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  • 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 · 49 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...
  • Consistent Conservatives - - A gathering place for believers in true conservative principles

    01/24/2016 5:02:09 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 748 replies
    Regrouping JANUARY 22, 2016 ~ CONSISTENTCONSERVATIVES This is an emergency means for us to keep in touch with our FRiends, who are real Conservatives, in case of purging. Or, if there is no purging, do we really want to continue our discussions in the forum where the owner despises us for not supporting his non-Conservative candidate? My purpose is to figure out what to do to continue our discussions to advance Conservatism.
  • Trump, Conservative Ideolgues and Populists

    01/24/2016 10:22:45 AM PST · by DanMiller · 13 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | January 24, 2016 | Dan Miller
    Conservative ideologues want to keep things essentially as they are, making only marginal and generally ineffective changes. Populists want to change things to be more consistent with what "we the people" want. Often, what we the people want is better than what our "leaders" want or try to provide. Under these definitions, Trump is a populist, not a conservative ideologue. That's good.According to Dictionary. com, these are attributes of "conservatives:" Disposed to preserve existing conditions, restore traditional ones, and to limit change. According to the same source, "populism" means: Any of various, often anti-establishment or anti-intellectual political movements or philosophies that...
  • National Review—a Titanic Failure

    01/23/2016 7:50:05 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 37 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/23/16 | Dr. Brad Lyles
    In particular, Trump has accomplished what no politician, ever, has accomplished. He owns the media It is discouraging to find the National Review, home to a profundity of prominent pundits, attacking the frontrunner, Donald Trump, on the very eve of the first primary contest. “Conservatives against Trump?” Really? Even granting the authors good intentions, they accomplish nothing more than ‘rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic.’ “Conservatives against Trump” misses the point entirely. None of us regular guy and gal Conservatives out here in flyover-land, many well read (well, at least having read The Liberty Amendments) are encumbered by the ridiculous...
  • Is ‘Donaldus Dealus’ the savior of Western Society?

    01/23/2016 7:13:26 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 25 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/23/16 | Judi McLeod
    Trump is the unstoppable rising star of his own celebrity cult. Everyone knows his name, but not necessarily all the components of his game. There can be little doubt about ‘The Donald’ now being “all the rage”. Any media scribes, including the 24 National Review ones impertinently questioning whether Trump’s really a conservative are branded as “conservative coyotes”. It’s an era of long knives, one in which you don’t always know the direction from which the next shiv is coming ; an era in which more than ever seeking public office means your mother, father, or wife get dragged into...
  • Christians, Conservatives, Men, and White People Are Not Responsible For Your Problems

    01/23/2016 4:41:15 AM PST · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 23, 2016 | John Hawkins
    Lou Holtz once said, "Don't tell your problems to people: eighty percent don't care; and the other twenty percent are glad you have them." Unfortunately, Lou Holtz is a man out-of-step with our whiny age. Today, people will not shut up about their problems. They want to let you know about every issue they have, every "microaggression" and every time they're offended. It's a bottomless sea of discontent. Worse yet, our generation of complainers never seems to blame themselves for their own problems. Instead they've picked out a group of designated fall guys that it's always okay to blame for...
  • Andrew Breitbart and Michelle Malkin warned conservatives about The Donald

    01/22/2016 2:41:08 PM PST · by Isara · 164 replies
    Red State ^ | August 8th, 2015 | southernconstitutionalist
    The rise of The Donald has been remarkable. He is, it seems, supported by conservative Republicans and independents. At least that is the what they claim to be. He is supported by people who impose strict litmus tests on politicians-ready to denounce them as RINOs or liberals at the drop of a hat. And yet, those litmus tests don’t appear to apply to Trump.On the contrary, he can do no wrong. And everything he says must be good-because he is “speaking his mind” and “telling it like it is.” Trump supporters have excused his flip-flops (something they would have never...
  • Watch: Megyn Kelly Convenes "Conservatives Against Trump"

    01/22/2016 8:21:50 AM PST · by Biggirl · 44 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | January 22, 2016 | Jeff Poor
    Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “The Kelly File,” National Review editor Rich Lowry rolled out his magazine’s effort to challenge Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s bid to be the eventual Republican nominee.
  • Conservatives against Trump: Read their individual reasons as to why they oppose his nomination

