Links Relating to Freedom

The Twelve Points are a statement of conservative principles, objectives, philosophy, and additional guiding considerations, composed by Karl Born, a young Indianapolis writer and attorney, beginning in early 2008, completed on July 2, 2009.

The purpose of the Twelve Points is to serve as a delivery mechanism for distilled, concentrated conservative thinking, with the goal of returning clarity and completeness to popular conservatism, and spreading knowledge of the true principles of conservatism throughout the conservative community.

The idea for the Twelve Points, along with much of the content of the document itself, came from the "Seven Points," which was created by a group of conservative college students in 2003 at Indiana University: Grand Old Cause.

Even in light of the 2010 election results, the conservative movement has become confused and aimless. Certain essential conservative principles and considerations have faded from memory and lost their influence. The Twelve Points will help to solve this problem by reminding us of conservative thinking that we may not have considered recently, and by making that thinking available to new, developing conservatives.

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THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2010

Links relating to freedom

To whatever extent I can encourage friends of freedom to take advantage of the following resources, I intend to do so:

The Liberty Fund's Online Library of Liberty.

Advocates for Self-Government, "Communicating Liberty." The group is self-described as "libertarian," but I reject the categorical distinction between the terms "libertarian" and "conservative." Regardless, we, as conservatives, would be wise to use these resources to whatever extent they are relevant to us.

Advocates for Self-Government, Communication Center. I do not believe this is still available on the Advocates for Self-Government website, but it is (fortunately) still available through the Internet Archive.