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  • Rumours of Gods Death greatly exaggerated

    04/27/2016 8:05:23 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/27/16 | Judi McLeod
    Praying, Monsieurs Buchanan and Prager, is always better for the Christian soul than preaching People who posit that God is dead in online ramblings never stop trying to crawl under the skin of everyday Christians. They bewail the times, the climes and the culture. They seem to want us to believe that the only way up is down.
  • Phyllis Schlaflys Last Stand: The Inside Story of the Conservative Icons Internal Battle

    04/25/2016 7:42:26 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Apr 2016 | Matthew Boyle
    Allies of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) are now targeting conservative legend Phyllis Schlafly, a leading grassroots anti-establishment voice for half a century, because Schlafly endorsed billionaire businessman Donald Trump for president in the 2016 GOP primary. ..snip For the first time here, the inside story of Schlaflys battle for survivalincluding exclusive interviews with her, her daughter whos working against her, and several of the others involvedwill be told. In dueling Breitbart interviews, both Schlafly and Cori detail how painful this has been for both of themand how its torn apart one of Americas leading conservative families.
  • It's 'Possible' Hillary Clinton Could Be Better President than GOP Pick, Charles Koch Says

    04/24/2016 8:10:24 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 88 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | Apr 23, 2016, 6:04 PM ET | JONATHAN KARL ALEXANDER MALLIN
    It's a nightmare scenario for Republicans, but conservative billionaire Charles Koch says "it's possible" Hillary Clinton could make a better president than the remaining candidates in the GOP primary. Koch, one of the most influential and controversial forces in Republican politics, said in an exclusive interview with ABC News to air Sunday on "This Week" that he believed Bill Clinton was a better president "in some ways" than George W. Bush. "In other ways, I mean [Clinton] wasn't an exemplar. But as far as the growth of government, the increase in spending," Koch said. "It was 2.5 times [more] under...
  • Tour: Prince Was a 'Conservative' and 'Republican'

    04/22/2016 4:28:09 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 62 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Will this stem the MSM's flood of deserved praise for Prince? It turns out that Tour--better known in these parts as a former spoke in MSNBC's since-cancelled Cycle--is also a Prince biographer, his book published in 2013. Appearing on With All Due Respect today, Tour cited two sources: Prince's former sound engineer, and a member of his band, for the proposition that Prince was a "conservative" and a "Republican." Tour embraced the notion himself, but offered a pejorative notion of what it means to be a conservative: "I am making money, I'm successful, I want this money and this success...
  • Refuting the Establishment: It Wasnt Constitutional Conservatives that Gave Us Trump

    04/21/2016 7:08:02 AM PDT · by writer33 · 15 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 04/21/16 | Jen Kuznicki
    The political establishment on the right is mostly ignorant of the constitutional provisions that enable political stands to be taken, or, they just dont care. Its a terrible irony that the Left has been able to own the bubble-gum wrapper version of what our constitutional rights are, and the so-called right sits there delusional about how to respond. One of the political establishment-types I often read is Peter Wehner. I have written many posts about him, to use him as a perfect example of people who grassroots conservatives know to be following the wrong herd. Wehner does not disappoint, as...
  • Rush Limbaugh Has Completely Lost His Way

    04/18/2016 5:43:28 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 314 replies
    http://www.redstate.com/ ^ | April 16th, 2016 | leon_h_wolf
    Probably no one has earned more leeway from conservative voters and pundits than Rush Limbaugh. Rush has been a tireless force for the conservative movement for decades, and he probably is responsible for a whole lot of conservative Republicans who are currently in office. But thankfulness for past service only goes so far, and Rushs program yesterday officially crossed the line. When I think about Rushs last year or so on air, Im reminded of Marshall Phillipe Petain, one of the most intriguing figures of the twentieth century. Without Petain, the French might not have prevailed over the Germans at...
  • Trumps Plan to Win Conservative Support