    01/22/2016 7:18:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 84 replies
    National Review ^ | 01/22/2016 | Various National Review Contributors
    GLENN BECK As the election of 2008 approached, America was in crisis. And as we would soon learn, that crisis would not go to waste. Years after Bill Clinton disingenuously claimed that the era of big government was over, Obama won his party's nomination by promising its furious revenge. For constitutional conservatives, the Republican contest functioned less like a primary and more like an abandonment. Politically orphaned by their party, conservatives were forced to either stay home or hold their noses and vote for a progressive Republican. There was a silver lining, however. Rising out of the ashes of...
  • McAllister: Time for Conservatives to Make a Choice

    01/21/2016 9:06:53 AM PST · by Isara · 64 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | January 21st, 2016 | D.C. McAllister
    It’s pretty clear Donald Trump isn’t a conservative. The problem is many voters in the Republican Party think he is. These voters are real, they care about the constitutional principles that make America exceptional, and Trump needs them. He can’t afford to have the base of the Republican Party leave him for Ted Cruz.This is why he needed Sarah Palin’s endorsement. This is why he went to Liberty University and talked about “2 Corinthians.” This is why Cruz’s comment about New York values was problematic for him. Many pundits made the mistake after the last debate of thinking the comment...
  • Conservative Activists Ignore Leader, Back Ted Cruz

    01/19/2016 1:19:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Charisma News ^ | January 19, 2016 | Bob Eschliman
    Phyllis Schlafly founded the Eagle Forum in 1972 to enable conservative and pro-family men and women to participate in the process of self-government and public policy making. The goal: that America will continue to be a land of individual liberty, respect for family integrity, public and private virtue and private enterprise. The past 40-plus years have arguably been a testament to the Eagle Forum's success. Recently, Schlafly--while not using the words "I endorse"--effectively endorsed Donald Trump for president just before Christmas. She has doubled down on her sentiments more recently, making the argument to Breitbart News the businessman is the...
  • Michelle Malkin: ‘My Base Is Fed Up with Fox’ News Channel; Murdoch ‘Treacherous Bedfellow’

    01/17/2016 5:14:19 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 58 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/17/15 | Gabreil Sherman
    Now more than ever Fox needs a firm hand on the wheel. In many ways, the channel faces the same rebellion from the grassroots that's cleaving the GOP. "I can tell you, my base is fed up with Fox," conservative commentator Michelle Malkin told me. Malkin, who quit Fox as a contributor, actually goes after Murdoch for supporting immigration reform in her new book Sold Out (she calls him a "treacherous bedfellow"). Rush Limbaugh, whom Ailes first put on television in the early '90s, has said he "no longer watches cable news." A Limbaugh friend told me the dig was...
  • NY Gov Who Told Conservatives They Weren't 'Welcome' Says Cruz Should Apologize for

    01/15/2016 5:00:45 PM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 15, 2016 | Cortney O'Brien
    Andrew Cuomo has some nerve.The New York governor, who two years ago intoned that New Yorkers with pro-life and conservative values weren't "welcome" in the state, is suddenly acting as if he's their most ardent advocate.  At Thursday night's Fox Business debate, GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz (R-TX) defined New York values as "socially liberal, pro-abortion, pro-gay marriage,  and focus around money and the media." Cuomo insisted Cruz should "apologize" for his comments. "I'm always open to give him an education on what New York values are all about," Cuomo said on NY1. "And if he had any class, he would apologize to the people of New...
  • CRUZ: Trump is DISTURBED that conservatives are rallying behind me

    01/14/2016 11:12:42 AM PST · by Isara · 56 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | Jan 14, 2016 | The Right Scoop
    Ted Cruz told reporters, who once again asked about the Trumped-up phony eligibility claims, that Trump is disturbed that conservatives are rallying behind him, and that he’s only attacking him because he’s losing in Iowa:Cruz: Trump is worried because he's trailing in Iowa (Video)It’s so true that Trump is disturbed. Remember when Ben Carson was leading in Iowa? Trump told Iowans they were stupid for supporting Carson and accused Carson of having some ‘pathological condition’. When Trump is a desperate man he’ll say anything to win, no matter how ridiculous and dishonest. And his fervent Trumpers will follow right along,...
  • 48 Tweets From Conservatives About Obama’s Last State of the Union

