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  • How the GOP Went Zionist

    12/01/2015 9:21:22 AM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 10 replies
    Commentary ^ | 11/10/'15 | Tevi Troy
    Republicans are now among the Jewish state's most important friends. This was not always so.The movement to isolate Israel may be in full swing on college campuses across the country, and Israel may be the subject of ever-louder international denunciations, but when it comes to a Republican Party riven by squabbles, the Jewish state has become a unifying glue. Support for Israel is all but unanimous among the party's politicians in Washington, and in the presidential race, candidates vie to outdo one another when it comes to expressing their commitment to it; even the isolationist presidential candidate Rand Paul has...
  • The Conservative Case For Ted Cruz

    12/01/2015 5:30:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 1, 2015 | John Hawkins
    After eight years of Obama that have decimated the Democratic Party, the Dems seem poised to nominate a candidate who's generally thought of as a corrupt, insincere liar with no significant accomplishments. This gives the Republican Party a real opportunity to put someone in the White House who can reverse the damage of the Obama years and get the country back on track. As of today, there appear to be five candidates who are in the hunt for the nomination: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump. Out of those candidates, Ted Cruz should be an...
  • Voters statewide, in city see April's unrest differently [Baltimore]

    11/24/2015 3:57:13 AM PST · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 11/23/15 | Luke Broadwater
    Looking back at the unrest that followed Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore voters see events differently than do voters statewide, a new poll shows.City voters are less likely to sympathize with police, and they are more likely to see joblessness and racism as a cause of April's unrest, according to a poll of likely voters conducted for The Baltimore Sun and the University of Baltimore.Those living outside the city are more likely to blame "a lack of personal responsibility among residents" for the city's ills.The divided opinions were most pronounced when respondents were asked for their opinions of how Baltimore State's...
  • Actor James Woods Endorses Conservative Stalwart Ted Cruz for President

    11/24/2015 7:31:09 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 71 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-24-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    The endorsements continue to roll in for Ted Cruz, who's also surging in the polls. Last week, two hundred faith leaders endorsed him for president. They were followed yesterday by actor and producer James Woods. Woods -- who's best known for his roles in Once Upon a Time in America, Casino, and White House Down -- says he decided to support Cruz after a forty minute-long telephone conversation with the senator: [TWEET] Woods went on to explain that Cruz could count on his support because he "has a strong posture in foreign policy and an unvarnished view of the domestic...
  • Britain to order 4 new Trident nuclear submarines – Cameron

    11/22/2015 10:17:42 PM PST · by Mariner · 33 replies
    Russia Today ^ | November 22nd, 2015 | Unattributed
    Britain will order four new nuclear submarines, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced at the Conservative party conference in Manchester. In a clear message to anti-Trident Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, the PM said four new submarines would be ordered to replace the existing fleet, which will be retired. In his first conference speech since the Tories won a parliamentary majority in May’s general election, Cameron used the occasion to present a strong opposition to Corbyn’s foreign policy stance, highlighting the importance of a strong nuclear deterrent. He told a packed hall that the nuclear deterrent is the country’s “ultimate...
  • UKIP accused of 'trying to divide Oldham' with by-election leaflet following Paris terror attacks

    11/18/2015 1:43:12 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 8 replies
    Manchester Evening News ^ | Monday, November 17, 2015 | Jennifer Williams
    The row was sparked after a by-election leaflet claimed Labour want uncontrolled immigration and to abolish the army. UKIP have been accused of trying to stir up racial hatred in Oldham following the Paris terror attacks. A by-election leaflet distributed by the anti-EU party -- which at first sight looks like a Labour pamphlet -- lists 'uncontrolled, mass immigration', the 'axeing' of the armed forces, the abolition of the monarchy and handing back the Falklands as Labour party policies. But Labour said Nigel Farage was attempting to 'divide Oldham again' -- a reference to the bitter race riots of 2001....
  • Just before Paris climate summit, Britain slashes wind, solar subsidies

    11/21/2015 5:56:19 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/21/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    On November 30th President Obama will join hordes of our ecological betters from around the world at the Paris Climate Summit. Weighty topics of how to save the planet will be discussed and agreements are expected which will further push the cause of eliminating carbon, fossil fuels and everything else we rely on to keep civilization chugging along. One of the leaders in the field of green energy and allegedly reduced carbon emissions has been Great Britain, which makes it all the more odd that just before the big confab kicks off, they’ve , preferring to focus on converting...
  • Ted Cruz Solidifies Christian Conservative Vote: Endorsed By More Than 200 Faith Leaders

