Topic: conservatives

September Wed., Sept. 3rd, 2014 Event: Organized Republican Conservatives of America — Speaking Engagement/Confirmed Time: TBD Place: Platte County, MO Thur., Sept. 4th, 2014 Event: TBD — ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: For starters, Rand is short for Randal, not an allusion to Ayn Rand, after whom Sen. Paul was not named by his libertarian (not Objectivist) father Ron Paul. Rep ... discuss

I don’t know. When he’s not featuring R-rated porn to boost his numbers on what he imagines is a “serious” political site, Donald Douglas is cheering on yet another war that he ... discuss

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   Bill Smith, Editor: Ted Cruz knocked it out of the park with the conservative free market activists at the 2014 Americans For Prosperity (AFP) Defending the American Dream Summit held in ... 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 Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli At Priests for Life, Alveda King explains why PFL plans to continue its lawsuit against the HHS Mandate, despite the government’s att ... discuss

I reserve judgement regarding the cancellation of the Jesus Parade permit.My question is:How come, in all my years as active social conseravtive in Ontario, I'd never heard of this Toronto Jesus Parad ... discuss

by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: I recently published two stories about outspoken, committed socialists: one, an active member of the Industrial Workers of the World running for U.S. Senate and t ... discuss

I guess somebody named Miley took a homeless guy to an award ceremony and used him to preach to the 1% that it could happen to anybody, plus they were greedy. Here’s why he’s homeless: ht ... discuss

Richard Viguerie at Conservative HQ reports Rick Perry isn't helping conservatives believe in him with his hirings of two enemies of conservatives for his campaign: Henry Barbour and Steve Schmidt. T ... discuss

Editor's Note: Before conservatives pull out their hair at even the mention of Warren Buffet, Please read the article. by Seton Motley: Remember the “Buffett Rule?”The Buffett Rule is part of a ... discuss

A great problem in our modern culture is our lack of connection to our neighbors. This is particularly troubling when we see it among Christian conservatives. Of all religious and political combinatio ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: On the home page of the Communist Party USA it says “A better and peaceful world is possible—a world where people and nature come before profits. That’s soc ... discuss

Too often, conservatives engaging in critical analysis of a federal policy presenting smart, salient critiques to hopefully fair-minded opponents, find themselves thrown into that category of the "lun ... discuss

Utah is embarking, as are other states, on an effort to reform its criminal justice system by convening a Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice. Writing in Deseret News, Right on Crime signator ... discuss

“Progressives are not in politics to tinker with the existing system although they understand that tinkering and fixing problems along with way will gain them votes. They are in politics to transfor ... discuss

It seems as if no matter how many times one tries to wake the American people up to who are conspiring against us, there are always going to be some people who will take a step back – namely, the co ... discuss

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I have a few quibbles with this article (getting drunk is not a healthy way to deal with things!), but the gist is correct.In fact, it's a good way to deal with life in general.There's a whininess and ... discuss

I think as we descend into more cultural and societal chaos on the road to the last day, it will be more and more important for those of us in politics to decide which comes first, faith or politics. ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: Political junkies will remember how former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels was being groomed to run for president in 2012 before he made his foolish statement that the next pres ... discuss

by Bill Smith, Editor: A "Sam Adams" source inside the U.S. Senate shared with the ARRA News service a new Polling report released by Kellyanne Conway, President & CEO of The Polling Company, inc. ... discuss

The GOP once again appears clueless.  But not quite for the reason that liberals suppose. An August 4th New York Times article by John Harwood, Democrats Seize on Social Issues as Attitudes Shift ... discuss

Photo slide show of famous protests, riots, marches: I didn’t notice the Chicago ’68 protests there. These are just screen shots of images from the 1968 Chicago protests. Click to enlarge: ... discuss

 Pro-abortionist not looking for the truth, looking for a win By Dave Andrusko The first few times I was actually hesitant (well, sort of) to write about it. By “it” I mean pro-ab ... discuss

Left-wing and mainstream media are slowly catching on there’s something happening in Europe, with a rapidly growing conservative movement that looks an awful lot like the same movement here.This w ... discuss

Holder takes charge: AG heads to Ferguson, ‘flooding’ area with over 40 FEDERAL agents, and the TRUTH is, this shooting is NOT A FEDERAL CASE!! Its a STATE CASE! This man was NOT shot in t ... discuss

From Renew AmericaBy Stephen StoneIn his well-reasoned book in support of the movement to impeach and remove Barack Obama titled Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama's Impeachmen ... discuss

Not since conservatives virtually deserted the battlefield over textbook content and curricula in the 1970s leading to the gradual acceptance of the legitimacy of a federal Department of Education, ha ... discuss

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton Hat Tip: Jack Pinscher Smith, left, with Greg Abbott, the attorney general of Texas and a candidate for governor this year. America needs more conservatives like Larry Smit ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: The GOP once again appears clueless. But not quite for the reason that liberals suppose.An August 4th New York Times article by John Harwood, Democrats Seize ... discuss

