The Jonathan Waldroup Blog

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Morality and Politics Part III: On Faith

Reason cannot answer the most fundamental moral questions, so our morals are ultimately based in faith.

Morality and Politics Part II: Liberalism’s Moral Problem

The core liberal values of rationality and consent are not an adequate foundation for morality.

Morality and Politics Part I: The Moral Basis of Political Action

Political action is always an expression of morality, and morality boils down to questions of value and purpose.

Conservative Foundations: Some Things Are Just Wrong

We consider natural law and limitation as two fundamental ideas undergirding conservatism.

Now Is the Time For a New Conservative Party

Now is the time to form a new conservative party because the GOP has forsaken conservative principles that still deserve to be represented in American politics.

Holding Trump to Account

Trump must still be held to account for his divisive words and actions during the campaign, regardless of what happens next. Winning does not justify sin.

The Importance of Character in Politics

Character should be the defining trait we seek in our leaders.

Reforming Conservatism – Beginnings

With Donald Trump's election win, there is no longer a political home for social and religious conservatives. It's time we got back to basics to recapture what conservatism really is.

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