Topic: conservatives

Dr. Ron Paulby Ron Paul: Former Clinton Administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich recently called on the government to force young people to spend two years either “serving” in the military o ... discuss

I believe that God is moving in our generation. I see a lot of my peers taking seriously the call to follow Christ with all their hearts. We do not want to waste our lives but are passionate about gl ... discuss

This is artwork I included with my letter to the mayor. It’s intended to match the cool colors of the rainbow. A few days ago, a federal district judge in Asheville, North Carolina declared the ... discuss

From Pope Francis' message to the Synod Fathers:And since it is a journey of human beings, with the consolations there were also moments of desolation, of tensions and temptations, of which a few poss ... discuss

Last night I was having a conversation about Pope Francis and the Synod.And I believe Pope Francis is deeply misunderstood.I don't think people understand his motives.I don't think faithful Catholics ... 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

by Gary Bauer: Ebola In America: Day 14 - There is dismay at the disappointing news in Dallas that a nurse who treated Thomas Duncan has contracted the deadly Ebola virus. The Centers for Disease Cont ... discuss

Photo via Rockin' On The Right Sideby Tom Balek, Contributing Author: Our nation is graced with millions of loyal, legal Hispanic Americans. They work hard, they raise beautiful families, and they ... discuss

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Conservatives and liberals should oppose federal usurpation of power that is known as Common Core State Standards. The entire history of this education "reform" effort has been one of stealth and dece ... discuss

This is an interim report from a synod called to study how the Church can address many of the social issues raised in modern secular societies. It isn't a change in doctrine. It reflects rather a conv ... discuss

Conservatives and Libertarians inherently have little faith or trust in government.  We know the institution is inherently flawed – and self-serving.   Government violates the Wallet Rule.  ... discuss

Or did they? Why would Scotland or any other land mass want to separate from the mother ship. Mainly because they are unhappy. So who is unhappy? Probably less than the majority. Did you know that onl ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by William Warrenby Robert Romano: It was 1932 all over again. The economy had collapsed right before the 2008 election, and, as a result, Democrats swept to commanding majorities in ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan Do the states have the right to outlaw same-sex marriage? Not long ago the question would have been seen as absurd. For every state regarded homosexual acts as crimes. Moreover, ... discuss

I want a classical liberal or a Constitutional Conservative (which amounts to largely the same thing.  Perry is neither. For me, the door swung shut on Perry during the FLDS fiasco, when I learned ... discuss

Tony Kennedy had just been confirmed to a life appointment on the U.S. Supreme Court in late 1987 when I got an invitation to lunch from a lawyer in a well-respected Washington firm. John Connolly was ... discuss

We're entering the kitchen sink phase of the election campaign, when it seems that no charge or claim is too low or disreputable for desperate candidates. As we've made our way through The Federalist ... discuss

By:  Penny Starr read more ... discuss

IRS, Anyone? HHS? EPA? CDC? FCC?by Seton Motley, Contributing Author: Conservatives and Libertarians inherently have little faith or trust in government. We know the institution is inherently flawe ... discuss

- WND - http://www.wnd.com -Klayman files for deportation of Barack ObamaPosted By Bob Unruh On 10/03/2014 @ 7:42 pm In Front Page,Politics,U.S. | No CommentsHe has ... discuss

by Lloyd Marcus: The root cause of the major issues devastating America is Obama – an outgrowth of who he is as a human being, his lack of character, and what he believes.Listing all of America’s ... discuss

James Pethokoukis, the Dewitt Wallace Fellow and “Money & Politics columnist-blogger” for the American Enterprise Institute, is a frequently interesting analyst and polemicist … when he doesn’ ... discuss

A dubious editorial pastime these days involves political progressives offering their suggestions about rescuing the Republican Party from extinction. Of course, one might be suspicious about a politi ... discuss

