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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 […]

Climate Pressure Groups In Conservative Clothing At CPAC

February 29, 2020 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ Beware of climate leftists in conservative clothing. A group calling itself “republicEn” got itself on a climate panel at CPAC and launched into a personal attack on Princeton physicist Will Happer and Genesis Torres of the CO2 Coalition. After Happer and Torres politely presented facts and science, Alex Bozmowski opened up […]

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 […]

Conservatives On Why ‘America First’ Doesn’t Mean ‘America Alone’

March 2, 2019 by

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By Courtney Joyner ~ Does the slogan “America first” also mean “America alone?” That was the question asked Friday during the Conservative Political Action Conference, following President Donald Trump’s second summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Among panelists discussing Trump’s “America first” foreign policy were Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, a member of the […]

Lindsey Graham Credits Trump For ‘Tough’ Leadership

March 1, 2019 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ When President Donald Trump first entered the Oval Office two years ago, Sen. Lindsey Graham was a little reticent to give him his phone number. “President Trump and I did not start well,” the South Carolina Republican said in remarks Thursday to hundreds of conservative activists. “But now I’ve given him […]

Geopolitical Benefits Spring From US Energy Dominance, Cabinet Secretaries Assert

February 24, 2018 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ America is in a stronger geopolitical position today because of  innovative drilling techniques making it possible to access domestic supplies of natural gas, two of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet members said Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke discussed the impact of […]

Group Defends Carbon Dioxide As ‘Elixir Of Life’ In Climate Change Debate

February 26, 2017 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ Forget everything government officials, many media outlets, and “activist scientists” have warned about the damaging effects of carbon dioxide, because in reality there’s no cause for alarm, a group called the CO2 Coalition urges. Scientists, engineers, and policy analysts who are part of the nonprofit organization turned out in force Friday […]

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

February 24, 2017 by

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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

February 24, 2017 by

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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 […]

CPAC To Focus Its Message On ‘We The People’

February 23, 2017 by

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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 […]

GOP Rends Over Immigration Fight + More – Daily Digest

March 2, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “It is a common observation here that our cause is the cause of all mankind, and that we are fighting for their liberty in defending our own.” –Benjamin Franklin, letter to Samuel Cooper, 1777 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS GOP Rends Over Immigration Fight Congressional Republicans tried to defund Barack Obama’s […]

Why Not Rand Paul?

March 24, 2014 by

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By David M. Huntwork ~ “Mr. President, we will not let you run roughshod over our rights. We will challenge you in the courts, we will battle you at the ballot box. Mr. President, we will not let you shred our Constitution… It is decidedly not a time for the faint of heart. It is […]

Straw Votes And Real Votes

March 11, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is over after three days of speakers and seminars. It drew a huge crowd of mostly younger voters, many drawn from the Young Republicans for Freedom who, in 1973, teamed with the American Conservative Union for the first conference. Over the years roughly half of […]

Glenn Beck, Performer And Provocateur

February 24, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba I watched Glenn Beck mesmerize the audience at the CPAC meeting that had begun so well with serious conservative speakers such as former Vice President Dick Cheney. However, it ended as a libertarian fun fest and Beck strikes me as the clown prince of libertarianism. I find it beneficial when a conservative […]

CPAC 2010 Registration Now Open!

June 23, 2009 by

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Register today for the largest gathering of conservative grassroots activists in the country! The American Conservative Union Foundation is pleased to invite you to participate in the nation’s largest annual gathering of conservatives. The 37th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) will be held on February 18-20, 2010, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in […]