    01/13/2016 7:59:19 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | January 12, 2016 | Leah Jessen
    Tuesday evening marked President Barack seventh State of the Union address. Conservative voices took their reactions to Twitter while Obama addressed the nation from inside the House chamber during a joint session of Congress. Here are some of the top tweets made during or right after Obama’s remarks:
  • Desperate, Dishonest Donald Trump Goes Birther on Ted Cruz

    01/06/2016 3:19:23 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 86 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 06-01-2016 | Michael van der Galien
    You knew it was coming! Donald Trump said in an interview that rival Ted Cruz’s Canadian birthplace was a “very precarious” issue that could make the Texas senator vulnerable if he became the Republican presidential nominee. “Republicans are going to have to ask themselves the question: ‘Do we want a candidate who could be tied up in court for two years?’ That’d be a big problem,” Trump said when asked about the topic. This is how Donald Trump operates: whenever he's threatened by someone in the polls, he tries to smear his opponents. He did so with Dr. Ben Carson,...
  • Conservatives Need To Avoid The Libertarian Trap

    01/03/2016 5:29:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 3, 2016 | Derek Hunter
    There's a reason liberals have been so successful in advancing their agenda in the past few decades. It's not just electoral victories they've played a part, and it's easier to make things happen if you win elections. But the main factor in their victories is one thing we conservatives are losing sight of: patience. In the time of Twitter breaking news, Tinder, microwaves, On Demand, etc., patience is as dead as detectives wearing Fedoras and calling people "Mac." But it's key in politics, and conservatives have forgotten that. Ronald Reagan the real man, not the myth created with his name...
  • Memo to the GOPe: Listen to the People or go the way of the Dodo

    12/31/2015 8:39:03 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/31/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    In 2016, voters must decide the direction our country will take for the foreseeable future. Will we choose to again be a nation of free and independent souls or will we continue down the path which has made the U.S. a global laughing stock? Many Americans realize that the nation cannot survive the effects of crony capitalism which dominates Washington politics. The question is how to end the corrupt practices which have provided wealth and power to members of both political parties. One would think that the forced dismissal of John Boehner as House Speaker might have caused the GOP...
  • USC prof. says Trump supporters are 'least educated segment of the population'

    12/29/2015 5:27:41 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 119 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | 12/29/2015 | Anthony Gockowski
    Professor Marty Kaplan of the University of Southern California published an op-ed in the Huffington Post called "The 7 Stages of Too Much Trump Media Disorder," a parody of the five stages of grief that calls Trump an "extremist bully" and a fascist. Kaplan defines his satirical disorder as a "self-fulfilling" cycle of media attention given to Donald Trump that sucks "the media oxygen from the room." "The more attention Trump got, the even more attention he got," Kaplan explains. Kaplan's made-up disorder has 7 stages, which he calls: 1. shock, 2. denial, 3. anger, 4. bargaining, 5. guilt, 6....
  • We Lost too many Conservative Luminaries in 2015

    12/29/2015 9:36:23 AM PST · by GeorgieCavendish · 8 replies
    National Review ^ | December 29, 2015 | Tevi Troy
  • Conservatives should be fighting the enemy, not each other

    12/29/2015 8:39:22 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/29/15 | Judi McLeod
    While we’re squabbling among each other, with some throwing up red herring issues on the electoral map, the other side seeks to guarantee Obama’s nasty step-sister Hillary Clinton another Democrat (read Marxist) presidency Something’s terribly wrong with ‘our’ side when there’s really only one presidential hopeful out on the primary trail hammering home the message that we’ve got to “Make America great again”. With Obama’s acolyte Hillary Clinton bringing up the proverbial rear of the final Marxist takeover of the West, any conservatives chomping at the bit to defeat that odious agenda should be shouting the message from the rooftops...
  • The 20 Best Quotes of 2015

    12/29/2015 5:13:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 29, 2015 | John Hawkins
    20) "The shrill little twerps shrieking 'You can't say that!' are a far bigger problem than the stuff they object to." -- Mark Steyn19) "The biggest thing leaders don't do now is listen. They no longer hear the voices of common people. Or they imitate what they think it is and it sounds backward and embarrassing. In this age we will see political leaders, and institutions, rock, shatter and fall due to that deafness." -- Peggy Noonan18) "President Obama is a wartime president who doesn't seem to realize it." -- Tom Cotton17) "Republican leaders believe the goal of the Republican Party is to...
  • Big name donors fuel McAuliffe's bid for Virginia governor

