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  • Charles Krauthammer, conservative commentator and Pulitzer Prize winner, dead at 68

    06/21/2018 3:17:28 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 135 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 21, 2018 | Elizabeth Llorente
    Charles Krauthammer, a longtime Fox News contributor, Pulitzer Prize winner, Harvard-trained psychiatrist and best-selling author who came to be known as the dean of conservative commentators, has died. He was 68. His death had been expected after he wrote a heartbreaking letter to colleagues, friends and viewers on June 8 that said in part “I have been uncharacteristically silent these past ten months. I had thought that silence would soon be coming to an end, but I’m afraid I must tell you now that fate has decided on a different course for me… ““Recent tests have revealed that the cancer...
  • Safe in Hungary, Viktor Orban Pushes His Message Across Europe

    06/04/2018 1:57:20 PM PDT · by Innovative · 18 replies
    NY Times ^ | June 4, 2018 | Patrick Kingsley
    By finishing first in national elections in Slovenia on Sunday, the hard-liner Janez Jansa has brought a right-wing populist wave into another European country. Among those he can thank is Viktor Orban, the Hungarian prime minister, who campaigned at his side and darkly warned that the election was about “the survival of the Slovenian nation.” Mr. Orban has become a right-wing hero with his blunt attacks against liberal democracy. Yet if his support was important, so, too, was the help of Mr. Orban’s friends. In the past two years, Hungarian businessmen close to Mr. Orban have quietly invested in, or...
  • California and Conservatism: Conditions Exist for Conservatism's Revival in the Interior

    06/04/2018 9:03:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | 06/04/2018 | Victor Davis Hanson
    I share some of the sentiments of Jay Nordlinger’s Corner post expressing confidence that some day in the future there may be hope for California conservatism. That’s why I continue to live in the house that I grew up in, despite vast changes in the nature of the rural community I was born into. But I would take sharp issue with Jay’s statement that current critics of the direction of the state are somehow either prejudicial or dispirited: A lot of us conservatives have long written it off. California is too changed: too brown, too illegal, too bloated, too listless....
  • The conservative leader at Stanford — is Susan Rice’s son

    05/29/2018 2:14:38 PM PDT · by grayboots · 47 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 5/29/2018 | Jennifer Kabanny
    John David Rice-Cameron can trace his conservative roots to his middle school years. Back then, his father would often have talk radio on during rides home from school or tennis practice. “Sometimes my dad would listen to Rush Limbaugh and he would kind of argue with him,” recalls Rice-Cameron, 20, a sophomore at Stanford University. “I just found myself agreeing with basically everything Rush Limbaugh was saying.” Rice-Cameron’s parents are Democrats. His mother, Susan Rice, served in the Obama administration, first as U.N. ambassador, then as National Security Advisor. But despite his parents’ political leanings, “they believe extensively in debate...
  • Brian Goldberg: Republicans in New Jersey Can Beat Menendez With Grassroots Effort

    05/22/2018 7:59:20 PM PDT · by Coleus · 6 replies
    shore news network ^ | 04.04.18 | Phil Stilton
    Brian Goldberg is hoping New Jersey Republicans appreciate his years of support to the GOP and choose him to be the nominee to run against corrupt Senator Robert Menendez in the June primary election.Goldberg submitted his petition to challenge GOP establishment candidate Bob Hugin.Brian hopes he can turn the tide of blue that has been sweeping across New Jersey in recent decades.  He said he can do it by bringing out new GOP voters who typically don’t vote during non-Presidential election cycles.  “If we want to have a voice for New Jersey that’s heard in Washington, we need to...
  • Trump push for conservative judges intensifies, to Democrats' dismay

    05/07/2018 7:26:09 PM PDT · by Innovative · 54 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 7, 2018 | Lawrence Hurley
    As President Donald Trump pursues his goal of making the federal judiciary more conservative, his fellow Republicans who control the Senate are poised to confirm another batch of his picks for influential U.S. appeals courts to the dismay of some Democrats. The Senate this week is set to take up six of Trump’s nominees to the regional appeals courts, including four from states that have at least one Democratic senator. A long-standing Senate tradition that gave senators clout over judicial nominees from their home states has been fraying for years, meaning Democrats have less of a chance of blocking appointees...
  • ‘Diamond and Silk’ to Testify Before House Judiciary Committee on ‘Social Media Filtering’

