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What You Didn't Know about US Gun Death...
A look at some of the statistics regularly used in gun arguments, and how they are skewed to alter the debate.
What Are the 10 Best Conservative Magazines?
Looking for the best conservative writers on the Internet? Check out these sites to read a variety of conservative perspectives from the best minds in the movement.
10 Conservative Websites Worth Trying
If you're looking for a variety of conservative positions from a variety of perspectives, these links will take you to them.
The Case for Sarah Palin in 2016
Making the case for why Sarah Palin should run for President in 2016.
What Does Socialism Really Mean?
A definition of socialism. US Conservative Politics.
What Is Republicanism?
A Definition of Republicanism. US Conservative Politics.
10 Conservative Advocacy Groups You Should Know
Public advocacy is perhaps the best way to impact government. The lobbyist organizations listed here offer a variety of ways for average Americans to get involved in the political process and accept direct donations from like-minded citizens.
Top 5 Conservative States in the US
A look at the 5 most conservative states in the US.
8 Possible Conservative Presidential Candidates...
A look at possible 2016 candidates for the Presidential race
What Is Judicial Restraint?
A definition of the legal term. Conservative Politics.
Types of Conservatives -- What Type of...
What Type of Conservative are You? Take This Test and See! Learn More Crunchy Cons Cultural Cons Fiscal
10 Reasons Raising the Minimum Wage Can Hurt...
Ten reasons why artificially raising wages can have a negative impact on the economy, fails to address poverty, and can hurt those the laws are intended to help more than not.
Find Out What Hollywood Celebrities Are...
A look at the Hollywood conservatives who are fighting back against the oppressive liberalism in Tinseltown.
Why Conservatives Oppose Raising the Minimum Wage
A look at why conservatives usually oppose minimum wage increases and the unintended consequences an increase can have.
A Profile of Florida Governor Jeb Bush
A profile of Florida Governor Jeb Bush
Federalism: Case for Reinvigorating State's...
Why conservatives believe that stronger state governments are preferable to a stronger federal government.
Conservative Perspectives on the Fifth...
Conservative perspectives on the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
What Are the Different Types of Conservatives?
A description of 6 types of conservative ideologies breaks the movement down to its roots and suggests reading on the various types of conservative thought.
Is Ted Cruz Eligible to become President of the...
A look into the eligibility of Ted Cruz's potential presidential aspirations.
Possible 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates
A conservative take on the frontrunners for the 2016 democratic nomination for President.
A Definition of Strict Constructionism
A definition of the legal term. US Conservative Politics.
A Definition of Tea Party
A definition of the tea party political movement.
Rubio Takes Initial 2016 Ranking
The first edition of our 2016 GOP Presidential Power Rankings
Best iPhone Applications for Conservatives
A review of the best iPhone applications (or apps) for political conservatives.
Top 5 Conservative Supreme Court Justices
Perhaps the most important role of a conservative judiciary is securing the courts against judicial activism by liberal judges aiming to reinvent the Constitution. Conservative judges not only need to practice judicial restraint, they must also take steps to overturn unconstitutional decisions. Nowhere is this concept more important than on the US Supreme Court, where judicial interpretation sets the ultimate legal precedent.
10 Reasons Obamacare is (and will continue to...
A look at 10 reasons that Obamacare is failing, and will continue to do so.
What Is the GOP Establishment? - A Definition
: The Republican establishment, or more commonly among conservatives just “the establishment,” refers
Top 10 Conservative Columnists
An eclectic list of the top conservative writers and columnists ranging from the serious to the sarcastic and covering American politics, economics, foreign policy, and current events.
16 for 16: Reasons Mitt Should Run For...
16 Reasons Mitt Romney should run for President again in 2016
Republicans Have 24 US Senate Seats to Defend...
Republicans will have to defend 24 of the 34 US Senate seats up for re-election in 2016. How do the candidates stack up?
Potential Establishment Candidates for the 2016...
A look at possible establishment and moderate candidates for the 2016 Republican Presidential Nomination.
Top 10 Nonfiction Books for Conservatives
Are you looking for books that will help you understand the genesis of the modern-day conservative movement before it became popular? Are you looking for a book about the conservative movement's rise to power? These books will help!
The 4 Women Who Could Be Part of a 2016...
Republicans have a diverse group of women who could end up as part of the 2016 presidential ticket.
5 Reason Hillary Clinton Will Run for...
Hillary Clinton will likely run for President in 2016. She should lose if voters care about more than gender, and her is why.
The Top Conservatives to Follow on Twitter
Who are the top 20 conservatives to follow on Twitter?
The Top 8 TV Shows for Conservatives
A look at some good shows for conservatives to sit back and watch, and not having to worry about being offended.