    04/13/2016 1:18:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | April 12, 2016 | Fred Barnes
    Newt Gingrich has been a friend of Donald Trumps for the past decade. He hasnt endorsed Mr. Trumps presidential bid, but they talk frequently. Mr. Trump is anti-left wing and anti-political correctness, Mr. Gingrich says, while acknowledging this: Mr. Trump is not a conservative....
  • UCLA Prof Unravels Diversity Sham

    04/13/2016 6:29:52 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 20 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 10, 2016 | Malcolm A. Kline
    In the latest issue of The Chronicle Review, UCLA historian Russell Jacoby offers some insights into the campus diversity craze that are actually refreshing. Jacoby asks, "Should all quarters of society demographically reflect all other quarters?" "Why? Should there be more pacifists in the military? Fewer Indian motel owners?" As well, Jacoby notes: "Inasmuch as academic leftists champion diversity, a certain irony must be signaled. For decades they have poured scorn on 'essentialism' and posited that all identity is 'constructed.' After years of postmodern guff, the arguers reverse themselves: You are your group identity, essentialism, pure and simple." Of course,...
  • Dems on FEC vote to punish conservative for making anti-Obama movie

    04/08/2016 11:13:28 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/08/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Republican members block the action, but dang The next time a liberal claims there is no such thing as liberal media bias, all you have to do is ask why this story wasnt covered outside of Fox News and sites like ours. A man makes an independent film critical of the president, and the Federal Election Commission comes within one vote of punishing him for it. He didnt coordinate with any candidate or any party. He did it entirely on his own because he had something to say. Yet the FEC, which by law consists of three Democrats and three...
  • Conservative Republican Movement Is Brain Dead

    04/04/2016 9:23:38 AM PDT · by kathsua · 156 replies
    London Telegraph ^ | April 4th, 2016 | reasonmclucus
    Conservative Republicans support for Sen. Ted Cruz indicates that the conservative movement is brain dead. If Cruz is the best candidate they can find, then conservatives obviously have nothing to offer. Cruz may be the only Republican presidential aspirant who is dumber than Hillary Clinton.
  • Trump is right on abortion (Saturbray)

    04/02/2016 6:39:51 AM PDT · by bray · 70 replies
    www.braylog.com ^ | 4/2/16 | bray
    Exodus 13:2 Sanctify unto me all the firstborn, whatsoever openeth the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of beast: it is mine. Oh boy Trump stepped in it again by claiming women should be punished for having abortions. The Conservotocracy had a collectivist cow over the thought feminists would be offended by something a Republican would say. What was worse is he did not celebrate it or make a victim of the woman, but did the unthinkable and made the baby the victim. Perhaps having his fifth grandchild this week made the debate more personal than...
  • Watch: UK PM tells Labour to 'sort out' its anti-Semitism

    03/26/2016 5:23:16 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 22 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/3/16 | Ari Yashar
    UK Prime Minister David Cameron issued sharp criticism of the Labour party Wednesday, given the large number of members recently exposed making anti-Semitic comments and the party's unwillingness to take action against them. Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3j-qs0U764 n parliament, Mike Freer of the Conservative party asked Cameron if he agrees that all organizations "public and private" should root out anti-Semitism, in a timely statement given the Labour party's recent association with anti-Semitism. "Anti-Semitism is an absolute cancer in our society," responded Cameron, warning that when hatred of Jews grows it's a signal of "many even worse things happening to ethnic groups and...
  • Establishment Conservatives attacking Middle Class American Patriots

    03/26/2016 9:18:09 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 14 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 3/26/16 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    Members of the White middle class, American patriots that continue to sustain the values of our country, have been attacked for years by the conservative establishment. They have discovered that there is no difference in ideology between the Republican and Democrat hierarchy; that the elites of both parties lie continually to the citizenry. They have come to realize that the political landscape consists of corporate entities and Soros-like billionaires, shaping the future of our nation contrary to the wishes of the electorate. Congress itself is composed of a self-styled nobility, convinced that the American people should be permitted to offer...
  • Trump can take at least six states Romney lost and win in November

