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 Talk:Old Right - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Old Guard Republican refers to the freshman Republican US congressmen who were elected in 1946.
The most notable members of the Old Guard included John Bricker of Ohio, William Jenner of Indiana, William Knowland of California, George Malone of Nevada, Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin, Arthur Watkins of Utah, John Williams of Delaware, Karl Mundt of South Dakota, and Charles Kersten of Wisconsin.
Most of the Old Guard were defeated in the elections of 1958, thanks mostly to efforts by union members who opposed policies they perceived as being anti-labor.
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 OLD RIGHT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Old Right was a strong and vibrant movement, dominant in the Republican Party in Congress (especially in the House of Representatives) and constituting roughly the Taft wing of the party.
The Old Right was firmly opposed to conscription as well as war or foreign aid, favored free markets and the gold standard, and upheld the rights of private property as opposed to any sort of invasion, including coerced integration.
What the Old Right lacked was not a political mass, but rather an intellectual cadre, and the small but increasing number of hard-core libertarians influenced by Mises and Rand and Nock after World War II provided a growing intellectual foundation for that movement.
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 OLD RIGHT FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the United_States, the Old Right, also called the Old Guard, was a group of libertarian, free-market anti-interventionists, originally associated with the Republicans of the interwar years led by Robert_Taft.
They were called the "Old Right" to distinguish them from their anti-communist New_Right successors, who were more friendly to big government, foreign military intervention, and domestic economic intervention.
In Britain, the term ''Old Right'' is sporadically used to refer to conservatives of various stripes who predated the emergence of Thatcherism, initially in opposition in the 1970s and then in government in the 1980s.
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 Learn more about Conservatism in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The relationship of political conservatism to the religious right is a perennial source for commentary.
It could be argued that the religious right is scarcely conservative: it is instead a movement for social reform with a strong ideological basis, wishing to remake society through forced obedience to its version of Christian values.
The religious right is called conservative primarily because there is a strong element of nostalgia in its plan for social reform; it sees liberal, secular society as deviating from a better world that it believes used to exist.
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 Life in the Old Right by Murray N. Rothbard
The Old Right was a coalition of ideologies and forces that did not have one single, common, positive program, but "negatively" it was solidly united: all opposed the New Deal and were committed to its total repeal and abolition – lock, stock, and barrel.
Old Right Republicans, the soul of the party, always managed to lose the presidential nomination, perpetually stolen from them by the Eastern Establishment-Big Banker-Rockefeller wing of the party, who used their media clout, as well as hardball banker threats to call in the delegates' loans, to defeat majority sentiment in the party.
As time passed and Old Right heroes passed away and were forgotten, many of the right-wing rank-and-file, never long on historical memory, forgot and adapted their positions to the new dispensation.
www.lewrockwell.com /rothbard/rothbard45.html   (3957 words)

 Old Right -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
They successfully fought to cut down (Migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)) immigration in the (The decade from 1920 to 1929) 1920s.
They were called the "Old Right" to distinguish them from their (Click link for more info and facts about New Right) New Right successors of the (A state of political conflict using means short of armed warfare) Cold War who were more friendly to both foreign and economic intervention.
One major difference is that the Butskellite Tories were often strongly supportive of European integration and Britain's role in it, which distinguishes them from both the group more frequently referred to as "Old Right" and the Thatcher generation in the party.
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 The Old Right's Quandary
On the right, the intellectual descendants of Robert Taft did not vigorously challenge the decision to invade Afghanistan and change the regime that had contributed to the terrorist attacks on the United States for years.
The Old Right participated forcefully and actively in the debate over whether to commit American troops to push Iraq out of Kuwait in 1991.
While the Old Right has seen considerable change in its thinking, the same cannot be said for mainline churches.
www.baconsrebellion.com /Issues03/03-24/Old_Right.htm   (568 words)

 OLD RIGHT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
And since we were simply consistent upholders of a creed which the entire Old Right believed, we were able, though small in number, to influence and permeate the views of the broad mass of Old Right Americans.
Neither did the Old Right collapse with the onset of the Cold War.
NR and the New Right were ready to achieve power, which they eventually would attain with the Reagan administration.
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 Research Paper Draft
Many of the beliefs of the Old Right were developed during America's settler days and during that time the theories of white supremacy, male privilege, and heterosexuality norms became rooted in the minds of the early settlers.
The Old Right was a strong force during a period when it was feared the New Deal would lead the country towards communism and thoughts of war and isolationism were heavily present.
Many in the right have sharp criticisms of government, and believe that the condition required for greater freedom and well being is a substantial reduction in the role of government.
www.msu.edu /~hamil132/right4.htm   (1275 words)

