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  • How do I get a blog referral published here?

    01/26/2015 8:51:02 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 136 replies
    How does one get a blog posted here?
  • CRUZ: I’M LOOKING AT 2016 VERY, VERY SERIOUSLY

    01/19/2015 1:22:52 PM PST · by gwgn02 · 87 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/19/2015 | Mathew Boyle
    MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) tells Breitbart News that he’s “very, very seriously” considering launching a presidential candidacy for 2016. Cruz adds that he thinks a bold conservative needs to win the GOP nomination next time around, or else he fears Democrats are likely to win the White House as they did in 2008 and 2012. “God bless South Carolina. South Carolina has historically played a critical role in helping select Republican presidential nominees,” Cruz said in an interview here at the state’s Tea Party Coalition Convention: South Carolina’s central role has been ensuring that we...
  • The Cross Examined College Prep Course II

    01/16/2015 6:31:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 16, 2015 | Mike Adams
    Author’s Note: If you’re wondering why this column begins with “#4” just go to my archive. This is Part II of a series. Part I described a new College Prep Course that is being offered by www.CrossExamined.org. Frank Turek, J. Warner Wallace, and I will be traveling the country offering the course starting in the summer of 2015. This column series provides an overview of my 10-step plan to help Christian kids prepare for life in college. 4. Google Is Not a Friend to Higher Ed. Some readers may remember my infamous “letter to Ed” that went viral on the...
  • Which of the Two Dozen 2016 GOP Contenders is the Right One?

    01/16/2015 4:23:17 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 38 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | January 16, 2015 | Ron Lipsman
    "....the number of potential contenders for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination exceeds two dozen. It's actually a somewhat ridiculous situation.........Now it is my assertion that the vast majority of GOP politicians over the last century can be classified into one of the following three categories:RINOs–meaning that they do not really believe that progressivism and big government are bad for America–it's just that the Democrats are screwing it up and Republicans should be entrusted with the task of implementing the progressive agenda because they will do it more efficiently and cost effectively than liberal Democrats have or could.CRUELs–that is,confused Republicans who...
  • No conservative - no vote

    01/15/2015 6:48:30 PM PST · by TangoLimaSierra · 26 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/15/2015 | Keith Edwards
    The big question that spawned many pundit opinions after Romney lost the presidential election: what happened to the four million Republican voters who didn’t vote for him? To be honest, since Bush’s second-term win, there has been a steady decline in Republican voters in presidential elections, but that still doesn’t answer the question. The blunt answer is that many “conservative” Republicans have grown tired of putting up faux support for RINO presidential candidates. This has turned into a snowball effect and will culminate in an even larger number of conservative Republicans not voting again in 2016 if there is another...
  • Author Dean Koontz on Odd Thomas, rough childhood, California home

    01/15/2015 9:00:21 AM PST · by Maelstorm · 27 replies
    http://www.cbsnews.com ^ | January 14, 2015 | CBS NEWS
    Dean Koontz is one of the best-selling authors of all time. He just released "Saint Odd," the final book in one of his most popular series -- a series filled with stories inspired in part by troubles in his own life, CBS News' Ben Tracy reports. "I'm just the guy who lives down the street, and I do books instead of sell cars," Koontz said. If that's true, then Koontz is the Henry Ford of authors. He's written around 100 different books from sci-fi and suspense to horror with a touch of satire. "When I write a novel, I don't...
  • Public Sees Religion’s Influence Waning [and much more]

    01/13/2015 1:57:02 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 29 replies
    Pew Research Center ^ | September 22, 2014 | Pew Research Center
    Nearly three-quarters of the public (72%) now thinks religion is losing influence in American life, up 5 percentage points from 2010 to the highest level in Pew Research polling over the past decade... The share of Americans who say churches and other houses of worship should express their views on social and political issues is up 6 points since the 2010 midterm elections (from 43% to 49%). .. It finds a slight drop in support for allowing gays and lesbians to marry, with 49% of Americans in favor and 41% opposed – a 5-point dip in support from a February...
  • Is the fix in? Has the establishment GOP already chosen the Republican nominee?

