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  • Cruz for President Wins Two GOP Victories in Idaho Over the Weekend

    01/11/2016 9:23:00 AM PST · by Isara · 12 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 11, 2016
    HOUSTON, Texas - Over the weekend, Presidential candidate Ted Cruz continued to gain momentum as courageous conservatives around the country continued to coalesce behind his campaign for President. In Idaho, Cruz scored two major victories among Republicans, as the Gem State's Presidential Primary approaches on March 8th.The leadership of the Idaho Republican Party gathered in Boise for its annual Winter Meeting on Friday and Saturday. The party hosted a Presidential Candidates Reception and Straw Poll on Friday evening, with Ted Cruz winning the poll by more than a 2-1 margin with support from 40 percent of the vote. Marco Rubio...
  • Republican Liberty Caucus Leader Switches Support From Paul to Cruz

    01/04/2016 10:11:22 AM PST · by Isara · 11 replies
    Libertarian Republic ^ | January 4, 2016 | Keith Farrell
    Ted Cruz is consolidating the support of his rivals as the Iowa caucuses draw near. Now a major Rand Paul supporter has switched his support, saying he believes Cruz has the best chance to win."Cruz has the best chance to win, and I felt like I was wasting my time trying to help the Paul campaign because he simply lacks the money, and what's more the dynamics to win a national campaign,” said Steve Hoffman.Hoffman is one of the three at-large National Directors of the Republican Liberty Caucus, a nationwide, grassroots organization that directs major funding and support to liberty-minded...
  • Top RLC National Leader Switches Support From Paul to Cruz

    01/03/2016 2:35:31 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies
    Conservative Fifty ^ | January 3, 2016 | Javan Browder, Managing editor
    Ted Cruz is continuing to consolidate support from among many of his primary rivals. Recently, as leader Ben Carson has seen a virtual implosion within his campaign, and with his poll numbers in a freefall, Cruz has surged into the lead in Iowa, and is in a solid second place nationally as well as in South Carolina, Florida, Nevada and Georgia. Cruz's surge is largely based on picking up the support of Carson voters, especially evangelical voters who are leaving Carson for Cruz in large numbers. But Cruz is also seeing support come his way from the "Liberty" movement. Steve...
  • Sarah Palin Intro Rob Maness TPX at RLC New Orleans (Video)

    06/04/2014 4:53:04 PM PDT · by chemicalman · 10 replies
    Tea Party Express ^ | 5/29/2014 | Rob Maness via TPX
    "He isn't beholden to any political machine, he is beholden to 'We the People'". -Sarah Palin
  • Donald Trump goes mainstream

    05/31/2014 10:31:45 AM PDT · by Innovative · 9 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 30, 2014 | Aaron Blake
    In fact, when it comes to primaries, the tea party-aligned Trump sounds a whole lot like GOP establishment leaders -- calling for pragmatism over purity -- rather than tea party groups. ...Maness is in the single digits while Rep. Bill Cassidy polls as the GOP frontrunner against Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.). "The Republicans have to win," Trump said. "I’m a very conservative person, but Republicans have to win."
  • Ted Cruz to join Donald Trump, Michele Bachmann at New Orleans Republican Leadership Conference

    02/04/2014 7:31:01 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 13 replies
    NOLA.com ^ | February 04, 2014 at 8:57 AM | Lauren McGaughy
    New Orleans will once again draw the who's who among GOP policymakers, pundits and politicians this year, when it plays host to the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference, or RLC. While U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined the playbill Tuesday (Feb. 4) morning, attendees can also expect to see a slew of other conservative leaders including Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. and maybe even the cast of Duck Dynasty. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal was not yet a confirmed attendee, as per the RLC's speakers list. But another Pelican State Republican, recent GOP-convert and candidate for lieutenant governor state Sen....
  • Republican Liberty Caucus Endorses Ben Swann's "Truth in Media" Project

    06/29/2013 12:29:02 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision
    Ben Swann ^ | June 28, 2013 | Ben Swann
    Youtube: Republican Liberty Caucus Endorses Ban Swann's "Truth in Media" Projecthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crHEBo5VQao Matthew Nye, Chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus, tells Ben Swann why the RLC is endorsing his Truth in Media Project. 3,168 - Backers$218,332 - pledged of $1,250,000 goal 26 - days to go Kickstarter: Liberty is Rising Truth in Media Projecthttp://www.kickstarter.com/projects/439668500/liberty-is-rising-truth-in-media-project-0 Related News: As Trust in U.S. Press Plummets, Journalist Seeks "Truth in Media" As mainstream media is more discredited, journalist Ben Swann wants his "Liberty Is Rising Truth in Media" project to restore the media's role as watchdog of those in power.
  • Freeper For Thirteen Years, the irate magistrate, Has Sadly Passed Away.

