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  • Trump Hits Another Home Run With Supreme Court Pick Brett Kavanaugh

    07/14/2018 5:14:11 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | July 9, 2018 | John G. Malcolm and Elizabeth Slattery
    President Donald Trump announced on Monday night his nomination of D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh, who was included in The Heritage Foundation’s original list of potential Supreme Court nominees, is a very promising choice.The battle lines were already drawn before Trump made his announcement, with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., declaring he would not vote for any of the individuals on Trump’s short list.Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., promised the confirmation vote would happen this fall. Now, the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin the process of reviewing...
  • Brett Kavanaugh: Dont Worry, Conservatives Everybody You Like Loves This Guy

    07/10/2018 8:11:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/10/2018 | Jim Geraghty
    Brett Kavanaugh is a fine pick for the Supreme Court. Yes, Amy Coney Barrett might have triggered a clarifying culture war Ragnark. Yes, at 53, if confirmed, Kavanaugh will probably be on the Court until only the 2040s. Yes, some Democrats will point to Kavanaughs work with Ken Starr and his role in investigating the suicide of Vince Foster and attempt to demonize him with those long-ago tawdry chapters of presidential history. Yes, Kavanaugh is establishment in the sense that he worked on the Florida recount and in the Bush White House. Yes, twelve years on the D.C. Circuit Court...
  • Wisconsin Court Tells University to Reinstate Conservative Professor

    07/06/2018 9:58:11 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 6, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    Political science professor John McAdams is going to be reinstated at Marquette University following a victory at the Wisconsin Supreme Court. He had been suspended by the school for writing a blog post critical of a graduate student. "The undisputed facts show that the University breached its contract with Dr. McAdams when it suspended him for engaging in activity protected by the contract's guarantee of academic freedom," said the opinion written by Justice Daniel Kelly. The state's high court ordered Marquette to "immediately reinstate Dr. McAdams with unimpaired rank, tenure, compensation, and benefits." ( Journal Sentinel ) The case...
  • Deep State Agenda and Schemes Exposed at Red Pill Expo

    06/29/2018 5:02:38 AM PDT · by dontreadthis · 14 replies
    the new american ^ | Thursday, 28 June 2018 | Alex Newman
    SPOKANE The agenda and many of the schemes of the now-infamous Deep State were exposed to a wide audience over the weekend at the Red Pill Expo in Spokane, Washington. Among other presentations, leading experts from across the country highlighted the hidden dangers of vaccines, the assault on gun rights, the climate-change fraud, the plan to undermine private property, the infiltration of Congress by communists, the indoctrination of America's youth at universities, the Deep State's stoking of racial division, the catastrophe facing South African minorities, the destruction of the U.S. Constitution, and much more. Obviously, far-left groups such as...
  • Anthony Kennedy's SCOTUS Exit: The 10 Big Winners in the Coming Battle Royal

    06/28/2018 3:02:06 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 20 replies
    https://www.newsmax.com ^ | Wednesday, 27 June 2018 | David A. Patten
    Democrats and Republicans alike have found something they agree on: Wednesdays announcement that swing-vote Justice Anthony Kennedy will step down from the Supreme Court sets up a historic, election-year struggle to replace him that could solidify a more conservative Court for a generation.
  • It's Time for Conservatives to Address Environmental Issues

    06/18/2018 9:47:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Townhall ^ | 06/18/2018 | Benji Backer
    Its no secretconservatives have fallen behind on environmental issues for the past decade. In issues like clean energy and conservation, we have lost sight of the legacy of environmental stewardship left to us by conservative trailblazers like Ronald Reagan. A report from Duke University in 2014 detailed why many conservatives ignore the issue: solution aversion. Solution aversion is the notion that if someone does not like the solution to a problem, they will ignore the problem completely. This can be seen firsthand with conservatives and the environment. Conservatives see green policies as curtailing the rights and values they care about...
  • Ted Cruz Shares 7 Biggest Christian Conservative Victories Since Trump Took Office