    01/04/2015 3:40:06 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 57 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 1/4/15 | Nick Sorrentino
    It is truly amazing is how hostile the leadership of the Republican Party is to the people who actually make up the Republican Party. I can tell you first hand that the establishment GOP types dislike the libertarian/conservative coalition aka The Tea Party at least as much as the Democrats do. Probably more. Why? Because the libertarian/conservative coalition is a real threat to their power. Do you honestly think that the GOP as it is currently constituted wants to reduce the size of government? Not a chance. A d this is why the party has been moving since 2012 to...
  • The Most Powerful Conservative in America

    12/29/2014 3:50:26 AM PST · by lifeofgrace · 23 replies
    RedState.com ^ | 12/28/2014 | Erick Erickson
    I am very flattered by the suggestion, but I am sure there are others more deserving of the title “Most Powerful Conservative in America.” Nonetheless, it is what the Atlantic has dubbed me.
  • Marco Rubio: Jeb Bush a true conservative

    12/26/2014 3:18:24 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 106 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | Hal Boedeker
    Marco Rubio blasted Rand Paul but said Jeb Bush would be a credible candidate if the former Florida governor decides to run for president. On ABC's "This Week," Florida's Republican senator said he had not decided whether to seek the White House in 2016. "Jeb is going to be a very -- if he decides to run, he is going to be a very credible and a very significant candidate in this race," Rubio told George Stephanopoulos. "I have tremendous respect for him."
  • Top 25 Conservative Voices in California

    12/23/2014 4:28:38 PM PST · by PROCON · 26 replies
    breitbart ^ | Dec. 23, 2014 | Jon Fleischman
    While California has become a bastion of liberalism, the Golden State is not without conservative voices. It was actually a project to narrow this list to 25 people – my apologies to many who would have made the top 50. You can find any of them via a web search. I did not include elected officials in this list. I looked for people whose voices are heard beyond Twitter and/or Facebook. Here are the Top 25 Conservative Voices in California, in alphabetical order:
  • I Am The Type Of American They Want To See Disappear (Must Read Article)

    12/23/2014 4:42:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 59 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 23, 2014 | John Hawkins
    I believe in putting Americans first. Poor Americans should come before illegal immigrants, the lives of our troops are more important than the lives of the terrorists they’re fighting and I don't much care what the United Nations or "international law" has to say about anything. I wish everybody well and think we have a debt of honor to the countries that fought shoulder-to-shoulder with us in wars, but I’m not a “citizen of the world.” I’m an American first and the rest of the world is a very distant second. I don’t care for most of the politicians in...
  • Scrooge Was A Liberal, Studies Show

    12/22/2014 4:22:36 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 16 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 12/22/2014 | John Merline
    Just about every year at this time, "A Christmas Carol' shows up somewhere on TV, as do headlines about how one Republican or another is the modern equivalent of the tale's greedy miser, Ebenezer Scrooge. "The GOP's sad Scrooge agenda." "GOP Protecting Ebenezer Scrooge." "Maher Likens Republicans to Ebenezer Scrooge." "Republicans play the role of the stingy Scrooge." You have to wonder if these folks have actually read "A Christmas Carol" or spent any time pondering what Scrooge actually says and does. Because if you do, you come to realize that Scrooge more closely resembles a modern liberal than a...
  • Nothing Succeeds Like Liberal Secession: Blue America Without Red America Would Be A Basket Case

    12/15/2014 9:06:45 AM PST · by JSDude1 · 12 replies
    Townhall ^ | 12/15/2015 | Kurt Schlichter
    Of course, back home in the Blue America’s capital, New York City, President De Blasio was less charitable. “We are no longer held back by the reactionary, racist policies of the past,” he thundered. “Together, we will build a new dawn of progress that places people before profits and promotes peace instead of perpetual war!” Blue America – New England and the mid-Atlantic seaboard, back through Ohio, Indiana and Illinois, the West Coast and Hawaii, immediately set to drafting a new constitution. It featured 216 new affirmative rights, including “the right to a living wage,” “the right to abortion upon...
  • Billionaire David Koch Says He’s a Social Liberal