 The Old Right and the Future of Conservatism - by Pat Buchanan - Articles, Essays and Speeches - T H ...
That the old house is divided, fractured, fallen, is undeniable.
And the failures of conservatism are traceable to the Right's abandonment of that legacy.
Raimondo echoes the Old Right journalist who calls the neocons the cow-birds of conservatism, migratory fowl that wait for other birds to build their nests and lay their eggs, then swoop down, barge in, and kick the first birds out.
www.buchanan.org /pa-00-0225-raimondo.html   (772 words)

 The Transformation of the American Right by Murray N. Rothbard
The modern American Right began, in the 1930's and 1940's, as a reaction against the New Deal and the Roosevelt Revolution, and specifically as an opposition to the critical increase of statism and state intervention at home, and to war and state intervention abroad.
The intellectual leaders of this old Right of World War II and the immediate aftermath were then and remain today almost unknown among the larger body of American intellectuals: Albert Jay Nock, Rose Wilder Lane, Isabel Paterson, Frank Chodorov, Garet Garrett.
The old Right may have been the natural ally of the laissez- faire libertarian, but this is not at all true of the new.
www.lewrockwell.com /rothbard/rothbard13.html   (5498 words)

 Polemics: Renewing the Old Right   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
What is telling is what Williamson chooses not to include in his fundamental definition: he wisely avoids invoking the spectres of liberty and democracy, which became buzzwords for some erstwhile conservatives as long ago as 1980 and have become increasingly dangerous and vacuous.
What becomes objectionable even about the early American understanding of liberty is its emancipatory aspect, according to which any ostensibly arbitrary constraints were perceived as being inimical to liberty, when it was the Burkean and indeed "Adamsian" perspective that constraints are those things that maintain liberty and keep it from degenerating.
It is precisely this emancipatory aspect of old American liberalism that undid the established churches in the former colonies, and which ultimately has rotted away the social order that produced the constitutional system in the first place.
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 Research Draft..Old Right and the New Right
Racism was rampant in the ideologies of the Old Right, but it was not always talked about in public, such as it was not common practice to announce out loud their thoughts that Jews just might be the reason for all that is wrong with America.
Other thoughts the Old Right concerned itself with was the knowledge that America had just emerged from a severe war, and they were ready to isolate themselves from the rest of the world and focus on domestic activities, just as George Washington had advised so many years before.
Many in the right have sharp criticisms of government, and believe that the condition required for greater freedom and wellbeing is a substantial reduction in the role of government.
www.msu.edu /~hamil132/right.htm   (1007 words)

 08/07/02 - TNR’s Preemptive Smear On TAC
The Old Right and the isolationist Left have not become the same simply because neither has declared for the neocons, or because both entertain suspicions about the global democratic crusades advocated by the New Republic and the National Review.
On almost all social issues, starting with Third World immigration, feminism, and civil rights, neoconservatives are far closer to the Left than they are to the Old Right.
What separates the two sides economically is certainly not that the Old Right is calling for the larger welfare state or is itching for a federal tyranny over commerce.
www.vdare.com /gottfried/foer.htm   (1198 words)

 Mere "Isolationism": The Foreign Policy of the Old Right   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Old Right was effectively dead by 1955 with the death, electoral defeat, or retirement of many of its prominent figures.
The Old Right was made up mainly of right-wing Republicans who wished to avert the institutional and economic costs of war and empire.
The Old Right was well aware of the philosophical unity of the two spheres of intervention.
www.libertyhaven.com /theoreticalorphilosophicalissues/libertarianism/mereisolationism.shtml   (2385 words)

 The Life and Death of the Old Right   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Another constitutional question was the right to admit that territory to the status of statehood without altering unconstitutionally the nature of the Union.
I have to wonder if the failures of the "Old Right" can really be blamed on "purges," though, or on the unwillingness of libertarians to work within established political channels.
The Old Right is very much alive, however, in the values to which many of us, right here at this venue and other Conservative venues on the web, ascribe.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/fr/929056/posts   (2775 words)

 Old Right Pundits : Old Right - BATR Reflections name change   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Old Right is alive and presents a bold populist message of genuine conservatism.
Old Right - BATR Reflections is changing its name to Old Right Pundits.
Old Right News will be added to the features of this paleoconservative site.
batrgroup.blogspot.com /2004/11/old-right-batr-reflections-name-change.html   (181 words)

