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  • Vast Conservative conspiracy against Pope alleged

    01/30/2023 11:13:07 AM PST · by Gillibrand1 · 14 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 30/01/2023 | CG
    Benedict's death has certainly accelerated the aggressiveness Vatican expert Politi: attacks on Francis will increase Just after the death of Benedict XVI, more and more conservative bishops voiced their criticism of Pope Francis. Just coincidence - or is there more to it? In the interview, Italian Vatican expert Marco Politi gives his assessment. Since the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, voices from the College of Bishops have been piling up criticising Pope Francis. Archbishop Georg Gänswein's memoirs, in which he reports on his time with Benedict XVI, contain passages that at least indirectly criticise decisions made by the...
  • The BASED Immigrant Meme

    01/30/2023 10:26:26 AM PST · by River Hawk · 15 replies
    Highly Respected ^ | January 30, 2023 | Scott Greer
    American conservatives love to imagine immigrants as secret Republicans desperate to flee the Democrat barrio. The fantasy goes something like this: “Immigrants are hard-working, God-fearing people who love America more than any native! We just need to stop being bigoted and speak to these people in Spanish.” This line has been propagated for as long as I’ve been alive. Despite the billions Republicans have spent on outreach, they only started doing well with immigrant communities when they were led by a guy who called them criminals and rapists. Can immigrants save America? The answer is obviously no. By any metric,...
  • They're Not 'Woke.' They're 'Spiteful Mutants.' VIDEO-7 min

    01/22/2023 5:40:32 AM PST · by Phoenix8 · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/18/2022 | Dutton
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  • Soros takeover: FCC clears path for liberal group to buy Spanish-language conservative talk radio stations

    11/26/2022 8:59:15 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/26/2022 | Brian Flood
    A liberal group linked to billionaire George Soros has been cleared by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to purchase Spanish-language radio stations throughout the country, rekindling concerns that a "radical political agenda" will influence information provided to Hispanic voters. Miami’s iconic, Spanish-language conservative talk radio station Radio Mambi is one of the 18 stations the Soros-backed Latino Media Network will purchase from Televisa Univision for a reported $60 million. Radio Mambi, which is historically linked to the Cuban exile community and offers an anti-communism view, will be controlled by liberals once the deal is finalized. Latino Media Network, which is...
  • David French: An Open Letter to Those Who Think I’ve Lost My Christian Faith (Hurl alert)

    11/23/2022 1:41:40 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 40 replies
    The Dispatch ^ | November 23rd 2022 | David French
    It’s been an interesting few days. Ever since I wrote (first in The Atlantic and then on Sunday here in The Dispatch) in support of the Senate version of the Respect for Marriage Act, I’ve been subject to an absolute torrent of online criticism, mainly from fellow Christians. The culmination of the critiques came from Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, who took to the pages of World Magazine to pen a piece called “The Parable of David French.” “This is how conservatism dies,” he wrote. “This is how marriage is surrendered.” That’s dramatic! But it’s not...
  • What Is Conservatism? Before the Republican Party can go "back to fundamentals" — or back to anything — we'll need to know what the party is supposed to be in the first place.

    11/23/2022 9:03:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/23/2022 | Michael D. Giammarino
    Since Election Day, I have been engaging in conversations about the political state of the country. In the face of the failed prediction of a red tsunami, many (both on the right and the left) are blaming the Republicans themselves for the disappointing results. Specifically, the two main culprits receiving most of the blame are Donald Trump and the right's pro-life stance (i.e., the Roe reversal). They say that in light of the failure of MAGA policies to win voters, it is now time to leave Trump and the MAGA Republicans behind and move on with more successful strategies. But...
  • DeSantis won, but DeSantis-ism lost His politics played well in Florida, but failed elsewhere. (Too Conservative!)

