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

September 19, 2022 by

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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 […]

Governors Against Open Borders

September 18, 2022 by

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By Gary Bauer ~ Abbott, DeSantis and Ducey have been sending illegal aliens to D.C., New York City, Chicago and other so-called “sanctuary cities.” We’ve all been cheering the efforts of Governors Doug Ducey (AZ), Greg Abbott (TX) and Ron DeSantis (FL) to push back against the open border policies of the Biden/Harris Administration. It […]

NY Times Paints Gov. DeSantis As Right-Wing Strongman, ‘Crush[ing] Adversaries’

September 17, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Another day, another Ron DeSantis hit piece in a major newspaper. “Is Ron DeSantis the Future of the Republican Party?” by New York Times reporter Matt Flegenheimer is set to appear in the September 18 Sunday Magazine, posing the question: Will Florida’s governor throw his hat in the ring for president, […]

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

September 14, 2022 by

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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 […]

RIP Orrin Hatch

April 28, 2022 by

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Douglas Andrews ~ In an age of ever-increasing partisanship, one senator had a remarkable ability to work across the aisle without compromising his conservative principles. ~ Orrin Grant Hatch, who died Saturday at age 88, played the piano, the organ, and the violin, and something about him so inspired Frank Zappa that he once recorded […]

Great Pride In Being Mexican American In Texas

April 6, 2022 by

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By Mike Gonzalez ~ Leftists rub their eyes in disbelief because all the polls tell them that Latino voters are beginning to shift significantly to the right. And there is a survey that tells us why this is happening, at least in Texas. In fact, the large Mexican American population of this state loves their country—that is to […]

In Depth: Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Soft Spot for Drug Dealers, Pedophiles and Terrorists

April 4, 2022 by

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By Paul Sperry, “Justice demands this result.” That’s what Ketanji Brown Jackson said in 2011 after the U.S. Sentencing  Commission knocked as much as three years off the prison terms of crack-cocaine convicts. As vice chair of the commission, Jackson believed the nation’s drug laws were overly harsh and especially “unfair” to blacks. A month […]

Will You Defend America Against Invasion?

March 15, 2022 by

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Douglas Andrews    ~ The results of a recent survey say a lot about the politics of those who’ll fight versus those who’ll take flight. ~ Rarely, as far as we can recall, have the traits of honesty and cowardice been so tellingly conjoined as they were for the pollsters at Quinnipiac, who recently asked […]

NY Times Front Still In Texas-Sized Freakout Mode: ‘Can Texas Turn Further Right?’

July 19, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ A front-page New York Times story Saturday by Reid Epstein managed to pack in 18 hostile ideological labels into an 1,800-word story on a sadly familiar theme at the paper — how far Texas is hurdling to “the right” politically under GOP control — in “Can Texas Turn Further Right? Top […]

Florida’s DeSantis: America’s Great Right Hope

July 10, 2021 by

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By Deroy Murdock ~ Democratic Govs. Andrew Cuomo of New York, Gavin Newsom of California, and Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan shatter everything they touch. Ron DeSantis, conversely, seems to get everything right. The Florida Republican has emerged as America’s governor. “We’re standing with our folks. We’re going to do the right thing. We leaned into it, […]

An Impeachment Farce

January 17, 2021 by

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DOUGLAS ANDREWS   ~ Nancy Pelosi and her fellow Democrats may have got what they wanted, but they’ve further divided the country and made impeachment meaningless. We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: The Left destroys everything it touches. It’s true. You name it, and, as Dennis Prager astutely observes, the Left has likely ruined it: […]

Why Conservatives Of All Stripes Must Unite In 2021

January 4, 2021 by

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By Kay C. James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ After 2020—a year with a deadly pandemic, a crushing economic shutdown, brutal riots, and a contested presidential election—it often feels as though things can’t get any worse. Yet, the political left sees these very moments when the American people are overwhelmed and exhausted as opportunities […]

