Found it — Conservative Principles in a Nutshell (TM).

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, –That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

The United States Declaration of Independence.

Conservative, you ask? Why yes. Conservative in the sense that the principles of the past that are worth preserving because they best reflect the nature of humankind and the wisdom of future past (woops) generations in governing the affairs of men should be preserved and expanded. In forthcoming posts we will explore these Conservative Principles in a Nutshell (TM) in some detail, as they pertain to modern American problems and the problems facing conservatives in modern politics.

Advertisements