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  • The Truth About Hillary's 'Alt-Right' Speech

    08/25/2016 9:16:18 PM PDT · by libertarian27 · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 25, 2016 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Hillary Clinton interrupted her coughing fits, her seizures and her 3 day naps to slam the Alt-Right.
  • Left Wing Globalists Posing as Right Wing Conservatives

    08/25/2016 8:48:05 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/25/16 | Jim O'Neill
    Besides having in common big government bureaucracies, all of these various left wing ideologies end up with an elite "ruling class" of one sort or another lording it over "we the people" Trump opposes globalism. Hillary thrives on it. Globalism is far more than “geographical” or “eliminating national borders and boundaries.” It is spiritual and demonic at its core. Few—very few—understand this. ...Trump understands that it is 11:59 p.m. on the “cultural clock.” America is near the end—morally, economically, militarily and, sadly, spiritually.—Dr. Jim Garlow “If You’re On the Fence About Your Vote, This Pastor Clarifies How the Very Future...
  • THE TRUMP SPEECH THAT WILL WIN HIM THE PRESIDENCY

    08/17/2016 8:51:12 PM PDT · by D-fendr · 54 replies
    PowerLine ^ | AUGUST 17, 2016 | JOHN HINDERAKER
    If Trump keeps giving this speech, and variants on it, for the next 90 days he will win the election. He needs, above all, to maintain message discipline. Yesterday, he riffed a bit here and there, but not substantively. He stuck to his script and delivered his message powerfully. He needs to keep that up until Election Day.
  • What’s a Conservative to Do?

    08/17/2016 12:27:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 17, 2016 | Sally Zelikovsky
    It has become part of my morning routine to groan when I see the litany of negative articles about Donald Trump at nationalreview.com. Not that I’m a huge fan of his, but he did win fair and square and is the nominee. Every day I receive emails voicing the same reaction to the constant barrage of scathing commentary about Trump from traditionally conservative sources. Perhaps the conservative punditry feels obligated to be self-critical. But, for those who backed other primary candidates, then put on their big boy pants and came to terms with supporting Trump -- or at least committed...
  • John McLaughlin, The McLaughlin Group Host Since 1982, Dead at 89

    08/16/2016 1:22:13 PM PDT · by Borges · 146 replies
    TV Line ^ | 8/16/2016 | Matt Webb Mitovich
    John McLaughlin, the host of TV’s The McLaughlin Group since its debut in January 1982, died on Tuesday at age 89. The political commentator’s passing comes just days after he missed his first hosting of his eponymous syndicated public affairs program in more than 34 years. “I am under the weather,” McLaughlin explained in a note that prefaced this past weekend’s telecast. His distinct, once-bellowing voice, heard in pre-taped intros, was “weaker than usual,” McLaughlin acknowledged. “Yet my spirit is strong and my dedication to the show remains absolute!”
  • About Those Loser ‘Trumpkins’

    08/16/2016 11:06:23 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 11 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | AUGUST 16, 2016 | William McGurn
    Opinion Main Street About Those Loser ‘Trumpkins’ What is it that the much-vilified Trump voters are trying to tell us? By William McGurn Aug. 15, 2016 In the land of NeverTrump, it turns out one American is more reviled than Donald Trump. This would be the Donald Trump voter. Lincoln famously described government as of, by, and for the people. Even so, the people are now getting a hard lesson about what happens when they reject the advice of their betters and go with a nominee of their own choosing. What happens is an outpouring of condescension and contempt. This...
  • A Liberal Friend Asks: “Aren’t You Tired of Apologizing for Trump?”

    08/15/2016 10:29:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 48 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/15/16 | Greg Penglis
    No conservative, constitutionalist, libertarian, or conservative independent, believes a thing the Leftist media says or does It started as a Facebook post, and grew from there into a whole article. I really wanted to answer the question for those who had no idea what is happening this election. The media is full of all the reasons not to vote for Trump, yet confounding that are millions of people who support him and don’t believe the polls, or much of anything else that is said about Trump. So my friend assumed that we who support Trump are merely apologists, and aren’t...
  • What Conservatives Did to Pull Off Religious Liberty Win in California