A Colossal Embarrassment

November 16, 2020 by

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Gary Bauer  ~ Under the criteria we have used to judge other countries, we have not met our own obligation for free and fair elections. For decades, the United States has pressured former rogue nations that want to be taken seriously by telling them, “You must have fair and transparent elections. That is how you […]

A Republic — If You Can Keep It

November 10, 2020 by

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Doing so will require that conservatives become as involved as devoted leftists. ~ By John J. Bastiat  ~ According to American lore, a woman asked Founding Father Benjamin Franklin, who had just adjourned from the Constitutional Convention, what sort of government the august body had just created. His answer was blunt, accurate, and cautionary: “A […]

White House Hangs in the Ballots

November 9, 2020 by

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There is a process for close and uncertain elections, and we need to let the process work. ~ TONY PERKINS   ~ If you want to feel better about the election, here’s an idea: turn off the news! We’ve become so conditioned to listen to the media in situations like this, thinking only they can […]

Sports Figures Backing Trump Leaves USA Today’s Brennan In Full Meltdown Mode

November 1, 2020 by

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By Jay Maxson ~ President Donald Trump is gaining support from MMA fighters and legendary sports figures, causing consternation for USA Today, which was none too pleased about this development. Jack Nicklaus and Brett Favre made headlines this week for lending their support to the president, golfer Bryson DeChambeau is a Trumper and Politico featured […]

Pelosi’s Post-Election Plot

October 2, 2020 by

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The House speaker knows state delegations may well determine the outcome.  ~ Gary Bauer · ~ Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to her caucus over the weekend. She warned of the possibility that the results of the presidential election could be seriously contested and that the Electoral College may not be able to determine […]

Parallels Between the Election of 1876 and 2020?

September 30, 2020 by

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History proves again that we’re not living in entirely unprecedented times. ~ Lewis Morris · ~ Even in good times, it’s hard for some people to gain a sense of historical perspective. But in an age when leftist dogma has seized control of the news media, social media, and the cultural zeitgeist, it’s pretty much […]

Fear Not The Catholic Justice

September 28, 2020 by

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By GianCarlo Canaparo ~ Even before President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, Barrett’s religious views came under fire from prominent progressives. If this sounds familiar, it’s because these same people used this same line of attack in a failed attempt to derail Barrett’s […]

Republican Convention – It’s A Wrap

August 29, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ The quadrennial Republican National Convention ended last evening on the south lawn of the White House with the nomination acceptance speech by President Donald Trump. The president outlined the stark contrasts on many policy issues between himself and the Democratic presidential nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden. Among these sharp contrasts […]

Why The CREATE JOBS Act Should Be An Essential Part Of The Recovery

August 6, 2020 by

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By Adam Michel ~ Now is the time for Congress to start looking ahead to the economic recovery. Current aid efforts should remain targeted and temporary, but the opposite characteristics—permanence and universality—should guide pro-growth policies that can enable a robust American recovery. Topping the list of policies to help enable our return to economic boom […]

Sens. Cruz, Lee Outline How US Should Move Forward After COVID-19 Crisis

May 28, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Taking a fresh look at deregulation and at “decoupling” the U.S. from China economically will be key for renewed job growth after the COVID-19 crisis ends, Sens. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Wednesday. “I fully expect over the next coming weeks and months and years, we are going […]

Cabinet Secretaries Cite Better Health Care For Veterans, Elderly

March 2, 2020 by

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By Allison Schuster ~ Trump administration officials touted improved health care services for the elderly and military veterans Saturday during a conference of conservative activists near Washington. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie focused on health care changes implemented by the Department of Veterans Affairs last summer as part of the MISSION Act, which President Donald […]

Pompeo: On World Stage, Trump Has Achieved What Critics Said He Never Could

February 29, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo touted the Trump administration’s strong defense of religious liberty around the world Friday, while saying the president defies critics with achievements over “foreign policy built on fantasy.” Pompeo, speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, said religious freedom is among American values promoted abroad by President […]