Topic: conservative

America Handcuffed - Down But Not Out!by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Yesterday, at the White House, amid great fanfare, President Obama announced a new policy toward Cuba. But it is nothing more ... discuss

by Tom Balek, Contributing Author:  NAUGHTY:ISIS, Al Qaeda and Muslim Extremists: Is there anything naughtier than cutting off somebody's head?  Or slamming jet airliners into buildings an ... discuss

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CHICAGO - While Lois Lerner's name has faded from headlines, those 30,000 emails that were mysteriously recovered are still of interest to pro-life groups that were harassed during the time Lerner ove ... discuss

Since last month’s election, the President has been a busy fellow. He’s traveled to China, heralded what he called a “turning point” in American military affairs, “signed ... discuss

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There's a move afoot to dump John Boehner as speaker of the house and I'm all for it. The man is a traitor to conservatism and little more than an Obama lackey. When my old Congressman, Jim Moran, a l ... discuss

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by Phyllis Schlafly: The Obama Administration is now trying to outlaw single-sex classrooms, a practice that has been growing as parents and teachers see its good results. The Obama Administration is ... discuss

It seems that the strongest base of support on the Left and on the Right is rallying around two true believers in their respective ideologies. Which way would America choose if she was given two “ ... discuss

In our latest essay, we consider what it would take to get a truly republican candidate through the Republican primary, starting with an open, competitive series of pre-primary debates and caucuses de ... discuss

Oh Dear Lord in Heaven. Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah! Like many of you, our family was blessed with the opportunity to gather together over the recent Thanksgiving holiday.    Columba and I a ... discuss

Jeb Bush, the pr-life former governor of Florida, announced today that he is forming an exploratory committee to examine a potential Republican presidential bid in 2016. Bush is known for signing pro- ... discuss

The following commentary written by a leader of the Ohio Liberty Movement and the Portage County Tea Party was emailed to me over the weekend. Tom Zawistowski is a fervent patriot who wants ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: There were major demonstrations again this weekend in cities across the country protesting police brutality and racism. In Washington, D.C., thousands marched down ... discuss

Diane Douglas, a little-known, outspoken opponent of Common Core who ran for Arizona Superintendent of Schools on that issue, surprised everyone this fall when she won. Incredibly, only five days afte ... discuss

by Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal, Heritage Foundation: For 36 years, Jim Garlow didn’t know his first adopted child was the result of a rape.But after his wife Carol lost a six-year battle w ... discuss

In our last episode yours truly suggested that Republican Party “leadership” might be set to betray the electorate and cave in to pressure from the left and the media, which would lead to essentia ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananBrought before a House inquisition, MIT professor and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber burbled a recantation of his beliefs about how that triumph of liberalism had been ach ... discuss

One of the things the CR-OMNIBUS did was deprive the new Congress in January from having any financial impact on these issues. Instead of passing a continuing resolution that would have funded the gov ... discuss

I'm really ticked over passage of the $1.1 trillion monstrosity bill! Tonight it came up at the Republican Women of Shenandoah County's Christmas party. We are real conservatives intent on "conserving ... discuss

(NEWSER) — Pope Francis continues to show he’s anything but traditional. During a recent public appearance, Francis comforted a boy whose dog had died, noting, “One day, we will see our ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Obama's Unpopular Agenda - Here's why Democrats will continue to struggle: President Obama and his agenda remain deeply unpopular. The latest Fox News poll finds th ... discuss

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton Hat Tip: BB Richard A. Viguerie is absolutely right when he calls most of the Republican leadership “boneless wonders.” And as Senator Rand Paul correctly label ... discuss

Apologizing for the tyrannical, unprofessional behavior of his chaebol heiress daughter: “Please blame me; it’s my fault,” Cho Yang-ho, the chairman of Korean Air Lines, said in front of a bank ... discuss

Spending: One Big Lighting Rodby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Harry Reid's Last Hurrah - If you've heard about the omnibus spending agreement reached in the last few days between Speaker John Bo ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Dec. 11, 2014The House reconvened at 9 AM today As of this report, the House today has passed the following bills by Voice Vote:S. 2519 — "To codify an existing operatio ... discuss