    08/15/2016 9:45:55 AM PDT · by milton23 · 3 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 8/12/2016 | Andrew Egger
    California conservatives won a surprise victory this week, changing a state assembly bill that would have curtailed the freedom of private religious colleges. “We literally were able to see tens of thousands of people mobilize to make calls and to write their legislators, and to participate in the political process,” William Jessup University President John Jackson told The Daily Signal in a phone interview. “We were hearing from legislators who said that they had gotten hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of phone calls on just this one piece of legislation,” he added. “And I think that’s a tremendous, tremendous encouragement...
  • Katie Pavlich: 'There Aren't as Many Conservatives in the Country as We Thought'

    08/15/2016 4:40:00 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 119 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 8-14-2016 | Christian Toto
    The weekend's last RedState Gathering panel tried to keep a stiff upper lip in the face of the Trump Revolution. Only reality kept getting in the way. Katie Pavlich, a Townhall editor and Fox News contributor, spoke what was probably on many attendees' minds Sunday. She clearly didn't take any joy in putting it out there. "There aren't as many conservatives in the country as we thought there were," Pavlich said during the last of three intellectually packed days in Denver. The rise of Donald Trump, compounded with avowed socialist Bernie Sanders, made that all too clear over the past...
  • Five Observations from the RedState Gathering

    08/14/2016 5:22:00 PM PDT · by fluorescence · 50 replies
    National Review ^ | August 14, 2016 | Tim Alberta
    Denver — Some 500 conservative activists convened here over the weekend for the annual RedState Gathering, an event that traditionally functions as a pep rally for the Republican grassroots. This year, though, it felt like a funeral. The mood was decidedly dour as attendees spoke — from the main stage, at their tables, and over adult beverages — in disbelieving tones about the state of the presidential race and the inadequacies of their party’s nominee, Donald Trump. The event offered a unique window into how conservative activists are coping with 2016, and how they might hope to pick up the...
  • Accountability for IRS? What’s Next After New Court Decision

    08/10/2016 10:48:07 AM PDT · by milton23 · 21 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 8/10/16 | Philip Wegmann
    The IRS has not stopped targeting conservative groups seeking nonprofit status, a federal appeals court has ruled in deciding to reinstate a lawsuit against the agency. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit overturned a decision by a lower court that threw out the lawsuit because the Internal Revenue Service had promised voluntarily to end discriminatory practices.
  • Saudi Arabia's Twitter: Meet The 2nd Boss

    08/05/2016 9:51:10 AM PDT · by PingPongChampion · 1 replies
    Poletical.com ^ | August 1st, 2016 | R. Rados
    Saudi Prince, Alwaleed Bin Talal, became the second largest stakeholder of Twitter in 2015 after increasing his combined shares in the company to over 30 million. With his total holdings increased to 5%, his stake in the company has made him the second most powerful person at Twitter. Alwaleed's Saudi Kingdom was responsible for the spread of Wahhabism across the Middle East, which is the same dangerous version of Islamic ideology the Islamic State subscribes to. Even though Saudi Arabia has played a pivotal role in the fight against ISIS, forces inside the country have directly and indirectly sponsored global...
  • So Conservatives, What Have We Learned From This Trump Thing?

    08/01/2016 4:39:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 118 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 1, 2016 | Kurt Schlichter
    The primaries are over and Trump is the nominee, and instead of whining about it like a Millennial faced with having to get a job we need to step back and ask ourselves if we have learned anything from this bizarre turn of events. The GOP – our GOP – has nominated someone who is not a traditional conservative. He’s not even an untraditional conservative. Hell, there’s probably not even a “c” or a “v” in whatever he is. So we can either try to figure out what happened or keep rending our clothes and gnashing our teeth about how...
  • Trump wins backing of social conservative leader

    07/21/2016 5:06:35 PM PDT · by Innovative · 13 replies
    MSN ^ | July 21, 2016 | AP
    CLEVELAND — The Latest on the Republican National Convention (all times EDT): 7:45 p.m. The head of the socially conservative Family Research Council is promising to vote for Donald Trump. Tony Perkins is the first speaker on Thursday night's program at the Republican National Convention. Perkins — who's also a Louisiana delegate — says Trump has demonstrated his commitment to religious conservative values through his promise to appoint conservative judges, his support for the GOP platform and the selection of running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.
  • Roger Stone: Ted Cruz 'is a dumb son of a bitch'