    12/28/2015 5:37:29 PM PST · by demshateGod · 100 replies
    CNN ^ | April 2009 | Peter Hamby
    Donald Trump is just one of many big name donors funding Terry McAuliffe's campaign to win the Virginia governor's mansion this fall, according to newly released financial disclosure reports - and he isn't even among the most generous givers. The New York real estate magnate cut McAuliffe a check for a whopping $25,000 in late March, but that's just a drop in the bucket compared to the largest single donation in McAuliffe's report - a $251,000 gift from billionaire media tycoon Haim Saban in January. That check narrowly bested a $250,000 contribution the following month from Steve Bing, another big...
  • Why Washington Post "conservatives" fear Trump

    12/28/2015 7:48:21 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/28/2015 | James Lewis
    Mild-mannered WaPo pundit George Will is panicking at the prospect of President Donald Trump. Mr. Will tells us that Trump will destroy conservatism -- which doesn't seem likely, because about a third of Americans strongly and consistently lean right. George Will also calls Trump "insecure," "needy" and does "compulsive boasting." George Will has discovered “insecure boasting” after two terms of Obama, the most insecure, self-promoting, pro-jihad, anti-American president in history. Every time Obama attacks this country he is also boasting about his own superior wisdom and morality. Obama is a true narcissist, Trump is a humorous boaster -- it's part...
  • Conservatives Unite! Your Voice Broadcast To Everyone!

    12/27/2015 11:31:23 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 13 replies
    Kickstarter ^ | Adam N
    Tired of reading about conservative news? Ready to start getting your point of view out there? We are here to make that happen! Are you excited about the upcoming election? Are you proud to call yourself a conservative? The Liberal media is doing their best to censor all things Conservative. If it wasn't for the internet they would of succeeded! I am looking for those passionate Conservatives that have something to say. I want to give you a platform to be heard. [....] 0 backers $0.00 pledged of $2,500 goal 45 hours to go
  • Conservatives' Biographies Show How History Can Move Right

    12/25/2015 5:45:29 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 25, 2015 | Michael Barone
    Biography is one way -- often the most vivid way -- in which people understand history. The beautifully written biographies of Franklin Roosevelt that rolled off the presses and rose in the bestseller lists in the 1950s and 1960s created a template in which the New Deal was central to American history. It was the culmination of what happened before the 1930s and the model for what should and would happen next. That model was undermined by the success of four-time Roosevelt voter Ronald Reagan, but the idea that every bigger government is beneficial and inevitable continues to be accepted...
  • Exclusive RedState Video – Ted Cruz on Why Conservatives are Happier than Liberals

    12/24/2015 3:08:56 PM PST · by Isara · 6 replies
    RedState ^ | December 23rd, 2015 | Leon H. Wolf
    In the video below, Ted Cruz continues his interview with RedState, given on December 22, 2015 at a campaign event on his birthday in Nashville, TN. Here, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) discusses why conservatives are happier than liberals, and why he will win against Hillary if he is the nominee.Ted Cruz Talks About Why Conservatives Are Happier Than Liberals (Video)
  • EXCLUSIVE – Sarah Palin: Congressional GOP Are Abusers And We’re Their Battered Wife

    12/19/2015 7:18:55 AM PST · by JustaCowgirl · 74 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/19/2015 | Sarah Palin
    They did it again. But like a battered wife, we keep going back because every four years they bring us flowers, beg our forgiveness, and swear they’ll never hit us again. The GOP establishment in Congress is our abuser. We can't hide the black eyes any more. The whole neighborhood knows. The Democrats are gloating. Obama thanked Rep. Paul Ryan (Traitor-WI) effusively – and why shouldn't he? Rep. Nancy Pelosi couldn’t have given him more. And where was the famed House Freedom Caucus – those stalwart conservatives who spearheaded Boehner's ouster? They were shrugging and handing us a bag of...
  • How the Left really sees Republicans: neo-fascist white people