The Case for Jeb Bush for President in 2016
Making the case for jeb bush for President in 2016
An Overview of Political Conservatism
Basic conservative beliefs on current trends and enduring issues, the people most important to the modern conservative movement, and a round-up of conservative principles, beliefs and ideologies.
Conservative Perspectives on the Third...
Conservative perspectives on the Third Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
5 Continuing Economic Problems to Watch in 2013
A look at the economic issues heading into Obama's second term and whether or not the president is willing to work with conservatives to tackle these problems.
A Profile of US Senator Marco Rubio
A profile of rising conservative star Marco Rubio, senator from Florida, and possible vice-presidential pick in 2012.
Conservative Perspectives on Immigration Reform
An analysis of the debate over immigration reform that rages among conservatives, looking at the various types of solutions, as well as why the subject is the cause for so much division among those on the right. Page 2.
Conservative Perspectives on Health Care Reform
An overview of conservative perspectives on health care reform.
Can Democrats Keep Their Majority in the Senate?
A look at the upcoming 2014 US Senate races and the seats that Democrats must defend.
Top 2016 Republicans: Why and Why Not
The pros and cons of the conservatives and Republicans potentially running for president in 2016
Best Conservative Blogs
A look at the best politically conservative American blogs on the Internet.
Top Conservative Novels
A look at the 10 novels all conservatives should read.
How Conservative Hollywood Became a Liberal Town
What made Hollywood, which was extremely conservative in the early days of American cinema into the liberal powerhouse that it is today.
Conservative Alternatives to the Republican Party
Not all conservatives are Republicans by definition, and even those who are may not want to be involved with an organization that has lost considerable credibility over the last eight years. While third parties have often been thought of as protest organizations, rather than practical solutions to undermining the contemporary two-party system, they continue to grow in membership.
Cultural Conservatism
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Who are the Low Information Voters?
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Obamacares Losers Outnumber the Winners... And...
A conservative look at the true winners and losers after the first month of the Obamacare rollout
Fiscal Conservatism
A detailed description of what it means to be a
What's a Blue Dog Democrat?
A group of conservative Democrats in Congress who sometimes stand up to the more liberal members of the Democratic Caucus.
Jeb Starts 2015 at the Top, While Rand Paul...
The first rankings of the 2016 presidential contest. Jeb Bush starts off on top, but Carson continues to build ground momentum.
List of Female Conservative Governors in the...
A look at female Republican and conservative leaders across the country.
A Profile of Conservative Hollywood Actress...
A profile of former the two-time Emmy Award-winning Everybody Loves Raymond star and outspoken Hollywood conservative Patricia Heaton.
Social Conservatism
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The Case for Ben Carson for President
The Case for Ben Carson for President
A Definition of Conservatism
A definition of political conservatism in America today.
Q&A: Gun Rights, Gun Control, and...
Questions and answers about gun control from a conservative perspective.
Best Conservative Movies of All Time
A look at the top conservative films of all time.
The Most Liberal States to Live and Work in the...
A conservative look at the most liberal states in the US.
A List of Barack Obama's First Term Tax Increases
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The Case for Ted Cruz for President
A Look at the presidential prospects of US Senator Ted Cruz from Texas
A Definition of Amnesty
A definition of amnesty. US Conservative Politics.
GOP Incumbents Win, But Score Historically Low...
The GOP establishment toppled conservatives in almost every race across the country in 2014.
The Business Successes of Mitt Romney and Bain...
Taking a look at some of the top business ventures Romney took part in when he ran Bain Capital in the 1980s and 1990s.
Jefferson Republican Party
Although the JRP doesn’t have an official platform, it is descended from the original Democratic-Republican party founded by James Madison in 1792 and later joined by Thomas Jefferson. The party eventually was disbanded into two factions in 1824. In 2006, the JRP was founded (party members would say “revived”), and it uses statements made by Jefferson in 1799 as the foundation of its principles.
Fascism - A Definition of Fascism
A review of the definition of fascism and relating it to modern conservative thought.
How Many Senate Seats Do Republicans Have to...
Preview of the 2016 US Senate Seats up for re-election where the Republicans will have a lot of defending to do to keep their positions in the Senate.
The Sports Media is Determined to Ruin Sports...
The liberal sports media is determined to ruin the football season for fans with their liberal agenda
Rubio/Martinez 2016 and Other Intriguing Ticket...
A look at potential Republican President and Vice-President tickets in 2016. What combinations will conservatives go for?
The 2014 Best of Conservatism List
A look at what made 2014 a great year to be a conservative. Who and what topped the list this year?
Meet the 6 Women Representing Republicans in...