    12/14/2014 11:33:01 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 39 replies
    ABC ^ | 12/14/14 | Benjamin Bell
    Reclusive billionaire David Koch, a powerful donor in American conservative politics, says he’s a “social liberal.” “I’m basically a libertarian, and I’m a conservative on economic matters, and I’m a social liberal,” Koch told ABC News’ Barbara Walters.... Koch, who supports abortion rights and gay marriage, said he isn’t concerned with candidates he supports who don’t share some of his views. He said his primary concern when choosing a candidate to support is their fiscal policies.
  • This cartoon pretty much sums up standing up for conservative principles vs. liberal group think…

    12/12/2014 5:26:48 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 3 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 12-12-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Not that the language was that harsh, but I scrubbed it for FR...
  • Jeb Bush Will Not Run as a Conservative

    12/05/2014 8:57:37 PM PST · by robowombat · 42 replies
    New American ^ | Friday, 05 December 2014 | Steve Byas
    Friday, 05 December 2014 Jeb Bush Will Not Run as a Conservative Written by Steve Byas Jeb Bush Will Not Run as a Conservative His father and his brother captured the Republican nomination for president, posing as conservatives, then governed as moderates. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (shown), however, appears determined to chart a different course. If he does make a bid for president, this Bush is sending clear signals that it will not be as a conservative. After two previous Bush presidencies, in which conservative positions were adopted sporadically, this should not come as a surprise. But, following the...
  • NYT had 0 right-leaning books on its top 100 list — here are 15 bestsellers they could've included

    12/02/2014 3:47:21 PM PST · by fredericbastiat1 · 8 replies
    TheBlaze Books ^ | 2014-12-02 | Benjamin Weingarten
    Consistent with our analysis of last year’s list, the New York Times has again apparently excluded any conservative or even right-leaning titles from its “100 Notable Books” of 2014. A disclaimer: While “conservative” or “right-leaning” are obviously subjective terms, a cursory glance at the Times’ list indicates books that lack a focus on individual liberty, free enterprise, traditional values, or many of the other tenets of Western civilization — unless critical of such tenets; further, the list is bereft of any titles authored by conservative or right-leaning authors. To give you a sense as to the kind of narratives/themes echoed...
  • More reason to love Mike Rowe

    11/25/2014 2:39:58 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 24, 2014 | Thomas Lifson
    Mike Rowe is a hero of mine, a tireless advocate of practical skills and knowledge who urges Americans to acquire a trade, rather than mindlessly go to college and acquire debt and a possibly useless degree. The host of former cable TV hit Dirty Jobs and current CNN hit Somebody’s Got to Do It, Rowe celebrates those who work hard and perfect their art at manual trades. He’s also a conservative (maybe you guessed that?), and one sharp dude. So when a troll went onto Rowe’s Facebook page and started posting inflammatory garbage about Republicans, Rowe spotted it while in...
  • Why It Will Be Elizabeth Warren (Not Hillary Clinton) And A Castro For The Democrats In 2016

    11/17/2014 2:37:16 PM PST · by thetallguy24 · 48 replies
    Hardhatters ^ | 11/17/2014 | Hal Hawkins
    In just two years, Americans will be voting for our next president. Many, many potential Republican contenders are already positioning themselves to run. On the other hand, it appears that Hillary Clinton is the presumptive nominee for the Democrats. If you really try to understand how the Democrat Party works, this won’t be the case. Democrats Don’t Like To Play Next In LineRepublicans for many election cycles have used this method in selecting their non-incumbent candidate, and it has always been someone who was a heavy weight and usually came in second in the previous primary or election. Nixon in...
  • Politico: Conservative Stand Against Obama's Executive Amnesty Leaves White House in Disarray

    11/15/2014 4:09:52 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 75 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-14-2014 | Matthew Boyle
    The White House must have thought Republicans in Congress would fall in line behind Speaker John Boehner and let President Barack Obama do what he’s “gotta do” on executive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens. Politico reports that as Republicans have instead organized behind incoming Senate Budget Committee chairman Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to oppose the President, the Democrats and White House—including Obama himself—are showing signs of weakness. Obama showed his frustration during a press conference in Myanmar on Friday, Politico’s Seung Min Kim and Carrie Budoff Brown wrote late Friday night. “They [Republicans] have the ability to fix the...
  • Vote update nets Tacherra 11 votes in his [CA -16] battle with Costa