 QandO: Those bad old right-wing blogs
It does have an ideology which appears to be different in many respects than that of the old media, hence the assaults on what the old media says.
He translates this attempt by the old media to check itself against the emerging new media as "cowardice" in the face of this extortion.
What he doesn't understand is that while the old media can, in effect, reject this new outside influence, its rejection will have no effect on bloggers.
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 On the Old Right
Unabashedly dedicated to the causes of the old American right wing tradition: individual liberty, state sovereignty, and a federal government constrained by the chains of the Constitution.
Certainly not of the historic American Right which sought to conserve the principles enunciated in the Constitution - a federal government with limited and enumerated powers with all powers not explicitly granted to the central government belonging to individuals and their respective states via the Ninth and Tenth Amendments.
Specter, a Republican Senator who champions human cloning, abortion rights, and played an instrumental role in keeping conservative Robert Bork off of the Supreme Court in the late 1980s, is in line to become the chairman of the powerful Senate judiciary committee – an entity that plays an instrumental role in judicialconfirmations.
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 Old Right Pundits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Old Right is alive and presents a bold populist message of genuine conservatism, traditional values and true Patriots.
I, therefore, suggest this: that we, as human beings, stay right where we are, on planet Earth, and force ourselves to straighten out the mess we’ve made of things.
Well, I'm not that old, but in "my day" it wasn't uncommon to hear the adage, "Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me." Of course, we all know that sharp words can cut hearts, but this principle was, nevertheless, a good one to bear in mind.
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 The Old Right/Hate America Left Connection
Upset that the Old Right is increasingly lumped in with the New Left and the Islamist movement, Francis claimed that no responsible conservative could make that connection.
Lew and his friends on the Old Right exalt Moore, because the Fabricator from Flint provides an indispensable service for the paleocons, providing them with “mainstream” cover.
In their common denunciation of “American hegemony,” all these parties seek to weaken Washington’s position in the world, to shred the capacity of American business to operate in the global marketplace, and to deny Americans the benefits we have historically enjoyed in large part because of the exporting of democracy and American values.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/Printable.asp?ID=14542   (1323 words)

 The Paleo Pundit
The religious right's and other social conservative's subordination of their basic agenda to the needs and desires of the neoconservative oriented Republican leadership is now at least tacitly and commonly openly acknowledged by those in the religious right, to not be serving their original interests and goals in entering politics.
Though the rationale behind these recent moves is puzzling to religious right leaders accustomed to a far more moderate political strategy, there is a certain clear logic in these moves and apparent feelers at new alliances for the cultural conservative movement.
The Old Right News is a news aggregation site in blog form for staying current with news that is of interest to paleoconservatives and those on the "Old Right." It looks like it could be very useful in staying abreast of news within the paleoconservative movement.
paleoconservative.blogspot.com   (5601 words)

 The Daily Mississippian - Bush ignoring 'Old Right'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Many of us on the Old Right, not to be confused with the neo-conservative Right led by that pack of former Trotskyites over at the Weekly Standard, had our reservations about G.W. Bush and his claim to be a true conservative.
Any proposal to limit the rights of one group of Americans at the expense of other is not right, no matter if you or I agree or disagree with them.
As for the Republicans being the party of State’s Rights, the irony of the Party of Lincoln being called a champion of State’s Rights is rich.
www.thedmonline.com /vnews/display.v/ART/2004/11/12/41946446211e4   (694 words)

 OLD RIGHT: The Power Of The British Commonwealth Over The World by Joan Veon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In this system, those at the bottom suffered most, losing all their rights as free men and coming to be regarded as mere property, assets belonging to the manor.
The Spanish recognition of British trading and fishing rights in the area opened the way for the establishment of British Columbia and the creation of a British North America.
The old British Empire, we are told, was dismantled after World War II beginning with India and the activities of Mohandas Gandhi.
www.oldright.com /2005/05/power-of-british-commonwealth-over.html   (5161 words)

 The Old Cause by Joseph Stromberg
This could be done, cheaply enough, by taking those old newsreels from 1938-1952, replacing the pro-New Deal northeastern-accented commentary with an Old Right script recited, perhaps, by a Midwesterner.
In contrast to the latter debate, the Old Right "isolationists" taking part in the "great debate" put forward a consciously noninterventionist alternative apparently inconceivable to most critics of the War in Vietnam.
hatever the worth of the Old Right case, the counter-arguments of the interventionists are by far the most revealing part of the "great debate." Genuinely frightened that the evil forces of Reaction might rally the public, they pulled out all the stops.
www.antiwar.com /stromberg/s022100.html   (1944 words)

 The Old Right Political Tradition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Old Right, the original Right, was nationalist, populist, and fundamentally libertarian.
The cold war Right, dominated in large part by ex-leftist converts to conservatism, was militantly internationalist, increasingly elitist, and largely indifferent to free market economics -- indifferent, indeed, to virtually everything but the crusade against Communism.
Rockwell, Lewellyn H. The Case For Paleolibertarianism, and Realignment on the Right.
oldright.net   (274 words)

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