    03/23/2016 8:52:05 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 53 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 3/23/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Willard Romney lost in 2012 because he was a terrible candidate who, by Election Day, showed he would rather lose than appeal to conservatives. Romney won only the states he was supposed to win; nothing more. His attitude that looking good but losing was better than appealing to conservatives chased some 4 million conservative voters away. He followed George W. Bushs stupid lead and did not fight back against Harry Reids lies about his failing to pay his taxes. Instead he allowed himself to be mocked and led around by the nose by Reid and the media over a totally...
  • Phyllis Schlafly: 'Donald Trump Has Spoken To The Heart Of America'

    03/22/2016 3:15:46 PM PDT · by drewh · 28 replies
    Right Wing Watch ^ | 3/22/2016 12:05 pm
    Eagle Forum founder Phyllis Schlafly has been one of Donald Trumps most vocal supporters, much to the dismay of her fellow Eagle Forum activists who have rallied behind Ted Cruz. However, Schlafly stood by her position in an interview with WorldNetDaily today, even mocking the Cruz campaigns failure to win support from a plurality of evangelical Republican voters in many of the early primary states: The amazing thing is, Cruz based his campaign on courting the evangelicals, and even the evangelicals voted for Trump! Trump has got the energy to punch the kingmakers in the nose and take the selection...
  • Doctrinaire Conservatives Have Made the Word Conservative Powerless

    03/18/2016 8:43:24 AM PDT · by Brookhaven · 45 replies
    Politics as Unusual ^ | 3-18-2016 | Otto Lamp
    One of the mysteries of the 2016 election cycle is why so many conservatives are rejecting the true conservative in the race and going with a loud mouthed New Yorker. Even southern Evangelicals, the most conservative of the conservative, voted in the main forloud mouthed New Yorker. Why has the word conservative become powerless to motivate Republican voters? The image below should provide a clue. The US middle class is shrinking. In 1979 it made up 60% of the population. Today it is less than 50%, and it continues to shrink. Rather than have the diamond shape of 1979--where the...
  • Why Ted Cruz Could Win the GOP Nomination. In 2020.

    03/19/2016 1:14:20 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 101 replies
    Slate ^ | March 18, 2016 | William Saletan
    [SNIP]The argument against Cruz is that hes obnoxious.His colleagues dont like him,and exit polls show he doesnt do nearly as well among moderate and somewhat conservative voters as he does among hardcore conservatives....Thats why,when my colleague Jamelle Bouie was betting on Cruz,I put my money on Rubio...I stand refuted.Cruz hasnt overcome the Trump wave,but he has proved that in an angry party,his organization,discipline,and message can beat a broadly appealing rival.Republicans who vote for Trump in 2016,only to see him abandoned by elements of their party and defeated in the general election,would be at least as angry in 2020.The notion that...
  • No Insider - Mr. Cruz Goes to Washington

    03/17/2016 5:06:54 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 65 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 17, 2016 | John Nantz
    Only one Republican candidate has a record of doing exactly what he says he's going to do. In an earlier time, this was widely understood as integrity, the unimpeachable surety for pledges made on the campaign trail. And, only one Republican candidate passionately, genuinely, and faithfully, pursues the golden precepts of constitutional liberty which are the only safeguards of our pursuit of happiness within the judicious bounds of the civil society. Ted Cruz is a champion of economic, social, and religious liberty such as has not been seen since the Reagan revolution. While his emphasis on religious liberty and unabashed...
  • Bill Kristol: I Would Rather See Hillary Win Than Trump