    11/14/2014 4:46:51 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 3 replies
    Fresno Bee ^ | November 14, 2014 | By John Ellis
    Without fanfare, Merced County added 143 ballots to its vote count on Thursday, and incumbent Fresno Democrat Jim Costa’s lead in the 16th Congressional District shrunk by 11 votes. Costa’s lead is now a mere 75 votes over unheralded Republican challenger Johnny Tacherra. In raw numbers, it is 43,232 to 43,157........................
  • Bill Whittle's TOP 5 Conservative Principles

    11/13/2014 7:03:42 PM PST · by rlmorel · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/6/2014 | Bill Whittle
    Bill Whittle's TOP 5 Conservative Principles
  • Jon Voight: President Obama ‘must be stopped’

    11/10/2014 5:40:53 PM PST · by jazusamo · 47 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 10, 2014 | Jennifer Harper
    Academy Award winning actor Jon Voight has issued a call to arms as the nation honors their military with heartfelt thanks and thoughtful appreciation. He is fed up with President Obama’s “executive privilege” and urges Americans to voice some outrage. “Today is Veteran’s Day. We honor all our living and fallen heroes - thousands of young men who sacrificed their lives so we can live as free men. One of our own young Marines, Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, was just released from a Mexican prison after long tortuous months, and we just found out from his own words during a Greta...
  • Obama Is a Republican

    11/10/2014 11:51:30 AM PST · by lulu16 · 53 replies
    The American Con sevative ^ | Oct. 21, 2014 | BRUCE BARTLETT
    According to exit polls in 2008, Obama ended up with 20 percent of the conservative vote. Even in 2012, after four years of relentless conservative attacks, he still got 17 percent of the conservative vote, with 11 percent of Tea Party supporters saying they cast their ballots for Obama. They were not wrong. In my opinion, Obama has governed as a moderate conservative—essentially as what used to be called a liberal Republican before all such people disappeared from the GOP. He has been conservative to exactly the same degree that Richard Nixon basically governed as a moderate liberal, something no...
  • Former Illinois congressman Phil Crane dies

    11/09/2014 9:22:10 PM PST · by Steelers6 · 2 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | November 9, 2014 | By Katherine Skiba, Tribune reporter and not Steelers6
    "His accomplishments, and his lifelong pursuit of conservative principles, will have a lasting effect for generations to come: from his work on the Ways and Means Committee and the Republican Study Committee, to his work founding the Heritage Foundation and leading the American Conservative Union. He fought for lower taxes, a simplified tax code, free-market principles, and free trade."
  • Sorry, What? The Huffington Post says Mia Love Enjoys WHITE PRIVILEGE

    11/09/2014 5:43:54 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 70 replies
    Website will not allow me to cut and paste text on a tablet.
  • 10 freshmen who could trouble leadership

    11/09/2014 12:26:00 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 48 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 8, 2014 | Cristina Marcos
    House Republicans will have their largest majority since the 1930s next year, but that doesn't mean Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) job will be easy.The House GOP leadership's struggles in keeping members in line over the past four years have been well documented. Some of the incoming freshmen will likely join the ranks of conservatives who frequently oppose leadership initiatives.Among the new freshmen, for instance, is one congressman-elect who has called Hillary Clinton the "anti-Christ," another who has suggested Muslims don't deserve First Amendment rights, and yet another who has declared himself open to the idea of the United States invading...
  • Tea party favorite to head Dallas think tank (LTC Allen West)

    11/08/2014 6:55:31 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | November 7, 2014 | Jim Landers
    Tea party favorite Allen B. West was named Friday to be the new CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis, a Dallas think tank that has focused on market-based solutions for health care and tax and fiscal policy. West, 53, is a former Republican congressman from Florida and a retired Army lieutenant colonel. He is expected to boost donations to the think tank, which sagged after the forced departure of founding CEO John Goodman in June. Since leaving Congress in 2013, West has been a commentator on Fox News, a blogger and a fundraiser for conservative veteran and minority...
  • Jimmy Fallon thinks Mia Love can be black or Republican, not both

