Dr. Jeffrey Polet

Dr. Jeff Polet is professor of political science at Hope College in Holland, MI. He is the author of works in American political thought, contemporary European political thought, religion and politics, and constitutional law. Dr. Polet helps direct the academic...

Permanence and Change

By Russell Kirk From Prospects for Conservatives (Regnery Gateway edition, 1989) The liveliest definition of the word conservative is Ambrose Bierce’s in The Devil’s Dictionary: “Conservative, n. A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as...

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