    03/15/2016 2:15:31 PM PDT · by tflabo · 153 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Wednesday, 02 Mar 2016 | Todd Beamon
    Donald Trump would make "a terrible nominee and a terrible president" and The Weekly Standard Editor Bill Kristol said Wednesday that he would rather have Hillary Clinton in the White House than the Republican front-runner.
  • Down Memory Lane: What "Conservatives" Said About Palin, 2008

    03/15/2016 8:57:10 AM PDT · by LS · 36 replies
    Self | 3/15/2016 | LS
    As part of my ongoing Trump campaign biography, I thought it would be interesting to see what so-called "conservatives" had to say about Sarah Palin in 2008. Turns out, it's not much different than what they have said about Trump (i.e., hatred): Remember how the so-called conservative media treated Sarah Palin in 2008? Charles Krauthammer wrote, with Palin, the case against Obama evaporates. Palins choice, he claimed, negates the theme of readiness to assume the office. Referring to her as a wing-nut candidate, Krathammer wrote of Palins inevitable liabilities due to the fact that any unvetted neophyte has issues, such...
  • Student senator faces impeachment for conservative beliefs

    03/10/2016 7:39:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | March 9, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    Theres a witch hunt underway for conservatives at the University of Southern California and Jacob Ellenhorn appears to be Public Enemy No. 1. Ellenhorn is a student senator at USC and president of the College Republicans. He is also an outspoken conservative. And thats a big problem among his fellow student lawmakers at USC. Ellenhorn is facing possible impeachment accused of all sorts of tawdry behavior like publicly expressing his conservative opinions and (brace yourself) inviting high-profile conservative speakers to campus. It seems like freedom of speech and freedom to express your views is not allowed by...
  • Rubio warns against Trump hijacking far right

    03/13/2016 6:11:24 PM PDT · by Innovative · 102 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 13, 2016 | AP
    GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio says he must win his home state of Florida in Tuesdays primary to keep the conservative movement from getting hijacked by front-runner Donald Trump. Using a bullhorn, Rubio said, We must send a message to the country that we are not going to allow the conservative movement and the Republican Party to get hijacked by someone who is neither a Republican nor a conservative. He invoked the memory of the late President Ronald Reagan, saying he acknowledged the countrys fears and frustration in 1980 but didnt exploit them. Rubio is trailing Trump in Florida polling.
  • Maher Fantasizes About Trump Dying on Stage, Jokes About Cheney Dying

    03/12/2016 10:03:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | March 12, 2016 | Brad Wilmouth
    On Friday's Real Time on HBO, host Bill Maher joked about having a fantasy that an apparently unstoppable Donald Trump will unexpectedly drop dead on stage, and, moments later, joked about the possibility that discussing former Vice President Dick Cheney on his show might result in his death as he recalled the coincidental passing of Antonin Scalia and Nancy Reagan right after Maher had mentioned them on the air. Maher Fantasizes Trump Dying on Stage, Jokes About Cheney DyingThe HBO comedian set up his Trump death fantasy by recalling that people often ask him if the GOP candidate could really...
  • Why Conservative Women Are Flocking to Ted Cruz

    03/11/2016 5:59:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    Charisma Magazine's Charisma Caucus ^ | March 11, 2016 | Bob Eschliman
    Penny Young Nance, CEO and president of Concerned Women for America, a recognized national authority on cultural, children's and women's issues, announced from Washington, D.C., on Friday that she is endorsing U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for president. "You know, American woman have carried every presidential election since 1964," she said. "I've thought long and hard about who should be our next president. So many issues hang in the balance, the issue of life, marriage, we have between one and maybe four Supreme Court justices that are going to be appointed by the next president." Nance spoke in front of...
  • Meanwhile back at the Democrat Ranch

    03/02/2016 8:19:48 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/02/16 | Judi McLeod
    We seem to be making life difficult for Conservatives while we should be making life impossible for the Democrats How woefully naive are those who hold onto the false premise that Novembers election will free us once and for all from anti-American Barack Hussein Obama. On the first day after election, Hillary Clintons pant-suited bottom will be planted on the desk chair held for the past eight years by Obama, and Americas future will be the same as it was under the most infamous community organizer of his day. In other words a hostage held America that is going, goinggone....
  • The End Of The Republican Party As We Know It?