    07/20/2016 9:36:29 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 202 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 20, 2016 | Peter Schroeder
    "By Ted Cruz not supporting the nominee, he's exempted himself from real conservatives," he said. "No voter gives a crap about what Ted Cruz does. The only person this hurts is Ted Cruz..." "Ted Cruz thinks he's Ronald Reagan. The problem is he's not anything near Reagan in terms of being an inspiring, likable figure," Stone said. "He's a dumb son of a bitch who thinks he's smarter than everybody else." "He's a despicable human being," he added
  • LIVE THREAD:RNC National Convention Day 3 July 20, 2016 starts @ 7pm ET

    07/19/2016 11:58:42 PM PDT · by nikos1121 · 3,397 replies
    Wednesday: Make America First Again • 7 p.m.: Speech by nominee for Vice-President • TBA: Speech by Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich • TBA: Speech by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) • TBA: Speech by Eileen Collins, retired astronaut • TBA: Speech by Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi • TBA: Speech by Laura Ingraham, former attorney and host of the Laura Ingraham Show • TBA: Speech by Phil Ruffin, hotelier and owner of Treasure Island Hotel and Casino • TBA: Speech by Michelle Van Etten, entrepreneur • TBA: Speech by Ralph Alvarado, Jr., State Senator for Kentucky and Physician...
  • Conservatives to Cruz: Time to back Trump

    07/20/2016 9:21:40 AM PDT · by Innovative · 85 replies
    Politico ^ | July 20, 2016 | Katie Glueck |
    Even some diehard loyalists say he needs to set aside lingering bitterness and get behind the GOP nominee. They volunteered for Ted Cruz, gave him campaign money and still adore the Texas senator. But now it’s time, say even some of his longtime loyalists, for Cruz to finally endorse Donald Trump. Cruz, who will address the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, remains one of the GOP’s most prominent holdouts, refusing to back his presidential primary rival even as most other Trump critics have come around — if only with their noses plugged.
  • With Pence, Trump gives the tin foil hat “I’m so much more conservative than you” crowd a way back

    07/18/2016 8:53:35 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 7/18/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    I believe our world is on fire and the flames are licking at our feet. Because this is how I see things, if it were up to me I would grab the NeverTrump “Oh so much more conservative than thou” crowd and throw them around like a rag doll. They have put my family and my country in great danger with their selfish antics and insistence upon backing some non-existent, purely utopian, conservative warrior over Donald Trump, a man who is more than capable of doing the job. These quislings would rather see America’s destruction, by planning to actively campaign...
  • Trump: I’m the ‘law and order’ candidate

    07/11/2016 1:44:10 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 36 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/11/16 | Holly Bailey
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — In his first public event since last week’s deadly ambush of Dallas police officers, Donald Trump on Monday called for an end to hostility to the nation’s law enforcement and insisted that he is the “law and order” candidate .. Speaking to an invited audience in what is expected to be battleground state this fall, .. the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, .. kicked off his remarks with a lengthy statement of support for the country’s law enforcement officers amid turmoil prompted by a spate of deadly police shootings. Trump called last Thursday’s ambush in Dallas, .....
  • Trump declares himself 'law and order candidate,' calls for anti-police 'hostility' to end

    07/11/2016 2:04:41 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | July 11, 2016
    Donald Trump, in the wake of last week’s deadly attack on Dallas police and a fresh wave of protests over police-involved shootings, voiced his full-throated support Monday for America’s law enforcement and declared himself the “law and order candidate.” The presumptive Republican presidential nominee put himself foursquare behind police at a combustible time in the relationship between law enforcement and the communities they serve. Speaking at an address in Virginia Beach originally billed as a veterans policy speech, Trump opened by discussing the deep challenges police face. “We will always stand with you,” Trump said. He compared the atmosphere to...
  • Andrea Leadsom speech to be Prime Minister (She's impressive - Video)

    07/05/2016 6:26:21 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 21 replies
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  • Theresa May: Cutting EU migration will have to wait (She doesn't get it)

    07/03/2016 4:31:44 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 7 replies
    Voters will have to wait before migration can begin to be cut despite Britain deciding to leave the European Union, Theresa May has warned. The Home Secretary, who is the front-runner in the Conservative leadership election, promises to reform the EU’s rules on “free movement” of people, which currently allow an unlimited number of migrants to move to the UK to live and work. However, she stops short of promising to abolish free movement altogether, warning that it will “take time” before the numbers of immigrants come down. The issue of cutting migration is one of the critical battlegrounds in...
  • May And Leadsom Fight For Leadership As Gove Out (Breaking news)