Bill Smith, Editor, ARRA News Service : A Rasmussen Reports statewide survey details that Tom Cotton has taken a strong lead in the U.S. Senate race.Republican challenger Tom Cotton has pulled to ... discuss

Contact: Bob Sturm, 703-392-7676; Kassandra Smith, 703-489-9124 MANASSAS, Va., Oct. 2, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Richard A. Viguerie, conservative direct marketing pioneer, Chairman of www.Conserv ... discuss

From CNN, September 30: “If life starts at conception, should medicine that prevents conception like Plan B be legal?,” a woman asked him during a question-and-answer session here. Paul at ... discuss

Even the most staunch leftist b***licker is going to have a very difficult time trying to make conservatives out to being just over reacting on this one. H/T I'm41 ... 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

Just something I happened to notice: PALEOCONSERVATIVES Conservatives are broken into two groups and both hate each other’s guts. Paleoconservatives are as fiscally conservative as libertarians but ... discuss

By: Doug Ross Doug Ross @ Journal Don’t know about you guys, but I’d love to see any one of these. Survivor: Jihad Edition – Comedian Bob Saget hosts an uproarious glimpse into the l ... discuss

Lucinda Friggins, Contributing Author: How can anyone say that the Obama administration hasn’t accomplished anything in 6 years? Here is the evidence:Pushed through Obamacare, no one can understa ... discuss

An appeals court today allowed the enforcement of a Texas pro-life law credited with closing multiple abortion clinics and cutting abortions 13 percent, saving an estimated 9,900 babies from abortion. ... discuss

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Donald Trump recently tweeted out that he thinks the title of the new ABC sitcom “Black-ish” is racist. This is why I like the Donald. The dude has balls of steel. Who else in a similar po ... discuss

I wrote a few days ago about why Rick Santorum should reconsider running for President (assuming that is what he’s currently planning on doing). I’m going to examine the other side of that ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: The supposed standard for child custody in family courts is the “best interest of the child.” The Vermont supreme court has now extended that to the best interest of the d ... discuss

It is bewildering that so many on the right, particularly normally fiscally prudent libertarians, continue to advocate for toll roads. In fact, some are even criticizing conservatives who oppose them ... discuss

The reality-TV Christian family the Duggars, spoke at the Values Voters Summit in Washington D.C. this past week and apparently while they were here got a chance to visit the National Holocaust Museum ... discuss

Despite besting the provincial Progressive Conservatives by nine percentage points (43 per cent compared to 34) in the Sept. 22 New Brunswick election, the Liberals eked out a bare majority, leading i ... discuss

Boston College Prof. Mary Ann Glendon, former US ambassador to the Vatican, moderated a discussion with Princeton Prof. Robert George in 2009. Both have signed a letter to Catholic bishops urging th ... discuss

I plan to share a few excerpts from David Horowitz' new book "Take No Prisoners: The Battle Plan for Defeating the Left." over the coming days, in the hopes that Republicans and conservatives might be ... discuss

Canada The Alberta Progressive Conservatives will have their leadership election during two rounds of voting on Sept. 6 and, if no one wins a majority, Sept. 20. Former MP Jim Prentice, who is sociall ... discuss

From The Center for Vision & Values, Grove City CollegeBy R.B.A. Di Muccio Most conservatives instinctively and correctly oppose Common Core. The issue becomes muddy when a few high-profile conse ... discuss

by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: talk politics with friends, acquaintances, family, and even strangers, all the time. You probably do too. Many of these people have a growing sense that somethin ... discuss

Sen. Ted Cruz at Value Voter's SummitImg: Via FRCAction Video of SpeechUpdate: Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas won the FRC Action Value Voters Summit presidential straw poll for the second consecutive yea ... discuss

This week, President Obama made headlines for his exiting of Marine One in New York when he half-saluted a saluting marine while holding a Styrofoam cup in his right hand. The controversy stems from m ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by William Warrenby Rick Manning: Political pollsters have a tough job. They have to create formulas to determine if the person who they are interviewing is likely or unlikely to vot ... discuss