    03/01/2016 1:18:41 PM PST · by usconservative · 106 replies
    Self | 3/1/2015 | USConservative
    Ok, have at it. Will Tonight mark the end of the Republican Party, or the Republican Party as we know it? Death to the GOP-E as far as I'm concerned, and I'm proud to be a Fiscal and Social Conservative. I am unabashedly Pro Family, Pro God, Pro Life, Pro First Amendment, Pro Second Amendment, Pro Constitution and Pro Capitalism. Political Elites can go to hell. Go directly to hell, do not pass go, do not collect $200.
  • Super du Jour

    02/27/2016 5:51:07 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 4 replies
    Steyn On Line ^ | 2/27/2016 | Mark Steyn
    A few horse-racey thoughts before Super Tuesday. To pre-empt the usual objections, let me emphasize that what follows concerns itself not with my personal preferences but with what is electorally likely: ~Donald Trump seems set for a pretty super day, winning at least ten of the twelve states, and more likely eleven, or possibly a full sweep. The exceptions are Ted Cruz's home state of Texas (where there is conflicting polling evidence) and perhaps, if you cling to the pre-Nevada conventional wisdom about Trump's organizational weakness in caucus states, Minnesota. But a ten-state victory for Trump will still be a...
  • Save the Republic, Target the Democrats

    02/26/2016 9:15:23 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/26/16 | Judi McLeod
    Instead of hearing the loud lament that “Obama’s stealing our freedom and liberty”--”Obama stole our whole country!”, we’re hearing over and over again the children’s’ playground taunt: ”Liar, liar, pants on fire!” Let’s hope that some of the spittle-flecked rage Republican nominee contenders throw out at each other is left in reserve when whoever comes out of the July 18-21 Republican National Convention gets to go straight after Hillary, The Horrible. Let’s hope that the edge hasn’t worn off the rage because the Republican standard bearer will have a scant three months to expose Clinton for the fraud that she...
  • The ‘What If’ Minefield of the 2016 Election

    02/22/2016 8:31:35 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/22/16 | Judi McLeod
    It’s not the talk show radio hosts but celebrity talking heads and journalists revered as ‘Conservative” who are causing the most Republican splitting Frustrating and vexing What If Theories demonize not just my night dreams but poke worry jabs at me during my waking hours. What if after more than seven long years there’s no chance for average people to step back on stable American soil because there’s no way to keep Democrats from holding control? What if the man millions pin their hopes on bails out of the race at the 11th hour saying, “Give me back my ball,...
  • Conservatives Must Not Squander This Opportunity

    02/19/2016 6:44:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 111 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 19, 2016 | Davvvid Limbaugh
    As a supporter of Ted Cruz I have had many supporters of other candidates tell me that he would not be electable in the general election. I disagree. Yes, Cruz is caricatured in social media and elsewhere as unlikable and as one who doesn't play well with others. He's too extreme and we need someone who can draw independents to win, and, once elected, unite us in bipartisan action. He just isn't as handsome as Rubio, they say. Yet I have seen polls showing that Cruz is the most well-liked candidate among Republican voters, so you can't always rely on...
  • Conservative Radio Talker Mark Levin Announces His Own, Pro-American TV Show

    02/19/2016 5:12:52 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 26 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02-19-2016 | Michael van der Galien
    Finally: we'll soon have a real, pro-American and staunchly conservative tv show. And it's hosted by one of the best conservative radio talkers on the planet, Mark Levin. Levin, host of the Mark Levin Show, explains: "I have the greatest audience in the world and I give them my best every night. I am thrilled we are expanding our Town Hall meeting place for patriots, by taking TV broadcasting to a new level on multiple platforms where I will speak directly to my audience — uncensored, without middlemen, and commercial free." He goes on: "I make no excuses for my...
  • How David Brooks Created Donald Trump

