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Ron DeSantis Files To Run For President

May 25, 2023 by


By Mary Margaret Olohan ~ Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has finally officially filed paperwork to launch his 2024 presidential bid. “Our border is a disaster, crime infests our cities, the federal government makes it harder for families to make ends meet, and the president flounders,” DeSantis says in a video announcing his campaign. “Decline is […]

Why National Conservatism Could Herald Future Of UK Politics

May 23, 2023 by


By Jarrett Stepman ~ LONDON—The latest National Conservatism conference, held May 15-17 here, may end up being a pivotal moment in British politics. The convention, sponsored by the Edmund Burke Foundation and called the NatCon U.K. Conference this year, has become a significant gathering place for American conservatives since the organization launched its first major […]

Capitol Hill Comes To A Climate Conference

March 3, 2023 by


By Duggan Flanakin ~ The 15th International Conference on Climate Change had as a major focus how the climate catastrophists used the COVID pandemic as a template for ratcheting up the so-called “great reset” to grow the role of government. Key speakers included Climate Depot founder Marc Morano and Fossil Future author Alex Epstein on Friday […]

4 Takeaways From House Judiciary Committee’s ‘Biden Border Crisis’ Hearing

February 2, 2023 by


By Elizabeth Troutman ~ As fentanyl kills thousands of Americans and illegal immigration continues to increase, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee held a hearing Wednesday addressing how Biden administration’s border policies have affected American lives. Representatives heard testimony from several witnesses, including Brandon Dunn, co-founder of the Forever 15 Project; Dale Lynn Carruthers, county judge […]

Gov. Glenn Youngkin Aims To Save Virginia From California-Style Energy Policies

January 31, 2023 by


By Kevin Mooney ~ Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, a Republican, is drawing a sharp contrast between his energy initiatives and those of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, saying he remains committed to withdrawing Virginia from a multistate climate pact and pulling away from California’s vehicle emission goals. Youngkin’s executive order calling on Virginia to “reevaluate” […]

WashPost Opinion Shocker: Tumulty Admits ‘What The House GOP Rebels Were Right About’

January 13, 2023 by


By Tim Graham ~ After a week of leftist-media hazing about a “hard right” faction holding Kevin McCarthy’s bid for House Speaker “hostage,” it’s a breath of fresh air to find Washington Post columnist (and Deputy Opinion Editor) Karen Tumulty acknowledging that there were principled reasons to negotiate in a piece entitled “What the House […]

House Republicans Call For Ban On Big Tech Private Funding Of Election Administration

January 11, 2023 by


By Fred Lucas ~ Some House Republicans are urging federal action to bar private money from bankrolling election administration after a Big Tech-aligned group that made controversial grants in 2020 is issuing another round of grants aimed at the 2024 elections. “Private money has no place in public election infrastructure,” Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., told […]

What’s Really Embarrassing

January 8, 2023 by


By Gary Bauer ~ I’m willing to debate any Democrat any time over who in Washington is embarrassing the country. Rep. Kat Cammack of Florida really annoyed Democrats Wednesday. During a speech nominating Kevin McCarthy for speaker of the House, she looked over at House Democrats and referred to how much they were enjoying all […]

Republicans About To Willingly Give Up Their Oversight Leverage Over Biden

December 20, 2022 by


By Rob Bluey ~ In just two weeks, Republicans will control the U.S. House of Representatives. They’ll be able to conduct oversight of the Biden administration that’s badly needed after two years of unified Democrat government. And yet, even before Republicans get the gavel, they are about to give up their leverage to hold the […]

Shooting The Starting Pistol At Ron DeSantis

December 3, 2022 by


By Tim Graham ~ Presidential campaigns always start too early, at least in the media. You might hear the starting pistol and see it’s being shot at Ron DeSantis. For example, New York Times opinion writer Frank Bruni wrote a piece describing DeSantis as an “optical illusion,” that “geyser of gibberish” Elon Musk seems fond […]

Donald Trump Announces He Will Run For President Again

November 16, 2022 by


By Mary Margaret Olohan ~ Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he will again attempt to become president of the United States. “Together we will be taking on the most corrupt forces and entrenched interests imaginable,” Trump said Tuesday evening. “Our country is in a horrible state. We for grave trouble.” The 76-year-old former president made […]

What You Need To Know About GOP Leadership Elections

November 15, 2022 by


By Samantha Aschieris ~ Republican lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives are set to hold leadership elections Tuesday, despite conservative leaders calling for a delay in the elections given how many House races remain undecided. Here are four positions members will vote on as they prepare for the next Congress. 1. Speaker of the […]