The Sunday Outlook section of The Washington Post carried a blunt front-page headline: “Stop calling abortion a ‘difficult’ choice.” Janet Harris, a former staffer at the pro- ... discuss

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

The money quotes via The New York Times, which come via Darlene over at Protein Wisdom: Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was killed by a police officer, sparking protests around the natio ... discuss

So, why are [Liberals] better at conveying our message? For good filmmakers, the story comes before the message. Conservatives seem to want immediate returns on their investment in cult ... discuss

For years, pro-choicers on abortion have insisted that they are not “pro abortion.” Indeed, many insisted that the decision is “difficult” and that abortion should be “safe, legal, and rare. ... discuss

I participate in a forum where my local newspaper asks a group of people to comment on an issue the newspaper chooses on a rotating basis. My group of correspondents was asked what should be done abou ... 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

An August 15 op ed in the Washington Postes the case that a common depiction of abortion by proponents plays right into pro-life hands. Janet Harris, former communications director for the pro-abortio ... discuss

My feeling is that if the National Guard is to be called in, they should be standing with their backs to the citizens who need protection, and their guns pointed at the police. No, I don’t thin ... discuss

Apple’s American employees (data excludes foreign employees) are 80% male and 77% white or Asian. 72% of its leadership is male. Like Google, Apple has vowed to change this. Apple’s CEO Ti ... discuss

When James Madison wrote Federalist 56, he observed that though there were 558 members of the British House of Commons, half of them had no real connection to a local constituency and served the "e ... discuss

In the end, conservatives have it right on the whole: the small town is fertile ground for robust cultural mores, preserved traditions, and a sense that most people know each other’s names and care ... discuss

Here's the problem with this article.I agree, that if you let it all hang out politically, that's very alienating to most people. It doesn't matter what side of the spectrum you're on.But did you noti ... discuss

U.S. air strikes since Friday have opened a corridor through which tens of thousands of Yazidis, trapped and starving on a mountain in Iraq, have escaped to safety in Kurdistan. ... discuss

I see the head liar at the unofficial Mike Rounds campaign blog (aka "South Dakota War on Conservatives" aka "South Dakota War College") has once again dragged out the favorite play of liberals: the " ... discuss

But when social conservatives said it, it's homophobic non-sense.What could possibly be wrong with promiscuity not restrained by potential procreation?It couldn't possibly have its source in the hurts ... 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

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There is this notion, one we hear more and more, that the Republican Party has to shed the social issues to seize the future. “Social issues are not the business of government!” says thoroughly mo ... discuss

Friends, at times it gets to the point where you have to throw your hands in the air and say, “Enough is enough!” That time for me is now. What’s worse is when you get around professed Christian ... discuss

Recent commentary by AUL’s President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest Dr. Charmaine Yoest at ThinkProgress: The connection between work/life policies and the life issue July 31, 2014 …There ... discuss

Heritage Foundation has devised a tool that makes it easier for people to register to vote.   Half of Americans (and a lot of those who live as conservatives) are not voting.  Persuade them to regi ... discuss

We have become a nation of two Americas, with two dramatically different value systems attempting to fly the same flag simultaneously. Similarly, there are now also two Republican Parties, each claimi ... discuss

PHOTO OF THE DAY: JOHN KERRY ON A GIRLS BICYCLE!Do I need to go to Confession for laughing at this blog post by Angry White Dude? Democrats so relentlessly attack conservatives that seeing a man ... discuss

Watch what is in my left hand (border, illegals, disease, ebola) fools! That for sure is plenty to keep us little folk busy for a very long time. In the meantime, the right hand hidden behind the b ... discuss

Dr. Bill Smith, Editor: For a few years, I joined other conservatives in dropping in and confronting progressives at NetRoots Nation gathering. So the following article caught my attention. Last mo ... 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

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: Our troubled culture presents no shortage of opportunities for social conservatives to take action to rebuild the family, adva ... 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

Hot off the presses, The New York Times no less, “Conservatives Write an Assertive New Script to Fight Abortion.” Points of interest include: “Republicans acknowledge that their com ... 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

The Evangelical Christians of the world are the most ardent supporters of Israel.  They are puzzled to say the very least as to how a member of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s coalition, namely T ... 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

. by Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey 238 years ago today 56 men signed a document which would change history. While many of us gather together to watch elaborate displays of pyrotechnics or quietly enjoy time off ... 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

Time for ChoosingFellow conservative,A political earthquake rocked Washington, DC last night.The implications of Dave Brat's stunning victory go well beyond politics, however. As the Weekly Standard' ... discuss

 'Cantor is Defeated! Tea Party Conservative WINS! Major Victory!''Eric Cantor loses Primary to Tea Party Challenger Dave Brat!!'MASSIVE QUAKE: Eric Cantor Loses GOP PrimaryEpic: TEA Party takes ... 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

Here is an powerful open letter to all the GOP representatives in the United States House of Representatives penned by Judson Phillips of the Tea Party Nation. He clearly lays out the curren ... 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

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

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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