    07/07/2016 8:30:05 AM PDT · by Eurotwit · 19 replies
    Sky News ^ | 16:23, UK, Thursday 07 July 2016 | Sky News
    Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom will battle it out for the Conservative leadership after Michael Gove was eliminated from the contest in the second round of voting.
  • Nigel Farage interview | Bass Cover

    07/06/2016 9:46:02 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 9 replies
    youtube ^ | Seb Read Music
    Jamming to some classic Farage.
  • Who are the people who elect Britain's next Prime Minister? (interesting info)

    Britain's next prime minister, tasked with negotiating the country's exit from the European Union, will be chosen by Sept. 9 following a vote of the ruling Conservative Party's 150,000 grassroots members. After two votes by Conservative lawmakers, the two candidates for the job are interior minister Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom, a junior energy minister. For more information on the candidates see: Below are the key details of how the next leader is chosen and who gets to decide: *snip* WHAT DO THEY WANT NEXT? - A YouGov poll conducted after the referendum showed 63 percent of the party's members...
  • You’ve Got Mail, but just try to find it!

    07/05/2016 6:21:28 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/05/16 | Judi McLeod
    In the powerful digital world, ‘Kill the Messenger’ has been simplified to ‘Kill the Message’. Everybody, including America’s most dangerous enemies got emails from Hillary Clinton’s unsecured, bathroom email server, but if yours are being serviced by Gmail, no one’s getting them and haven’t for some time. Google, Gmail’s owner, has been directing your emails to ‘Spam’ and ‘Promotions’ Tabs. In other words, everywhere but where you intended them to be. Worth repeating: Since at least May of 2016 Google which controls the Gmail email flow has been deliberately directing email messages into your spam tab or one of its...
  • The Left's Stealth Religious War: Church of Liberalism vs. Christianity

    07/04/2016 10:13:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 4, 2016 | Lloyd Marcus
    Much of my wife Mary's and my time is spent traveling the country, helping to elect conservatives to the House and Senate. I am chairman of the Conservative Campaign Committee. On a rare stop back home in Florida, we decided to enjoy a day at our favorite, New Smyrna Beach. After multiple stops for gas, banking, and Walmart, we were finally on our way. It brought back fond childhood memories of hot summer family trips to the beach; mom, dad, fat Aunt Nee, and five kids all crammed into a station wagon with no air conditioning. The ritual included picking...
  • Where is Ted Cruz?

    06/30/2016 12:30:48 PM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 114 replies
    Lifezette ^ | Edmund Kozak
    For his own sake and the country's, the conservative stalwart should stand behind Trump Aside from saying on Monday that he isn’t bothered one way or the other about being given a speaking slot at the GOP convention, Ted Cruz has been noticeably absent from the public eye since exiting the 2016 contest. One would think that a committed constitutionalist like Cruz would be doing everything he can to prevent Hillary Clinton from becoming president. But even if Cruz isn’t willing to stand side-by-side with Trump to that end, he should at least be willing to do so for his...
  • George Will on Why He Really Supports Hillary Clinton: ‘I’m a Conservative’

    06/26/2016 5:04:33 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 114 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/26/16 | Pam Key
    On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Washington Post columnist George Will explained why he left the Republican Party over presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Will said, “I left it for the same reason I joined it in 1964 when I voted for Barry Goldwater, because I was a conservative. I leave for the same reason, I’m a conservative. To give you a time line, shortly after Trump became the presumptive nominee he had a summit meeting with Paul Ryan where they stressed their vast shared ground, which is more important than their differences. I thought that was puzzling...
  • Boris Johnson Wins Key Support To Become PM As Labour Leader Foils Leadership Coup

    06/26/2016 10:31:47 AM PDT · by orchestra · 27 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 6/26/2016 | Tyler Durden
    In the middle of this transformation is none other than Boris Johnson, the leader of the successful "Leave" campaign, who however has cause to celebrate tonight because according to the Sunday Times, the former London mayor has won the backing of a key colleague to replace David Cameron as prime minister. Justice minister Michael Gove, who together with Johnson led the "Leave" campaign, called Johnson on Saturday to say he would back him for the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party, Reuters added. The Sunday Times said interior minister Theresa May was expected to enter the leadership contest in the...
  • David Cameron announces resignation as UK votes to leave EU