    11/17/2022 1:05:30 PM PST · by Pxzftrnqfrn · 81 replies
    MSNBC ^ | Nov. 16, 2022, 1:36 PM EST | By Michael A. Cohen
    “We fight the woke in the legislature. We fight the woke in the schools. We fight the woke in the corporations. We will never, ever surrender to the woke mob. Florida is where woke goes to die.”With these fighting words, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis hailed his sweeping re-election victory last week. DeSantis trounced his opponent, Democrat Charlie Crist, by 1.5 million votes. The blatant gerrymander he masterminded helped Republicans flip four House seats in the state. The results leave little doubt that Florida is now firmly a red state and that he is the non-Trump front-runner for the 2024 presidential...
  • 2022 ELECTION – A Disaster for Conservatives

    11/11/2022 8:35:31 AM PST · by Fiji Hill · 30 replies
    Conservative HQ ^ | November 10, 2022 | Richard Viguerie
    ELECTION – A Disaster for Conservatives PROBLEM – Weak and Ineffective Leaders SOLUTION – New and Mostly Younger Conservative and Republican Leaders MANASSAS, Virginia – by: Richard A. Viguerie, the pioneer of conservative direct marketing, chairman of his 90-person marketing firm, and author of latest book, GO BIG, The Marketing "Secrets" of Richard A. Viguerie. ELECTION There’s no denying the fact in the 2022 elections liberals outgunned conservatives. Democrats/liberals beat Republicans/conservatives like a drum. There is plenty of blame and finger-pointing for Tuesday’s colossal failure by the GOP to achieve a resounding victory under the ideal circumstances for a wave...
  • Trumped at the Polls

    11/10/2022 3:24:51 AM PST · by GrootheWanderer · 67 replies
    City Journal ^ | Nov. 9, 2022 | Steven Malanga
    In the previous GOP waves, moderate Republican gubernatorial candidates were able to flip several deep-blue states, including Larry Hogan in Maryland and Charlie Baker in Massachusetts in 2014. Both governors managed the task of governing in a blue state well enough to coast to reelection in 2018. But Hogan was term-limited this year, and Baker, facing the likelihood of a tough challenge from a Trump-backed candidate in the state GOP primary, declined to run again. Trump supporters won both state Republican primaries, including a victory in Maryland by state delegate Dan Cox, who was aided by millions of dollars in...
  • Beyond Breitbart: The next stage of "Politics is Downstream of Culture"

    11/07/2022 10:42:47 AM PST · by LS · 3 replies
    Steve Banon's War Room ^ | 11/7/2022 | Larry Schweikart
    He was singularly responsible for introducing me around 2011-2012 to the Hollywood conservatives that made up the “Friends of Abe.” Andrew set up a dinner party at one of the finest steakhouses around for me to meet many of them, then paid for it himself. ​Perhaps Andrew was not as influential as the great Rush Limbaugh, but he definitely had a powerful voice, a reputation as the “Happy Warrior” on the right. Most people know Andre Breitbart for his maxim, “Politics is downstream of culture,” while forgetting that he did much to try to change that culture by joining with...
  • Conservatives Fear Schools Being Pressed To Accept Transgender Pronouns, Bathrooms And Showers

    10/02/2022 9:07:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 10/02/2022 | Darlene McCormick Sanchez
    Texas school boards are being pressured to adopt policies giving transgender students the right to use preferred pronouns, school bathrooms, locker rooms, and showers, according to conservatives who feel schools are stepping on parental rights.Transgender rights group members protest against an “Our Bodies, Our Sports” rally at the Freedom Plaza in Washington on June 23, 2022. (Terri Wu/The Epoch Times)The Texas American Civil Liberties Union presented a “best practices” program on transgender student legal issues based on Biden’s Department of Education interpretation during a convention on Sept. 24 in San Antonio.The Texas Association of School Administrators and Texas Association of...
  • The Left are torching the Constitution for conservatives

    09/19/2022 4:07:03 AM PDT · by MMuscles · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/18/22 | M. B. Mathews
    In the left's perpetual march toward the Constitution's bonfire, the Biden administration is now asking the FBI to create crimes where none exists. In the dearth of actual "right-wing extremism," the left's January 6 narrative that the country is flooded with "semi-fascists" and "extremists" is falling apart. In order to shore it up again, to excuse his disastrous presidency, Biden needs imaginary villains. No doubt his puppeteers hope to incite violence to preclude the November election's red wave. Our Constitution prohibits any infringement of our right to own and use firearms for hunting, target practice, competitions, or self-defense. But now...
  • Having Children May Make You More Conservative, Study Finds

    09/09/2022 5:15:20 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 31 replies
    Research offers possibility that declining birth rate contributes to liberalization. PAY WALL
  • Conservatism and Its Current Discontents: A Survey and a Modest Proposal