    11/07/2014 11:08:36 PM PST · by Ripliancum · 37 replies
    twitchy.com ^ | November 6, 2014 | Twitchy Staff
    jimmy fallon @jimmyfallon Utah made history by electing Mia Love to Congress. She is a black female Republican Mormon. Even Unicorns said "Not buying it." #FallonMono
  • 'I'm Pro-Life, Pro-2nd Amendment': Teen Becomes Youngest Lawmaker

    11/06/2014 6:39:23 PM PST · by Paul R. · 24 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | 11/5/2014 | Fox & Friends
    18-year-old Saira Blair, a Republican from West Virginia, just became the youngest elected lawmaker in the country after trouncing her 44-year-old Democratic opponent 63 percent to 30 percent to earn a seat in West Virginia’s House of Delegates.
  • Mia Love Tries to Be the First Black Republican Woman in Congress

    11/03/2014 8:32:19 PM PST · by Ripliancum · 48 replies
    newsweek.com ^ | October 29, 2014 | Winston Ross
    White, white, white. In nearly every room Love enters as she stumps her way across Utah’s 4th District on a quest to become the first black female Republican in Congress, she is not just the only black person there. She’s the only person of any color, unless you count farmer tans. This 39-year-old, Brooklyn-born daughter of Haitian immigrants and former mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, seems completely at home in a crowd of mostly old white dudes. What’s more, she gets a warmer reception here than when she made a speech at the University of Chicago Law School in 2013....
  • Conservatives, Categorize Thyself: (chart)

    11/03/2014 5:29:30 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 30 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 03 November 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Found this on twitter over the weekend, credited to some spam website I'm not going to link. However, I did find the graphic clarifying and amusing, while seemingly accurate in it's definitions... I -as with many of you, I'm sure- fall-in somewhere around  'modern conservatism' (purple line)... alas, by definition a 'modern' descriptive indicates how relentless the overall expansion of government has been over the long run... and how many times we've been forced back to a new, more defensible position. But has there ever been historical examples of purely 'Voluntarist' societies, even on a local level? Perhaps some Indian...
  • New Ad Takes On Liberal Media

    11/01/2014 12:53:19 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 10 replies
    Powerline ^ | 10-31-14 | John Hinderaker
    We wrote here about Conservative War Chest, which has produced some excellent, hard-hitting ads this election cycle. Their latest came out today; it is a frontal assault on liberal media. Spokesman Mike Flynn says: Our new ad shows specific, concrete examples of news executives and partisan reporters trying to hid the truth from the American people. They play such a role trying to influence our elections that they should be on the ballot. The ad singles out: * New York Times cover-up of the IRS scandal * CBS killing Sheryl Atkinson coverage of the Benghazi scandal * ABC smears of...
  • Beware of False Conservatives! Neocons and Their Leftist Mistreatment of Christians

    10/29/2014 1:30:24 PM PDT · by juliosevero · 8 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Beware of False Conservatives! Neocons and Their Leftist Mistreatment of Christians By Julio Severo I received a report yesterday from Peter LaBarbera, one of the major Christian voices against the gay agenda in America, that he was detained by customs agents when he entered Canada. They did an intense search of his phone, laptop and belongings. No, no. LaBarbera is not an Islamic terrorist. According to the Gaystapo and the politically-correct mob, he is worse: he is “homophobic” — a vague term that can be loosely interpreted to refer to criminals or merely Christians quoting Bible verses condemning homosexual...
  • Liberal or conservative? Reactions to disgust are a dead giveaway

    10/29/2014 10:54:57 AM PDT · by GraceG · 21 replies
    PhysOrg ^ | 10/29/2014 | PhysOrg
    The way a person's brain responds to a single disgusting image is enough to reliably predict whether he or she identifies politically as liberal or conservative. As we approach Election Day, the researchers say that the findings reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on October 30 come as a reminder of something we all know but probably don't always do: "Think, don't just react." P. Read Montague of Virginia Tech says he was initially inspired by evidence showing that an individual's political affiliation is almost as heritable as height. Montague and his colleagues also recognized that those political...
  • Texas Spending Faster Than The Federal Leviathan