    06/09/2018 11:48:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 88 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/08/2018 | Samuel Smith
    Speaking to a ballroom filled with Christian conservatives Thursday, 2016 presidential candidate Ted Cruz reflected on seven of the biggest victories for faith and families achieved since Donald Trump took over the White House in January 2017. During a luncheon kicking off the annual Road to Majority Conference hosted by the influential social conservative advocacy group Faith & Freedom Coalition, the Texas senator celebrated the conservative political accomplishments of the last year and a half. Cruz, who was the last Republican standing in Trump's way before Trump clinched the Republican nomination in 2016, has played a large role in the...
  • California and Conservatism: Conditions Exist for Conservatism's Revival in the Interior

    06/04/2018 9:03:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | 06/04/2018 | Victor Davis Hanson
    I share some of the sentiments of Jay Nordlingers Corner post expressing confidence that some day in the future there may be hope for California conservatism. Thats why I continue to live in the house that I grew up in, despite vast changes in the nature of the rural community I was born into. But I would take sharp issue with Jays statement that current critics of the direction of the state are somehow either prejudicial or dispirited: A lot of us conservatives have long written it off. California is too changed: too brown, too illegal, too bloated, too listless....
  • In Britain, Austerity Is Changing Everything (barf Alert)

    05/29/2018 8:15:19 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 24 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 28nd 2018 | New York Times
    After eight years of budget cutting, Britain is looking less like the rest of Europe and more like the United States, with a shrinking welfare state and spreading poverty. PRESCOT, England A walk through this modest town in the northwest of England amounts to a tour of the casualties of Britains age of austerity. The old library building has been sold and refashioned into a glass-fronted luxury home. The leisure center has been razed, eliminating the public swimming pool. The local museum has receded into town history. The police station has been shuttered. Now, as the local government desperately...
  • They're still lying and calling us anti-government. But we are Tea Partiers, and we love government

    05/16/2018 3:19:05 PM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 12 replies
    If you love the United States Constitution, then by definition you love government. That's what the Constitution does. It creates a government. What we as Tea Partiers do not love is progressivism or any other movement and/or ideology that seeks to pervert the Constitution and build government that will control every aspect of our lives. Loving government doesn't mean loving big government. We do not love big out of control bloated disrespectful government. But anti-government means anarchy, and Tea Partiers are not anarchists. Anarchists do not love the United States Constitution. This is ground where we cannot under any circumstances...
  • William Bennett: George Will scorns Pence for the high crime of decency

    05/13/2018 6:28:56 AM PDT · by libstripper · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 12, 2018 | William Bennett
    Conservative syndicated columnist George Will wrote this week that Vice President Mike Pence has become Americas most repulsive public figure. Why does Will think Pence deserves this absurd slur? Apparently, the columnist has found the vice president guilty of the heinous crime of being a decent man.
  • Charity versus Welfare: We conservatives have abandoned the poor to an evil government.

    05/05/2018 5:38:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/05/2018 | Hank Wallace
    You are driving through downtown, and you see a homeless woman standing on the corner. You think, "I hope she is getting some help." You drive on. There are two sources for help for that homeless woman: charity and welfare. Let's examine them, how they work, and their effects on her and the rest of us. First, charity. There are many charitable organizations in every locality, taking voluntary donations from private citizens, churches, and businesses and aiding people in need. But let's look at charity on a more personal level. Let's say you, sitting in your car observing the homeless...
  • Fear of the Left: The Most Powerful Force in America Today (Conservatives keep quiet)

    05/01/2018 9:09:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/30/2018 | Dennis Prager
    Conservatives are keeping quiet about their beliefs. The dominant force in America and many other Western countries today is fear of the Left.This is a result of the fact that the most dynamic religion of the past 100 years has been neither Christianity nor Islam. It has been leftism. Whoever does not recognize this does not understand the contemporary world. Leftism — in its incarnations, such as Marxism, Communism, and socialism; expressed through egalitarianism, environmentalism, and feminism; in its denigration of capitalism and Western civilization, especially America and Israel; in its supplanting of Christianity and Judaism; through its influence on...
  • How to Stop the West from Committing Cultural Suicide