    10/19/2011 8:18:27 PM PDT · by RonPaulLives · 54 replies
    BluegrassBulletin.com ^ | 10/19/2011 | Bluegrass Bulletin
    Long Time Conservative Patriot Mike Moreland Passes Long time conservative patriot, Boone County Magistrate and constitutional conservative Mike Moreland of Union Kentucky died today. Mike is survived by his wife a son and grandchildren. Moreland, pictured here with Rand Paul and Lloyd Rogers, was known for his staunch defense of civil liberties long before the TEA party movement became popular. Moreland was a reliable republican supporter and campaign volunteer in addition to the service he rendered to his community in elected office. He is the only elected official on the Boone County website who listed his cell phone number as...
  • Impersonator mocks Obama, Gingrich at GOP forum

    06/20/2011 7:10:50 AM PDT · by freespirited · 5 replies
    Verizon ^ | 06/18/11 | Phillip Elliot
    NEW ORLEANS - A Barack Obama impersonator was ushered off the stage after he mocked the Republican presidential hopefuls and joked about the real president's biracial roots to a room full of conservative activists Saturday. The Republican Leadership Conference turned the podium over to impersonator Reggie Brown, who drew raucous applause from the GOP's supporters when he projected lewd photos of Rep. Anthony Weiner, the New York Democrat who just resigned after the furor over his sexually charged online dalliances with a former porn actress and other women. Brown later played up the mass exodus of advisers to candidate Newt...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry Speech at RLC; Leaves Crowd Chanting, "Run, Rick, Run!" - Video

    06/18/2011 4:40:16 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 41 replies
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | June 18, 2011 | Brian
    Here is complete video of Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaking today at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans. From the speech Perry delivered, it is clear he is not just preparing to launch a campaign – he sounded like a man launching a movement. . . . . When he finished, the crowd was on their feet chanting, “Run, Rick, Run!”
  • Perry: ‘Stand up’ and ‘stop apologizing’

    06/18/2011 2:27:03 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 104 replies
    MSNBC ^ | March 18, 2011 | Domenico Montanaro, Political Reporter, NBC News
    NEW ORLEANS -- Rick Perry delivered an unapologetically socially conservative speech before a friendly crowd here. “We need to stop apologizing for celebrating life,” the Republican Texas governor bellowed at the Republican Leadership Conference in a finger-pointing, finger-wagging and, at times, bombastic, speech. “Stop apologizing” for wanting to stem the tide of the “entitlement mindset,” he boasted. “Our opponents on the left are never going to like us, so let’s stop trying to curry favor with them,” he said, before imploring the crowd to “stand up. Let’s speak with pride about our values. Let’s stop this American downward spiral.” He...
  • Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann buttons hot sellers at New Orleans event

    It’s about as unscientific as you can get, but the Rick Perry 2012 button is a hot item at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, where several major presidential contenders are fighting to win the who-is-most-conservative contest. Perry, who is still just “thinking” about a run for the White House, doesn’t get here until Saturday. He’s got a book signing event scheduled in the morning and will speak to the gathering in the afternoon. In the meantime, the button contest at the conference is well under way. At the Buttons by Design booth at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside...
  • Herman Cain Speaks at RLC 2011

    06/18/2011 7:05:38 AM PDT · by justsaynomore · 27 replies
    Right Scoop ^ | 6/18/11 | Right Scoop
    Herman Cain gave a resounding speech today at the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference. He was more confident and eloquent than I’ve ever heard him before and he definitely didn’t need a teleprompter like you know who!
  • Republican Leadership Conference kicks off [Palin, Romney and Pawlenty not attending]