A list of the 6 Republican women who will represent conservatives in the US Senate during the 114th congress.
How Conservative Hollywood Became Liberal
What made Hollywood, which was extremely conservative in the early days of American cinema into the liberal powerhouse that it is today. Page 2.
Conservative Perspectives on the First Amendment
Conservative perspectives on the First Amendment.
The Truth About the Tea Party Origins
The origins of the tea party are often misrepresented as being a movement designed to oppose Barack Obama. In reality, the movement opposes Republicans frequently and vigorously.
The Case for Rand Paul for President in 2016
A look at Rand Paul's presidential prospects for 2016.
A Profile of House Speaker John Boehner
A closer look at Speaker of the House John Boehner.
A Biography of Supreme Court Justice Antonin...
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Crunchy Conservatism
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National Sales Tax: A Conservative Alternative...
A look at a national sales tax, a possible alternative to the income tax.
A Profile of Clarence Thomas
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
Neoconservatism
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A Profile of Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
A profile of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Take the Conservative Personality Test
You've determined you're a conservative, but aren't sure what kind. Take the conservative personality test and find out!
A Profile of Indiana Congressman Mike Pence
A closer look at Indiana Congressman and House Republican Conference Chairman Mike Pence.
Obama's Medical Marijuana Policy: A Victory for...
About.com guest writer William Weiss examines the Obama administration's new hands-off policy toward medical marijuana production, distribution and use.
Chris Christie's 2016 Hopes Diminishing Quickly
Chris Christie was destroyed by the media and a lack of a true base to support him when he is down.
NRA Should Be Applauded for Gun Safety Efforts
A special thank you to the NRA for their efforts in gun safety and proper use.
A Profile of Conservative Hollywood Actor &...
A profile of Hollywood conservative and Academy Award winner Clint Eastwood.
Paleoconservatism
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Sarah Palin on 10 Major Issues
A closer look at vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's positions on 10 major issues.
Profile of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal
A look at the life and record of Bobby Jindal, Republican Governor of Lousiana.
Conservative Perspectives on the Second...
Conservative perspectives on the second amendment and gun control
The Refreshing Surge of Quality Conservative...
Conservative movies are being made these days, and the quality is vastly improving. These are the movies we have to look forward to for 2014 and beyond.
A Profile of Conservative Hollywood Actor Jon...
A profile of conservative Hollywood actor and Academy Award nominee Jon Voight.
A Definition of Tort Reform
A definition of tort reform. US Conservative Politics.
In the Books: Five Lessons We Learned from the...
Republicans won big in 2014. What lessons can they learn from their victory as they march to 2016?
A Definition of Reconciliation
A definition of the federal budget reconciliation process
Conservatives & the War on Terror
The War on Terror began with the attack on 9/11, and conservatives remain largely divided about what the battle parameters should be. Most believe the War on Terror must be won at all costs. The decision to invade Afghanistan to search for Osama bin Laden found favor with many conservatives as did the invasion of Iraq to find al Queda operatives. Despite liberal opposition, conservatives see victory in Iraq as the key front in the war against international terrorism.
2016 GOP Presidential Candidate Tracker
Tracker for the 2016 Republican Presidential candidates. Who has announced they will or will not run?
A Biography of US Senator Rand Paul
A biography of US Senator Ran Paul
Mitt Romney in 2016? Could be (Much) Worse
Mitt Romney says he probably won't run for President again in 2016, but would it be so bad if he did?
Are Conservatives Racists?
Racism is an accusation often lobbed at conservatives, but most of the formerly legitimate reasons for these accusations are no longer applicable. The ties binding the conservative movement to racial intolerance are relics of a foregone era.
Republicans Need Another George W. Bush (But...
Republicans need to find their next George W. Bush - a candidate who can unite both the conservative and establishment wings of the Republican Party.
A Profile of Republican House Rep. Paul Ryan of...
A biography of Republican House Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin.
The Conservative Case For School Choice
Conservatives support school choice and giving power to parents in deciding the best education route for their children. Here are the reasons why
A Profile of Barry Goldwater
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A Profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice...
A profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.
Conservative Perspectives on the Fourth...
Conservative perspectives on the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Independent American Party
Founded in 1998, the IAP is a Protestant Christian theocratic political party. It initially existed in several Western states and is a remnant of former Alabama Gov. George Wallace's once-powerful American Independent Party.
Political Conservatives & Religion in Politics
A look at the role religion plays in shaping the conservative ideology in politics.
Conservatives and Education Reform
Education in America has remained stagnant. Teachers unions put the needs of teachers in front of the needs of students, blocking important education reforms.
Gifts for Conservatives
Looking for gift ideas for the conservative in your life? Look no further.