After the death of terminally ill cancer patient Brittany Maynard, euthanasia activists across the globe have been pushing bills to legalize assisted suicide. In Wales, they were defeated as just twel ... discuss

For 36 years, Jim Garlow didn’t know his first adopted child was the result of a rape. But after his wife Carol lost a six-year battle with cancer last year, their daughter, Janie, went in search of ... discuss

by Kelli Only in Washington would anyone ask this question: Can a woman be both feminist and conservative? Why, yes, she can! uestion does deserve a more serious answer so women can stop fussing over ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Yesterday's release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's so-called "torture report" certainly dominated the headlines. But one silver lining may be that former of ... discuss

Spring 2014 Chart ViaCommunications Workers of Americaby Phyllis Schlafly: Obama received a thundering rejection to his attempt to make the November Congressional election a referendum on his policie ... discuss

There are those in the Orthodox Church who say that we should have nothing to do with the culture wars that have been raging in our culture since the 60's. They accuse conservative converts of trying ... discuss

BY STEPHEN BRAUN ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has failed to turn over government documents covering Hillary Rodham Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state that Th ... discuss

Tragically, according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization survey, 17.7 million American women have been victims of attempted or completed rape. When a woman is raped, sh ... discuss

Compare the following reports – the first from the Ottawa Sun describing the recent terrorist attack in Ottawa and the second from the Jerusalem Post detailing the also recent terrorist attack in Je ... discuss

When I was growing up, there were two different political types of people. Those that thought Reagan was a genius and Democrats. If you are under the age of 30, there is a myth that surrounds Ronald R ... discuss

London, England, Dec 9, 2014 / 10:02 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Most people “still don’t know how Pope Francis thinks,” says a longtime Catholic observer who believes the Pope& ... discuss

It's a matter of perspective &  Democrats have Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Risky Report - Senate Democrats today released a highly controversial report on the CIA's use of enhance ... discuss

David Limbaugh, FRC Action 2014by David Limbaugh: I am concerned that certain Republicans just can't take yes for an answer. To borrow an old adage, they can't handle prosperity -- with prosperity bei ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Clearly President Obama did not get the message the voters sent in the November midterm elections, electing enough Republican Senators to shift power in the Senat ... discuss

When outrageous becomes the norm, we've already breached that much touted tipping point; we've slipped into the realm of self-destruction.Despite the serial lawlessness and incremental foundational se ... discuss

What is it with famous Leftists that causes them to concoct fantasies in their autobiographies. Obama made up a "composite" white New York girlfriend in his 1995 autobiography Dreams From My Father.He ... discuss

"Liberalism always generates the exact opposite of it's stated intent."  Quinn's First law.  First Grace Church of  Christ says it has been a fixture in Akron, OH, serving Highland Squa ... discuss

by Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison, Contributing Authors: President Franklin D. Roosevelt appeared before a joint session of Congress on this day in 1941. Looking stern and resolute, the President wo ... discuss

On Oct. 30, the Conservative government announced a bouquet of tax relief and other benefits for families with children, including the fulfilment of 2011 election promise to implement income splitting ... discuss

Another problem for Pant Suits to worry about… Via Washington Examiner: Hillary Clinton has a new problem as she tries to tiptoe away from her former boss’ liberal policies and lay claim to her h ... discuss

American Cardinal Raymond Burke was removed by Pope Francis from a top Vatican post in November. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca, File/2012)Pope Francis has denied that removing American Cardinal Raymond ... discuss

By:  Barbara Hollingsworth American Commitment President on th ... discuss

“Sometimes it seems as though the difference between y'all and everyone else is that you think abortion is the only issue out there, and everything else stems from it. People like me think abortion ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 7, 2014 / 11:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an interview with the Argentine daily “La Nacion” published Sunday, Pope Francis spoke on a variety of topics, giving specific att ... discuss

Cartoon by A.J.Branco as found at“How the Koch Network Funnels Anonymous Millions to Fight Women's Rights One funding recipient supports causes such as figh ... discuss

In a "conversation" I am having with a commenter on that person called me a fascist. Here is how I responded to him or her:Fascism - "a political philosophy, movement, or regime that exal ... discuss

I really hate to have to point stuff like this out; but when it is pretty flipping’ glaring, it is hard to ignore it.  As I rule, I don’t like pulling the “this is racist” car ... discuss