    10/27/2014 1:06:46 PM PDT · by thetallguy24 · 24 replies
    Hardhatters ^ | 10/27/2014 | Hal Hawkins
    Conservatism is supposed to mean less government, especially in terms of spending. In Texas, nearly every Republican candidate takes a hard turn to the right to prove just how conservative they have been. This marketing strategy has proved quite successful, considering that Republicans are expected to again dominate our state executive and legislative branches. How has the record matched with the rhetoric over the years? Last year, a massive debate swirled about how much the state was increasing its budget. The Wall Street Journal and conservative/libertarian groups like the Texas Public Policy Foundation claimed the 2014-15 budget was increasing by...
  • Martinez cruising to easy win in New Mexico

    10/27/2014 8:51:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 10/27/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    Republicans are outnumbered by Democrats in New Mexico voter registration 47 percent to 31 percent, while independents, or voters who decline to state (DTS) a party affiliation, represent 19 percent.
  • My Conservative Credo!

    10/25/2014 2:14:02 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 12 replies
    Self | 10/25/14 | Me
    I believe in the timeless ideals that once made America the "last, best hope of mankind"! I denounce any form of intrusive and unilateral government that does not serve the rights and will of the people. I believe "We the People" can accomplish anything when liberty, hard work and accountability are non-negotiable. We can reform healthcare, without denying individual liberty and caving in to highly inept and wasteful socialized medicine. We can honor legal immigration, the promise that is America, without abandoning our borders and sovereignty. We can reward hard work and private enterprise, the innovative spirit of industry, instead...
  • The Bare-Naked Truth Of Feminism!

    10/21/2014 9:40:31 AM PDT · by xuberalles · 21 replies
    Self | 10/21/14 | Me
    If a woman's ability to choose is truly paramount to liberals, why do they attack those who choose to stay at home and raise a family in a world that is brimming with immorality, promiscuity and absentee parents? Furthermore, if feminists truly care about women, shouldn't they support their rights as individuals, equals, regardless of their political or religious affiliation? The real war on women has nothing to do with opposing abortion, protecting a child's life, or free birth control; it's a perilous product of the radical left's undying hatred of those independent voices who don't share their sexist views...
  • Here Are The Most Conservative And Liberal Names In America

    10/17/2014 8:48:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | 10/17/2014 | Katherine Miller
    The most conservative and liberal names in America are Doyle and Natasha. Crowdpac, a nonpartisan group, focuses on how money and policy work in politics. The group scores all donors who have made two or more campaign contributions since 1980. Using that algorithm — and a cut-off of names with at least 1,000 donations made to avoid unusual names and outliers — Crowdpac built a tool to show how conservative or liberal first names are. You can enter your name in this tool here. (For example, “Katherine” is moderately liberal and people with this name are “less likely to contribute...
  • Anchorage police: No charges in Palin birthday brawl

    10/09/2014 5:35:47 PM PDT · by skeptoid · 69 replies
    Alaska Dispatch News ^ | Laurel Andrews|
    Prosecutors won't proceed with charges in a brawl that involved several members of the Palin family, Anchorage police said Thursday. The news comes as Anchorage police released reports Thursday morning outlining witness statements in the fight. Police were called to South Anchorage regarding a brawl involving about 20 people that had broken out at Korey Klingenmeyer's house on the evening of Sept. 6. The event was a birthday party for brothers Marc and Matthew McKenna and Klingenmeyer’s son. Five police officers wrote up police reports on the scene. More than 15 witnesses were interviewed, and the statements offer conflicting information...
  • Letter to the senior rabbi who “came out” (Gay DC rabbi Steinlauf left wife, kids)

    10/08/2014 10:58:19 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 33 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | October 8, 2014 | David Benkof
    Rabbi Steinlauf and is soon-to-be-ex-wife, who is also a rabbi, Batya Dear Rabbi Gil Steinlauf: You sure made a splash yesterday when, as the senior rabbi of Adas Israel (the largest Conservative synagogue in Washington DC) you announced that you are divorcing your wife and coming out as gay. In a letter to your congregation, you asked for its “continued trust in me to guide you as your spiritual leader as I truly am.” Such assertions are common by LGBT people – that being gay is “who they are.” But it’s an unfortunate and very narrow construction of someone’s identity....
  • Sen. Cruz Tells FAA to Stop Ebola Victims Entering US

