Counterculture conservatism?

Via David Brin's lively contrarian rant about this sort of thing, a thoughtful article on reclaiming American conservatism from Andrew Bacevich. Let's skip to the meaty bits: what does he think a proper conservative movement should champion?

Stop hitting yourself

Delightfully apropos to Katrina's newest post about who's hurting the liberty movement, user Obdicut at Little Green Footballs uncovers a surprising convergence between Glenn Greenwald and Rand Paul's "Southern Avenger."
I do not understand how any man with any shred of integrity as a ‘civil rights’ speaker can share the stage with someone named the Southern Avenger. Even the Southern Defender, I could slightly imagine. But vengeance implies someone who thinks a wrong has been done to the South, that there is some reckoning against the enemies of the South that has to come. And that is the really fucking scary kind of racism.
Too right. The Lost-Cause neoconfederate nostalgia among some in the liberty movement is, or should be, cause for concern. To be really blunt about it, you can dislike Abraham Lincoln's policy's, but...

Collectivism vs. liberty?

Katrina Haffner, president of WWU's libertarian club and a fellow fan of liberty, declares herself a "collectivist" in this post:
 I have been called a "collectivist" by some libertarians, as if it was a derogatory word. I will admit: I am a collectivist.

So many times have I seen libertarians bashing collectivism and embracing individualism - identifying with being a part of a group is "bad" (hmmm, how about libertarianism?). Why is that? How is being a part of a group a bad thing? And why do libertarians place an emphasis on the individual?
That's sure to rankle most libertarians, who may have a different definition of the word than she does.