Update #2: Josh Marshall at Talking Points Memo agrees and gives his take on Bristol Palin’s faux victimized status. ——– Original Story is below: As you all know, audio of the ... discuss

This is very good news. The story: TIJUANA — A Mexican federal district judge in Tijuana on Friday ordered the immediate release of a U.S. Marine veteran being held in Baja California on federal wea ... discuss

Conservative Coalition Urges State Officials to ‘Fiercely Resist’ EPA Rule ‘Game we can’t win': Coal states brace for growing number of plant closures over EPA rules ... discuss

Hat Tip: BB VIDEO: Conservative Civil Rights Leader: Police Are Not the Problem for Blacks; Black-on-Black Crime is The Eric Garner Narrative You Won’t Hear! Breaking: ANOTHER HATE CRIME– 3 Black ... discuss

Leftists love to mock conservatives as clinging to our Bibles and being deniers of science.I'm Catholic and conservative and I respect scientific findings, like those on fetal development.A human life ... discuss

Recently, I spoke at a Tea Party in the state of Minnesota and was approached by an individual who said that he was there when I gave “The Prayer that Rocked the Capitol.” I asked him where all of ... discuss

Editor's comment: H.R. 6737 has 4 sponsors and has not been passed. ALG President details his reason below for opposition to the bill. At the same time other conservative orgs support the bill. Ja ... discuss

Reid Led Big Gov't Land Grabby Melissa Quinn: Parkland and wilderness provisions added to a defense policy measure have outraged friends of the military, who call the move both a “land grab” and a ... discuss

    The results of the November 2014 elections were predicated on a series of promises made by Republican candidates, billed as conservatives; promises to work against the objectives of the ... discuss

by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: So there you are, minding your own business, running a company that provides a much-needed medical service - lab analysis of specimens to help doctors diagnose and t ... discuss

The Conservative Tribune had an article entitled, BREAKING: House Successfully Makes Massive Move Against Obama, documenting today's simply symbolic vote by the House of Representatives to&n ... discuss

Contacts: Richard Viguerie or Bob Sturm, Inc., 703-392-7676 MANASSAS, Va., Dec. 1, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Over a dozen national leaders of the conservative movement have join ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 1, 2014 Contacts: Richard Viguerie or Bob Sturm at Inc., 703-392-7676 *UPDATE: Conservative leader Gary Bauer of Ameri ... discuss

Editor's Note on the topic of the below article:Get this liberal agenda museum (conservative women have spoken out against this museum - see article) out of the National Defense Authorization (NDA) bi ... discuss

EPA Plan Amounts to Backdoor “Cap-and-Trade”Rejected by the American PeopleEditorial Cartoon by Gary VarvelWashington, D.C.— American Commitment, a national advocacy organization, is leading ... discuss

A British appeals court says an unborn baby is not a person, yet a girl whose mother drank heavily during her pregnancy was born with disabilities. Still, the Royal Courts of Justice, where the Court ... discuss

Communion rail, Church of the Holy Ghost, Tiverton, RI(© 2012 Fr. Jay Finelli)The new pastor of the Windy City, my fellow Omahan the Most Rev. Blase Cupich, didn’t wait too long to start the usual ... discuss

By:  Craig Millward Conservative Leaders: Don't Fund Obama's I ... discuss

By:  Craig Millward Conservative Leaders: Don't Fund Obama's I ... discuss

by Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan, Politico: The government will shut down in just eight days unless Congress acts, and Republican lawmakers and aides in and around leadership fear their two-step go ... discuss

By:  Craig Millward Conservative Leaders: Don't Fund Obama's I ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: Barack Obama has announced the particulars of his executive amnesty for an estimated five million of the many more foreigners who broke our laws to get into the United States. ... discuss

By:  Craig Millward Conservative Leaders: Don't Fund Obama's I ... discuss

Just a few things that I feel the need to announce to my readers….   If you have not noticed yet, I have installed a new theme here on the blog. To be quite honest, the old look around her ... discuss

Austin, Texas, Dec 3, 2014 / 03:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic bishops in Texas thanked a federal appeals court for issuing a stay of execution for mentally ill inmate Scott Louis Panetti mere h ... discuss

