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  • Fmr Trump adviser Steve Cortes: ‘Economic populist’ Katie Britt is ‘next generation of America First’

    06/10/2022 10:56:23 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 36 replies
    Yellow Hammer News ^ | June 9, 2022 | Dylan Smith
    Steve Cortes, a conservative news personality and past adviser to former President Donald Trump, was one of media’s first prominent voices to speak in favor of the “America First” movement. An advocate for what he describes as “economic nationalism” and “cultural conservatism,” Cortes actively supports the candidacies of individuals who subscribe to Trump’s rebranded style of Republican orthodoxy. Two of the most recent candidates Cortes has aligned himself with during the 2022 GOP primary election cycle are Arizona senatorial hopeful Blake Masters and Ohio’s Republican U.S. Senate nominee J.D. Vance, both of whom hold the 45th president’s endorsement. Like Cortes,...
  • Almost 2 in 3 say Supreme Court should uphold Roe v. Wade: poll

    05/08/2022 10:43:04 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 82 replies
    The hill ^ | 05/08/2022 | Olafiamihan oshin
    Nearly 2 out of 3 Americans questioned in a new poll said that the Supreme Court should uphold the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the U.S. The survey published Sunday found that 64 percent of respondents said the nation’s highest court should keep the decision the way it is, while 36 percent disagreed. Eighty-four percent of those who want Roe upheld said that overturning it would move the country in the wrong direction, and 82 percent said reversing it would be dangerous to women and for Americans’ rights.
  • Levin: If You Believe In America First Then You Must Reject American Marxism

    04/25/2022 8:29:14 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 48 replies
    Rumble ^ | Published April 24, 2022 | Mark Levin
    Mark Levin: "If you believe in America first, from our Declaration to our Constitution to our founding principles, to our economic system, then you must reject American Marxism, nationalism, populism and all the other -isms… Reject these dangerous ideologies. That are incoherent but are destructive. This country has been through this before."
  • Levin: 'America first' doesn't mean sticking 'your head in the sand'

    04/24/2022 7:16:30 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 117 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/24/22 | Kristine Parks
    Fox News host Mark Levin explained what "America first" means to him, Sunday, by debunking the notion that our founders were "nationalists." The "Life, Liberty & Levin" host said how the word "nationalist" cannot be found in our founding documents because the founders and framers "believed in Americanism," guided by "natural law and rights," not nationalism" or "populism." "The Tenth Amendment rejects nationalism. It’s federalism. Talks about state sovereignty. Why do we have a Ninth Amendment? Have you read that one lately? It talks about individual liberty, it is in my view, a reflection of the Declaration. They put it...
  • Tariffs: Are They Too Populist or Is There a Conservative Case for Them?

    02/28/2022 5:57:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 28, 2022 | Rachel Alexander
    President Donald Trump took a lot of heat from the mainstream, business and free-market Republicans for implementing tariffs against China and other countries. The common criticism was that it was a populist, anti-free market move. They pointed to it as evidence that he is a populist, not a conservative (I recently addressed the differences between populists and conservatives, showing the accusation to be a red herring). The MSM jumped on it even more, declaring — as if they are the authority — that Trump was going against Republicans. Was he? Look at history. The Founding Fathers imposed tariffs. The first...
  • What About This Alleged Wave of Conservative Populism Due to Trump?

    02/14/2022 5:03:56 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 14, 2022 | Rachel Alexander
    Under President Donald Trump, many conservatives started calling themselves populists. The term hasn’t been popular in significant numbers since the late Ross Perot ran unsuccessfully for president as a third party candidate in 1992. He was no conservative, falling somewhere between the left and the right on the spectrum. So what is this all about, some conservatives taking the term for themselves? Just like Perot, there are elements of populism that overlap with conservatism, and elements that tilt more to the left. It sounds great; power to the people, not ruled by the elites. Trump railed against the deep state,...
  • To Lift All Boats, Help Americans Resume Fulfilling Work