    04/20/2018 2:46:30 PM PDT · by ptsal · 23 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 04-20-2018 | David Rutz
    The flamboyant video blogging duo of "Diamond and Silk" will testify before the House Judiciary Committee next week as part of a "hearing to examine social media filtering and policing practices." The House Judiciary Committee announced: On Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to examine social media filtering and policing practices. This hearing will focus on what metrics social media platforms use to moderate content, how filtering decisions are made, and whether viewpoints have been silenced on some of the most popular and widely used platforms.
  • Prog-Left Making American Way of Life UnBalanced And Way Beyond Unfair

    04/19/2018 10:58:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/19/18 | Dave Merrick
    So when do we get to put our majority-conservative House and Senate to good use and begin to take our country back? When is it our turn? The slime has oozed above the gunwales. Our president, vice president, their wives and their every conservative supporter - from our truly conservative representatives/senators to conservative voters - have become the brunt of every sort of attack from leftist ‘leadership’, their constituency, and the liberal left media/entertainment industry that empowers them. Obama, Clinton, Comey, Mueller, Rosenstein, by name, have all become trademarks for the unsurpassable height of doubledealing, double-standarded hypocrisy. They have been...
  • Student under investigation for posting conservative flyers

    04/12/2018 10:21:57 AM PDT · by detective · 17 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | Apr 09, 2018 | Toni Airaksinen
    A conservative student at Siena College is facing a disciplinary hearing after he posted 600 flyers around campus of an email in which a professor called conservative students “miserable” to work with. The "Notice of Charges" accuses Zachary Butler of actions that "adversely [affected] the health, welfare, and/or safety” of campus community members "or the name and/or reputation of the College."
  • Conservative comes out

    04/10/2018 11:48:51 AM PDT · by Shark24 · 12 replies
    MBest11x ^ | Apr 1, 2018 | Mat Best
    Black Rifle does a parody of a conservative son "coming out" to his liberal parents
  • You've posted a total of 117 threads and 50,000 replies.

    03/31/2018 5:56:36 AM PDT · by napscoordinator · 130 replies
    NAPSCOORDINATOR ^ | 31 March 2018 | NAPSCOORDINATOR
    Hard to believe I have 50,000 comments. I am doing this because we have not done this in a long time and we used to enjoy seeing everyone's comment totals. Something to take our minds off the liberals trying to destroy the country.
  • Congressman: Bombing suspect called himself a 'psychopath'

    03/25/2018 6:13:11 AM PDT · by bgill · 12 replies
    cbsaustin ^ | Mar. 24, 2018 | AP
    A congressman says the suspected Austin bomber left a confession calling himself a "psychopath" and saying he felt no remorse for his actions... Investigators have declined to release the recording, saying they are still looking into Conditt's motive and whether anyone else was involved.
  • Report: Far-Left SPLC Helping YouTube Police Videos As Conservatives Increasingly Censored

    03/02/2018 6:09:55 AM PST · by blam · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3-2-2018 | Charlie Nash
    A report claims that the far-left Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is assisting Google with the policing of content on its YouTube platform, while conservatives face increased censorship. According to the Daily Caller, the SPLC “is one of the more than 100 nongovernment organizations (NGOs) and government agencies in YouTube’s ‘Trusted Flaggers’ program, a source with knowledge of the arrangement told TheDC.” “The SPLC and other program members help police YouTube for extremist content, ranging from so-called hate speech to terrorist recruiting videos,” the Daily Caller explained. “All of the groups in the program have confidentiality agreements, a spokesperson for...
  • YouTube Goes On Rampage Against Conservative Accounts; Blames "Newer Members" Of Mod Team

    03/01/2018 8:52:41 AM PST · by blam · 31 replies
    YouTube has blamed "newer members" of it's 10,000 person fleet of content moderators for a virtual bloodbath of video takedowns, strikes, and account restrictions taking place across a large cross-section of conservative channels. The Google division announced the new moderators in December, tasked with spotting said fake news, along with misleading or extreme content in the wake of a raging debate over the effect of propaganda and inaccurate reporting after Hillary Clinton's 2016 election loss. Google essentially responded to the crackdown on conservatives with "our bad," after news of the mass censorship began to spread. "As we work to hire...
  • Heritage Foundation: 64% of Trump's agenda already done, faster than Reagan.....

