The Conscience of a Conservative

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Bottom of the Hill, Jun 1, 2010 - Political Science - 84 pages
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For a huge number of Republicans, Goldwater's book, The Conscience of a Conservative was must reading. I believe it is just as vital today as it was then, and Senator Goldwater addresses many topics that could be torn from today's headlines. In this book, Goldwater offered a clear warning about impending dangers to the survival of our American freedoms with recommendations of appropriate action to avoid those dangers. Had Goldwater been elected, we might find today's political landscape very different. This book explores the perils of power, States rights, Civil rights, taxes and spending, and perhaps the most important, the welfare state. In the America of today, with a man in the White House like President Obama, The Conscience of a Conservative becomes, once again, must reading.

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The Conscience of a Conservative

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Written in the sixties yet totally relevant to the present day (2010). Senator Goldwater presents a clear minded vision for America then and now. While the final chapter on the "Soviet Menance" might ... Read full review

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I read this book when it was originally published in 1961, I think. I had the opportunity to work on the Goldwater campaign as a 16 year old volunteer specializing in passing out flyers, drinking beer ... Read full review


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Barry Goldwater (1909-1998) was a five-term U.S. senator from Arizona and the Republican Party's nominee for president in the 1964 election.

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