    10/03/2014 7:03:01 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 22 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Friday, 03 Oct 2014 09:47 AM | Drew MacKenzie
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has attacked the Obama administration for its "unclear" handling of the Ebola crisis, while urging the Federal Aviation Administration to take extra precautions to prevent more infected victims entering the United States. Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com http://www.Newsmax.com/Newsfront/Ted-Cruz-Ebola-FAA-West-African-nations/2014/10/03/id/598426/#ixzz3F5g0dLUI Urgent: Should Obamacare Be Repealed? Vote Here Now!
  • TGIF Toons

    10/03/2014 4:09:30 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 8 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 03 October 2014 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Conservative Political Operatives Form 'Conservative Review' Mega-Scorecard for Congress

    09/29/2014 11:30:54 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 20 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 9/28/14 | Matthew Boyle
    In a move that's likely to cause heartburn for the GOP establishment and Democratic Party, a band of hardcore conservative politicos have grouped together to form a new scorecard and rating system for members of Congress. FreedomWorks’ director of minority outreach Deneen Borelli; Daniel Horowitz, a conservative who worked for Madison Project and has written columns for Breitbart News and RedState; former U.S. Senate Steering committee policy adviser Gaston Mooney; and conservative communications staffer Rachel Semmel, among others, have just launched the “Conservative Review.” “I am excited to be a part of an organization that pulls back the curtain on...
  • Saving California One Republican At A Time

    09/29/2014 1:25:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 29, 2014 | Kurt Schlichter
    California is morphing into a warmer Detroit with beaches and pneumatic blondes, but it doesn't have to be this way. Only liberalism could've taken the most beautiful, most hard-working, most entrepreneurial state in the union and turned it into a shabby province composed of deadbeat Oliver Twists holding up their bowls demanding more. Now that might be changing. It might be changing because the GOP, believe it or not, may be learning to win again. It used to know how. I remember when California produced leaders like Ronald Reagan. Today, conservative Californians breathed a sigh of relief that they were...
  • Liberals Going Crazy Over New Ad that Skewers Obama; "Stupid *** Racist Piece of ****"

    09/27/2014 10:40:18 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 35 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 9/27/14 | Aurelius
    Liberals are extremely angry over a new ad called "Dating Profile," which portrays a woman talking about a relationship now in a downward spiral, despite promises to the contrary. The woman, it turns out, is talking about President Obama and his broken promises and failed policies... The hard hitting ad has liberals in a tizzy, with extremely hateful messages posted about it all over the video and Twitter. Somehow, of course, the ad was seen as racist, as user cos2mwiz explained: There's also this extremely weird, possible projection-filled comment about a passionless relationship: ...The rage is incredible in some of...
  • Andrew Mellon: A Study in Conservative American History

    09/14/2014 5:11:39 PM PDT · by grumpa · 2 replies
    Off Grid Blog ^ | Septemeber 14, 2014 | Off Grid Blogger
    The story of Andrew Mellon (1855-1937) is lab in American conservatism. There are at least three reasons: (1) his business success, (2) his political acumen, and (3) his philanthropy. Business Success. He became one of the richest men in America through successful business ventures across numerous industries. His businesses gave jobs to tens of thousands of Americans while advancing the economy. Political Success. He served as Secretary of the Treasury from 1921 to 1932 under three presidents: Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. Working with President Coolidge, Mellon was instrumental in reviving the country from the depression of 1920-21. Unlike the later...
  • Sweden far-right makes huge election gains

    09/14/2014 4:55:18 PM PDT · by Viennacon · 21 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | 14 Sep 2014 | Al Jazeera
    Sweden's Social Democrats and their centre-left allies are poised to return to power after defeating the centre-right government, in a general election that also resulted in strong gains for the anti-immigration party. With all but two voting districts tallied on Sunday, the Social Democrat-led bloc won 43.8 percent of the vote while the ruling centre-right coalition, led by the Moderate Party, gained 39.3 percent. But the anti-immigration far-right Sweden Democrats were celebrating large gains as the party won 12.9 percent of votes cast - more than doubling the 5.7 percent of votes won in the 2010 election. "Sweden friends, party...