Contacts: Bob Sturm, 703-392-7676, Kassandra Smith, 703-489-9124 MANASSAS, Va., Sept. 23, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Richard A. Viguerie, conservative direct marketing pioneer and author of "TAKEOV ... discuss

Mike Gonzalez has a great article from the Heritage Foundation's Daily Signal in which he discusses 10 ways in which conservatives can appeal to Hispanics (without becoming more liberal). One of the g ... discuss

The vote to declare that the New Heart Community Church of La Mirada, California “does not presently meet the definition of a cooperating church” came unanimously as the Executive Committe ... discuss

  Not a day goes by when my mailbox isn’t filled with a variety of prognostications regarding the potential outcome of the November 2014 general elections. First the Republicans are going to s ... 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

Gerry Nicholls:But the Trudeau fairy tale is one we desperately want to believe. We want to believe there’s a leader out there who can magically make the country a better place, who can unite us all ... discuss

Barth Bracy has devoted his life to his Catholic faith. He spent 15 years in the Philippines as a missionary, where he met his wife, Abbie. The two got married in 2002. Barth and Abbie Bracy reside i ... discuss

Last month I posted a list of recommended blogs by and for Christian women. At the end of the post I made a parenthetical remark that many of the blogs I follow had gone cold in recent months. ... discuss

by Hans von Spakovsky | (@HvonSpakovsky ): Politico obviously had no problem finding Lois Lerner for an exclusive interview that it published on Monday. So why can’t the U.S. Attorney for the Distri ... discuss

... As They Seek To Shut Down The Voice of "We the People"!ARRA News Service - Again, news reports have exposed Democrats’ ongoing hypocrisy when it comes to spending on elections and the value o ... discuss

Contacts: Bob Sturm, 703-392-7676, Kassandra Smith, 703-489-9124 MANASSAS, Va., Sept. 23, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Richard A. Viguerie, conservative direct marketing pioneer and author of "TAKEOV ... discuss

Archbishop Elect Blaise CupichThe New Archbishop of Chicago is no Moderate | Catholic Moral Theology div> ... discuss

South Dakota Public Broadcasting recently interviewed conservative independent U.S. Senate Candidate Gordon Howie. I would encourage you to listen to the interview and find out for yourself what Gordo ... discuss

This is a difficult column to write. It may earn me scorn from fellow conservatives who strongly trust in their hard-earned, stored provisions. But, it is a subject that has weighed on my mind. The ... discuss

 Where are all the pro-life politicians in New Brunswick? By Mike Schouten Editor’s note. This appeared on the Canadian pro-life blog w ... discuss

The other day a friend of mine put up a quote from Ecclesiastes 10 that talk about the wise & the foolish: "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left." (E ... 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

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAt Priests for Life, Alveda King explains why PFL plans to continue its lawsuit against the HHS Mandate, despite the government’s attempt a ... discuss

By Michael Johns               “He was tortured, beaten to death, strangled and then set on fire,” Laura Wilkerson said earlie ... discuss

by Carson Holloway - To hear some commentators talk, America’s struggle over the meaning of marriage is already over, and conservatives have lost. Like latter-day Edgar Allan Poes, they are busily p ... discuss

Social and political philosophies have tremendous impact on one's world view. One's role in society (should individuality or community have priority), the belief of the purpose of government (to prote ... discuss

I'm quoting extensively here but, it's so true:Now with Pope Francis the cafeteria Catholics are the conservatives. They splutter and fume at Pope Francis. He’s the pope, but they disagree with him ... 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

Fr. Tom is always thought provoking. Here's an email he sent today with my comments in red. Remember, liberalism is a sin because it replaces God with man and His wisdom with big utopian ideas spawned ... discuss