    06/16/2011 7:24:54 PM PDT · by ejdrapes · 32 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Caller ^ | June 16, 2011 | C.J. Ciaramella
    Republican Leadership Conference kicks off C.J. Ciaramella Top Republicans will flock to New Orleans today for the Republican Leadership Conference, where presidential hopefuls and GOP leaders will try to woo the party faithful during the three-day event. The annual conference, formerly the Southern Republican Leadership Conference, has become a bellwether for the Republican Party, especially because of its audience straw polls. Presidential candidates speaking this year include Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann Texas Rep. Ron Paul, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson and former Utah governor Jon Huntsman. (DNC chair looking forward to working...
  • Ron Paul: breakdown of family values, not gov’t, at heart of legal abortion

    06/09/2011 6:25:41 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 13 replies · 1+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2011-06-08 | Peter J. Smith
    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 8, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The right to life was the foundation of American liberty, but a widespread moral change must occur before abortion is made illegal again, Republican lawmaker and presidential candidate Ron Paul told religious conservative activists on Friday. “If we do not have high respect for life, how can we be dealing with our personal freedom, personal privacy, our rights to homeschool our kids, the right to pick our religion and make personal choices on what we do?” Paul asked the audience at the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in downtown Washington, D.C.“Life is precious,...
  • Ron Paul: Our Liberties Come From Our Creator

    06/05/2011 6:54:55 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 70 replies · 2+ views
    Christian Post ^ | 2011-06-04 | Stephanie Samuel
    At the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference, presidential candidate Ron Paul used the Bible to show evangelicals why big government is bad and how their fight to protect faith and family are all rooted in liberty. Paul roused the conservative Christian crowd on Friday as he recounted the story of the Israelites and their pleas for an earthly king. He used that story, found in 1 Samuel chapter eight, to explain to the faith conference why big government is morally wrong for America. He told the crowd that the Israelites had a perfectly good family system prior to their first...
  • Dr. Dan to be Keynote Speaker at Republican Liberty Caucus of North Carolina 2011 Convention

    06/01/2011 8:18:21 AM PDT · by DrDan4Congress · 1 replies · 1+ views
    Dr. Dan's Freedom Forum ^ | June 1, 2011 | Gary Shoemaker
    WILMINGTON, NC – Former U.S. congressional candidate for North Carolina’s 11th District, Dr. Dan Eichenbaum, will give the keynote address at the 2011 Republican Liberty Caucus Convention. The convention will take place Saturday, June 4, at 11:30am at the Front Street Brewery at 9 N. Front Street in Wilmington.
  • Quote Of The GOP Debate: Rep. Ron Paul Defends Heroin As ‘An Exercise Of Liberty’

    05/05/2011 10:01:32 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 201 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 05/06/2011 | Frances Martel
    While it took a little while for the Republican candidates attending tonight’s debate to get going, the sheer diversity on the panel guaranteed some spirited answers, paramount among them Rep. Ron Paul’s steadfast adherence to civil liberties, which somehow concluded with him supporting legalization of heroin to raucous applause– highlighting the thick tension between conservatives and libertarians on the GOP. During a “lightning round” where candidates were asked to answer questions about the issues that would give them the most problems during the primaries, both libertarian candidates– Paul and former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson– were asked to defend their...
  • Ron Paul antes up on abortion ("life comes from our creator, not our government")

    04/21/2011 6:54:18 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 64 replies
    Politico ^ | 2011-04-11 | Andy Barr
    Ron Paul on Monday created some distance between himself and his fellow libertarians on abortion, telling a gathering of social conservatives in Iowa that protecting the unborn is integral to his philosophy. Speaking for the Iowa Family Leader's presidential lecture series in Sioux City, Paul said that he is troubled when he hears libertarians advocate for abortion rights. Describing conversations with supporters, the Texas congressman and presidential hopeful said he often here a “libertarian type of argument” along the lines of “it’s the woman’s body. She can do whatever she wants. She can have an abortion.” “I don’t like them...
  • On Gun Control and Violence

    03/06/2011 9:11:47 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 3 replies · 1+ views
    The terrible violence in Arizona last weekend prompted much national discussion on many issues. All Americans are united in their sympathies for the victims and their families. All wonder what could motivate such a horrible act. However, some have attempted to use this tragedy to discredit philosophical adversaries or score political points. This sort of opportunism is simply despicable. We are fortunate to live in a society where violence is universally denounced. Not one public official or commentator has attempted to justify this reprehensible act, yet the newspapers, internet, and airwaves are full of people trying to claim it was...