Category: Conservatism

It Must Be A Slow News Day, Because There's A Fight Over Sarah Palin

It Must Be A Slow News Day, Because There's A Fight Over Sarah Palin

| March 30, 2011 | 2 Replies

You can tell it’s a slow news day by what stories ignite little meaningless brush fires. Take today for instance. The Daily Caller ran a story about how Sarah Palin’s show Sarah Palin’s Alaska received a bit over a million dollars in tax credits thanks to a fairly common incentive states use to bring television […]

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Why Chris Christie Will Not Be President in 2013

Why Chris Christie Will Not Be President in 2013

| February 28, 2011 | 3 Replies

If you follow conservative politics even a little, you know that NJ Governor Chris Christie is a rock star. Over the past year or so, his name continues to come up as a real contender for the ¬†White House in 2012. The only problem is, he’s¬†repeatedly and forcefully said he won’t run. That hasn’t stopped […]

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'Twas the Night Before CPAC…

'Twas the Night Before CPAC…

| February 9, 2011 | 5 Replies

…and all through my place, I’m prepping for tomorrow, a smile on my face. The devices are charging, all plugged in with care, While I sit here blogging with awesomely-cut hair! See you tomorrow, I hope.

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The Rookie's Rough Guide to CPAC: Revised and Expanded (And Revised!)

The Rookie's Rough Guide to CPAC: Revised and Expanded (And Revised!)

| February 4, 2011 | 6 Replies

(Last year, pretty much on a whim. I wrote the first Rookie’s Rough Guide to CPAC. was my attempt to give first-time attendees to The Conservative Woodstock a few tips to make the experience better. I admit, I wrote it on the quick and it shows. This is Version 2.0, updated with new info about […]

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Fear, Loathing, and The Ghey at CPAC

Fear, Loathing, and The Ghey at CPAC

| December 28, 2010 | 41 Replies

This is foolishness wrapped in stupidity tied up in a bow marked “political suicide”. Two of the nation’s premier moral issues organizations, the Family Research Council and Concerned Women for America, are refusing to attend the Conservative Political Action Conference in February because a homosexual activist group, GOProud, has been invited. “We’ve been very involved […]

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Put the Angry Mob on Hold. We’re Still Fighting Progressives Over Here.

Put the Angry Mob on Hold. We’re Still Fighting Progressives Over Here.

| November 8, 2010 | 2 Replies

Erick Erickson, bestselling conservative author and CNN commentator, wants you to know today that he’s not blaming anyone specifically for the Republican Party’s failure to turn a historic election into a super-dee-duper historic election. No, sirree. He’s not blaming anyone in particular at all, and he’s not encouraging you to blame anyone either. Nope. He’s […]

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Building the Lasting Majority Begins with Michele Bachmann

Building the Lasting Majority Begins with Michele Bachmann

| November 7, 2010 | 5 Replies

In my last post, I wrote that the Tea Parties and the GOP are going to have to learn to blend their strengths if they have any hope of being a lasting majority. The GOP can start that process by giving Michele Bachmann a leadership position in the next Congress. This blending will not happen […]

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Conservatives, It’s Time to Grow the Hell Up.

Conservatives, It’s Time to Grow the Hell Up.

| November 7, 2010 | 8 Replies

Dan Riehl is not happy with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today. Why, you might ask? It’s not as if Christie has been a milquetoast conservative. He has gone head-up against public sector unions and beaten them. He is regularly combative with the MSM in his own state and around the nation yet does not […]

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All the Post-Election Links You Need, Right Here.

All the Post-Election Links You Need, Right Here.

| November 3, 2010 | 2 Replies

I promised you all an Election Day summary post this morning and, after spending a few hours recovering from a marathon day at my polling place yesterday, running a couple errands, and combing through way too many pieces that said the same old things in the same old ways, I think I have a few […]

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He Forgot His Governor is Chris Christie

He Forgot His Governor is Chris Christie

| October 28, 2010 | 2 Replies

If you are a state legislator, and you’re trying to slow-play your Governor’s fiscal reform plans because you figure if you wait him out, popular sentiment will swing to your side, there are a couple things you can, and probably should do. Take up a number of frivolous bills and claim they are long-neglected matters […]

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