    02/10/2022 4:50:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall. com ^ | February 10, 2022 | Veronique de Rugy
    Pushing back on recent pro-worker populism on the Right, the American Enterprise Institute's Michael Strain writes that "workers need a growth-and-participation agenda." The addition of the word "participation" to traditional pro-growth ideas is especially important today. Millions of pages of study and commentary have rightly made the case that economic growth lifts all boats. But while necessary, economic growth without the removal of existing government barriers to work and entrepreneurship won't be sufficient. It can't cure the participation crisis that traps many workers and lower-income Americans. In addition to the money we make through our jobs, most of us find...
  • Another "Anonymous Source" Psyop by the Legacy Media Re; Trump and Desantis

    01/18/2022 8:35:59 PM PST · by conservative98 · 5 replies
    Rumble ^ | January 17, 2022 | Styx
    An "anonymous source" says Trump... Where have we heard this sort of thing before?
  • The Republican Party's Multiethnic, Working-Class Coalition Is Taking Shape

    12/10/2021 4:12:24 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 10, 2021 | Josh Hammer
    In the 2016 Republican Party presidential primary, decades of dissonance between the party's aggrieved grassroots and its blinkered elite spilled out into the open. For years, the chasm widened between the GOP's heartland base, the river valley-dwelling "Somewheres" from David Goodhart's 2017 book, "The Road to Somewhere," and the party's bicoastal "Anywhere" rulers. The foot-soldier Republican "Somewheres," disproportionately church-attending and victimized by job outsourcing and the opioid crisis, felt betrayed by the more secular, ideologically inflexible Republican "Anywheres." Donald Trump, lifelong conservative "outsider" and populist dissenter from bicoastal "Anywhere" orthodoxy on issues pertaining to trade, immigration and China, coasted to...
  • How Wall Street Still Owns Washington, Even with the Socialists in Charge

    09/10/2021 8:52:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 10, 2021 | Neil Patel
    Democrats in Washington are still pushing ahead with plans for their historically astronomical $3.5 trillion spending bill. The massive regulatory and social changes included would push America further to the left than ever before. The reconciliation spending bill, which can be passed with no Republican votes in the House or Senate, includes a ton of tax increases along with the huge new spending increases. The proposal will reportedly raise the individual income tax rates and the corporate income tax rates. According to the most recent news reporting, however, one tax policy is going to make it through the huge left-wing...
  • The Philippine President Told Unvaccinated People 'For All I Care, You Can Die Any Time' as He Continues His Brutal Threats Against Vaccine Deniers

    07/30/2021 3:16:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    Yahoo News! ^ | Fri, July 30, 2021 | Sinéad Baker
    SNIP Rodrigo Duterte told a national address on Wednesday: "For those who do not want it, well, for all I care, you can die anytime." He also said he wants the police to restrict the movement of people who refuse coronavirus vaccines: "To those people who do not want to be vaccinated, I am telling you, don't go out of your house." "If you go out of your house, I will tell the police to return you to your home. You will be escorted back to your house because you are a walking spreader."
  • The Coming of Strong Man Populism and the Power of 'No!'

    07/12/2021 3:25:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall,com ^ | July 12, 2021 | Kurt Schlichter
    Get ready for Strong Man Populism. The bad guys - the soft elite who think it can hold onto the societal power it inherited, but did not earn, through petty oppressions - will call it “authoritarianism.” Of course, they like authoritarianism when they are the authority - that’s why they feel no compunction about remaking our country and culture without bothering with obtaining our buy-in. But history teaches - not that they would know it, because they have never been taught it - that a backlash is inevitable. We’re going to turn to someone who won’t be deterred by cultural...
  • Ivermectin: Can a Drug Be "Right-Wing"? A working Covid-19 treatment has become hostage to a larger global fight between populists and anti-populists

    06/26/2021 9:52:21 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    TK News ^ | 06/27/2021 | Matt Taibbi
    On December 31st of last year, an 80 year-old Buffalo-area woman named Judith Smentkiewicz fell ill with Covid-19. She was rushed by ambulance to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital in Williamsville, New York, where she was put on a ventilator. Her son Michael and his wife flew up from Georgia, and were given grim news. Judith, doctors said, had a 20% chance at survival, and even if she made it, she’d be on a ventilator for a month.As December passed into the New Year, Judith’s health declined. Her family members, increasingly desperate, had been doing what people in the Internet age...
  • Trump Didn't Form a Populist Coalition; He Was the Result of One

