More headlines Related Stories THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE The American Conservatives is a conservative political news site owned by the American Conservative Foundation.
The American conservative is a term used to describe the conservative movement as it exists today, and it is used by conservatives to describe their values and principles.
In order to properly describe conservatism, a conservative must identify with conservative values and beliefs.
The conservative movement is an ideological movement, and its members have no formal political party.
The movement is not defined by ideology, but rather by principles, principles that guide how conservatives live and act.
The principles of conservatism are based on the following: 1.
Conservatism is individualism.
Conservatorship is individual rights.
Conservativism is limited government.
Conservatives believe that all men are created equal and should enjoy equal rights.
Conservatives oppose government subsidies for abortion and same-sex marriage.
Conservatives are critical of the government-run health care system and want to see more competition.
Conservatives support religious freedom, and are opposed to government interference in religious practices.
Conservatives want to restore traditional marriage and oppose abortion.
Conservatives favor an individual-owned business system and oppose taxation of businesses.
Conservatives generally believe in individual responsibility and believe that people should be free to make decisions on their own.
Conservatives value family and believe in the importance of family relationships.
Conservatives tend to favor smaller government, lower taxes, and less regulation.
Conservatives prefer to use social issues as an opportunity to criticize government policies.
Conservative candidates for Congress and the White House often have ties to conservative groups.
Conservative voters support conservative candidates for office and often favor conservative candidates.
Conservatives hold a higher opinion of the military than other Americans.
Conservatives like to travel and travel often, and tend to live in rural areas.
Conservatives usually vote Republican.
Conservatives frequently vote Democrat.
Conservative Republicans are the only political party that is consistently winning statewide elections.
Conservative Americans have a higher life expectancy than other people.
Conservative conservatives are more likely to own their own home than other conservatives.
Conservative conservative candidates are more often elected to Congress than other conservative candidates and often win re-election.
Conservative Conservatives believe in limited government and are very supportive of small government.
Conservative Conservative voters generally support the federal government spending more on education and health care than other voters.
Conservative citizens tend to have a better standard of living than other citizens.
Conservative individuals generally support small government, smaller taxes, fewer regulations, and the use of Social Security benefits as a safety net for the elderly.
Conservative Citizens generally oppose the use or abuse of Social and Environmental Services programs.
Conservative members of Congress generally support more social and environmental programs.
Conservative people generally support greater taxation of business.
Conservative politicians generally support social welfare programs such as unemployment insurance and welfare.
Conservative Democrats generally support higher taxes on the wealthy and higher taxes for the middle class.
Conservative Republican voters generally oppose more government intervention in private and public education.
Conservative business leaders generally support an individual business owner and support more competition among businesses.
Conservative Business Owners generally support lower taxes on business owners and support a return to the private sector.
Conservative businesses generally support increased taxes on corporations, not just on employees.
Conservative businessmen generally oppose increased government intervention into the economy.
Conservative consumers generally support less government regulation and a return from the free market.
Conservative employees generally support a smaller government with less government interference and less government.
Conservative students generally support reduced government regulation.
Conservative adults generally oppose an increase in government intervention and higher taxation.
Conservative employers generally oppose a return of the private market.
Conservative teachers generally oppose public education and support school choice.
Conservative parents generally support child care programs and a reduction in government regulation of child care.
Conservative doctors generally oppose medical malpractice suits and support limited liability companies.
Conservative law enforcement officers generally oppose excessive use of force by police and favor increased use of firearms and other weapons.
Conservative economists generally support smaller government and lower taxes.
Conservative veterans generally oppose greater government intervention, particularly in social issues, and favor a return the free markets.
Conservative Catholics generally oppose government intervention to legalize abortion and favor higher taxes and a more generous welfare program.
Conservative Muslims generally oppose U.S. involvement in foreign wars and favor the free use of religion as a way to resolve conflicts.
Conservative atheists generally oppose governmental interference in the private and religious spheres, and generally favor government-funded education and free markets for religious students.
Conservative liberals generally oppose expanding government interventionism in social matters.
Conservative socialists generally oppose taking away religious freedom