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David Hoffman: ‘1960s Conservative Describes An America Many See Today’

Source:The New Democrat  “Of course the speaker is the 1964 Republican presidential candidate Barry Goldwater. I collected these speeches back then because I was developing ideas for my 6 part television series, Making Sense of the Sixties. Barry Goldwater was … Continue reading

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New York Daily News: Nelson Rockefeller- ‘On The Future of The Republican Party: 1964 GOP Convention’

Source:The New Democrat  “Nelson Rockefeller, who died on January 26, 2017 spoke passionately about his concern for the future of Republican Party at 1964 GOP Convention.” Source:New York Daily News: Nelson Rockefeller- ‘On The Future of The Republican Party: ‘1964 … Continue reading

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Barry Goldwater: On Christian Conservatives

Source:Jake Vanderbeck– Mr. Conservative Barry Goldwater, talking about the Christian-Right (who are supposed to be the Modern Conservatives) on abortion. Source:The New Democrat  “On religious issues there can be little or no compromise. There is no position on which people … Continue reading

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Contra Corner: David Stockman- ‘Today’s Pathetic GOP: Talks Like Barry Goldwater, Spends Like LBJ’

“Here is the portrait of a dysfunctional party: On Tuesday, the House Republicans unveiled a budget that set a goal of spending cuts totaling $6,454 billion. On Wednesday, Senate Republicans defeated legislation to cut spending by $1 billion. On Thursday, … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: McKay Coppins- Is Trumpism The New Conservatism?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat To answer McKay Coppins question: no, Trumpism is not the new conservatism. And why do I say that? Well, because it’s true and if you want more of an explanation … Continue reading

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Liberty Pen: The Vision of Barry Goldwater

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Barry Goldwater’s 1964’s presidential campaign was monumental for several reasons. He lost 40 states, lost 61% of the popular vote, Congressional Republicans took a beating both in the House and … Continue reading

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Politico Magazine: Opinion: Larry Sabato: How Goldwater Changed Campaign Forever: The Impact of the 1964 Presidential Election

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Politico Magazine: Opinion: Larry Sabato: How Goldwater Changed Campaigns Forever Not many if any Republicans including Senator Barry Goldwater expected Goldwater to win the 1964 presidential election by defeating … Continue reading

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Politico Magazine: Opinion: Richard Norton Smith: Nelson Rockefeller’s Last Stand

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Politico Magazine: Opinion: Richard Norton Smith: Nelson Rockefeller’s Last Stand To understand Nelson Rockefeller’s politics, you have to first understand the politics of the Republican Party up until 1966-67 … Continue reading

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American Thinker: Blog: Scott Mayer: Goldwater 2.0 and Smart Conservatives

Mr. Conservative American Thinker: Blog: Scott Mayer: Goldwater 2.0 and Smart Conservatives This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I’m not sure what Scott Mayer means by “Smart Conservative” and I read his entire post on … Continue reading

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American Thinker: Opinion: Bruce Walker: Barry Goldwater: The Birth of Modern Conservatism

Mr. Conservative American Thinker: Opinion: Bruce Walker: The Birth of Modern Conservatism This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I agree with Bruce Walker that Barry Goldwater represents the birth of modern conservatism and that he … Continue reading

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