Why Conservatives Should Support Mitt Romney
There are a number of reasons why conservatives should support Romney for President in 2012. While he was not the first choice of conservatives, he now offers the best hope for beating Barack Obama.
A Definition of Astroturfing
A definition of astroturfing. US Conservative Politics.
Rand Paul Looks Ready for 2016 Battle
The second edition of the 2016 GOP Power Rankings.
Sarah Palin: As Relevant as She Wants to Be
A look at Sarah Palin four years after her vice-presidential run and how relevant she is today.
Where is the Republican 2016 Frontrunner?
Democrats seem to be liking Hillary Clinton just fine, but there is no clear Republican frontrunner.
Creationism or Evolution: Debating the Origin...
Does Darwin's theory of evolution undermine the Biblical notion of divine creation? Does it support conservative philosophies of religion and morality? The question for political conservatives: How should Mankind's origin be taught in school?
A Profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John...
A profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.
Top 10 Obama Gaffes
A list of the top 10 gaffes made by President Barack Obama during his first six months in office.
Finding the Lost Art of Conversation
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Ignore Dr. Ben Carson at Your Own Risk
Dr. Ben Carson may be the most ignored potential candidate for President in 2016. But that could be a mistake, and her are some figures as to why.
Why Some Conservatives Oppose Gay Marriage
Answers to why conservatives oppose gay marriage.
5 Conservative Celebrities to Follow on Twitter
A list of twitter feeds to follow from some of Hollywood's most daring celebrities: Admitted Conservatives.
Media Bias - A Definition
A Definition of media bias as it is commonly referenced in conservative politics.
Capitalism - A Definition of Capitalism
A definition of capitalism and its many forms, from laissez-faire market economies to crony capitalism.
2016 Power Rankings List Has Ben Carson as a...
The 4th Edition of the 2014 Presidential Power Rankings include a surge by Jeb Bush and a surprise showing by Dr. Ben Carson.
America's Independent Party
The AIP was established in 1968 by former Alabama Gov. George Wallace, who captured nearly 10 million votes during his presidential bid. The influence of the AIP has waned over the years, but its strong Christian conservative leanings enables it to still field local candidates. Its principles and its platform have Christianity as its foundation.
Tea Party vs The Establishment: Who Really...
The gop needs the tea party, but they sure do not act like it
Find Out Which Senate Seats Are Up for...
A preview of Republican-held United States Senate seats up for re-election in 2014.
Read My Lips: No New Bushes (10 Reasons to...
10 Reason to say no to Jeb Bush for the 2016 Presidential Race
A Biography of Conservative Hollywood Actor...
A profile of conservative Hollywood actor Dennis Hopper, who died May 29, 2010.
An Overview of John McCain's Campaign Platform
An overview of John McCain's platform on the economy, healthcare, national security, educational, Iraq, climate change, veterans, immigration, sanctity of life, second amendment, judicial change and ethics reform.
Five Strategic Ways Conservatives Would Achieve...
Five strategic ways conservatives would achieve border security
The Top Conservative in Media for 2013
A look at the top conservatives from each wing of media: print, television, radio, and web.
Democrats have Few Senate Seats to Defend in...
A Look at the 2016 Democratic Senate seats up for re-election in 2016
The Paleoconservatism of Paul Gottfried
An interview with Paleoconservative founding-father Dr. Paul Gottfried, the man who coined the phrase, on the rift between paleocons and neoconservatives and why the neocons have marginalized the paleos ever since. Dr. Gottried is the Raffensperger Professor of Humanities at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pa.
Violence, Guns, and The Culture
A look at gun violence in America, how to change the culture, and a defense of the 2nd amendment.
Conservative TV Review: Homeland
A conservative review of the Television Series Homeland.
Will Immigration Reform Create 11 Million New...
A look at how immigration reform could impact national elections.
A Definition of Czar
: In contemporary American politics, a czar is any top-level presidential appointee who does not have
A Definition of Marriage
A conservative definition of marriage.
Should the Government Get Out of Marriage?
A look at marriage in the United States and the conservative case for getting the government out of marriage altogether.
How Conservatives Think About Race in America
The way conservatives see race informs their world view, policy choices and programs. Their ideology on race relations is often reflected in the judicial opinions they reach and the legislative programs they support (or oppose).
The Abortion Debate In Conservative Politics
The issue of abortion has caused a multitude of political problems for conservatives over the years. The issue's many shades of gray have been making and breaking the conservative movement's political candidates for decades. What is it about this issue that has caused so much dissention within the conservative ranks? We'll attempt to answer this question and others as we get a closer look at conservatives and the issue of abortion.
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