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David Brooks: 'Traditional Conservatism Has Gone Into Eclipse'

The New York Times | David Brooks | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

Conservatism has lost half of its intellectual firepower. Republicans need to recover traditional conservatism or risk becoming irrelevant....

The Dim World of Light Bulb Politics

David Jenkins | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
David Jenkins

When widespread concern about energy waste caused states to start passing light bulb efficiency standards, the manufacturers sought a uniform national standard and got it.

No Liberty Without Order

D. R. Tucker | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

There is no liberty without order, no liberty when economic policies aren't rational, no liberty when citizens are not treated equally, no liberty when the planet has been polluted. That's a truth Republicans used to acknowledge.

What Is a Conservative?

Jim DiPeso | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics
Jim DiPeso

What is a conservative? The question has arisen as mercurial Republican voters search for that elusive presidential candidate who can make their conservative pulses quicken.

The Palin Problem (It's Not What You Think...)

Erica Payne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erica Payne

The real crisis in American politics isn't about one tragic shooting, its about a cultural phenomenon -- the celebration of stupidity -- that has taken over this country.

NY Assignment Desk: Karl Rove, Nerd Speed Dating, Conservative Thought Salon, More!

Huffington Post | Zara Golden | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help of the Eyes&Ears Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive adva...