    04/20/2021 3:43:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 20, 2021 | Salena Zito
    PITTSBURGH -- They're still there, planted in front of stately homes in wealthy suburban neighborhoods, on flagpoles in middle-class communities, and along the front stoops of inner-city row houses. Whether they say "Trump 2020" or simply "Trump," there are plenty of people who have left their sentiments planted on their own personal hill. It is not just here in Pennsylvania. The signs are not hard to spot as you travel to the Great Lakes, the Midwest, and Appalachia. The reason is complex. People who come from a variety of socioeconomic, religious, and political experiences formed a conservative populist coalition long...
  • Trump didn't form a populist coalition. He was the result of one

    04/19/2021 11:31:20 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 14 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 18, 2021 12:00 AM | Salena Zito, National Political Reporter |
    They're still there, planted in front of stately homes in wealthy suburban neighborhoods, on flag poles in middle-class communities, and along the front stoops of inner-city row houses. Whether they say "Trump 2020" or simply "Trump," there are plenty of people who have left their sentiments planted on their own personal hill. It is not just here in Pennsylvania. The signs are not hard to spot as you travel to the Great Lakes, the Midwest, and Appalachia. The reason is complex. People who come from a variety of socioeconomic, religious, and political experiences formed a conservative populist coalition long before...
  • Donald Trump’s Nationalism is Not Going Away

    04/01/2021 12:19:31 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 22 replies
    Liberty Conservative News ^ | 03/31/21 | Jose Nino
    Even people at establishment conservative rags such as the National Review recognize what Trumpism actually is. Michael Brendan Dougherty was correct in observing that Trumpisim “is a populist-nationalist politics.” He added some salients points about Trumpism: “[Trumpism] It is populist because it preaches political doctrines largely rejected by the incumbent political class: an America-first foreign policy, revision of the aims of our trade policy, and a halt to mass migration. It is a nationalist project whose ultimate aim is to restore the democratic link between the citizenry and government — a link that has been threatened by a class of...
  • GME - Is it populism fighting back?

    03/26/2021 9:51:18 AM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 3 replies
    Not financial advice by any means, but this has been a fun roller coaster. If feels like a push against the system. It is definitely historic. One of many GME pages that have popped up
  • Free Enterprise is the Essence of America First

    03/07/2021 4:33:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 7, 2021 | Arthur Schaper
    The Trump administration forced a lot of conservatives to rethink issues. For me, I had to revisit the topic of tariffs. Initially, I was knee-jerk hostile to tariff schedules. We should support free trade at all costs, right? That was what Milton Friedman told us, and that is what we should be fighting for. After four years of Trump, I realized that Pat Buchanan and other economic nationalists had a good point about tariffs. Indeed, every nation needs to take steps to ensure that essential industries remain strong and thrive in the home country. In times of war or a...
  • CPAC Is Still Trump’s, But Something Has Changed

    03/01/2021 12:53:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 99 replies
    The Federalist ^ | March 1, 2021 | David Marcus
    It's still a Trump party, but it's more than that.In February 2017, I attended my first Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Donald Trump was fresh off a stunning victory in the 2016 presidential election and it was very easy to tell he had all the energy, vim, and support of the attendees. What was less certain at the time was how Trump would govern and whether his control of the Republican Party would be a longstanding feature, or just some weird detour. This weekend I attended CPAC again. This time, it was held outside of the Washington DC region for...
  • We’re All Jacobins Now

    02/02/2021 9:27:35 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 9 replies
    National Review ^ | 2/2/2021 | Kevin Williamson
    American politics used to be stuck in the 1930s, with the Republicans always sure that a military buildup was necessitated by the ascendancy of some new Hitler in some distant land and the Democrats always convinced that we are on the verge — or in the midst — of a New Great Depression that can be countered only by a New New Deal. We haven’t quite got out of the 1930s yet — see, e.g., the “Green New Deal” — but perhaps it is time to look around for some other points of comparison.