More GOP 101: Defending and Promoting the Party Platform

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What does it mean for the Republican Party to be a “big tent” party? For conservatives, that means men and women of all races and backgrounds should populate the party. The days of the wealthy-chubby-white guy party should be over. Others are confused about the purpose for having a political party. They think that it’s… Read More

The Republican Party’s Chicken and the Egg Problem

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An old saying in politics is that nothing moves unless it’s pushed. Among other things, big government must be downsized, and that alone is going to require new leadership and a sizable force of committed volunteers to win public support so it can get accomplished. What comes first, new leadership or a sizable force of… Read More

The Last Lion Remembered

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From Victor Davis Hanson: Winston Churchill never once flinched in the face of the Third Reich. Fifty years ago this Saturday, former British prime minister Winston Churchill died at age 90. Churchill is remembered for his multiple nonstop careers as a statesman, cabinet minister, politician, journalist, Nobel laureate historian, and combat veteran. He began his… Read More

GOP Personnel: (More Than) A Few Good Men and Women are Needed

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Many older conservatives remember the good old days of the “Reagan Revolution.” I wish we could bring Ronald Reagan back so he can tell us what he thinks of the policy win-loss record for conservatives since he left office twenty-six years ago this month. Something tells me Ronny’s sunny disposition would be sorely tested. I… Read More

GOP 101: Personnel Makes All the Difference

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The notion that you have to have good people in politics — including party politics — is yet another simple and obvious thing that conservatives in America seem slow to grasp. Why do I say they are slow to grasp this? Of those who are well aware of our leadership deficit, very few of them step onto… Read More

57 Million Dead: Show the World that Americans ‘Choose Life’

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From Star Parker: This Thursday, January 22, hundreds of thousands will march in Washington, DC in the annual March for Life. This notes the 42nd anniversary of the Roe V. Wade decision, which legalized abortion and began a barbarous era in which 57 million unborn American human beings have been lost. As I type these… Read More

Opportunity for All, Favoritism to None

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The Heritage Foundation has just published another excellent outline of how the country must change direction, and here is the first part of the foreward by Heritage’s president Jim DeMint: It is widely acknowledged among Americans of all political backgrounds that there exists—and has existed for some time—a corruption of the public and private sectors… Read More

27 Facts That Show How The Middle Class Has Fared Under 6 Years Of Barack Obama

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From Michael Snyder at BarbWire.com: During his State of the Union speech on Tuesday evening, Barack Obama promised to make life better for middle class families. Of course he has also promised to do this during all of his other State of the Union addresses, but apparently he still believes that there are people out… Read More


Myths, Lies and Capitalism

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A video from Prager University: Course Description — Does free enterprise hurt the poor? Is it unfair and driven by greed? Did it cause the Great Recession? In five minutes, Arthur Brooks answers these questions and more about capitalism.

Christians to the Closet? Faith, Gay Marriage, and the Public Square

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From Eric Metaxas: Gay-rights activists have mocked the idea that gay marriage threatens religious liberty. But what they mean by religious liberty is no such thing. Last week, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could do for same-sex marriage what Roe v. Wade did for abortion-on-demand. What concerns me, besides the obvious… Read More