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  • Paul Weyrich Warns Conservatives on Romney and Endorses Gingrich From the Grave

    01/29/2012 3:01:12 PM PST · by OneVike · 12 replies
    Politijim's Rants ^ | 1/28/12 | Politijim
    Q: Given his secular nature, given some of his personal difficulties in the past, is Newt Gingrich, in your view, suited to be President?Weyrich: Well, a lot of people have failings. The real question is not whether he has failed in the past. There is no man who lives who does not sin. The question is whether he has acknowledged these failings and intends to do something about them. So I don't consider him unfit for office because of what he's done. A lot of people would be disqualified were that the case. I think it's unfortunate. I think...
  • The Protocols of the Elders of Christendom?

    03/27/2010 11:00:49 PM PDT · by neverdem · 16 replies · 739+ views
    American Thinker ^ | March 28, 2010 | Alan Roebuck
    Theocracy-watcher Katherine Yurica calls it "the most immoral political program ever adopted by a political movement in this country." At Illuminati Conspiracy Archive, Paul and Phillip Collins say that it "echoes the revolutionary fervor of Robespierre's radical Jacobinism." The object of this fear and loathing? An obscure essay (now available only on web archives) titled "The Integration of Theory and Practice: A Program for the New Traditionalist Movement," written in 2001 by Eric Heubeck, a former associate of the late Paul Weyrich at the Free Congress Foundation. Not only has his essay been removed from Free Congress's website, but Heubeck...
  • Former Virginia Gov. James Gilmore to lead Free Congress Foundation (Paul Weyrich passed away)

    12/30/2009 5:03:05 PM PST · by HokieMom · 6 replies · 437+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Dec 29, 2009 | AP
    RICHMOND -- Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore is the new president and chief executive officer of the Free Congress Foundation, a conservative think tank based in Alexandria. Mr. Gilmore, a Republican, announced his appointment by the foundation's board of directors Monday. The Free Congress Foundation was founded by conservative activist Paul Weyrich, who died a year ago.
  • Letter to Conservatives by Paul M. Weyrich

    06/03/2009 7:11:55 PM PDT · by PetroniusMaximus · 17 replies · 801+ views
    nationalcenter.org ^ | February 16, 1999 | Paul M. Weyrich
    February 16, 1999Ms. Amy RidenourNational Center for Public Policy Research777 N. Capitol Street, NESuite 803Washington, D.C. 20002-4201Dear Ms. Ridenour:Late last year, I had the opportunity of speaking to the Conservative Leadership Conference on the state of the conservative movement. I've given similar talks in the past, and usually they have focused on the most recent election or our situation in Congress or something similar. This time, the thoughts I offered were very different, and frankly rather radical. The strong, positive response they brought forth -- which came as something of a surprise to me -- has led me to think...
  • IPTV needs to be the next step for conservative media

    05/08/2009 7:41:09 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 16 replies · 934+ views
    Let's face it folks, we have the liberal media on the ropes. Drive by newspapers are dying. liberal broadcasts are setting record lows. Liberal cable outlets are always claiming 2nd, 3rd, etc best to Fox. So what's the next step?
  • Just Screwing Around

    02/09/2009 1:09:46 AM PST · by MartinaMisc · 24 replies · 2,140+ views
    Human Events ^ | 2/9/09 | D. R. Tucker
    February 12, 1999 was the day social conservatism died in America. On that bitter day, President Bill Clinton was acquitted in his impeachment trial. The United States Senate determined that his perjury and obstruction of justice in the Monica Lewinsky scandal did not warrant his removal from office; the Senate’s view was shared by two-thirds of the American people. With that decision, traditional American morality bit the dust. Four days after Clinton’s acquittal, the late Paul Weyrich wrote an open letter to the American conservative movement in which he declared: Cultural Marxism is succeeding in its war against our culture....
  • (Christopher Ruddy): Paul Weyrich: RIP