From the (faux) Greek columns that set off his 2008 Democratic Party nomination speech to the latest attempt to provoke a Congressional Republican overreach, President Obama's political stagecraft see ... discuss

Yes - Closed Major National Park!Can't manage what they have already, But want Robert Gordon and Nicolas Loris: Congress has returned from the mid-term elections and members are hammering out ... discuss

By:  Melanie Hunter Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, president and founder of Brotherhood Organization of a N ... discuss

Did I mention at the start of the summer that the first political campaign I recall knowing anything about -- back when I was a kid-- was Jeff Bell's run for Senate in 1976?  He primaried and kno ... discuss

[Getty Images] Attending a conservative conference, even after a losing political season, encourages people. Liberals even when winning, mope. Conservatives, when losing, drink and have a good time ... discuss

Ross Douthat, conservative and Catholic columnist for the New York Times, labeled his Sunday Ross Douthat, NYTimes piece this week: “The Pope and the Right.” Now before you go off, read it ... discuss

While reading the news at News24 today, I came upon an opinion piece by one Simon Williamson called “Accept the gifts that come with rape.” In this article of his, he rants against anyone who call ... discuss

Western society is currently experiencing what can only be described as a moral revolution. Our society’s moral code and collective ethical evaluation on a particular issue has undergone not small a ... discuss

The scandal over the subpoenas issued to several Houston-area Christian pastors continues, even after the city refiled legal documents, removing the word “sermons” from the demand. They ha ... discuss

Campaigning over the weekend, President Obama said, “The American people are with us on all the big issues.” He continued, “You know it. I know it. The polls show it.” Yet the midterm election ... discuss

I had always liked Huckabee and was disappointed after he dropped out. And it took some time to find one to fill that void of a true social conservative candidate to vote for. I understand that he is ... discuss

The Pro Life movement is a cause that has a lot of support from young women on college (and even high school) campuses everywhere. Speaking their minds and supporting a Christian cause like this does ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you in Jesus Christ our Lord.View of the Synod of Bishops in RomeThere's been a lot of misunderstanding regarding the interim report issued by the Synod of Bishops this last we ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you. Observing the media coverage of the ongoing Synod of Bishops in Rome, I wondered how the media would have covered that first "synod" or gathering of Christians in Jerusale ... discuss

Now that things are (hopefully) calming down in Ferguson, with the help of appropriately attired Highway patrol officers, I think it’s time to come up with a better term for the use of military ... discuss

December 13, 2011 ( - There are a lot of negative stereotypes about the pro-life movement. I could easily write a list of 20 or more. These five, though, are the ones I personally encou ... discuss

Cdl. Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga.So far up to this point, I’ve been deafened by the lack of libertarian reaction to Cdl. Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga’s keynote speech at Catholic University of Americ ... discuss

Image source: Center for Financial Social Work, 2013.According to former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, some businessmen are looking at the economic data, and they’re worried. The problem, from th ... discuss

The other night, I ran across a headline in my Facebook feed which said that Michele Bachmann had suggested the children of illegal immigrants be put into labor camps. I forgot my own rule and “shar ... discuss

Is he really praying? Does it really matter?Respecting the President’s NameLiving in Texas, I often have occasion to reflect on Elton John’s satirical “Texas Love Song”. The link takes you to ... discuss

Reading doctrine through ideological glassesThe most pervasive problem facing the Catholic Church in America today is our predilection for reading both Scripture and Tradition through ideological glas ... discuss

A troubling passage in Evangelii GaudiumAndrew Bieszad, a scholar on Islam, seems to believe Pope Francis is teaching error — or, at least, opiniones intolerata — about the “Ishmaelites”:For I ... discuss

Have you seen this child lately?Ask a Stupid QuestionI wouldn’t blame you if you don’t believe me. I neglected to save the link, so I can’t prove it happened; I can’t even remember which blog ... discuss

A Steaming Pile of Outrage PornImagine you’re Crash Davis. Yes, the minor-league baseball player memorably portrayed by Kevin Costner in Bull Durham. You know you’re not going to make it to the bi ... discuss

If you haven’t been following the story of Cdl. Raymond L. Burke’s transfer from Cardinal Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura (the High Court of the Catholic Church, if you will) to Patron of the S ... discuss

