The Liberty Sphere: 10 Key Conservative Principles#links
I have tried, several times, to put down in an organized way what I think are the key principles of conservatism that everyone who claims to be conservative must follow. I have failed. But Anthony Martin over at the Columbia Conservative Examiner has done a good job. Go check it out.
In my formulation, the Constitution takes a starring role. But if you had Constitutional governance, all ten items would be fulfilled.