conservativism conservativism  /kən ˈsɜr və tɪ ˌvɪ zəm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes

News

  • What's a conservative

    The heritage Foundation, a group that has long championed the traditional American experiment, believes that today's citizen does not have a good understanding of true conservativism because we don't have fair representation in the press and are being demonized by liberals.
    on August 21, 2013     Source: McCook Daily Gazette

Quotes

  1. "She has a strong record as an advocate for the vulnerable, but she does not see that as incompatible with fiscal conservativism, and they're both very much a part of the heritage she believes in," Ecker said. "People like to start pegging...
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: Janet Ecker Source: CTV.ca

  2. Asked about Snow's "brand of conservativism," Cheney said: "I frankly agreed with him on nearly everything, and I'm generally viewed as pretty conservative. I'm not sure that that's saying something nice about Tony in some circles,"...
    on Jul 13, 2008 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: The Swamp - Tribune's Washington Bureau (blog)

  3. Limbaugh said that "this is why I have always bristled when I hear people claim conservativism gets close to Nazism. It is liberalism that's the closest you can get to Nazism and socialism. It's all bundled up under the socialist banner. There are...
    on Aug 7, 2009 By: Rush Limbaugh Source: ABC News

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