    06/24/2016 5:35:53 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 101 replies
    -excerpt- He said that "the British people have voted to leave the EU and their will must be respected... the will of the British people is an instruction which must be delivered." "There can be no doubt about the result." Cameron gave no timetable for his departure, but said that he wanted a new leader to be in place by October when his Conservative Party holds its annual conference. Boris Johnson, a former London mayor who campaigned for the UK's departure from the EU, is tipped by bookmakers as Cameron's likely successor. Johnson, who was greeted by a booing crowd...
  • House Science Panel Turns Up Heat on State AGs Over Ties to Climate Change Activists

    06/20/2016 9:52:42 AM PDT · by milton23 · 7 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 6/20/2016 | Kevin Mooney
    House Republicans are pressing efforts to safeguard the First Amendment rights of scientific skeptics who dissent from what they consider the Obama administration’s alarmist position on climate change, according to letters to 17 state attorneys general. The series of letters, sent Friday and signed by 19 of the 22 Republican members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, renew an earlier request to the state attorneys general for information detailing their communications with environmental organizations. They also ask for communications between employees for the state attorneys general and the Justice Department, the Environmental Protection Agency, or the White House.
  • Conservatives are Hiding in Academia

    06/20/2016 7:28:51 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 12 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | June 19, 2016 | Malcolm A. Kline
    One way to measure the left-wing bias in academia is by looking at the degree to which those who don't subscribe to that point of view go to camouflage their outlook on life. "Approximately a third of the conservatives we interviewed, for example, concealed their politics prior to tenure by 'passing' as liberals," Jon A. Shields and Joshua M. Dunn, Sr., write in their book, Passing On the Right: Conservative Professors In the Progressive University. Shields teaches at Claremont McKenna College. Dunn is an associate professor at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. They traveled extensively in order to...
  • What Liberals Get Wrong About the Family

    06/20/2016 6:56:12 AM PDT · by milton23 · 7 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 6/17/2016 | Scott Yenor
    Conservatives are wrong to accuse the liberals of relativism. They are not relativists, but have fanatical attachment to certain ideals, which conservatives often fail to understand. One such ideal is autonomy, which guides their entire sexual agenda. As I argue in “The Obligations of Family Life: A Response to Modern Liberalism,” the Left’s understanding of autonomy does much damage to marriage and family life. Autonomy At first glance, autonomy seems to reflect the traditional American notion that all human beings are created free and equal. For example, everyone believes that marriage begins in the consent of two people and that...
  • Polls give boost to Cameron's fight against Brexit

    06/18/2016 11:31:27 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 23 replies
    reuters.com ^ | June 18, 2016 | William Schomberg and Paul Sandle
    The campaign to keep Britain in the European Union regained its lead in two opinion polls published on Saturday, giving a boost to Prime Minister David Cameron who is battling to avoid a historic "Out" vote in Thursday's referendum. A third poll also showed a change in momentum in favor of the "In" camp and Cameron got the backing of a leading newspaper when the right-leaning Mail on Sunday urged its readers to vote to remain in the EU. "We are now in the final week of the referendum campaign and the swing back towards the status quo appears to...
  • Goodbye Dave? Bookmakers slash odds on Cameron quitting within the next TWO WEEKS (Tory Revolt)

    06/16/2016 9:14:02 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 9 replies
    The Express ^ | June 17, 2016 | Tom Parfitt
    With just a week until the EU referendum, the under-fire Tory leader is priced at 5/2 to leave Downing Street before the end of June. William Hill has also cut its odds on George Osborne to cease to be Chancellor by the end of this year – from 7/4 to 5/4. It comes after 65 Tory MPs vowed to vote against Osborne's proposed "emergency Budget" of swingeing cuts in the event of Brexit. Vote Leave campaigner and ex-London mayor Boris Johnson is 5/2 favourite to replace Mr Cameron while Mr Osborne is priced at 9/2. Pro-EU Home Secretary Theresa May...
  • A Vote Against Hillary