    09/06/2022 9:36:46 AM PDT · by TBP · 22 replies
    Acton Institute ^ | May 2, 2022 | George H. Nash
    In 2022 many American conservatives are in a state of acute anxiety, convinced that they are under siege as never before and that they are losing. Across the nation, the commanding heights of the federal bureaucracy, the news media, the entertainment industry, Big Tech, and the educational system from preschool to graduate school are dominated by people who seem increasingly hostile to conservative beliefs. In social media and elsewhere, identity politics and the ideology of “wokeism” appear to reign supreme, and a censorious left-wing “cancel culture” operates with virtual impunity. Adding to the sense of conservative vulnerability is the declining...
  • Now That We Know the Federal Government Is Calling the Shots on Social Media Censorship, Conservatives Need to Wake Up

    08/27/2022 8:43:19 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Red State ^ | 08/27/2022 | Streiff
    For some years now, many on the right have studiously avoided looking at what was going on with social media. As social media companies ratcheted down the ability of anyone to oppose the conventional, and invariably leftist, wisdom, all we heard was “muh private company.” The idea is that if a private monopoly prevents speech on any subject, that’s fine because they are a private company and conservative, you know, worship at the altar of private property and free enterprise. The solution has always been something along the lines of “if you don’t like how they operate, start your own...
  • Conservation is a Profoundly Conservative Value

    08/22/2022 9:23:28 PM PDT · by Ozguy1945 · 4 replies ^ | 23 August 2022 | Ozguy1945
    Teddy Roosevelt pioneered National Parks. Richard Nixon created the EPA Margaret Thatcher, the holder of a degree in chemistry, was a pioneer in voicing concern over climate change. Arnold Schwarzenegger introduced America's first cap on greenhouse emissions. These were not acts of God but human actions of mostly conservative icons. Conservatives can and should lead the way on stewardship of God's gift to us of Creation.
  • NP View: The unstoppable Pierre Poilievre ( Canada)

    08/06/2022 9:20:29 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 8 replies
    NAtional Post ^ | Aug 05, 2022 | National Post View staff
    The likely Conservative leadership winner should ignore pleas to move to the centre Pierre Poilievre’s complete dominance of the Conservative party leadership race is undeniable no matter who your favoured candidate is. Should he win, as seems all but inevitable, Poilievre should ignore the advice of critics and pundits on the left, as well as some within his party, who argue he needs to moderate his message and policies. The Conservatives have tried that for the last two elections and it is a losing strategy. Instead, the party should embrace the chance to bring forth an agenda built around Poilievre’s...
  • Reductio ad Hitlerum

    06/29/2022 6:43:50 AM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 9 replies
    The American Mind ^ | 06/28/22 | Michael Anton
    One reason the genuine right considers National Review a joke is that the magazine long ago lost the ability to distinguish between friends and enemies. NR spills considerable ink cozying up to the left and trying to show that they are not like those unacceptable bad conservatives but are instead harmless and reliable good guys. It attacks and backstabs those who ostensibly are, or should be, its friends and sucks up to its supposed enemies. Or perhaps NR is simply lying to its readers—and donors—and is playing Schmittian politics after all, but having switched sides? I couldn’t say, but that...
  • VANITY: For open discussion, definition of political terms

    06/24/2022 5:52:00 AM PDT · by OKSooner · 17 replies
    Vanity ^ | 6-24-2022 | Vanity
    Please define/clarify/discuss the following terms: Conservatism, Liberalism, Paleoconservatism, Neoconservatism, Neoliberalism, Authoritarianism, Libertarianism, and how they are different from one another and any similarities. Also "Classical", aka "Jeffersonian" Liberalism (Paleoliberalism?) any other isms that are worth consideration in this conversation. Please note that one is not asking for a definition or discussion of any fascist ideologies like Communism, etc.
  • Grove City faculty say college is facing a ‘fight for the soul’: A new report on critical race theory only added fuel to the dispute that has engulfed the conservative Christian college.

    05/30/2022 7:45:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    RNS ^ | 05/09/2022 | Kathryn Post
    When Cedric Lewis came to Grove City College nine years ago, he was delighted to teach where his Christian worldview was expected, not just tolerated. The Christian College, along with Hillsdale College and a few others is a bastion of conservative education, even refusing any federal government aid for fear of their curriculum being compromised by coercive government mandates. But this year, as the Western Pennsylvania school became engulfed in a politicized dispute over critical race theory, Lewis worried its Christian identity could be at risk. “We are in a fight for the soul of this college,” Lewis, an African...