BREAKING: Ron DeSantis Wins Reelection In Florida

November 9, 2022 by


By Tyler O’Neil ~ Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis will win reelection, The Associated Press, The New York Times, and Fox News projected. It remains to be seen how large his margin of victory will be but with nearly 80% reporting, DeSantis leads with more than 16 points and more than 1 million votes, 57.96% […]

8 Races To Watch On Midterm Election Day 2022

November 8, 2022 by


By Samantha Aschieris and Jarrett Stepman and Tyler O’Neil ~ It’s Election Day once again in the U.S. As millions of Americans head to the polls, here are eight races to watch throughout the day. 1. Michigan Governor Race: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vs. Tudor Dixon  Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, is facing Republican challenger […]

A Turn To The Right

November 7, 2022 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Is Israel’s voting in of a new right wing government part of a trend by other democracies? Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones .

NYTimes: ‘Bomb-Throwing’ DeSantis Hurricane Hypocrite For Shunning Fed Covid Guidance

October 1, 2022 by


By Clay Waters ~ In Thursday’s New York Times, reporters Reid Epstein and Alan Rappeport tried to paint Gov. Ron DeSantis as hypocritical for receiving federal assistance in the wake of the hugely damaging Hurricane Ian under the hostile headline “Ron DeSantis Pauses Political Bomb-Throwing as Hurricane Ian Hits.” As a powerful hurricane hammers Florida’s Gulf […]

All Over The World, Conservatives Waking Up To Threat Of New Marxists

September 30, 2022 by


By Mike Gonzalez ~ TALLINN, Estonia—Conservatives seldom have been great at forging international coalitions. But that is changing rapidly. A common enemy always does that. Failure to form global networking is a bit of an occupational hazard for conservatism, inherently a nation-oriented, inward-looking endeavor. Conservatives, after all, seek to conserve very different national traditions, sometimes […]

Post-Pandemic Job Recovery Paints A Favorable Picture For Republicans, Report Finds

September 19, 2022 by


By Gillian Richards ~ The Republican National Committee released a report this Friday showing that Republican-led states have led the way in creating new jobs and lowering unemployment since the COVID-19 outbreak. Using new Department of Labor data, the committee found that in August, 9 out of the 10 states leading the way in job […]

DeSantis Touts Florida’s Successes, Paints Stark Contrast With Blue States

September 14, 2022 by


By Jarrett Stepman ~ MIAMI—Florida has become a “refuge of sanity in a world gone mad.” That was the assessment of Gov. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., in remarks Saturday evening at the third National Conservatism Conference here in Miami. DeSantis’ speech focused on the core theme of how Florida has become a bastion of liberty—a refuge […]

Killing Of Former Prime Minister Shocks Japan, But Shinzo Abe’s Legacy Lives On

July 9, 2022 by


By Bruce Klingner ~ Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was fatally shot Friday at a campaign rally ahead of Japan’s elections Sunday for the upper house of its parliament. The event has shocked Japan, which has extremely tight gun control laws and one of the world’s lowest rates of gun violence. Abe, who was […]

Thomas Fires Warning Shot At Media, Organizations That Lie About Conservatives

June 29, 2022 by


By Hans von Spakovsky ~ President Joe Biden and his liberal compatriots in politics, the media, and social media constantly are crowing about “misinformation.” Although the type of censorship they seem to support is not the answer, reconsideration of the legal standard governing defamation, as Justice Clarence Thomas has urged, might be. The Supreme Court […]

Life Wins: In Overturning Roe Versus Wade, Supreme Court Issues Victory For Rule Of Law

June 25, 2022 by


By Sarah Parshall Perry and Thomas Jipping ~ Roe v. Wade—one of the most contentious Supreme Court decisions of the modern era—was sent to history’s dustheap on Friday. In Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Justice Samuel Alito wrote the majority opinion, stating: We hold that Roe and Casey must be overruled. The Constitution makes no reference to […]

Supreme Court To New York: Second Amendment Means What It Says

June 24, 2022 by


By Amy Swearer ~ The Supreme Court on Thursday issued its first significant opinion in a Second Amendment case in well over a decade, striking down a New York state law that effectively denied ordinary residents the right to carry a firearm in public for self-defense. This decision, in New York State Rifle and Pistol […]

The Times v. the Tucker Factor

May 5, 2022 by


Mark Alexander  ~ When you’re taking flak from The New York Times, you know you’re over the right target. ~   “These abuses of an [the press] so important to freedom and science are deeply to be regretted, inasmuch as they tend to lessen its usefulness and to sap its safety.” —Thomas Jefferson (1805) Fox News […]