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OCR DOUBLE-TAKE: Thoughtful Conservatism — The Fallacy of Compromise

OCR DOUBLE-TAKE: Thoughtful Conservatism — The Fallacy of Compromise

[Editor’s note: This article is part of an OCR DOUBLE-TAKE.  Read its counterpart here.] “Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice; moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.”  — Goldwater paraphrasing Cicero Compromise.  Cooperation.  Change.  Three buzzwords popular nowadays among the political left, centrist Republicans, and some self-described conservatives. They sound

An Ohio Tea Party’s Open Letter to Congress

[Editor’s Note: The Portage County (OH) TEA Party sent the following letter to both chambers of the U.S. Congress this week as that body deliberates its actions toward the impending budget crisis, defunding the Affordable Care Act, and a possible government shutdown.  Read about all of these issues in recent OCR articles.  RELATED on OCR: “So

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