Gen. Paul Vallely of Stand Up America US, who is also helping to spearhead "Operation American Spring" beginning May 16th in DC, has suggested that to counter Obama's imperious overreaching that Congr ... discuss

Though not yet covered by the MSM, the internet is abuzz with news and extensive commentary regarding "Operation American Spring" which kicks off May 16th in DC.  From conservative sites, news of ... discuss

Most Americans understand the mortal threat posed by Modern Liberals-Progressives-Democrats: their unbridled insanity, shameless mendacity, ruthlessness; their visceral ideological loathing of the Con ... discuss

Here's romp through three articles that take on the subject of human happiness - and why Liberal notions of what that is will make you miserable. First, this WAPO review looks at a new book on Bened ... discuss

Citizens United strikes again - one of my favorite conservative watchdog groups has produced another expose on an enemy of freedom. This time, Barack Obama.The movie "Hype" is an exhaustive and effec ... discuss

Today on Facebook, I posted a quote -- part of a pro-life campaign for the month of March. I just placed the quote for today in my "status" on Facebook. And people from both sides (I have alot of cons ... discuss

Unfortunately, much of my "blogging" these days takes place on Facebook (under Ed Hanks), and so it doesn't appear here. But every once in a while a fascinating discussion comes along which deserves ... discuss

Here's my response to a blogger who was pushing for the "Big Tent" for the Republican Party. It was the typical argument -- we can't win without the support of whole bunches of people who don't norma ... discuss

With the final results for the GOP August 10 Primary mostly totaled, we can look back and see how the election went in terms of pro-life, pro-Personhood candidates.Overall, I see it as a big win for P ... discuss

Tom Tancredo is clearly the best candidate for Governor of Colorado, but some of my very conservative, less conservative, and generally Republican friends have gotten stuck on some misinformation whic ... discuss

If not for the “unreasonable” refusal of conservatives to vote for Gerald Ford in the 1976 presidential race, we might have missed the presidency of Ronald Reagan altogether. Would that have been ... discuss

Two things happened at the Colorado Capitol Wednesday (Apr. 11) which illustrate how utterly important it is to support conservative candidates in primaries. Vocal personal support isn't enough - they ... discuss

by Ed Hanks Time was, you couldn't get elected as a Republican in Colorado if you didn't have the "three exceptions." Candidates would be coached to say, "I'm opposed to abortion except in cases of ra ... discuss

A new book is coming to rally and inspire the Tea Party and the conservative/liberty movement! How To Train Your Politician: Intentional Voting as a Path to Tea Party and Constitutional VictoryThe Es ... discuss

Many conservatives, Tea Party folks and Christians have mixed feelings about the GOP takeover of the US Senate yesterday. Not that it happened - it's progress in a certain way, and it's great that it' ... discuss

Dr. Peter Hammond put together a series of slides on the greatest killer the world has ever seen. That is humanism, “the most destructive religion of all time. Far more people have been killed in th ... discuss

There's been a lot of press and discussion lately about the United States as a "post-Christian" nation.President Obama's phrase, "we are no longer just a Christian nation", spoken during a keynote add ... discuss

I just came upon an excellent and articulate essay titled, RELIGIOUS RIGHT R.I.P. by Cal Thomas that was posted November 5, 2008, just as President Barack Obama had been elected. Mr. Thomas argues th ... discuss

I could try to write my own piece on why "ObamaCare" does not offer the short and long-term reform of health care this country really needs. But I'm certainly no expert on this very complex topic. Y ... discuss

I’ve written elsewhere of Barack Obama’s growing disinterest in being President of the United States. This observation has been made by many others, too. But his boredom seems perhaps to h ... discuss

Perhaps it is just me, but recently I seem to have run across a good number of stories about religiously-inclined or conservative women promoting “modest fashions” with new businesses and ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

  The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party is looking for a new leader and pro-lifers who support the party are seeking one that will offer more to social conservatives than recent Tory leaders ... discuss

Ontario Progressive Conservative Party leadership hopeful Monte McNaughton has challenged the Liberal government of Kathleen Wynne over its plans to introduce a sex ed program. In 2010, Dalton McGuint ... discuss

Mars Hill Church began as a small gathering in Mark Driscoll’s home in 1996 and soon became one of the fastest-growing churches in the country. But the church that was praised just last year as one ... discuss