    12/14/2015 4:23:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | December 14, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    Donald Trump is truly bringing out the best in everyone this Christmas season and that’s just as true among liberals as conservatives. (I’ve given up on sarcasm tags in these articles.) Seriously, if you’d like a look at the type of honest debate partners who are staring across the aisle at you this season, look no further than the Daily Beast’s own Michael Tomasky. He’s very worried about the current state of the GOP and wants to warn you all against slipping further into a futile maelstrom of racism and hate. With that in mind, he reminds us that Republicans...
  • Socialism On The Run

    12/14/2015 10:39:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 14, 2015 | Arthur Schaper
    On November 3, I could only sing: "Election 2015, oh what a night!" Those were my first words after learning that Matt Bevin won the governor's race in Kentucky. The forces of faith and family pushed past the transgender bathroom bill in Houston, Texas otherwise known as San Francisco along the Rio Grande. Churches are waking up, and conservatives are rallying to take back their local communities, and their countries. It has been quite a year for conservatives, and not just in America. Throughout the world, men and women who have labored under Big Government liberalism and its socialist tendencies...
  • Donald Trump Goes Nuclear: Let's Face It, Ted Cruz 'Is a Bit of a Maniac'

    12/13/2015 7:33:18 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 387 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12-13-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    In what's more evidence that Donald Trump is becoming completely unhinged, he is now stooping so low as to label Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz "a bit of a maniac": "I don’t think he’s qualified to be president… I don’t think he has the right temperament. I don’t think he’s got the right judgment… You look at the way he’s dealt with the Senate, where he goes in there like a — you know, frankly like a little bit of a maniac. You’re never going to get things done that way." He added: "Look, I built a phenomenal business. I’m...
  • Republican power brokers trying to steal nomination

    12/11/2015 5:27:32 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/11/15 | Jeff Crouere
    It will be the end of the Republican Party, as true conservatives are sick and tired of being used, abused and ignored With the Iowa caucuses getting closer and Donald Trump continuing to lead in the polls, the Republican Party power brokers are getting desperate. It certainly looks like the GOP establishment will stop at nothing to wrest the party’s nomination away from Trump. On Monday night, a group of moderate insiders met with Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. They discussed the possibility of a brokered convention in Cleveland next July if Trump swept...
  • Conservative backlash grows against brokered convention

    12/11/2015 3:44:47 PM PST · by jazusamo · 153 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 11, 2015 | Jonathan Easley
    Anti-establishment Republicans are up in arms over talk of a brokered Republican Party convention. Ben Carson warned a brokered convention would "destroy" the GOP, while supporters of Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) expressed dismay that party leaders would take part in meetings considering the possibility. "This is clearly their contingency to stop Trump and Cruz at all costs," Iowa radio host Steve Deace, who is supporting Cruz for president, told The Hill. "These people would rather lose elections than lose control of the party. And they'd rather have Hillary in the White House than someone the GOP base...
  • Donald Trump Takes to Twitter, Goes After Ted Cruz

    12/11/2015 11:19:58 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 31 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12-11-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    Oh my, it looks like Donald Trump is angry with Ted Cruz: [QUOTES FROM THE DONALD] According to the New York Times, Cruz recently told fundraisers that he was convinced voters would flock to him -- rather than to Trump or Ben Carson -- because of national security and foreign policy concerns: "You look at Paris, you look at San Bernardino, it's given a seriousness to this race, that people are looking for: Who is prepared to be a commander-in-chief? Who understands the threats we face? Who am I comfortable having their finger on the button? Now that's a question...
  • Cruz emerges as Iowa's new favorite

    12/10/2015 7:20:04 PM PST · by Isara · 25 replies
    Politico ^ | 12/10/15 | Katie Glueck
    The Texas senator's campaign is beginning to see returns after months of methodically courting evangelical leaders.Ted Cruz increasingly looks like the man to beat in Iowa. He's rising in the polls, building on an already extensive field organization and locking down critical conservative endorsements.Among the biggest yet came Thursday, when Bob Vander Plaats, the head of the conservative group Family Leader, came out for Cruz, citing what he sees as electability in Iowa and nationally. "This is a guy that's been very consistent in principles, in communications, and his campaign has shown ability to slowly gain ground and build momentum,...
  • These Frenchmen Weren’t ‘Cheese-Eating Surrender Monkeys’ — They Were Conservatives