    02/18/2016 7:48:38 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 7 replies
    Cato At Liberty ^ | 2/11/2016 | MICHAEL F. CANNON
    If you give Obama a pass when he is dishonest or breaks the rules, because he seems like a good man, or is at least better than those guys; if you argue he had to change the law himself because Congress is dysfunctional and Republicans are unreasonable; if you lambast Bush for starting a war, but give Hillary a pass for both Iraq and Libya; then you are adopting one set of rules for your tribe and another set of rules for everyone else. That shows a lack of respect for people who disagree with you. They notice. They resent...
  • Famed economist Thomas Sowell just made a HUGE endorsement for president…

    02/16/2016 4:19:55 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 126 replies
    Thomas Sowell has been an intellectual giant in the conservative movement for decades. Despite rarely making appearances in the media, the economist and author has managed to become a household name among conservatives... Senator Ted Cruz has been criticized in this column before, and will undoubtedly be criticized here again. But we can only make our choices among those actually available, and Senator Cruz is the one who comes to mind when depth and steadfastness come to mind.
  • Trump and Cruz: What is a Conservative?

    02/15/2016 9:20:12 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/15/16 | Jim O'Neill
    Professional politician Bernie Sanders talks about a revolution. Well Trump is the revolution I heartily accept the motto, “That government is best which governs least;” and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which I also believe, “That government is best which governs not at all;” and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government which they will have.—Henry Thoreau (1817-1862) “Civil Disobedience” To hear some conservative elitists tell it you would think that to be considered a true conservative you need...
  • CNN's Brinkley Dubiously Claims Reagan 'Fabricated' Story About Seeing Holocaust

    02/14/2016 4:51:21 PM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 14, 2016 | Brad Wilmouth
    Appearing as a guest on Sunday's Reliable Sources, CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley claimed that President Ronald Reagan "used to fabricate stories," and alluded to a story about the Holocaust as an example. After fellow guest James Fallows of The Atlantic recalled possible holes in stories told by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, lamenting that voters do not seem to care, Brinkley brought up false stories that circulated in 1972 about Ed Muskie, and then moved to Reagan as he added: So there are these fake kind of stories that come in, but I agree with James Fallows completely with...
  • David Brooks and Obama's Ongoing Pant Crease

    02/12/2016 9:15:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 12, 2016 | David Limbaugh
    If you read The New York Times "conservative" columnist David Brooks, you might better grasp the chasm between true and phony conservatives, between Reagan conservatives and establishment Republicans. In his piece "I Miss Barack Obama," Brooks unwittingly humiliates himself in his latest paean to the president, just as when he revealed his perverse attraction to Obama's "perfectly creased pant." Let me just share Brooks' words rather than trying to characterize them, for he does much more damage to his own credibility than I could. He writes, "As this primary season has gone along, a strange sensation has come over me:...
  • Trump’s Not a Conservative Icon, and I Don’t Care!

    02/12/2016 8:29:55 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 181 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/12/16 | Jim O'Neill
    We the people have responded--to the disbelief and chagrin of the elites: "We love America, we think it is great, and you can take your global utopia and shove it where the sun don't shine!" God bless America! Trump’s no conservative an’ I don’t care. Doo-da, doo-da. Trump’s no conservative an’ I don’t care. Oh de doo-dah day. Gonna run all night; gonna run all day. Trump’s no conservative an’ I don’t care. Votin’ Trump anyway. To the tune of “Camptown Races/Ladies,” Stephen Foster (1826-1864) (Note: also works with “Trump’s not a liberal….”) Trump is a philosophically unmoored political opportunist...
  • Conservatarians Owe Rand Paul a Heartfelt Thank You

