ConservativeHomeUSA

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ConservativeHome
Type of site
Online magazine
Created by Ryan Streeter
Editor John Rossomando
Commercial No
Launched November 15, 2010
Current status Closed

Conservative Home was an American political website started by Ryan Streeter in November 2010 that aimed to be a new forum for the public debate about the future of the Republican party and conservatism in the United States.[1] ConservativeHomeUSA was a sister site of the existing British site ConservativeHome, and has been featured in The Daily Telegraph,[2] Foreign Policy magazine,[3] and National Review.[4]

Editor[edit]

ConservativeHome is edited by John Rossomando and was founded by Ryan Streeter, a Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute, and formerly Vice President of Civic Enterprises, a public policy firm in Washington, D.C.,[5] and an adjunct fellow at Hudson Institute.[6] Previously, Streeter served as Special Assistant to President George W. Bush at the White House Domestic Policy Council;[5] Senior Adviser and Director at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under Secretaries Mel Martinez and Alphonso Jackson;[7] a Fellow at Hudson Institute;[6] and Special Assistant for Policy to Indianapolis Mayor Stephen Goldsmith. Streeter was also a Next Generation Leadership Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation.[8]

Tim Montgomerie is the contributing editor of ConservativeHome. Montgomerie founded ConservativeHomeUK in 2005. Montgomerie was an economist at the Bank of England from 1992 until 1998; launched and ran the Conservative Christian Fellowship from 1990 until 2003; has written speeches for Conservative leaders William Hague and Iain Duncan Smith; was co-founder of the Centre for Social Justice; and is a regular contributor to a number of British newspapers, especially The Times.

Features[edit]

Big Ideas[edit]

Big Ideas interviews leading figures from the conservative movement and elected officials about policy, including think tank, and university studies. Figures who have featured or been interviewed on Big Ideas include South Dakota Senator John Thune,former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton, and Daily Caller commentator Matt Lewis [9] Charles Blahous,[10] Michael Barone,[11] Arthur C. Brooks,[12] Peter D. Feaver,[13] James K. Glassman,[14] Governor of Indiana, Mitch Daniels and[15] Ross Douthat.[16] [17] John Bolton [18] Matt Lewis

Platform[edit]

Platform sets out to "challenge" the Republican party and conventional wisdom about the party with guest columnists.[1] Guest columnists have included Dr. Roger Bate (American Enterprise Institute),[19] Herbert London (Hudson Institute),[20] Kori Schake (Hoover Institution),[21] Saul Anuzis (Republican National Committee),[22] Yuval Levin (Ethics and Public Policy Center),[23] Tevi Troy (former United States Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services),[24] and George Osborne (current Chancellor of the Exchequer).[25]

Surveys[edit]

ConservativeHome has two surveys: one measuring grassroots opinion, with research conducted by YouGov, and a separate survey of conservative news-makers and leading minds. Research conducted by ConservativeHome has featured in publication such as The Atlantic,[26] Salon magazine,[27] The Economist,[28] National Review,[29] and Newser.[30]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [1] Archived December 17, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Hannan, Daniel (November 6, 2011). "If you're American and conservative, read this… – Telegraph Blogs". London: Blogs.telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  3. ^ "A new voice in conservative media – By Will Inboden | Shadow Government". Shadow.foreignpolicy.com. November 16, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  4. ^ "The Growing Influence of National Affairs – By Tevi Troy – The Corner – National Review Online". Nationalreview.com. November 18, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "Ryan Streeter Biography". Li.com. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Ryan Streeter Staff Bio". Hudson.org. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  7. ^ BenBartholomew.com and CivicEnterprises.net. "''ibid''". Civicenterprises.net. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Next Generation Leadership Alumni Network". Wagner.nyu.edu. July 6, 1960. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  9. ^ "John Thune: "The Republican Party must reclaim the mantle of reform" – ConservativeHome's Big Ideas blog". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. December 6, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Social Security reform: 5 things every taxpayer needs to know before it's too late – ConservativeHome's Big Ideas blog". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. December 3, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Michael Barone unpacks November 2 and what it means for the GOP in 2012 – ConservativeHome's Big Ideas blog". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. November 23, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Arthur Brooks: Conservatives still haven't made the moral case for enterprise, put forward real solutions, and explained that real progress comes with a cost – ConservativeHome's Big Ideas blog". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. November 22, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Five must-read foreign policy articles: Peter Feaver on how China is free-rising on American security policy, Obama's middle east tactics are foundering, and more – ConservativeHome's Big Ideas blog". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. November 17, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  14. ^ "The George W Bush Institute: a "results tank" that roots ideals in a new practical conservatism – ConservativeHome's Big Ideas blog". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. November 15, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  15. ^ "2012 potential contender Mitch Daniels on Churchill, Reagan, and how his private sector business experience affects how he governs – ConservativeHome's Big Ideas blog". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. November 18, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  16. ^ "Ross Douthat: It's not as easy for the middle class to get ahead in America as it used to be – ConservativeHome's Big Ideas blog". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. November 19, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Amb. John Bolton: Proposed defense cuts send message of 'continued American decline' – ConservativeHome's The Republican". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. September 26, 2011. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  18. ^ "The Daily Caller's Matt Lewis chimes in on the 2012 GOP presidential race (With audio) – ConservativeHome's The Republican". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. October 19, 2011. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  19. ^ "When Congress turns a blind eye to global drug theft, people die – ConservativeHome's Platform". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. December 2, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  20. ^ "Herb London: How we deal with North Korea (and China) will show Iran how we will deal with them – ConservativeHome's Platform". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. December 1, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  21. ^ "Kori Shake: Looking for reasonable cuts in the defense budget makes sense given the times we're in – ConservativeHome's Platform". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. November 29, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  22. ^ "This is our chance: Saul Anuzis on why he's right to lead the RNC – ConservativeHome's Platform". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. November 18, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  23. ^ "Fixing the deficit, replacing Obamacare with a smart alternative, and spurring growth through tax reform: Yuval Levin on 3 essays every House GOP member should read – ConservativeHome's Platform". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. November 18, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  24. ^ "Three reasons why the new GOP House majority will not repeat the mistakes of 1995 – ConservativeHome's Platform". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. November 17, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  25. ^ "Fiscal responsibility is at the heart of conservatism – ConservativeHome's Platform". Conhomeusa.typepad.com. November 16, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  26. ^ "The Base's Faves – The Daily Dish – The Atlantic". Andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com. December 3, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  27. ^ Lyons, Gene. "The Republican base's favorite pundits – Rush Limbaugh". Salon.com. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  28. ^ Sponsored by (December 6, 2010). "Republican opinion-formers: The top ten Republican thinkers". The Economist. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  29. ^ "New Kid on the Block – By Iain Murray – The Corner – National Review Online". Nationalreview.com. November 16, 2010. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  30. ^ View all 35 comments Leave a comment. "GOP's 10 Favorite Pundits – Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck lead survey". Newser.com. Retrieved November 10, 2011.