    11/21/2015 6:38:04 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 36 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-21-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    Texas Senator Ted Cruz isn't only surging in the polls, he's also rolling out one endorsement after another. Earlier this week, both Rep. Steve King (Iowa) and Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (California) announced support for his candidacy for president. Late yesterday evening, the two congressmen were joined by more than 200 faith leaders: Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced additions to his Faith Leadership Team which include more than 200 faith leaders from around the nation. This follows the campaign’s announcement yesterday of it’s National Prayer Team, led by Cruz Crew volunteers, dedicated to a focused season of prayer on behalf...
  • How Blue Zone GOP Could Veto Conservative Candidates

    11/18/2015 2:52:56 PM PST · by ek_hornbeck · 27 replies
    Cook Political Report ^ | 11/4/15 | David Wasserman
    In a few months, after Iowa and New Hampshire begin to winnow the field, the GOP nomination race could boil down to an epic final between a candidate with a more pragmatic image, such as Marco Rubio, Carly Fiorina or Jeb Bush, and a more conservative one, such as Ted Cruz, Ben Carson or Donald Trump.1 If that happens, the moderate finalist — like Mitt Romney and John McCain before him or her — will have a hidden structural advantage: the party’s delegate math and geography. There are plenty of reasons to be cautious of national polls that show Trump...
  • Watch: UKIP Leader Says Obama Wants To Kill Britain Through Islamic Immigration

    11/17/2015 1:27:32 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Nov 17, 2015 | Andre Walker

    11/14/2015 10:23:21 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/14/2015 | Neil Munro
    As jihadis murdered more than 100 innocents in Paris, Matt Drudge used his twitter account to focus attention on President Barack Obama’s policy of encouraging Islamic migration into the United States. Since 2009, Obama has admitted more than 250,000 Muslims each year, via family reunification sought by new Muslim citizens and government invites to Muslims fleeing wars in the chaotic Islamic heartland of the Middle East. In 2013, for example, Obama’s government admitted 280,276 people from Muslim-majority countries where the notion of jihad against non-Muslims is a conventional belief. But many migrants have brought their belief in jihad into the...
  • Yale Leftists INTERRUPT and SPIT ON Conservatives Attending Meeting on Free Speech

    11/13/2015 9:03:53 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 44 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/13/15 | Jim Hoft
    Leftist activists interrupted and spit on Conservatives attending a free speech rally at Yale. One student, Edward Columbia, who did not register for the event, showed up near the beginning of the event and began displaying signs at the front of the room stating, "Stand with your sisters of color. Now, here. Always, everywhere."
  • I Told You So (Slate's Bouie admits that Ted Cruz has a real shot at winning)

    11/09/2015 9:11:34 AM PST · by Isara · 35 replies
    National Review ^ | Kevin D. Williamson | Kevin D. Williamson
    The prediction business is a tough racket. I'd love to say that I hate to say "I told you so," but, as much as I hate to say it, I love to say "I told you so." One March 23, our old friend Jamelle Bouie of Slate made what he called a "definitive prediction," that there was simply no way in Hell that Senator Ted Cruz of Texas would ever be president of these United States. It was published under the deck: "Let's not even pretend that the Texas senator has a chance of becoming president." I responded under the...
  • Another Republican Debate - YAY!

    11/09/2015 8:45:50 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/09/15 | Peggy Ryan
    Don't poke the bear! No, seriously, I love these debates. First of all, they’re entertaining. A comedy writer couldn’t come up with better lines than these moderators. But more than that, each debate offers insights into the candidate’s political views, personal finances, juvenile records, and sex life. Who could ask for anything more? My favorite brawl so far is the third debate, the one with all the hullabaloo about bias journalists (like that’s news). It starts out slow, stump speeches and empty rhetoric. There’s a couple of false starts like when John Harwood asks Trump if he’s running a comic...
  • Media Darling Conservatives

