Conservative William F. Buckley Jr. dead at 82 yrs old. When you think about modern conservatism, one has to think about Buckley. William F. Buckley Jr. hosted the show Firing Line and it was that show that introduced me to politics. I didn\’t agree on where Buckley stood on most of the issues but, he debated admirably against a whole host of moderates,progressives, and liberals and it was his style and intellect that stands out. A very interesting man and I\’m sure conservatives all over America will be remembering this weekend. Rest in peace William F. Buckley Jr.