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Vox Writer: CPAC Was About ‘Ideological Rigor’; Now It’s About ‘Identity Politics For Aging White Christians’

Fri 02/24/2017

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By Tom Johnson ~ CPAC, now going on just outside the Beltway in National Harbor, Maryland, has changed along with the conservative movement, believes Vox’s Matthew Yglesias. Old-school CPAC, Yglesias contended in a Wednesday piece, was philosophically driven, populated by the sort of activists who “helped [Ronald] Reagan mount a primary challenge to incumbent President […]

Climate Change ‘Lunacy’ Called A Gift To Conservatives

Fri 02/24/2017

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By Kevin Mooney ~ For conservatives, the “lunacy,” “wrongness,” and “criminality” of climate change theories is the gift that keeps on giving, the executive editor of the London branch of Breitbart News Service said Thursday during a panel discussion at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Three major strands characterize the climate change movement, James Delingpole […]

Climate Change Australia – Global Warming Fail: Dud Desalination Plant Needs Diesel

Fri 02/24/2017

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Another farcical global warming fail. Victoria’s then Labor Government claimed global warming would dry the rains and drain our dams. So it built a desalination plant that it said would be powered by wind farms. But the rains returned, the dams filled, the plant is mothballed and now 30 diesel generators […]

Supporters Unfazed By Big League Ego

Thu 02/23/2017

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ Trump has a huge ego. But let’s think back and try to come up with a name of someone who has ever run for president during our lifetimes who didn’t. I can’t think of any. Is Trump’s the biggest of them all? Perhaps. Most have been artful at camouflaging theirs, and the […]

Washington State College Informs Students ‘American Grammar Is Racist’

Thu 02/23/2017

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By Melissa Mullins ~ Well, this is certainly something to put in the “are you kidding me” category. The director, tutors, and staff of the University of Washington-Tacoma’s Writing Center have posted what they call an “anti-racist” poster, insisting that American grammar is in fact “racist” and an “unjust language structure,” promising to prioritize rhetoric […]

CPAC To Focus Its Message On ‘We The People’

Thu 02/23/2017

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By Morgan Walker ~ This week, thousands of conservatives will travel to the nation’s capital for the 43rd annual Conservative Political Action Conference. The four-day conference, hosted by the American Conservative Union, will be centered around the first three words of the U.S. Constitution, with the theme being “We the People: Reclaiming America’s Promise.” “We […]

“The Trump Effect”

Wed 02/22/2017

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By Edward Cline ~ It’s so refreshing to report some tentatively good news for once. I left this comment on a Gatestone column of January 22nd, 2017, “Trump Fires Up Europe’s Anti-Establishment Movement“: I am encouraged and heartened by the sentiments reported in this column. I would really like to visit Europe again someday. But […]