    11/09/2015 8:44:31 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/09/15 | Nelson Hultberg
    Antidote to Liberalism Ponder this: Why are conservatives such as William Bennett, George Will, Bill Kristol, et al so graciously accepted by the prevailing liberal establishment? Why is there almost a commraderie between today’s prominent conservatives and liberals? It is because today’s conservatives do not challenge the moral premise of statism. Most of today’s conservative leaders are brilliant intellects, but they accept statism’s violation of individual rights and its conveyance of special privileges to a myriad of factions. Thus, they pose no moral threat to liberalism and are not feared by those who are tyrannizing our lives with omnipresent government....
  • Anti-Mass Migration Conservatives Win Croatia Election

    11/09/2015 6:21:43 AM PST · by Biggirl · 1 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 9, 2015 | Reuters
    Croatia’s conservative opposition won the country’s first election since it joined the European Union in 2013, partial results from Sunday’s election showed, but its narrow victory meant lengthy coalition talks were likely to follow in the next days or weeks.
  • Conservatives Need to Rally Around Ben Carson

    11/07/2015 3:01:35 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 106 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-07-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    As J. Christian Adams reported yesterday, Politico published an article on Friday claiming that Ben Carson’s campaign “admitted” he lied about being offered a “full government scholarship” to West Point. My colleague pointed out that Politico’s reporting was sloppy, but the same goes – he argued – for the campaign’s response. The point seems to be: Politico’s article isn’t entirely fair, but Carson’s response and exaggerations mean he’s not ready for the spotlight. Although Carson’s campaign certainly made a mistake by responding to Politico’s inquiries the way they did – they kept it too vague – the fact of the...
  • Carson’s Stumbles Could Benefit Ted Cruz in Iowa

    11/06/2015 11:10:57 AM PST · by Isara · 34 replies
    National Review ^ | November 6, 2015 | Eliana Johnson
    There are whispers in Iowa that volunteer supporters of Ted Cruz have been spreading malicious rumors about Dr. Ben Carson, claiming he is a supporter of mandatory vaccinations and conducted research using the tissue of aborted babies. Though they could hurt Carson with the evangelical voters who have flocked to him in Iowa and across the country, none of these attacks have gotten much oxygen on the national stage - certainly not from Cruz himself. Cruz has the ability and desire to appeal to the Christian conservatives who tend to dominate the Iowa caucuses, but Carson has emerged as the...
  • The GOPe can fool itself but Kentucky’s Democrats call Bevin’s win “Trump-mania”

    11/04/2015 9:49:58 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 7 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/4/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Republican establishment take note: At the end of the night a Kentucky Democrat called the crushing defeat of his Party’s candidate a result of “Trump-mania.” For the GOPe, in just one year Matt Bevin has come from “annoying” to “serious” to Governor Elect of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Bevin, the personification of “outsider,” has won a resounding victory in the Blue Grass State that changes the make-up of its government across the board. Sweeping to a victory that the pollsters tried to convince Kentuckians would be an upset if at all, Bevin whipped the tar out of Democrat Jack Conway...
  • Kentucky’s New GOP Lt. Gov. Is Black Tea-Party Activist

    11/04/2015 9:00:01 AM PST · by rktman · 38 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | 11/3/2015 | John Fund
    Matt Bevin’s 53 percent to 44 percent victory tonight marks only the second time in 48 years that Republicans have won the Kentucky governor’s race. But Republicans also made history in another way. Bevin’s lieutenant governor running-mate, Jenean Hampton, is now the first African American elected to statewide office ever in the state’s history.
  • Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio Grow Apart As Their Ambitions Expand

    11/01/2015 3:26:10 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 22 replies
    NY Times ^ | 11/1/2015 | Jason Horowitz
    When he ran for Senate from Texas in 2012, Ted Cruz welcomed the comparisons on Captitol Hill and in the news media to Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, another 41 year old Cuban American and oratorically gifted conservative who, two years earlier, had ridden a wave of Tea Party support to victory over his states Republican establishment. But Mr. Cruz also sought a more direct connection to Mr. Rubio, making several pilgrimages to his Washington office for advice, as well as an endorsement, according to people who were members of Mr. Rubios staff at the time. Mr. Rubio, by then...
  • The Republican Crack-Up Is Happening Now