During the last days of Bush being president, Bush said during in interview at the conservative site, that he believes and maintains that the culture of life is a key issue in the republi ... discuss

From Conservative ReviewBy Steve Deace November 17, 2014Dear Republican Party, On November 4th the American people spoke with a resounding voice, and voted “no” to President Obama’s Marxis ... discuss

 “I think he lies about everything”President Obama’s looming executive action on immigration reform represents a Fort Sumter-type moment, according to conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly.S ... discuss

From The TelegraphBy Daniel HannanThe cleverest living EnglishmanSome years ago, while canvassing for his wife in a local election in Wiltshire, Roger Scruton was asked on the doorstep, “What is c ... discuss

This press release was issued earlier today by Conservative MP Leon Benoit (Vegreville-Wainright). Benoit urges Parliament to condemn gender-selection abortion OTTAWA  (07 November 2014)  - Leon B ... discuss

Brent Rathgeber stood up for his convictions and gave a rebuke to the Conservative party. The party would be wise to listen. Changing the sunshine list to over $444000 is ridiculous. It would really c ... discuss

We seem very quick to judgement the days, especially if the person accused is conservative. What happened to presumed innocence?  Saulie Zajdel and anyone accused of a crime has the right to due ... discuss

And the Anglosphere!!! For the first time in a long time the UK and all the senior realms have conservative, mostly loyal governments. Australia's 6 year green nightmare is now over. It is the time to ... discuss

I attended a speech given by HM PM Stephen Harper at the Montreal Board of Trade last Friday. The subject was the newly signed Canada EU free trade agreement. It was great to see HM PM Brian Mulroney ... discuss

My friend and fellow organizer for the Fabulous Blue Tent parties is running to be an Ontario MPP for the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario. I strongly endorse him. He is an amazing person. H ... discuss

In Maryland, it's obvious the truth has been exchanged for a lie, at least among a majority of our lawmakers. Read Delegate Impallaria's assessment of the recently concluded legislative session, and p ... discuss

From the New York Times, on the future of Sarah Palin: Brent Bozell, president of the Media Research Center, a conservative group, called it a “top order of business” to determine Ms. Pali ... discuss

I'm glad I started following [and live-Tweeting] the #RNCChair race, before there was any clear winner.A hearty congratulations to REINCE PRIEBUS, on winning Chairman of the Republican National Commit ... discuss

This has been my personal weblog, since the Fall 2002 semester, when I first moved onto campus as an undergraduate student. Things seemed much better in the Blogosphere (and elsewhere) during those ti ... discuss

All Christians wrestle with applying Jesus' second highest commandment, the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you", Matthew 7:12 and Luke 6:31. The conservative church in the ... discuss

I am beginning a series here called, Not everything Biblical is Christian. I need to identify the key terms, "Biblical" and "Christian" and my intended audience, the younger me an American Fundagelica ... discuss

PAC, National Republican Trust, will beginning running the above television ad about Sen. Blanche Lincoln’s vote for Obama’s $800 billion stimulus package. Max Brantley thinks you must be stupid ... discuss

Roby Brock rudely breaks news on my turf today – internal Republican Party of Arkansas gossip. Who does he think he is – a professional journalist or something? Anyway, according to Roby, current ... discuss

A bill to ban partial birth abortion was signed into law today by Gov. Mike Beebe. A tip of my hat to the governor for signing this significant piece of pro-life legislation, but a wag of my finger fo ... discuss

I usually discover that the Projo is off its rocker.  But here is an op ed piece that appeared in today’s printed version of the Projo that I agree with.  As a conservative, Glenn Beck con ... discuss

What, you ask? Why write about this now? That was in January; the big thing in the last week, even the last two days, is health care mis-reform. True. I can only claim that this is on my mind, and has ... discuss

On this blog during the 2008 presidential primary season, I mentioned that I thought polls tend to be inaccurate during a rapidly changing situation. Specifically, the polls over-estimated the move to ... discuss

Political conservatives who live in RI (all 6 of us) have a very tough decision to make next week.  In the governor’s race, should we vote for John Robitaille, a conservative Republican, or dar ... discuss