I've seen few if any conservatives who can stay on point and stay on issue like Ryan Anderson of the Heritage Foundation in this video. In a forum, a homosexual man asks Anderson why he and his partne ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Watching left-wing organizations lose their wits denouncing conservatives is always fun and particularly if you know one of their targets. In my case, that woul ... discuss

The thoughts expressed in the following press release parallel my thoughts exactly. Senator Rob Portman seeks the support of conservatives but betrays them when it is convenient and helpful  ... discuss

WHITE GUILT: CULTURE OF VICTIMIZATION I’m a white guy, so I am not supposed to be making any observations or critiques concerning black culture. To do so would mean that I am a racist that hates bla ... discuss

Writing about the age of John Milton, the British author A. N. Wilson once tried to explain to modern secular readers that there had once been a time when bishops of the Church of England were titanic ... 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

Bill Maher helped to popularize the claim that the Resurrection and other Christian "myths" were plagiarized from early "mystery religions". By the turn of the century, this theory was for the most pa ... discuss

If we are to pinpoint the moment of beginning of personhood that has the best scientific grounding, out of all the moments that are candidates, that will certainly be the beginning of the single-cell ... discuss

WHITE GUILT: CULTURE OF VICTIMIZATION I’m a white guy, so I am not supposed to be making any observations or critiques concerning black culture. To do so would mean that I am a racist that hates bla ... discuss

Wrong Trayvon Martin Photo On Facebook The neo-Nazis over at Stormfront were the first to start passing off this photo of one, “Trayvon Martin,” in an attempt to show that the now deceased Tra ... discuss

One thing is for certain: we all find ourselves, either consciously or unconsciously, immersed in an ocean of turbulent societal anxiety. This is not the turmoil and anxiety caused by any one particul ... discuss

UPDATE: Chicago Tea Party Leader Threatens to Shoot Blogger UPDATE Nov 23, 2009: Teabagger Catherina Wojtowicz In The News Again Do you see 1000 people? WARNING! People who are looking only for in ... discuss

If you've read the news you know that out in Murrietta, Ca. town residents blocked access for three buses carrying illegals to a holding facility there. Seems the townsfolk are fed up with the idea of ... 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

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

"Warped mind" she says (below). I say her thoughts are a mirror into which it would behoove Americans to gaze long and hard. I resided in the State of Apathy for far too long - What can one person p ... discuss

Josh Siegel, The Daily Signal, Heritage Foundation: Tea Party Patriots filed an ethics complaint against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., alleging he has abused his power in a campaign to s ... discuss

L ast week, I wrote about some opinions that liberals and conservatives have concerning Pope Francis. It's not a liberal or conservative issue. The papacy is a gift from God Himself. We should appre ... discuss

It has been an important hallmark of the conservative movement during its 50 year run to point to the steady decline of Western Civilization; to a broad disrespect for the rule of law in general, and ... 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

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

It's good to see all the attention that Pope Francis is getting; no doubt it's due to his humility and his obvious love for people. St. John Paul II generated much interest in himself as well. I al ... discuss

by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., May 29, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- Social conservatives can win in the media by putting "your best person on camera," says media expert Beverly Hallberg. Hallberg, ... discuss

by Eric Metaxas May 28, 2014 (BreakPoint) - In early May, I had the honor of delivering the commencement address at Hillsdale College in Michigan. National Review has described Hillsdale as a “c ... discuss

In light of the USDA's takeover of Lunch Lady Land, we discuss James Madison's argument in Federalist 45 that the sum total of power granted to the national government in the Constitution would not en ... discuss

by Carson Holloway May 26, 2014 (ThePublicDiscourse.com) - To hear some commentators talk, America’s struggle over the meaning of marriage is already over, and conservatives have lost. Like ... discuss

As conservatives, on virtually every issue, we look terrible in the arena of public debate, even when we have all the facts, the logic, the historical perspective, the law, and the evidence, all on ou ... discuss