    12/22/2008 2:07:55 PM PST · by Publius804 · 5 replies · 528+ views
    www.newsmax.com ^ | December 22, 2008 | Christopher Ruddy
    Paul Weyrich: RIP Paul Weyrich, a leader of the conservative movement, was laid to rest today in Fairfax,Va. Paul was not a household name. He was well known to many in Washington, certainly in Republican circles. For Newsmax readers, he was an old friend. Almost from the beginning, Paul has been a contributing “Pundit” in Newsmax’s online commentary section. When I heard of Paul’s passing last Thursday, I thought of Bill Buckley’s death this year. When Buckley passed in February, he was eulogized as the intellectual father of Reagan conservatism. If Bill Buckley was the intellectual godfather, Paul Weyrich was...
  • A Conservative Lion Passes

    12/19/2008 3:51:28 PM PST · by epow · 6 replies · 551+ views
    Salute to Paul Weyrich ^ | 12/19/08 | John Rossomando
    Paul Weyrich, Architect Of The American Right, Dies At 66 By John Rossomando, The Bulletin Published: Friday, December 19, 2008 Few people have had as great an impact on American politics as Paul M. Weyrich, 66, a Bulletin columnist who passed away at 1 a.m., Thursday morning at Fair Oaks Hospital In Fairfax, Va. after years of illness, not far from his Fairfax home. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; daughters, Dawn Ceol and Diana Pascoe; sons, Peter, Stephen and Andrew; and numerous grandchildren. He can best be described as having been the founder and architect of the modern...
  • A Personal Remembrance

    12/18/2008 1:37:15 PM PST · by CampusKing · 5 replies · 519+ views
    ALG News ^ | December 18th, 2008 | Carter Clews
    Paul Weyrich died this morning. For those who never knew Paul, let that serve as a prologue to a story I hope you’ll retell many times for countless years to come. To those who did know Paul, it will likely serve as the final chapter in a story that changed the way we all lived. For the better. Hopefully for eons to come.
  • Conservative Leader Paul Weyrich Dies; First to Lead Heritage

    12/18/2008 6:01:12 AM PST · by Corin Stormhands · 102 replies · 4,507+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | 12/18/08 | Heritage Foundation Blog
    Conservative Leader Paul Weyrich Dies; First to Lead Heritage
  • Ethanol, A Terrible Fuel Alternative

    11/26/2008 6:37:38 AM PST · by IbJensen · 163 replies · 3,909+ views
    The Bulletin ^ | 11/26/2008 | Paul M. Weyrich
    The use of ethanol and other renewable fuels supposedly helps gasoline burn cleaner creating less pollution. It also reduces America's reliance upon foreign oil. Last Monday the Environmental Protection Agency increased the amount of renewable automobile fuels required to be sold in the United States next year from 7.8 percent to 10.2 percent of the 138.5 billion gallons of gasoline projected to be consumed. This mandate mainly directs that higher levels of ethanol be mixed with gasoline. The higher standard is required by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, a law that requires the increased use of renewable...
  • A National Plague of Unlawful Voting

    10/18/2008 6:38:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies · 674+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | October 17, 2008 | Paul Weyrich
    I have always disliked the "goo-goo" types. That stands for good government, the people who want everybody to vote. I don't want the uninformed to vote because either they will vote the familiar name or they will vote the way somebody tells them to vote. The goo-goo crowd must be in seventh heaven because in Indianapolis 105% of the voting age population is eligible to vote. Thanks to the so-called nonpartisan Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), a great many people who are dead, invented or just plain silly have registered. On FOX News one ACORN representative admitted...
  • Offshore Drilling Ban

    10/03/2008 3:51:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies · 361+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | October 3, 2008 | Paul Weyrich
    An important event occurred this week, though it went largely unnoticed because of the economic turmoil on Wall Street. On September 30 Congress allowed the 27-year-old ban on offshore oil drilling to expire. This is very good news for Americans and for our energy independence. Conversely, it should be bad news for the world's tyrants who profit enormously from our dependence upon their vast oil resources. One can hope that the expiration of this ban permanently ends the unnecessary and impractical Congressional regulation of our natural resources under the disingenuous guise of environmental protection. I should note here that we...
  • Tribute to Michael Phelps, an American Hero

    08/21/2008 6:45:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies · 337+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | August 20, 2008 | Paul Weyrich
    Every generation needs heroes. Young people especially need role models. How blessed we are that the role model of these Summer Olympics is Michael Phelps. Here is a young man who embodies self-discipline, hard work and goal orientation. It is not so much the world records he shattered. It is not only the number of medals he won. His whole outlook is to be celebrated. He has a commanding presence yet he is the boy next door. True, his endorsements will make him millions. Yet I dare say that is the furthest thing from his mind right now. As I...
  • Hard To Swallow

