic, Ross Douthat objects to Andrew Bacevich's conservative case for Obama. Douthat believes Bacevich has not given enough consideration to the possibility

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Life Beyond the Party

Life Beyond the Party

Mar 24 2008

Of all the candidates for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination, only one took the time to address the 35th-annual March for Life on Jan. 22,

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Huckabee: The New Huey Long

Huckabee: The New Huey Long

Dec 19 2007

The 2008 Republican presidential race has already produced two upsets: the rise of Mike Huckabee from no-hoper to a serious threat to Mitt Romney in

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The Kirk Wars Continue

The Kirk Wars Continue

Jul 16 2007

The New Republic is about the last place anyone would look for a fair reading of traditionalist conservatism. The magazine’s review pages are often outstanding,