By Mike Ciandella and Katie Yoder, MRC: They say the key to successful investing is diversification. But Berkshire Hathaway Chairman & CEO Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor known as the &nbs ... 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

John Shore is a sometime author, Huff-n-Puff blogger, and former "rabid anti-Christian" who claims to have become a Christian after hearing a cartoon voice in a rarely used supply closet at work.No, I ... discuss

Every once in a while I meet someone to whom I take an instant liking, and it really doesn't matter what they are or where they came from. So it came to pass in the early autumn of 1970 when, in my ca ... discuss

Does Ayn Rand have any actual disciples today? I'm aware that Alan Greenspan was once in her thrall and her literal circle of admirers and I know that people like Clarence Thomas & Paul Ryan ... discuss

I had a tough time sleeping when I was a kid. I wasn't afraid of the dark, but I did not like the quiet of night. My issues were more than being a light sleeper, one easily disturbed. No, I found it h ... discuss

So here it comes, the hard socialist left and their dirty tactics to attack Christendom by forcing a lawsuit in federal court, that opens the door for them too all flock too the apostate liberal churc ... discuss

Though not yet a presidential candidate, Dr. Benjamin Carson, now a man of renown, recently won a respectable 87% in a Linn County (Iowa) straw poll. He is an appealing candidate. No question about it ... discuss

Lloyd Marcus by Lloyd Marcus: Ah, another Black History Month, or should I say Annual Bash America Month. Every year the usual suspects (Democrats and liberal media) use the month to promote hate via ... discuss

J Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration by Bill Smith: While there could be numerous possibilities for "whom progressive democrats hate," it appears that the ... discuss

 by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: The IRS confessed to targeting conservative groups in a stunning abuse of power.Nobody has been held accountable for these outrageous abuses. Indeed, the ap ... discuss

David Huntwork by David M. Huntwork, Op-Ed: Time and time again I have been accused of being on the “wrong side of history” when it comes to the arguments over abortion and, especially, to so ... discuss

ARRA News Service Editor Bill Smith joined others today in praising Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI) for directing the investigation of the IRS targeting of the t ... discuss

by Tony Perkins Jan. 31, 2014 (FRC) - For once, Eric Holder is conducting an investigation instead of being the subject of one. Even that's proving to be a tall task for the U.S. Attorney General, ... discuss

Former College Fix assistant editor writes today for The Detroit News about the recent racial controversy at the University of Michigan, claiming that political conservatives are the real victims on c ... discuss

Many conservatives say that those darn progressives are making our country more collectivist. And one result is the growing culture of dependency. We’re getting further and further down that  ... discuss

Many conservatives say that those darn progressives are making our country more collectivist. And one result is the growing culture of dependency. We’re getting further and further down that &ld ... discuss

Well, the lines are now clearly drawn. Conservatives who have a biblical worldview are now part of the Resistance, I’d say. Nowhere do we see this more clearly outlined than with what’s ha ... discuss

Just over a week ago, Governor Andrew Cuomo went on a tirade against “extreme conservatives who are right to life,” telling them that they “have no place in the state of New York. ... discuss

by Peter Baklinski OTTAWA, January 30, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The New Democrat Party (NDP) suspects that what it calls the “Conservative-driven agenda” is stalling Health Canada&# ... discuss

“Three studies examined Americans’ perceptions of incomes and income inequality using a variety of criterion measures. Contrary to recent findings indicating that Americans underestimate wealt ... discuss

Next Tuesday the European Parliament will vote on the controversial “Lunacek-Report“, and the outcome is hard to predict. Surely, if the opinion of ordinary European citizens had a decisiv ... discuss

This essay was originally published in Ethika Politika.Our political system doesn’t make it easy for an ideological Christian democrat to vote with a clear conscience.We frequently feel that a vote ... discuss

(WASHINGTON TIMES) MOSCOW — At the height of the Cold War, it was common for American conservatives to label the officially atheist Soviet Union a “godless nation.” More than two decades on, h ... discuss