    02/11/2016 7:25:07 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 3 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02-11-2016 | Michael van der Galien
    A good piece at Reason.com called "Rand Paul Is Out—But Libertarianism Is Finally Mainstream": "Rand Paul beat them all after being excluded from the Fox Business debate just a few weeks earlier. I’m going to call that a comeback—one small step for mankind, another bigger step for the future of liberty." "Why? Because Rand has seeded another generation of liberty-minded young people, much like his father did in 2008 and 2012. When I was a kid, there was no broad social movement for liberty like we see today. Rand juiced the build-out of this community simply by being on the...
  • Dana Loesch: If Carson Doesn't Drop Out, It Means He's in It for Himself

    02/11/2016 7:11:16 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 77 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02-10-2016 | Michael van der Galien
    TheBlaze TV and radio host Dana Loesch took to Twitter yesterday to call on Governor Chris Christie, Dr. Ben Carson and former HP CEO Carly Fiorina to do the country a favor by dropping out: "If Christie, Fiorina, and Carson don’t exit after tonight I have to question whether they are in it for the country or themselves." Earlier today, Christie took her advice. A few hours later, Fiorina did the same thing. Sadly, however, Ben Carson has done the exact opposite. Instead of suspending his campaign, the famed neurosurgeon left for South Carolina yesterday evening. Unbelievably enough, he did...
  • Similarities Between Traditional Conservatives And Feminists

    02/06/2016 8:21:23 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    Chateau Heartiste ^ | February 6, 2016 | CH
    Tradcons and feminists have more in common than either would care to confront. Browsing popular alt-right outposts, I’ve found that a significant number of them — not all; I don’t mean this to be a sweeping indictment of the tradcon right — share with feminists a misunderstanding of sex differences and of the functioning of the sexual market (hint: it’s transactional in nature, and sneering at the messenger won’t change that fact).
  • The Conservative Case Against Marco Rubio

    02/06/2016 1:08:14 PM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02-06-2016 | Michael van der Galien
    Now that Marco Rubio appears to be rising in the polls, more members of the establishment are trying to convince voters that although they are supporting him, he really is profoundly conservative. Looking at Rubio's Liberty Score rating of 79% it's clear that he is indeed more conservative than most other members of the establishment, but that doesn't make him the most principled and electable conservative in the race. Additionally, the very fact alone that the establishment is rallying around Rubio should give conservatives reason to pause. When is the last time you saw the GOP's establishment and their friends...
  • Mark Levin Show,M-F,6PM-9PM,EST,WABC AM,Ray Charles Fridays,February 5,2016

    02/05/2016 2:56:59 PM PST · by Biggirl · 50 replies
    Mark Levin Show ^ | February 5, 2016 | Mark Levin
    The Legacy Lives On! Marks Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny precisely because its principles are the founding principles. --Mark Levin in Liberty and Tyranny Welcome to The Levin Lounge Step in and have a virtual FRink.Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on FreeRepublic.com! You can call Marks show: 1-877-381-3811
  • It’s Time for Patriots to Hit the Ground Running

    02/02/2016 6:46:41 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/02/16 | Judi McLeod
    It’s a new morning in America, time to come out of the weeds, to join forces against the digital fairytale of the globalists working to bring down Western Society The lay of the land was laid bare in Iowa last night: No matter what the progressives instruct the mainstream media to say, conservatism is alive and well in battered America. Conservatives reopened the steel barred door letting through the masses, and it will be up to the masses and not the high-handed media to keep the movement going to restore America to what she was before Obama began his unsolicited...
  • Donald Trump is the most electable conservative

    02/01/2016 9:30:14 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 146 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/1/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    A lot of people are very afraid of Donald Trump. His success will come at their expense because power in politics is a zero sum commodity. What one side gains is always at the expense of the other. Every day we are presented with twisted and convenient definitions of conservatism from those who desperately don’t want to be on the losing side. To them, changing one’s mind and acknowledging the value of conservative positions has become a sign of insincere conservatism. They echo the liberal line about Lincoln not being so great because he, “Came late” to the idea of...
  • The civil war of the right

