Conservatives, Sisyphus, and the Renewed Constitutional Movement

The key to saving America and its exceptional nature is in the math, but it's also very much about the law.  More and more people are coming to understand the inextricable link between the decline of American exceptionalism and government lawbreaking. Rasmussen polling shows that only 28 percent of Americans believe that government operates with the consent of the governed.  Consent of the governed, of course, is one of the main principles of the Declaration of Independence. Gallup polling has shown that for two decades, Americans who self-identify as conservatives outnumber liberals two to one.  Liberals, however, have disproportionate control of government. Based on the math, it is an inescapable conclusion that conservatives are doing something wrong. The intellectual underpinnings of the conservative movement, which began in the 1950s, were expressed by first-generation conservatives Russell Kirk and William F. Buckley, Jr. and the movement's earliest...(Read Full Article)

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