    10/29/2015 7:38:39 AM PDT · by don-o · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 28, 2015 | Mike Flynn
    By almost any political measurement, the Republican party is the strongest it’s been in generations. Voter reaction against the leftward lurch of the Obama Administration has won the GOP a share of federal, state and national offices it hasn’t enjoyed since the 1920s. It is a dramatic turnaround for a party that many observers left for dead after Democrat sweeps in 2006 and 2008. The Republican party’s resurgence, however, was driven by explicitly conservative campaign messages and rhetoric. The party tapped into voters’ economic anxiety and frustration with a rapidly expanding federal government and unsustainable spending and debt. The party...
  • The conservative war on the mainstream media hit a new phase at the GOP debate

    10/29/2015 8:32:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/29/2015 | By Philip Bump
    The Republican Party's relationship with the media reached an inevitable new stage during the debate on Wednesday night. Thanks in part to CNBC's clumsy handling of the event and in part to the long-term and increasing rejection of traditional media on the right, presidential candidates were able to skate past legitimate critiques by claiming bias — with the audience enthusiastically cheering them on. Three moments in particular were worth picking out. Most obvious was Ted Cruz's have-you-no-shame upbraiding of the questions asked by the network's moderators. Asked about his opposition to the budget deal being finalized in Washington this week,...
  • Paul Ryan will officially become Speaker today

    10/29/2015 7:36:12 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 25 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/29/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Defeats Daniel Webster 200-43 to earn GOP nod I’m still trying to understand the issue a lot of you have with Paul Ryan, who articulates conservative economic ideas about as well as any member of Congress I’ve ever seen or heard. But I think it comes down to two things: You think he’s an “amnesty shill” and you think he “never met a bailout he didn’t like.” Does that about sum it up? Perhaps a third issue is that you didn’t like the budget compromise he negotiated with Patty Murray in 2013 when Democrats still ruled the Senate. And maybe...
  • WSJ: Wisconsin's political John Doe targeted national conservatives

    10/27/2015 9:52:16 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 13 replies
    Wisconsin Watchdog ^ | 10-27-15 | M. D. Kittle
    Part 272 of 270 in the series Wisconsin's Secret War MADISON, Wisconsin The four Republicans reportedly with cold feet about reforming the rogue Government Accountability Board would do well to read the latest piece from the Wall Street Journal on the expanded abuses of the political John Doe probe. Court-sealed documents, according to the publication, show the GAB, working with the Democrat-led Milwaukee County District Attorneys office, looking into several national conservatives in their star chamber. The John Doe team searched the digital cache for information related to their now-discredited theory of campaign-finance coordination, but they didnt stop there....
  • Feds Preparing to Undo Citizens United by Forcing Disclosure of Donors to Conservative Groups

    10/27/2015 7:26:42 AM PDT · by Twotone · 28 replies
    PJ Media ^ | Oct. 26, 2015 | J. Christian Adams
    Two words that make foes of the First Amendment go crazy: Citizens" and "United." Citizens United was the Supreme Court case that ruled the First Amendment applies to everyone: unions, individuals, and corporations supporting their interests through free speech. But the Federal Election Commission has started the process to undo the Citizens United case - and only one day remains for Americans to provide comments asking the FEC to respect the First Amendment.
  • Paul Ryan Promises Freedom Caucus Hell Reduce Crackdown on Dissenters

    10/26/2015 11:17:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/26/2015 | Joel Gehrke
    Fresh off a week of intrigue that saw him emerge all-but-assured of succeeding Speaker John Boehner, Paul Ryan met with the House Tea Party Caucus on Friday morning. His message, according to the caucuss chairman, Kansas Republican Tim Huelskamp? The culture of intimidation is over. Ryans comments to the Tea Party caucus built on remarks he made during a private meeting with the House Freedom Caucus on Wednesday. In the aftermath of that meeting, discussion of changes to a motion that lets rank-and file members attempt to depose the speaker a key, unresolved sticking point between Ryan and the...
  • Deal With It We Conservatives Are Here To Stay

    10/26/2015 5:08:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 26, 2015 | Kurt Schlichter
    Now is when the adults in the room are supposed to rise from their rocking chairs and send us uppity conservatives to our room without our supper. But instead, were going to stay right here and have another cheeseburger. And another beer. And theres nothing you Chamber of Commerce-kissing, Obama-submitting moderates can do about it. When Paul Ryan was drafted for Speaker, who held the real power in that dynamic? Not Ryan he knew he couldnt say No because he would catch the blame if everything went to hell. No, the guys with the real power were the dreaded...
  • Conservatives Winning in South LA and All Over CA