    06/13/2016 3:01:03 PM PDT · by Innovative · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 13, 2016 | Katie Kieffer
    If you’re a regular reader, you have likely intuited that my top choices for president were Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Ted Cruz. But I refuse to join the “Never Trump” crowd and feel drawn to explain why—so that you too may decide. Trump has many issues, which I’ve shared in previous columns. But most are in the open. And, he has notable positives. Hillary, on the other hand, kept her emails on a private server in an obscure Colorado bathroom and conveniently deleted some 30,000 emails—claiming they were “personal.” To date, the most notable third party candidate—Libertarian Gary Johnson—is...
  • Amid Process Battle, Conservatives Complain of GOP Financial Support of More Liberal Republicans

    06/13/2016 5:09:49 AM PDT · by milton23 · 2 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 6/10/2016 | Philip Wegmann
    An LGBT measure threatening the House appropriations process has exposed old fault lines inside the Republican conference while also forging a pragmatic alliance between leadership and conservatives. The amendment introduced by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., doomed an energy and water spending bill before Memorial Day—but only after 43 Republicans bucked the party line to vote for the measure before the underlying legislation failed.
  • Britain's authority within EU will rise after 'In' vote: PM Cameron

    06/12/2016 12:32:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sun Jun 12, 2016 8:06pm BST | Kylie Maclellan
    Britain’s influence in the European Union will be stronger if it votes to remain in the bloc in a June 23 referendum, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday with the latest polls showing Britons almost evenly split over whether to stay or go. One poll published late on Saturday gave a two-point lead to supporters of “Remain” and the other showed those in favor of Brexit were one point ahead. In an interview on BBC television, Cameron — whose “In” campaign has been branded as scaremongering by pro-Brexit supporters for warning of the risks of quitting the 28-nation EU...
  • No, Trump is not especially ideological . . . and that’s not such a bad thing

    06/12/2016 8:12:49 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/12/16 | Herman Cain
    Relax. If one theme is constant among conservative #NeverTrumpers, it’s that Donald Trump is not really a conservative. People cite his past support for things like single-payer health care and abortion rights, as well as his fondness for eminent domain – which he’s used to his advantage as a real estate developer. People like me counter by citing his current policy proposals – cutting taxes, replacing ObamaCare with market-based health care mechanisms, unleashing domestic energy – as evidence that his current thinking is much more in line with conservatives than his thinking of the past.
  • How The Unprincipled Foundation Of Modern Conservatism Led Intellectuals To Hate Trump

    06/11/2016 11:26:55 AM PDT · by JessTheAmerican · 22 replies
    www.downstreampolitics.com ^ | 06/11/2016 | Chris Buskirk
    Actions speak louder than words. That's what we've all been taught by hard experience. So despite Paul Ryan's tepid endorsement of Donald Trump his actions tell us where his heart is. Ryan and the rest of the GOP establishment have had absolutely nothing to say about the violence perpetrated against Trump supporters by Hillary Clinton's backers on the streets of Albuquerque, Anaheim, San Jose, San Diego and elsewhere. This political violence targets Republican voters, but as far as Conservatism Inc. is concerned, mum's the word. But they have had plenty of time to parse Donald Trump's every word and Tweet...
  • Science says liberals, not conservatives, are psychotic

    06/10/2016 7:16:02 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 53 replies
    Turns out liberals are the real authoritarians. A political-science journal that published an oft-cited study claiming conservatives were more likely to show traits associated with “psychoticism” now says it got it wrong. Very wrong. The American Journal of Political Science published a correction this year saying that the 2012 paper has “an error” — and that liberal political beliefs, not conservative ones, are actually linked to psychoticism. “The interpretation of the coding of the political attitude items in the descriptive and preliminary analyses portion of the manuscript was exactly reversed,” the journal said in the startling correction. “The descriptive analyses...
  • Majority of Americans Support Congressional Earmark Ban, Poll Shows

    06/10/2016 5:36:56 AM PDT · by milton23 · 5 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 6/9/2016 | Andrew Egger
    A majority of Americans continue to support the congressional ban on earmarks instituted by former House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, a new Economist Group/YouGov poll shows. The ban was supported by 63 percent of those polled, while 12 percent disapproved of the ban and 26 percent were not sure whether they approved or disapproved of it. On principle, only 17 percent of respondents approved of the practice of earmarks and 59 percent said it is unacceptable.
  • House-Passed Debt Relief for Puerto Rico Splits Conservatives