    02/27/2018 10:41:55 AM PST · by caww · 65 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Feb 27, 2018 | Paul Bedard
    With unprecedented speed, the Trump administration has already implemented nearly two-thirds of the 334 agenda items called for by the Heritage Foundation, a pace faster than former President Reagan who embraced the conservative think tank’s legendary “Mandate for Leadership” blueprint. Trump... “is very active, very conservative, and very effective.”.....What’s more, he said, Trump hasn’t just focused on one agenda area, but he and his team has pushed through administrative moves on foreign policy, deregulation, immigration, tax reform and health care, moves often ignored by the media. “It is a huge volume that his administration has worked on and it is...
  • Pride Goeth Before the Fall: Politics, Hubris & Eric Greitens

    02/26/2018 10:38:51 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 26, 2018 | Brian Birdnow
    Eric Greitens, a Democrat turned Republican, who also happens to be the Governor of the Show-Me State was indicted and booked last week on a felony invasion of privacy charge. The grand jury indictment stems from a photo that Greitens, a married man, allegedly snapped of a partially clad lover during a sexual tryst in the basement of his home in the spring of 2015, one year before his winning gubernatorial campaign. This is a big story, one that has great ramifications for state and national politics. It is a commentary on the crashing of a promising career. It includes...
  • Jens Spahn, Germany's 'anti-Merkel' gunning for the top job

    02/26/2018 7:30:58 AM PST · by C19fan · 6 replies
    AFP ^ | February 26, 2018 | Michelle FIitzpatrick
    He's 37 years old, openly gay yet staunchly conservative and one of Chancellor Angela Merkel's loudest critics within her own party. Meet Jens Spahn, the ambitious "anti-Merkel" tapped to become Germany's new health minister. Spahn's promotion is widely seen as an attempt by Merkel to placate the conservative wing of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, which felt left behind as she charted an ever more centrist course in recent years.
  • Does college turn people into liberals?

    02/22/2018 12:53:10 PM PST · by DFG · 85 replies
    The Conversation ^ | 02/02/2018
    Does going to college make students into political liberals? Conservative activists have claimed that universities brainwash students and indoctrinate them into believing a liberal ideology. The line of reasoning goes like this: Liberal college professors tell students “what to think,” and “what to think” is that conservatives and their positions are to be dismissed. A state lawmaker in Iowa has even suggested universities consider political affiliation in connection with hiring practices in order to balance out the distribution of political representation on the faculty. Conservatives on campus feel outnumbered, given that about 60 percent of faculty identify as politically liberal....
  • Black (Conservative) History Month!!!

    02/13/2018 11:14:24 AM PST · by fishtank · 43 replies
    http://www.freerepublic.com ^ | 2-13-18 | Fishtank
    Let's do some good here: Post photos and tributes to your favorite black conservatives!!!
  • Why Liberals Can’t Listen

    02/12/2018 9:13:00 AM PST · by NewJerseyJoe · 25 replies
    The Stream ^ | 2/11/18 | Tom Gilson
    When Cathy Newman’s absurdly hilarious interview with Jordan Peterson exploded across the internet, it wasn’t just because it was so funny. To a lot of conservatives, myself included, it sounded way too familiar. What we’ve known for a long time, Cathy Newman made blindingly obvious: Liberals really don’t listen. Maybe liberals can’t listen. I’m seeing again it in a book I’m reading on the history of America’s culture wars. Conservatives’ opposition to new views on morality in the 1910s and 20s was “driven by fear,” the author says. Never mind that when the Pope Pius XI weighed in on the...