MOSCOW — At the height of the Cold War, it was common for American conservatives to label the officially atheist Soviet Union a “godless nation.” More than two decades on, history has c ... discuss

Caffeinated Thoughts: "Joel Oster, the keynote speaker from Alliance Defending Freedom, said that there is a movement in the United States to change the concept of having freedom of religion to freedo ... discuss

This essay was originally published in Christian Democracy Magazine and is based on an earlier blog post of mine. It is standard fare to depict the more economically progressive of the two partie ... discuss

Ross Douthat at the New York Times: "When liberals claim social conservatives don’t have any policy ideas for marriage promotion, then, they’re somewhat self-deceived. A sustained conservative shi ... discuss

Daniel Horowitz writing for Erick Erickson’s RedState.com appears to have joined a small but growing chorus of conservatives ready to spurn the Republican Party for ignoring the desires of its const ... discuss

Hello, First Thoughtsters! One of the things I’ll be carrying over from my blogging for Postmodern Conservative, now that it’s been incorporated into First Thoughts, is “Carl&rsqu ... discuss

Hello, First Thoughtsters! One of the things I’ll be carrying over from my blogging for Postmodern Conservative, now that it’s been incorporated into First Thoughts, is “Carl’ ... discuss

To all my fellow conservatives, I have a six-word warning before you get too excited or satisfied over Eliot Spitzer's downfall: Mark-Foley-Larry-Craig-David-Vitter.There's actually nothing political ... discuss

The Virginian-Pilot: "Kenneth J. Connelly, one of McQuigg's attorneys, said his client wanted to join in the fight because she feared Herring's office might not offer a full defense of the ban, or app ... discuss

Rob Schwarzwalder, Senior Vice President of the Family Research Council, at Public Discourse: "Conservatism maintains that government must be modest in scope, ordered but not repressive, and establish ... discuss

One difference between postmodern conservatives and other contributors to First Thoughts has to do with being influenced by Leo Strauss.Each pomoncon can speak for himself (or herself). But I would sa ... discuss

There’s plenty of talk in policy circles about the arrival of “reform conservatism” to the policy scene, most recently and notably in Ross Douthat’s excellent Sunday Ne ... discuss

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) might disagree with Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on a tax hike on wealthy residents of the city to pay for universal prekindergarten says he is 'absolutely right' about ... discuss

Bill Donohue comments on the latest flap over Governor Andrew Cuomo’s rant: One week ago today, Governor Cuomo railed against what he called “extreme conservatives” who are “pr ... discuss

To argue that conservatism is not an ideology is not to imply that it has no firm guiding principles. On the contrary, it has, at its core, a fixed moral and philosophical framework. Conservatism cont ... discuss

The Bell Towers: "On January 17, you waged an attack against political conservatives, including those 'who are right-to-life,' and declared that 'if that’s who they are and they’re the extreme con ... discuss

Is the teaching of basic microeconomics — opportunity cost, supply and demand curves, incentives, etc. — a form of conservative propaganda?Most people, including almost all economists whether ... discuss

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made news last week when during a radio interview he said “extreme conservatives” have “no place” in the Empire State. Who are these people? Among ot ... discuss

Washington Post: "Disabusing the Republican Party of a cherished dogma, thereby requiring it to forgo a favorite rhetorical trope, will not win Clark M. Neily III the gratitude of conservatives who re ... discuss

Russell D. Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, at First Things: "In an era of tumult over sexual revolution and threats to religious lib ... discuss

Conservative talk radio and TV host Sean Hannity says he's not leaving New York immediately, despite comments he made Monday in response to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's derisive remarks about conservatives. Or ... discuss

  By Dave Andrusko Gov. Andrew Cuomo My family was at a restaurant last night and playing on television the whole time was a program examining the terrible behavior exhibited by one player at the ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com. Down on the Ph ... discuss