    06/10/2016 5:34:48 AM PDT · by milton23 · 16 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 6/10/2016 | Josh Siegel
    Reps. Louie Gohmert of Texas and Dave Brat of Virginia were among the conservatives who voted against a bill to address Puerto Rico's debt crisis. (Photo: Willis Bretz for The Daily Signal) A bill establishing a legal framework for Puerto Rico to restructure its $72 billion debt load passed the House Thursday by a 297-127 vote after months of haggling between the Obama administration, Democrats, bondholders, unions, Puerto Rico officials—and conservatives. About the only thing conservatives agree on about legislation the House passed Thursday night providing rescue to Puerto Rico’s debt crisis is that it’s not a bailout. “There are...
  • Seven Awesome Conservative Lifehacks

    06/09/2016 4:40:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 9, 2016 | Kurt Schlichter
    The internet is full of helpful hints for making everybody else’s life simpler, but where are the lifehacks for conservatives? There are helpful hints for frazzled moms, dopey college students, and every other demographic, but as usual, we normals get overlooked. No more!1.     Reclaim your time by unsubscribing to junk emails. If you’ve ever given money to a conservative cause, or especially to a fake conservative cause, every single conservagrifter, republiscammer, and rip-off with “Tea Party” in its name is now clogging your inbox with junk. This kind of time banditry is super annoying – yes, of course, I want...
  • Radio Host Hugh Hewitt Calls On GOP To Take Drastic Action Against Trump

    06/08/2016 5:48:02 PM PDT · by Innovative · 83 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | June 8, 2016 | Randy DeSoto
    Conservative radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt believes Republican delegates should change the convention rules and nominate someone other than Donald Trump for president. On his Wednesday morning show, Hewitt likened sticking with the presumptive GOP nominee to “ignoring Stage 4 cancer. You can’t do it, you gotta go attack it.” “And right now the Republican Party is facing — the plane is headed towards the mountain after the last 72 hours,” he said.
  • Mitch McConnell Complains About ‘Unreasonable’ Conservatives, Points Blame at Talk Radio

    06/08/2016 6:11:16 AM PDT · by milton23 · 34 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 6/8/2016 | Philip Wegmann
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell takes pride in his reputation as a great compromiser. But the Republican leader won’t concede on one point: He refuses to let conservatives fight the White House for lower spending levels. McConnell, R-Ky., outlined his political roadmap for government spending on Tuesday, sketching out the routes he sees available: an omnibus package, individual appropriations bills, or a government shutdown.
  • VFW Commander to Obama: Don't Insult Vets' Intelligence

    06/06/2016 2:05:23 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 6 replies
    NewsMax ^ | June 3, 2016 | Jason Devaney
    VFW Commander to Obama: Don't Insult Vets' Intelligence By Jason Devaney | Friday, 03 Jun 2016 01:36 PM The Veterans of Foreign Wars organization is pushing back at President Barack Obama's assumption that the nation's veterans are easily swayed in their political opinions. "I don't know how many VFW Posts the president has ever visited, but our near 1.7 million members are a direct reflection of America," VFW National Commander John A. Biedrzycki Jr. said, reports Fox News. "We don't have confused politics, we don't need left- or right-wing media filters telling us how to think or vote, and we...
  • IRS finally reveals list of tea party groups targeted for extra scrutiny

    06/05/2016 5:11:37 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 5, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    More than three years after it admitted to targeting tea party groups for intrusive scrutiny, the IRS has finally released a near-complete list of the organizations it snagged in a political dragnet. The tax agency filed the list last month as part of a court case after a series of federal judges, fed up with what they said was the agency’s stonewalling, ordered it to get a move on. The case is a class-action lawsuit, so the list of names is critical to knowing the scope of those who would have a claim against the IRS. But even as it...
  • Brexit is the Only Way to Secure Great Britain

    06/04/2016 8:02:37 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 4 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | Christopher Carter
    A few weeks ago David Cameron made contemptible warnings over Brexit and its implications for UK security. He even went so far as to suggest the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi “might be happy” if the country votes to Leave the EU. It is rather telling that since this intervention the PM has chosen to focus on prophesising economic collapse and hardship rather than discussing this vital issue of Britain’s national security. It is not surprising – considering the recent interventions and revelations concerning how the UK’s membership of the EU impacts on our security. A report by the...