The Editors

About The Editors

We are the Editors of The Imaginative Conservative.

It’s Giving Tuesday: Please Make a Gift to Us Today

By |2020-12-02T00:33:07-06:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

The Imaginative Conservative's mission is to preserve the transcendentals, the “permanent things” that constitute the glory of Western Civilization. Here we offer thoughtful and reflective essays on issues of culture, philosophy, history, politics, economics, the arts, and liberal learning, written by some of the great conservative minds of the present and the past.  Since The Imaginative Conservative’s inception ten years [...]

Come, Let Us Reason Together

By |2020-11-19T11:06:39-06:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

If we followed the crowd, we would tell you, our readers: "This is our most crucial year, a turning point in our journal's history. Without your immediate support..." But we at The Imaginative Conservative think more highly of you, dear readers, than to subject you to such hyperbolic support requests. We know that you are thoughtful, [...]

Time for Conservatives to Surrender? “NUTS!”

By |2020-11-21T10:09:30-06:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

Gen. Anthony McAuliffe and Col. Harry Kinnard December 1944. As Christmas approaches, the beleaguered German army suddenly tries to punch its way out of the circle of Allied Forces surrounding it. As part of the Battle of the Bulge, General Heinrich Freiherr von Lüttwitz leads a force that traps the American 101st Airborne [...]

I Want You… to Support The Imaginative Conservative!

By |2020-12-02T15:44:50-06:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

Elections and political candidates come and go. But The Permanent Things remain. And if the American Republic is to survive, we must turn to the mighty pillars that have supported her for the last two-and-a-half centuries: a dedication to individual liberty, the common good, public and private virtue, truth, goodness, beauty, and faith in Almighty [...]

Social Media Users Stunned, Saddened by Death of Octogenarian Celebrity

By |2020-08-07T17:38:17-05:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Satire|

(WORLD) — Users across various social media platforms were shocked today to learn of the death of 89-year-old Manfred Krauss, the renowned German film director, whose credits include dozens of films, including 1958's The Leper, 1972's Peregrinations, and 1991's Oscar-nominated The Nursemaid's Lament. Krauss had been engaged in a well-publicized battle with lung cancer for [...]

Judging the Black Sox: The Baseball Scandal of 1919

By |2020-06-30T18:30:55-05:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Baseball|

The Black Sox Scandal was a Major League Baseball game-fixing scandal in which eight members of the Chicago White Sox (Arnold "Chick" Gandil, Eddie Cicotte, Oscar "Happy" Felsch, "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, Fred McMullin, Charles "Swede" Risberg, George "Buck" Weaver, Claude "Lefty" Williams) were accused of throwing the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds in [...]

The End Is Near!

By |2020-10-27T17:05:49-05:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

Memento Mori They say the end may be near. But we already know that life is fleeting, that none of us knows the day or the hour. So why not give now while you can, to make this passing world a better place while there is still time? During your brief sojourn in this vale [...]

New, Transparent Flags Proposed for States With “Racist” Flags

By |2020-06-14T14:05:17-05:00June 14th, 2020|Categories: Satire|

Tupelo, Mississippi—In the wake of the controversy over the current Mississippi state flag, which includes the Confederate Battle Flag in its design, a group calling itself The Non-Binary Anti-Fascist People's Liberation Society for Climate Sanity has proposed a new, transparent flag to replace those state flags having what it deems to be "racist" designs. "This [...]

“Baseball Has Marked the Time”

By |2020-05-16T13:36:23-05:00May 16th, 2020|Categories: Audio/Video, Baseball, Film|

The following is the speech of Terence Mann (played by James Earl Jones) from the film Field of Dreams. Ray, people will come, Ray. They'll come to Iowa for reasons they can't even fathom. They'll turn up your driveway, not knowing for sure why they're doing it. They'll arrive at your door as innocent as [...]

Victory in Europe!

By |2020-05-08T10:52:40-05:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Audio/Video, World War II|

From British Movietone: "V E Day began with Mr Churchill's broadcast officially announcing the end of war in Europe. Londoners took to the streets in celebrations which continued for nearly two days. Outside Buckingham Palace the crowds chanted 'we want the King' and were rewarded by the Royal Family appearing on the balcony. At nine [...]

Government Eager to Get Back to Leaving Americans Alone

By |2020-04-14T15:58:39-05:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Satire|

(USA) — Government officials in Washington DC and across the country are looking forward to ending the national lockdown soon and returning to normal times, when Americans are allowed to go about their business without government direction or interference. "This whole Coronavirus thing really forced us into a new role," said one high official at [...]

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