    04/26/2018 6:27:33 PM PDT · by firebrand · 40 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 26, 2018 | John Podhoretz
    < snip of beginning> Goldbergs answer is so simple it seems too easy, and yet so difficult it seems unachievable. We need to teach and experience gratitude for what we have been given, which means reacquainting ourselves with the philosophical and scientific roots of the Miracle and then passing them on to our posterity. So much is arrayed against this effort, and yet we Americans, we tribal Americans, do long to belong to the American tribe. In his pathbreaking book, Goldberg makes it clear all we need do to find our place is to understand that we are the beneficiaries...
  • StarBucks Victimized In Epic Troll by Black Conservative

    04/19/2018 11:26:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Downtrend.com ^ | 04/19/2018 | Donn Marten
    Ok, I have to admit that he fooled me too.Liberal coffee and beverage corporation Starbucks has had a really, really tough week by anyone’s standards. The firestorm after the arrest of two black loiterers at a Philadelphia store led to the usual weeping and gnashing of teeth by racial grievance mongers who quickly bullied the chain into announcing a shutdown of around 8,000 of their stores for mandatory racial bias training.A viral video by a black man who goes by the handle Hotep Jesus made the rounds in which the man – whose real name is Bryan Sharpe –...
  • How The 1960s Made Everything Worse

    04/13/2018 9:10:11 PM PDT · by vannrox · 137 replies
    FFF ^ | Richard Ebling
    Fifty years separate us, now, from 1968 and the two momentous legacies of the then soon to ending failed presidency of Lyndon Johnson: The declaring of war on Americas supposed domestic ills in the form of the Great Society programs, and the aggressive military intervention in a real war in Vietnam. Both of these wars reflected the arrogance and hubris of the social engineer who believes that he has the power and ability to remake and direct society in his own preferred image. The Vietnam War still leaves a searing memory of a military conflict ten thousand miles away from...
  • The Seven Dumbest Defenses Of The Atlantics Decision To Fire Kevin Williamson

    04/08/2018 11:23:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 04/07/2018 | Warren Henry
    The Atlantic‘s firing of Kevin Williamson over his views on abortion sent political Twitter abuzz this week. Conservatives and libertarians generally condemned the cowardice involved, and the swarming pushback from progressives captured the pitch-perfect drone of the hive mind.Perhaps there is a lesson here. Despite having achieved their goal, progressives felt it necessary with a torrent of widely-varying but equally flimsy rationales in support of the firing. Here is a handy guide to the seven most common (and dumbest) attempted defenses of the firing.1. National Review Doesn’t Hire Progressives. This response is based on the faulty premise that The...
  • Fabio: Why California is falling apart

    04/07/2018 11:21:14 AM PDT · by Steely Tom · 72 replies
    The Tucker Carlson Show ^ | 29 March 2018 | Tucker Carlson
    The Golden State is losing its glitter, rapidly. California has the nation's highest poverty rate. homelessness is rampant. State officials are focused on protecting illegal immigrants from deportation rather than reversing the flight of the state's middle class. Actor and model Fabio, an immigrant, weighs in on California's decline.
  • America Is Doomed If Social Conservatives Are Done Fighting (Pennsylvania is ground zero)

    03/28/2018 9:26:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Townhall ^ | 03/28./2018 | Frank Cannon
    I’m at a loss.What is the point of a social conservative movement that remains on the sidelines for the toughest and most important fights? What good are social conservative donors when they appear to concede the most important battles for religious liberty? One of the most significant races in the country — the Pennsylvania gubernatorial race — is happening right now. Yet, so far, the social conservative movement has paid it little attention. Why is this race important? The leading Republican candidate in the race, Scott Wagner, openly supports so-called SOGI “non-discrimination” legislation — code for discrimination against Christians — and opposes...
  • Yesand Of CourseChildren Prefer Liberalism

    03/28/2018 2:02:11 AM PDT · by DWW1990 · 15 replies
    www.TrevorGrantThomas.com ^ | 3/26/2018 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    Conservatism is, in a sense, an acknowledgement of and a surrender to the truth. We conserve what works, those traditions, practices, and ideas that have long held the test of timesuch as marriage being the union of one man and one woman, the idea that if a man doesnt work, he shouldnt eat, all men are created equal, life in the womb is real and preciousbecause they are rooted in the Truth... Because what is tried and true can sometimes be viewed as stale and boring, and because being moral is often difficult, conservatism is frequently presented with challenges that...