    01/29/2016 5:27:48 AM PST · by detective · 26 replies
    WND ^ | 01/28/2016 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    The conservative movement is starting to look a lot like Syria. Baited, taunted, mocked by Fox News, Donald Trump told Roger Ailes what he could do with his Iowa debate, and marched off to host a Thursday night rally for veterans at the same time in Des Moines. Message: I speak for the silent majority, Roger, not you, not Megyn Kelly, not Fox News. Diss me, and I will do fine without Fox.
  • Why the Koch brothers drive liberals nuts

    01/26/2016 11:29:58 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 3 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 1/22/2016 | Jonah Goldberg
    Jane Mayer of The New Yorker has a new book out: “Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.” It’s mostly about those old devils the Koch brothers. Charles and David Koch are billionaires. They own a very big company. They also are very prominent philanthropists, giving hundreds of millions to cancer research, concert halls and other worthy causes. But what makes them hated and feared by progressives such as Mayer is their political work. They help fund some organizations and foundations, some purely educational, some partisan. To listen to the left, they...
  • I don’t give a damn what National Review thinks; It stops in November with the election of Trump

    01/26/2016 9:04:30 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 38 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/26/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    I am a conservative and have been all my life. I don’t need the snot-nosed, elitist pukes at National Review to “help me” out of my error. I support Donald Trump. People like the bunch at National Review have given us sure losers from Tom Dewey to Gerald Ford to the Bushes, Bob Dole, John McCain and Mitt Romney. They have done incalculable damage to America with their pointy headed elitism; now all that stops in November with the election of Donald Trump. That I am beside myself with anger at the nerve of this bunch doesn’t begin to explain...
  • Cruz for President Launches TV Ad “New York Values”

    01/26/2016 8:49:12 AM PST · by Isara · 22 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 25, 2016
    HOUSTON, Texas -The Cruz for President campaign today announced a new TV ad, "New York Values", showing Donald Trump's assertion that New York “views” and “attitudes” are different than views and attitudes in Iowa. Trump explained New York Values in his own words and how they shaped his views on gay marriage and abortion. He then admits that if he were president he would not even ban partial-birth abortions.The ad will run statewide in Iowa beginning January 26.TV Ad: New York Values (Video)"New York Values" TV: 30Trump: I mean, hey I lived in New York City and Manhattan all my...
  • Ryan seeks to tame conservatives

    01/26/2016 5:40:48 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/26/16 | Scott Wong
    Despite those protestations, Ryan has spent his first couple months as Speaker aggressively courting some of the same Freedom Caucus conservatives who forced his predecessor, John Boehner, out of office last fall. The Wisconsin Republican ensured that conservative rebel Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas), ostracized for years by Boehner and his allies, won a subcommittee gavel and a coveted spot on the powerful Speaker-aligned panel that picks committee chairmen. He's invited Freedom members to weekly dinners he hosts in the Capitol. And Ryan has made Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), a frequent thorn in Boehner's side, a key member of...
  • If Evangelical Voters Take Their Religion Seriously, Ted Cruz Will Be The Republican Nominee

    01/25/2016 3:04:15 PM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 136 replies
    PJ Media ^ | Michael van der Galien
    Gary Bauer, one of America's leading pro-life and pro-family activists, endorsed Ted Cruz on Friday. In doing so, Bauer became one of many evangelical Christian leaders who have thrown their support behind the senator from Texas. Bauer explained: "Ted Cruz is a courageous conservative who has built a consistent record on the issues that matter most. He has fought for religious liberty at home and abroad. He believes all of our children should be welcomed into the world and protected by the law. Ted knows that government is too big and that taxes and regulations are too high. He will...