    10/22/2015 8:06:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 22, 2015 | Arthur Schaper
    Conservatives lament the Republican Partys -- and particularly the California Republican Partys -- lack of outreach into black and Hispanic communities. The previous history of slips and near misses gives us some insight as to why. When Republicans were not engaging in the circular firing squad torpedoing the candidates who dont quite make it at Election Day, or shooting down one another because they were not winning (today, we are) the echo chamber would take over, and everyone wondered: Hispanics care about faith and family, and so do African-Americans. Republicans care about all those things, too. Why are minority voters...
  • Things Are Getting Scary: Global Police, Precrime and the War on Domestic Extremists [1984]

    10/22/2015 7:34:56 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 5 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 10/20/2015 | John W. Whitehead
    Are you afraid that the government is plotting to confiscate your firearms? Do you believe the economy is about to collapse and the government will soon declare martial law? Do you display an unusual number of political and/or ideological bumper stickers on your car? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you may be an anti-government extremist (a.k.a. domestic terrorist) in the eyes of the police. As such, you are now viewed as a greater threat to America than ISIS or al Qaeda. Let that sink in a moment. If you believe in and exercise your rights...
  • HuffPo Author: Conservatives are "White Supremacists," Use Blacks as "Scapegoats"

    10/21/2015 1:39:15 PM PDT · by rightistight · 30 replies
    iOTW Report ^ | 10/21/15 | Aurelius
    Vanessa Carmichael, writing for the Huffington Post, is claiming that "white conservatives" will "seize on anything" that will support the "white supremacy" that rules the United States. In her article "About That Racist Email Your Grandmother Got...," Carmichael complains about her "soon-to-be grandmother-in-law," who saw an interview on Sean Hannity in which a black woman criticized "the Black Lives Matter movement for highlighting police brutality while basically ignoring black-on-black crime." Carmichael dismisses that assertion, and instead says that, sometimes, "liberal black people" don't want to talk about their problems because they don't trust white people: "liberal black people might talk...
  • Comic Propaganda: Captain America joins the left; attacks American conservatives

    10/21/2015 10:16:08 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 37 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/21/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    So now we have Marvel Comics denigrating Americans who believe we should enforce immigration law. As a brand new symbol of diversity, Marvels racially altered Captain America should be called Captain Propaganda after the tool used so often by the left to indoctrinate Americas kids against the evils of preserving borders, language and culture in the United States. In the strip, we are given the picture of a coyote trying so hard to help illegal aliens begin a better life after smuggling them across the Mexican border. He gives them food and water and assists them in finding their way...
  • (Video) Cameron Commits to Turkey EU Membership

    10/20/2015 3:08:57 PM PDT · by wtd · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | 19 Oct 2015 | BBC video
    Cameron Commits to Turkey EU Membership 0:23European Council Statement MPs are putting questionstothe Prime Minister on his statement on the recent meeting of the European Council BBC Parliament 19 Oct House of Commons Transcript: Kenneth Clarke, Conservative, Rushcliffe: "the Prime Minister will recall for over 20 years, successive British governments have quite easily supported the eventual aim of Turkey becoming a full member of the European Union. Would he confirm that that remains the policy of the present government? Cameron: I can confirm to my friend at the British government's policy hasn't changed and he's actually right when he...
  • Right-Wing Domestic Terrorism

    10/19/2015 1:35:41 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 14 replies
    Western Free Press ^ | October 17, 2015 | Nicholas Short
    Delivering remarks on domestic terrorism at an event co-sponsored by the George Washington Universitys program on extremism and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), Assistant Attorney General John P. Carlin announced on Wednesday the creation of a new position within the Department of Justice (DOJ) aimed at investigating violent extremism. We are here to talk about combating domestic terrorism, which the FBI has explained as Americans attacking Americans based on U.S.-based extremist ideologies. The threat ranges from individuals motivated by anti-government animus, to eco-radicalism and racism, stated Carlin. He continued, Homegrown violent extremists can be motivated by any viewpoint on...
  • The TEA party movement is finally scaring all of its enemies

    10/18/2015 10:05:48 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 27 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/18/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    In 2009 many of us made our way to Washington to let the political establishment know we were mad as hell and not going to take it anymore. We knew we wanted change and knew we werent going to get that change sitting at home complaining. Naturally our enemies made light of our efforts and lied about our numbers. This made both wings of the Uniparty feel good about what was happening. They sniffed and said, Theyre just a bunch of retired seniors looking for some excitement. They dont understand how government works. They will get tired and go away....
  • Canada could be in for a fundamental transformation