Hopefully my good friend, the Senescent Man, will not mind my making a shameless commerical plug for myself. If I'm out of line, Chuch, feel free to delete this. Given that the blog has been dormant f ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 1, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Eighteen national leaders of the Tea Party protest movement, which has drawn the participation of hundreds of thousands of Americans over the past few ... discuss

Conservative leader and writer Michael Johns, a former White House speechwriter and Heritage Foundation policy analyst, addressed three large Tea Party events over Independence Day weekend. The nation ... discuss

National Tea Party leader and conservative writer Michael Johns, a former White House speechwriter and Heritage Foundation policy analyst, will address the "Silent No More Tea Party" in Dover, Delawar ... discuss

National Tea Party leader and conservative writer Michael Johns, a former White House speechwriter and Heritage Foundation policy analyst, will be a headline speaker at the Los Angeles Recess Rally th ... discuss

National Tea Party leader and conservative writer Michael Johns, a former White House speechwriter and Heritage Foundation policy analyst, will serve as a headline speaker at the New Jersey Tea Party ... discuss

By Michael JohnsBy most estimates, over three million Americans attended a 912 Project event on September 12, 2009. The project was launched by the great Glenn Beck of Fox News, and I have supported i ... discuss

By Michael JohnsOne of the most constructive developments of the past eight months is that tens of millions of Americans appear to be reawakening to the critical importance and relevance of the U.S. C ... discuss

By Michael JohnsThe American tea party movement emerged as one of the top stories of 2009, and for good reason: the mass movement of millions of liberty-minded Americans into the political arena is th ... discuss

By Michael JohnsWithin the American political establishment, the mammoth growth of the tea party movement has invoked a series of reactions and emotions. It was first ignored, even as thousands of Tea ... discuss

By Michael JohnsHistory will likely record that the emergence of the 21st Century American tea party movement was sparked by a visceral national rejection of some of the most statist, unconstitution ... discuss

By Michael JohnsIn terms of its influence, clarity of its policy agenda, and number of supporters, the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement fails to match that of America's tea party movement, whose memb ... discuss

By Michael JohnsMusic has long had a foothold in many national protest movements. For the tea party movement, which is now arguably the largest such movement in American history, a growing number o ... discuss

By Michael JohnsAmong the tea party movement's many political and policy accomplishments, it is now well established that the movement has positioned itself as the most influential force in determin ... discuss

By Michael JohnsChances are good that you have never heard of the Canadian rock band, The Tea Party. Formed in 1993, the band broke up briefly in 2005, recording seven albums in their largely unrem ... discuss

By Michael JohnsNo Republican Presidential candidate has yet solidified universal support of the tea party movement, but the battle for that support is intensifying. How big is the tea party prize? ... discuss

By Michael JohnsLess than a week before Virginia's November 8 general election, northern Virginia State Senate Democrats are on the defense as the tea party movement late last month began airing a w ... discuss

By Michael JohnsAmong states critical to winning both the Republican nomination for President and the 2012 general election, few are likely more important than Florida.At least three factors make th ... discuss

By Michael JohnsAs the Occupy movement enters its second month, the inclination to compare and contrast it with the nation's mammoth tea party movement is proving irresistible. The Occupy protests a ... discuss

By Michael JohnsIn an apparent effort to appeal to the tea party movement, which is expected to prove hugely influential in determining the 2012 Republican nominee for President, candidate Mitt Romn ... discuss

By Michael JohnsConventional wisdom holds that the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, often referred to simply as the Supercommittee, is the sole entity working on a plan to reduce America ... discuss

By Michael JohnsWe should know at least this by now: One of the first signs of failed and lost political leadership is often the creation of a government commission.On the surface, the development of ... discuss

By Michael JohnsNo Republican Presidential candidate has yet solidified the support of the nation's tea party movement. But Newt Gingrich's hugely positive reception this past weekend at a Staten I ... discuss

By Michael JohnsThe tea party movement began in an unassuming way: A series of March 2009 conference calls of a couple dozen conservative and libertarian activists from across the nation. How far i ... discuss

By Michael JohnsAt least for the next few days, the results of today's Iowa caucuses will dominate the political coverage of the tea party movement and the movement's influence on the 2012 President ... discuss

By Michael Johns       “He was tortured, beaten to death, strangled and then set on fire,” Laura Wilkerson said earlier this month in McAllen, Texas. She was recalling he ... discuss