If you are conservative Republican against abortion or homosexuality New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) says you have no place in the state and his comments have set off a firestorm of criticism from cons ... discuss

Is there a moral basis for the free market? As libertarian and traditional conservatives debate the best tactics for breaking the current wave of government expansion and its assaults on freedom, this ... discuss

Sean Hannity told his radio listeners today that he’s tired of the New York taxes and afterGovernor Cuomo’s hateful comments against pro-lifers he’s ready to leave New York state. Breitbart ... discuss

Genn Beck, in an open letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Beck's website, The Blaze, demands to know whether his company and its money are still welcome in the state after Cuomo said "extreme" conservative ... discuss

Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, has a problem with conservatives. Cuomo has put them on notice. If conservatives hold views he doesn't like, they are not welcome in New York.From the Washington Ex ... discuss

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's dismissive critique of conservative Republicans as having "no place" in the Empire State may send popular talk shot host Sean Hannity packing. Original PostingRead more →The ... discuss

Genn Beck, in an open letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Beck's website, The Blaze, demands to know whether his company and its money are still welcome in the state after Cuomo said "extreme" conservative ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston Remember, liberals–especially effusive Hollywood folk–are smarter, more loving, more grown up than you knuckle dragging conservatives, and they care more about peopl ... discuss

Associated Press: "Alabama lawmakers and social conservatives want to allow most health care workers to opt out of participating in abortions and other procedures to which they have a personal objecti ... discuss

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

I greatly admire Jonathan Haidt’s work on moral psychology, particular his recent book, The Righteous Mind, on the differing moral intuitions of conservatives and liberals. So I was intrigued by a ... discuss

Pope Francis, whom conservatives in the Roman Catholic Church have accused of not speaking out forcefully enough against abortion, on Monday called the practice "horrific". The pope made his ... discuss

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

by Kelli Unfortunately, what is thrown away is not only food and dispensable objects, but often human beings themselves, who are discarded as ‘unnecessary.’ le, it is frightful even to think ther ... discuss

The March Hare with Alice, the Dormouse,and the Hatter from Alice’s Adventuresin Wonderland (Photo credit: Wikipedia) by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: One year ago, between the re-election ... discuss

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

Gov. Chris Christie Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: I watched the 107 minute press conference by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Thursday, but I must admit that I almost fell asleep towards t ... discuss

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

Pope Francis, the darling of the Left, may have turned off some his fans.He had the audacity to reiterate what popes before him have declared: Abortion is HORRIFIC.From NBC News:Pope Francis made his ... discuss

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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

At the Library of Law and Liberty, Greg Weiner reconsiders Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s criticisms of the War on Poverty, and suggests conservatives who frequently cite his work on the subject miss ... discuss

When Pope Francis condemned abortion in his address to the Vatican diplomatic corps, wire-service reports suggested that the Pope's statement was a gesture toward disgruntled conservative ... Original ... discuss

Pope Francis, whom conservatives in the Roman Catholic Church have accused of not speaking out forcefully enough against abortion, on Monday called the practice "horrific". The pope made his toughes ... discuss

The Bopp Law Firm, PCThe National Building1 South 6th StreetTerre Haute, IN 47807-3510www.bopplaw.comPRESS RELEASEFriday, January 10, 2014Montana House Candidate Challenges Law Requiring Complete Disc ... discuss

Pope Francis, whom conservatives in the Roman Catholic Church have accused of not speaking out forcefully enough against abortion, on Monday called the practice "horrific".The pope made his toughest r ... discuss

“Today’s welfare state is largely the construction of decades of liberal political activism,” writes James C. Capretta. “If it is failing, and there is strong evidence that it is i ... discuss

Believe it or not, an Obama Presidency does give me a little Hope™ (I think we're required to capitalize it now), on a couple of issues that are of particular interest to me (but not so much to ... 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




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