    10/14/2015 7:12:04 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/14/15 | Arthur Weinreb
    At least Obama has some experience with real life gained as a community organizer on the streets of Chicago. The part time drama teacher has none. The federal election to be held on Monday could be one of the most important in Canadian history that could result in, as Barack Obama would say, a fundamental transformation of the country. Examining the polls, it appears Canada is headed towards either a Conservative or Liberal minority government. If the Conservatives win a minority both main opposition parties have said they will not support the government. If this happens it would result in...
  • Willie Geist: 'Many of My Conservative Friends' Thought Cooper Would Go Easy on Dems

    10/14/2015 5:12:21 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Wow: an MSMer who not only has many conservative friends, but is willing to admit it on live national TV? On today's Morning Joe, in the course of praising Anderson Cooper's performance as debate moderator, Geist let drop that prior to the debate "many of my conservative friends" thought CNN would go easy on the Dems, but that five minutes in, they told him "oh, I guess he's not going to go easy." View the video here.
  • Americans Are Void of Critical Thinking Skills

    10/13/2015 8:03:28 AM PDT · by PROCON · 54 replies
    americanthinker ^ | Oct. 13, 2015 | Patricia L. Dickson
    Never has there been a time in history requiring that an individual be equipped with critical thinking skills more than now. The biggest problem that America is facing today is the inability of the vast majority of the citizenry to think critically. Matt Drudge went so far as to say that Americans are sick. Lack of the ability to think critically is a mental symptom that affects all people regardless of their level of education, economic status, age, race, ethnicity, sex, or political party (although it appears that liberals are more likely to lack such skills). If we are to...

    10/12/2015 9:19:20 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 30 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/12/15 | John Porter
    Many years ago we heard a lot about a silent majority. What is it? It is an unspecified, large number of people in our country who do not express their opinions publicly and do not take part in public discourse. Richard Nixon first popularized the phrase in presidential politics because he, along with others, saw this group of middle Americans and common people being overshadowed by the biased news media and more vocal, liberal minority with their paid for political leaders. I believe we are witnessing a major bipartisan revolt and uprising of the American people in progress. It sure...
  • Marylands Larry Hogan: Leading By Example

    10/12/2015 7:12:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 12, 2015 | Arthur Schaper
    Over the past week, I have been reading and writing (hoping, whining, praying) about the necessary yet proper growing pains redefining the House Republican caucus in Washington D.C. With two milquetoast leaders on their way out (Boehner and McCarthy), and with the search for better leaders still ongoing, why not take some time to appreciate real conservative leadership, and what it can accomplish in one of the bluest states in the union? Once a long-shot candidate, Republican Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland remains sadly an unsung hero for the conservative cause, fighting hard against cancer and illiberal interests which have...
  • The Republicans Ugly Revolt (very good article!)

    10/11/2015 6:47:37 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 25 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | 10/10/15 | Frank Bruni
    OVER the last two decades, through Bob Dole and George W. Bush and John McCain and Mitt Romney, it has become an article of faith that the Republican presidential nominee is a person blessed by, or acceptable to, the partys establishment, meaning the elders, the bankers, the cool heads, the deep pockets. Theres mess along the way brief tantrums by restive voters, fleeting triumphs by renegade candidates but order and obeisance in the end. Is this the election cycle when that changes? The twilight of the Republican elite? Donald Trumps stamina and the ascendance of Ben Carson and...
  • Conservatives: No one has the votes for House speaker... yet

    10/07/2015 11:49:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/07/2015 | By SUSAN FERRECHIO
    Conservatives emerged from a late Tuesday night gathering in which they questioned a trio of candidates to be the next House speaker, only to report that none of the three has likely secured the support of the 218 Republicans needed to win when the election takes place Oct. 29. "I wouldn't predict there is one at this point if there was a vote right now this night," said Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, as he left the forum, which was held near the Capitol at Republican headquarters. "Hopefully by Thursday we can get there but it's going to be difficult." House...
  • Scott Walker reminds us money can get you on the stage but if you cant sing you get the hook

