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Barry Goldwater (1909-1998) Top Ten Conflict Tips

I have always appreciated (while not necessarily agreeing with) the thoughts of the principled conservative former US Presidential Candidate Senator Barry Goldwater  and thought he would make a good source for one of our Top Ten Conflict Tips: (President) Nixon … Continue reading

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Conservative Barry Goldwater (1909-1998) on Oligarchy

I think this quote from conservative Republican candidate for President, Barry Goldwater speaks well to our current drift into oligarchy. But that today’s conservatives were so clear sighted: “But to be successful, representative government assumes that elections will be controlled … Continue reading

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Conservative and Republican Presidential Candidate Barry Goldwater Top Ten Conflict Tips

In our series investigating conservative thinkers, I thought conservative Republican Senator and Presidential candidate Barry Goldwater would be another candidate for one of our Top Ten Conflict Tips. This posting is dedicated to my friend Robin who first introduced me … Continue reading

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The Current GOP Making Barry Goldwater Seem Moderate

My favorite Barry Goldwater quote. What situation have we come to that Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan look like raving moderates these days? At least they cared for their country, unlike the insurrectionist, nihilist fanatics we are currently facing….with their … Continue reading

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Rick Santorum versus Barack Obama: America’s Clash of Civilizations

Great piece in today’s UK Guardian by Michael Wolff about the upcoming US Presidential Election. If Santorum is nominated, we will get an almighty, but perhaps welcome referendum on the kind of country we want to live i Rick Santorum, … Continue reading

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US Conservatism, the South and Denialism

In 1964, the passage of the Civil Rights Act, lost, as President Johnson predicted, the Southern Democrats to the Democrat Party and set the stage for the ‘Southern Strategy’ that won Nixon the Presidency in 1968 and gave the Republicans … Continue reading

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