    12/05/2015 7:42:39 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/05/2015 | Tim Wainwright
    American conservatives haven't always seen eye-to-eye with the French. When President Charles de Gaulle led France out of NATO, we weren't exactly thrilled. When the "Axis of Weasels" didn't back the invasion of Iraq, we responded with freedom fries (still available on the menu of Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill). While relations have thawed of late, especially after the Paris terrorist attacks and the forceful French response -- Rick Perry recently called France "our oldest ally" and Ted Cruz wrote an op-ed praising "liberty, equality, and fraternity" -- there is one particular area where conservatives remain surprisingly...
  • Diff between R and D? Repubs send blessings to cops and victims. Dems look to score points

    12/02/2015 3:03:02 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 10 replies
    latimes.com ^ | 12/02/2015 | latimes.com
    The statements (some via tweets) from the Democrats: We don't yet know what the motives of the shooters are, but what we do know is, is that there are steps we can take to make Americans safer and that we should come together in a bipartisan basis at every level of government to make these rare as opposed to normal. We should never think that this is something that just happens in the ordinary course of events, because it doesn't happen with the same frequency in other countries. ---Obama Mass shootings are becoming an almost-everyday occurrence in this country. This...
  • How the GOP Went Zionist

    12/01/2015 9:21:22 AM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 16 replies
    Commentary ^ | 11/10/'15 | Tevi Troy
    Republicans are now among the Jewish state's most important friends. This was not always so.The movement to isolate Israel may be in full swing on college campuses across the country, and Israel may be the subject of ever-louder international denunciations, but when it comes to a Republican Party riven by squabbles, the Jewish state has become a unifying glue. Support for Israel is all but unanimous among the party's politicians in Washington, and in the presidential race, candidates vie to outdo one another when it comes to expressing their commitment to it; even the isolationist presidential candidate Rand Paul has...
  • The Conservative Case For Ted Cruz

    12/01/2015 5:30:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 1, 2015 | John Hawkins
    After eight years of Obama that have decimated the Democratic Party, the Dems seem poised to nominate a candidate who's generally thought of as a corrupt, insincere liar with no significant accomplishments. This gives the Republican Party a real opportunity to put someone in the White House who can reverse the damage of the Obama years and get the country back on track. As of today, there appear to be five candidates who are in the hunt for the nomination: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump. Out of those candidates, Ted Cruz should be an...
  • Voters statewide, in city see April's unrest differently [Baltimore]

    11/24/2015 3:57:13 AM PST · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 11/23/15 | Luke Broadwater
    Looking back at the unrest that followed Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore voters see events differently than do voters statewide, a new poll shows.City voters are less likely to sympathize with police, and they are more likely to see joblessness and racism as a cause of April's unrest, according to a poll of likely voters conducted for The Baltimore Sun and the University of Baltimore.Those living outside the city are more likely to blame "a lack of personal responsibility among residents" for the city's ills.The divided opinions were most pronounced when respondents were asked for their opinions of how Baltimore State's...
  • Actor James Woods Endorses Conservative Stalwart Ted Cruz for President

    11/24/2015 7:31:09 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 71 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-24-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    The endorsements continue to roll in for Ted Cruz, who's also surging in the polls. Last week, two hundred faith leaders endorsed him for president. They were followed yesterday by actor and producer James Woods. Woods -- who's best known for his roles in Once Upon a Time in America, Casino, and White House Down -- says he decided to support Cruz after a forty minute-long telephone conversation with the senator: [TWEET] Woods went on to explain that Cruz could count on his support because he "has a strong posture in foreign policy and an unvarnished view of the domestic...
  • Britain to order 4 new Trident nuclear submarines – Cameron

    11/22/2015 10:17:42 PM PST · by Mariner · 33 replies
    Russia Today ^ | November 22nd, 2015 | Unattributed
    Britain will order four new nuclear submarines, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced at the Conservative party conference in Manchester. In a clear message to anti-Trident Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, the PM said four new submarines would be ordered to replace the existing fleet, which will be retired. In his first conference speech since the Tories won a parliamentary majority in May’s general election, Cameron used the occasion to present a strong opposition to Corbyn’s foreign policy stance, highlighting the importance of a strong nuclear deterrent. He told a packed hall that the nuclear deterrent is the country’s “ultimate...