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Yearly Archives: 2010

Libertarian Conservative’s Manifesto

Libertarian Conservative’s Manifesto

By Jack Funk ‘12 The modern American political arena is often thought to be composed of two major philosophical factions: liberals and conservatives. Historically, these two groups, aligned with the… Read more »

A Recovering Liberal’s Perspective

A Recovering Liberal’s Perspective

By Jeff Hopkins ‘12 Despite what the title may imply, I’d like to begin by saying that, no, I’m not a liberal. I’m really a moderate, but considering how many… Read more »

The Left Left Me and It Will Not Come Back

The Left Left Me and It Will Not Come Back

By Kirk Jing ‘14 We’ve heard it again and again this election cycle. “Obama needs to fire up his base again.” A peculiar feeling strikes me whenever I hear pundits… Read more »

Toward a Theory of South Park Pragmatism

Toward a Theory of South Park Pragmatism

By Ke Ding ’13 In one episode of South Park, a crudely animated show that runs on Comedy Central, the main characters’ fourth- grade teacher, Mr. Garrison, gets his job… Read more »

The Liberal Foundations of Conservatism

The Liberal Foundations of Conservatism

By Sterling C. Beard ’12 and Blake Neff ‘13 Conservatism has not had a good decade. It began uneasily with the election of George Bush, a “compassionate conservative” who squeaked… Read more »

Bringing the Tea Party into Focus

Bringing the Tea Party into Focus

By Thomas Hauch ’13 Where can conservatives possibly turn? Federal spending today has reached a level unmatched since the height of World War II (~25% of GDP). And with the… Read more »

Andrea Rugh Drifts into Relativism

Andrea Rugh Drifts into Relativism

By Brian C. Nachbar ‘12 The cultures of the Middle East have been highly relevant to American public affairs ever since the attacks of September 11 and the United States’… Read more »

New Hampshire’s Budget — A Primer

New Hampshire’s Budget — A Primer

By Blake Neff ’13 As Oscar Wilde once put it, “Anybody who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.” One institution which will certainly never be accused… Read more »

Gerecht, Wehner Speak Out Against Islamophobia

Gerecht, Wehner Speak Out Against Islamophobia

Jeffrey Goldberg deftly points out the growing conservative backlash against the frenzied ignorance of Pamela Geller, Robert Spencer, Newt Gingrich, et al on the issue of Islam in a blog… Read more »

Shameless, Elitist Nostalgia

Shameless, Elitist Nostalgia

For those of us who long for a bygone era of football fandom (an experience that is perhaps most intact at certain schools in the South, and has been altogether… Read more »