    08/01/2008 1:51:18 AM PDT · by MartinaMisc · 14 replies · 235+ views
    Human Events ^ | 8/1/08 | D. R. Tucker
    August 17, 1998 was the day conservatism began to die in America. On that day, President Clinton admitted in a nationally televised address that he engaged in an improper relationship with intern Monica Lewinsky—several months after declaring that such a relationship was fictional. “Indeed, I did have a relationship with Miss Lewinsky that was not appropriate,” Clinton confessed. “In fact, it was wrong. It constituted a critical lapse in judgment and a personal failure on my part for which I am solely and completely responsible.” It was a shameful moment for Clinton—yet the country didn’t seem to care. Only a...
  • What Makes an Excellent American College : Free Congress Foundation's Top Liberal Arts Colleges

    07/17/2008 8:34:33 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies · 417+ views
    Free Congress Foundation ^ | July 3, 2008 | Paul T. Yarbrough, J.D.
    Free Congress Foundation frequently is asked for a recommendation for good institutions of higher learning. Paul T. Yarbrough agreed to undertake a review of the best institutions in this country. He spent months acquiring catalogues, reviewing materials and asking questions. What follows is his exclusive report. We hope this will be an annual exercise. [SNIP] For our survival as a nation, to advance the cause of liberty and preserve what is left of our Judeo-Christian culture, faith and reason must infuse the life of an American college. There is no other way to achieve excellence. Do any institutions in our...
  • The Next High-Tech Threat to U.S. Security

    07/01/2008 10:12:56 AM PDT · by Victory111 · 54 replies · 219+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 7-1-08 | Paul M. Weyrich
    EMP is electromagnetic radiation from an explosion (especially a nuclear explosion). The worst of the pulse lasts for only a second but any unprotected electrical equipment - and anything connected to electrical cables, which act as giant lightning rods or antennas - are affected by it. If a nation with a nuclear bomb and the ability to explode it high above an American city were to do so, it would have a massive effect in all directions. Almost immediately all communications systems in the country would be disrupted completely. No radio. No television. No internet. Indeed no electricity at all....
  • Commendation, Not Condemnation-How Congress should have greeted President Bush's oil policy

    05/09/2008 5:22:51 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies · 102+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | May 09, 2008 | Paul M. Weyrich
    Last week President George W. Bush held a press conference on the current state of the economy and the high cost of energy. In it he made several important points. First, he noted that one reason gas prices are increasing is that global supply has not kept pace with the growing demand worldwide. Members of Congress, he noted, “have been vocal about foreign governments increasing their oil production; yet Congress has been just as vocal in opposition to efforts to expand our production here at home. They repeatedly blocked environmentally safe exploration in ANWR. The Department of Energy estimates that...
  • George W. Bush, "closet Catholic"

    04/13/2008 2:37:13 AM PDT · by a_chronic_whiner · 16 replies · 151+ views
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | April 12, 2008 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    A pal sent this my way: a fascinating piece on George Bush and Catholicism from the Religion News Service, reprinted in tomorrow's edition of the Washington Post: Shortly after Pope Benedict XVI's election in 2005, President Bush met with a small circle of advisers in the Oval Office. As some mentioned their own religious backgrounds, the president remarked that he had read one of the new pontiff's books about faith and culture in Western Europe. Save for one other soul, Bush was the only non-Catholic in the room. But his interest in the pope's writings was no surprise to those...
  • Conservative: Romney 'unacceptable' as VP

    04/07/2008 3:09:59 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 85 replies · 105+ views
    UPI ^ | April 06 2008 | United Press International
    WASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) -- A group of conservatives has taken out an ad urging presumptive Republican U.S. presidential nominee John McCain not to tap Mitt Romney as his running mate. Paul Weyrich, co-founder of the Moral Majority, who once endorsed Romney, is among those calling on McCain to look beyond Romney, his former rival and past governor of Massachusetts, the Los Angeles Times reported. SNIP- In a newspaper ad, conservatives said Romney is "utterly unacceptable" as a vice presidential pick. The ad questions Romney's commitment to fight abortion and gay rights. "To be clear, we all welcome anyone who...