Yes, that is Twitter, not twister. Twitter is a social-networking application that allows you to communicate with others by using status updates, news, photos and web links in 140 characters or less.I ... discuss

Yesterday, I was sent a link to this post by John Hawkins of RightWingNews. Senator George Voinovich (R-OH) berates Southerners, blames Senators who aren't even in GOP leadership for party woes and ap ... discuss

I'm no apologist for the North Korean government.  That said...Although it's certainly possible that 80 people were in fact publicly executed, JoongAng Ilbo is one of several Korean newspapers ac ... discuss

Mitt Romney didn’t exactly say this yesterday in Boise, but he might as well have. He’s alleged that based on his record, Rick Santorum isn’t a fiscal conservative. In other places, ... discuss

Senator Rick Santorum has ended his race for the White House for reasons that are understandable and honorable. I have no interest in supporting Newt Gingrich for President. If I lived in a State wher ... discuss

The 2012 Idaho Conservative Senate Scorecard is now posted. I should note that it was a challenge finding good votes to use for the Senate, we came up with three. We had a similar experience in 2008. ... discuss

I’m a little behind on endorsements at the local and state level, so I want to get started with some of the no-brainers. In 2010, I endorsed the campaign of Raul Labrador. I knew Labrador would ... discuss

The 2012 Idaho House Conservative Scorecard is posted. We had more votes than for the Senate, but still only six votes total. Probably the more important figure is the  lifetime total. There are a lo ... discuss

I’ll expand outside of Ada County to discuss District 23 which includes two incumbents facing off for the Senate: Senator Tim Corder (R) boasts one of the most liberal voting records (56% Idaho ... discuss

This endorsement is for my (now) former District. There’s only one competitive primary race: That between Brad Bolicek and John Hruby for Seat B. Bolicek and Hruby provided nearly identical cons ... discuss

Conservatives don’t face a greater contrast in a primary campaign than they do in District 14. In one corner is Idaho Representative Marv Hagedorn (R-20) who has spent three terms in the State H ... discuss

District 19 is having a GOP primary for Seat A between Greg Talmon and 2010 Libertarian Congressional Candidate Mike Washburn. Neither represent conservative values, and neither will have my endorseme ... discuss

The choice in District is between Graham Patterson and Fairy Hitchcock. Both are flawed candidates and neither supports Republican values entirely as their answers to the GOP platform survey reveal. I ... discuss

Some districts come down to big ideological questions such as the District 14 Senate race. Others come down to questions of fundamental ability to carry conservative values forward. Such is the case i ... discuss

If there’s been one theme in this year elections its a battle of conservative talkers v. conservative doers. If one takes a look at (for example), the Senate Race in District 14, there are multi ... discuss

District 20 features two clear conservative choices. In  Seat A, Rep. Joe Palmer (R-20) has two challengers who talk a fairly conservative game including Richard Dees who the Idaho Statesman endorsed ... discuss

The effortsby Ron Paul supporters led by Ryan Davidson to get a 2/3 majority of Precinct Committeeman to vote to overturn the results of the Idaho Caucus puts conservatives in an uncomfortbale positi ... discuss

There are two legislate primary races in District 21. In Seat A, for the party establishment, Robert Simison, the chief of staff for Mayor Tammy de Weerd is seeking the seat. Simison is being challeng ... discuss

We’ll begin with the big races, shine a spotlight in Ada County and talk about a few highlights from around the State: High Level: Re-opening the Primary: The party establishment including Butch ... discuss

Butch Otter wants Dean Sorensen as Chairman of the State Republican Party. He also wants closed primaries revisited so that once again the primaries can open so that we have more numbers of people vot ... discuss

I think so. From an interview today: “Recognize this is the decision that will be made by the Supreme Court,” Romney told CBS. “The Democrats try and make this a political issue every four year ... discuss

In 2008, then-Minority Leader John Boehner urged Republicans to vote for the TARP- a $750 billion Government bailout, calling it a “crap sandwich” but he voted for it and led Republicans t ... discuss

Some quick Idaho notes: I’m on board if Congressman Raul Labrador runs for governor. We’ve had a Republican Governor in Idaho for 20 years but you wouldn’t know it looking at the st ... discuss




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