Browsing All posts tagged under »Conservative Values«

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Trump’s State Of The Union Address Affirms Americanism As Nation’s Guiding Ethos

February 6, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Patriotism was one of the most important themes of President Donald Trump’s third State of the Union address on Tuesday night. It was a night of high emotion and more than a few theatrics that began with Trump refusing to shake House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hand and ending with Pelosi tearing […]

49 Conservative Leaders Urge Chick-Fil-A To ‘Reverse Course’ On Pro-Family Charities

November 29, 2019 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ Leaders of pro-family, pro-life, and other conservative organizations have sent a letter to Chick-fil-A asking the fast-food chicken company to reconsider its decision to no longer financially support the Salvation Army. “We are tremendously disappointed at your company’s complicity in defaming the mission and intent of the Salvation Army, one […]

The Unchanging Principles Of Conservatism Defined

August 23, 2019 by

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By Kay Coles James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ At The Heritage Foundation, we’re always thinking about ways to talk to new and nontraditional audiences about how conservative principles can create the greatest freedom, opportunity, prosperity, and civil society for the American people. We realize that for these ideas to take hold, we have […]

Congressional Republicans Unite Behind Conservative Budget

July 6, 2018 by

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By Dody Eid and Romina Boccia ~ The Republican Study Committee, a conservative caucus of 158 Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, releases an annual budget called “A Framework for United Conservatism.” Its aim is to unite conservatives in Congress behind a long-term fiscal plan. This year’s Framework builds on the RSC’s fiscal year […]

The Difference Between How Conservatives, Liberals Define Patriotism

December 28, 2017 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ A new poll by the American Culture & Faith Institute uncovered some interesting—and perhaps worrisome—trends when it comes to how Americans think they can properly support their country. The study found that Americans think patriotism is generally in decline, but we can’t even agree on how to define it, let alone […]

New Freedom Caucus In The Texas Legislature Seeks To ‘Amplify The Voice Of The Grassroots’

November 24, 2017 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ Republicans in the Texas Statehouse say they dedicated a Freedom Caucus within the Legislature to advancing grassroots conservative values, and they hope the caucus will be a significant influence in the selection of the next speaker of the state House. “Texas is a bright red state, a Republican stronghold, but […]

Australian Politics – Senator Eric Abetz: A Call To Arms. Fight For Values

July 22, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Background: Senator Eric Abetz represents the State of Tasmania in the Australian Senate. He has been a Senator since 1994, and is from The Liberal Party of Australia, the senior of the two conservative political parties which make up the Coalition currently governing Australia…..TonyfromOz. I thought Senator Eric Abetz gave his […]

Despite Efforts From LGBT Group, GOP Platform Retains Social Conservative Tenets

July 19, 2016 by

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By Philip Wegmann ~ CLEVELAND—A dramatic effort to change the GOP’s stance on LGBT issues ended with a whimper Monday as the Republican National Convention kicked off officially. The document, adopted Monday on the floor of Quicken Loans Arena, codifies the traditional definition of marriage and denounces the administration’s school bathroom directive. “It’s the most […]

Jim DeMint On How To Build A Conservative Movement

March 6, 2016 by

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By Genevieve Wood ~ Candidates for federal and state office are running successfully on conservative ideas—cutting government spending, protecting religious liberty, repealing Obamacare—that have taken hold over the past five years, Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint says. “What we’re here to do is to build a conservative movement that allows candidates to run on our ideas and […]

Conservative Politics Australia – Less Will Give Us More

August 24, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ One of the great frustrations of many conservatives is that few Liberal Party MPs seem to have the conviction, the courage or the talent to argue fluently for liberal or conservative principles. (The Liberal Party is the major political party on the Conservative side of politics in Australia) I suspect Maurice […]

What Today’s American Politics Tells Us

April 20, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ There is something very disquieting occurring in American politics today. Most dramatically, the Democratic Party is offering a candidate who is a moral cesspool filled with lies and a history of behavior that would render anyone unthinkable for the highest office in the land. Something is very wrong when Hillary Clinton […]

How The Laffer Curve Changed America’s Economy

January 4, 2015 by

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By Stephen Moore ~ It was 40 years ago this month that two of President Gerald Ford’s top White House advisers, Dick Cheney and Don Rumsfeld, gathered for a steak dinner at the Two Continents restaurant in Washington with Wall Street Journal editorial writer Jude Wanniski and Arthur Laffer, former chief economist at the Office […]

Being Thankful For The Left

November 29, 2014 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ When we celebrate Thanksgiving, after being thankful for family and friends, for health and comfort, for food and shelter; we shouldn’t forget to be thankful for the left. There is no light without darkness and without evil, the good often fails to find their own voice. It is in the presence […]

Passionate About Conservatism

October 28, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ We conservatives tend to be rather low key when it comes to expressing our commitment to conservative values. We are all about the Constitution, small government, a strong military, and fiscal prudence, but these are not things that are easy to talk about in a passionate way, no matter how strongly […]

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 […]

Recognizing The Real Conservative/Liberal Battle Line

October 20, 2013 by

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By Christopher Adamo ~ In the wake of George W. Bush’s razor thin 2000 presidential victory, which was secured by barely five hundred votes in the state of Florida, Democrats were livid. Seeing their efforts to steal the election, through endless selective recounts, thwarted by a Supreme Court decision to accept the certified tallies, they […]

Embarrassed Yet?

September 1, 2013 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ One would think they’d be embarrassed by now to display those Obama stickers. The Portland, Maine area, where I spend a couple of days each week, is a leftist bastion and the bumper stickers are ubiquitous. I see them while waiting at traffic lights, when I pull into a parking place […]

A Devine Look At America

July 23, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ For a few years I was a regular contributor to Conservative Battleline on the website of the American Conservative Union (ACU) Foundation, edited by a fellow I knew only as Don Devine. He was always unfailingly supportive and liked my commentaries. What I didn’t know was that Don was Dr. Donald […]

America’s ‘Changes’ Far Outpaced By GOP Establishment

June 29, 2013 by

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By Christopher Adamo ~ Even before Barack Obama won reelection last fall, Republican insiders were beginning to chant the mantra that “This is no longer the America of Ronald Reagan.” What they did not express so openly was their delight at the prospect. And of course ever since Election Day, the vaunted GOP Establishment has […]

Mining Coal Is Good, But Burning Coal Is Bad? Struggling To Understand The Left

April 18, 2013 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ This isn’t another blog about the Iron Lady. There have been quite enough of those already: we have, so to speak, reached Thatcheration point. Rather, it’s an attempt to get to grips with why so many people react with venomous rage to her name. Some of the abuse, of course, is […]

How Influential Is Conservative Talk Radio?

February 1, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ In the wake of the 2012 reelection of Barack Obama, I began to wonder how influential conservative talk radio is. Serendipitously, I received a copy of Fred V. Lucas’ new book, “The Right Frequency: The Story of Talk Radio Giants Who Shook Up the Political and Media Establishment” ($18.95, History Publishing […]