Modern culture celebrates original thought, but the result is too often attempted original thought supply that lacks demand. Original thought that enlightens or solves a problem deserves celebration, but original thought that is driven by the need of self-importance only distracts from valuable wisdom previously provided. Defining political philosophy and ideology is often a process that requires us to lean on, or reflect on the acumen of others that have gained our confidence. The Kartel 5 are the five individuals that we most often consider when defining our position.
Universally recognized as one of the most impactful Presidents in U.S. history, and the standard that all potential Republican candidates strive to meet. The Republican Party is the "Party of Reagan" and will be for many years.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Simply stated, the greatest orator in American history. He led a great nation to regain its conscious. Every conservative should be guided by the words of this great man.
Some nicknames need explanation, but Barry Goldwater obtained one that is self-explanatory. Known as "Mr. Conservative", he is considered the father of the modern conservative movement.
A student of Friedman that has expanded influence beyond economic policy to become the "North Star" of conservative philosophy.
The G.O.A.T. of Economics. Mr. Friedman's work continues to influence modern U.S. Economic policy, and nations that embrace capitalism around the world.