World War II. William Frank Buckley Jr. (born William Francis Buckley; [a] November 24, 1925 – February 27, 2008) was an American public intellectual, conservative author  and political commentator. In 1955, he founded National Review, the magazine that stimulated the conservative movement in the mid-20th century United States.
Nov 20, 2022 · William F. Buckley, Jr., in full William Frank Buckley, Jr., (born November 24, 1925, New York, New York, U.S.—died February 27, 2008, Stamford, Connecticut), versatile American editor, author, and conservative gadfly who became an important intellectual influence in conservative politics. The oil fortune amassed by Buckley’s father enabled the boy to be reared in comfortable circumstances ...
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Dec 18, 2012 · William Frank Buckley Jr. was born in New York City on November 24, 1925, the sixth of the 10 children of William F. Buckley Sr., a strong-willed Texas oilman and Irish Catholic, and Aloise ...
- “I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said.” ― William F. Buckley Jr.
- “Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views.” ― William F. Buckley.
- “The amount of money and of legal energy being given to prosecute hundreds of thousands of Americans who are caught with a few ounces of marijuana in their jeans simply makes no sense - the kindest way to put it.
- “I would rather be governed by the first 2000 people in the Manhattan phone book than the entire faculty of Harvard.” ― William F. Buckley Jr.
Nov 22, 2017 · Views, Talking, Hearing. "Up from Liberalism". Book by William F. Buckley Jr., 1959. 180 Copy quote. I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said. William F. Buckley, Jr. Believe, Insults You, Comeback. 113 Copy quote. I will not cede more power to the state.
Feb 27, 2008 · Feb. 27, 2008. William F. Buckley Jr., who marshaled polysyllabic exuberance, famously arched eyebrows and a refined, perspicacious mind to elevate conservatism to the center of American political ...
William Frank Buckley Jr. was the preeminent voice of American conservatism in the latter half of the twentieth century. He was born in 1925 in New York City, the son of Josephine Steiner and William F. Buckley Sr., an oil developer and lawyer.