    10/04/2015 10:25:49 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/4/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Like a significant number of conservatives I thought Scott Walker would be the right man to lead the Republican Party to victory next year. He seemed to have what it takes to fight Democrats and win even in a Blue State. His list of accomplishments impressed others as well. Then came the first Presidential Debate. Walkers performance was stunningly poor. Worse still was his disappearance in the second debate which cost him the support of 98% of his previous backers. In the first debate he was a silent crash dummy. In the second go-round Walker, the guy who had built...
  • Trumps Silent Majority Makes Loud Ugly Noises Online

    09/30/2015 7:51:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    WhoWhatWhy ^ | September 30, 2015 | Klaus Marre
    Early in September, Shaquandra Ratliff was killed in Chicago. The young mother was shot when a fight broke out at a death remembrance party for a gang member slain a year ago. But police say Ratliff had no gang affiliation and simply was at the wrong place at the wrong time. In other words, this is a story about yet another innocent black person shot to death. A report on the killing was posted on Yahoo! News, the most popular news site in the United States. Yahoo! News allows people to comment on articles and/or to vote on comments. A...
  • Conservatives organize to 'Fire McCarthy'

    09/30/2015 1:59:24 PM PDT · by lward99 · 52 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 30, 2015 | KELLY COHEN
    Rep. Kevin McCarthy is not even Speaker of the House yet, but there is already a group ready to fire him. A group of prominent right-leaning organizations formed a coalition Wednesday dubbed "Fire Kevin McCarthy," pledging to remove the California Republican should he be chosen to replace John Boehner when he retires at the end of next month. "Having worked with Kevin McCarthy in the House, I'll admit he's a friendly guy," former Georgia Rep. Paul Broun said in a statement announcing the formation of the coalition. "But we need a dramatic change in House leadership we can't afford...
  • Conservatives not running in race to replace Boehner

    09/29/2015 5:02:56 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 38 replies
    WSB Radio ^ | 09/28/2015 | Jamie Dupree
    While more conservative GOP lawmakers in the House celebrated the decision of Speaker John Boehner to leave his post, those same Tea Party lawmakers readily acknowledged that they are passing on the idea of trying to elect one of their own fellow conservatives as Boehners replacement, or even to fill another expected opening for a top Republican leadership post in the House. This has never been about making the conservatives the leaders of the party, said Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID). We never thought we had enough votes to get one of our own elected, said Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC), as...
  • Boehner runs to media to rip conservative false prophets

    09/28/2015 5:57:07 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/28/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Can an MSNBC gig be far behind? John McCain had a good run as the medias favorite Republican. Its an easy gig to get. All you have to do is rip the conservative members of your own party who expect you to actually accomplish the enactment of conservative policies. You can call them wacko birds. You can call them extremists. The more colorful and condescending the name-calling the better. The media will eat it up and youll be in high demand. John Boehner seemed ready for his audition as the new Medias Favorite Republican in his appearance yesterday on CBSs...
  • The Trump Phenomenon

    09/27/2015 7:54:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 31 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/27/15 | Obie Usategui
    I would like to suggest to the rest of the candidates that, maybe, just maybe, the time is ripe for you all to start cloning whatever it is that Mr. Trump is doing right, and kid yourselves not, he is doing something right As much as many of us may have missed it, there is, as far as I am concerned, a true nonpareil phenomenon taking place right before our very eyes in this running for the republican presidential candidacy deal, and I am not referring specifically to the uniquely crowded field of contenders, now in the hunt for the...
  • Heres MARK LEVIN at the Value Voters Summit!! [FULL INTERVIEW]

    09/27/2015 7:18:21 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 4 replies
    Right Scoop ^ | Sept 26 2015 | Right Scoop
    The Great One appeared at the Value Voters Summit today and stuck it to the wastrels and scoundrels of the leadership of our spineless Republican party like no one else can!!! ROLL THE TAPE MISTER PRODUCER!!!! We are smarter than the leaders of the Republican Party. We are BETTER than the leaders of the Republican party!! [ ] straight.
  • Seven Ways Pope Francis Slapped Conservatives In The United States

    09/26/2015 7:25:21 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 50 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | September 26, 2015 | Ben Shapiro
    Many conservatives viewed the prospect of the Popes visit to the United States with a mixture of hope and trepidation: hope, because the Popes visit would force heavy media coverage of religious issues; trepidation, because of Pope Francis mixed record on issues ranging from climate change to illegal immigration.