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What Does Socialism Really Mean?
A definition of socialism. US Conservative Politics.
What Is Republicanism?
A Definition of Republicanism. US Conservative Politics.
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.
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.
Can Democrats Keep Their Majority in the Senate?
A look at the upcoming 2014 US Senate races and the seats that Democrats must defend.
2014 US Senate Poll Tracker
State by state polling data for the US 2014 Senate races and projections of control of the Senate based on those polls.
Federalism: Case for Reinvigorating State's...
Why conservatives believe that stronger state governments are preferable to a stronger federal government.
What Is Judicial Restraint?
A definition of the legal term. 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.
8 Possible Conservative Presidential Candidates...
A look at possible 2016 candidates for the Presidential race
2014 Senate Race in Minnesota
Preview of the 2014 senate race in Minnesota featuring Al Franken and a handful of Republican challengers.
Top 5 Conservative States in the US
A look at the 5 most conservative states in the US.
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.
Defining Conservatism
About.com guest writer Jack Kerwick attempts to break through the rhetoric and get to the heart of what it means to be conservative in America by nailing down the core elements of the movement's ideology. Page 2.
An Early Look at the 2016 GOP Primary Schedule
An early look at the 2016 Republican Primary and Caucus Calendar
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.
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.
A Definition of Strict Constructionism
A definition of the legal term. US Conservative Politics.
2014 Senate Election in Louisiana: Preview
Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana is one of the top targets for Republicans in the 2014 elections as they aim to win back control of the US Senate.
A Definition of Tea Party
A definition of the tea party political movement.
The 10 Most Vulnerable Senate Incumbents
The ten most vulnerable incumbent US Senators during the 2014 election cycle.
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.
A Profile of Florida Governor Jeb Bush
A profile of Florida Governor Jeb Bush
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.
Putting Marijuana Measures in Voter Hands Not...
Marijuana is on the ballot in a few key states in 2014. Will it help Democrats locked in tight battles along the way?
Why Conservatives are Skeptical of Man-Made...
A look into the reasons conservatives remain skeptical about global warming.
Should Sarah Palin Run in 2016?
Making the case for why Sarah Palin should run for President in 2016.
Conservative Perspectives on Health Care Reform
An overview of conservative perspectives on health care reform.
A Definition of Conservatism
A definition of political conservatism in America today.
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.
Types of Conservatives -- What Type of...
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Find Out What Hollywood Celebrities Are...
A look at the Hollywood conservatives who are fighting back against the oppressive liberalism in Tinseltown.
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!
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.
Obamacares Losers Outnumber the Winners... And...
A conservative look at the true winners and losers after the first month of the Obamacare rollout
2014 US Senate Race Ratings
Republicans have an early 49-47 seat lead for the US Senate in 2014 when factoring in likely and leaning races, with 4 toss-up seats left to possibly tip the scales one way or the other.
Q&A: Gun Rights, Gun Control, and...
Questions and answers about gun control from a conservative perspective.
Best iPhone Applications for Conservatives
A review of the best iPhone applications (or apps) for political conservatives.
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.
Palin Rallies for Chris McDaniel, Polls Still...
Sarah Palin rallies last minute for tea party hopeful Chris McDaniel in his quest to undeat Thad Cochran.
Social Conservatism
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Conservative Movies Gaining in Number, Quality
Conservative movies are popping up more frequently, are of better quality than before, and having pretty good box office success.
Tea Party vs The Establishment: Who Really...
The gop needs the tea party, but they sure do not act like it
Early Look: 2016 Senate Landscape
An early look at the 2016 US Senate match-ups, where the GOP will have a lot of seats to defend.
A Definition of Amnesty
A definition of amnesty. US Conservative Politics.
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.
Is this the End of the Tea Party?
Is this the end of the tea party as many liberals and establishment republicans are predicitng?
The Liberal Attack on Proprietary For-Profit...
A new phenomenon in American education has come under fire by the very people who want to make America one of the world's most educated societies.
Find Out Which Senate Seats Are Up for...
A preview of Republican-held United States Senate seats up for re-election in 2014.
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.
A Profile of Conservative Hollywood Actor Jon...
A profile of conservative Hollywood actor and Academy Award nominee Jon Voight.
Conservative Perspectives on the Third...
Conservative perspectives on the Third Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
10 Reasons Obamacare is (and will continue to...
A look at 10 reasons that Obamacare is failing, and will continue to do so.
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
Top Conservative Novels
A look at the 10 novels all conservatives should read.
Top Issues in the 2014 Midterm Elections
What to look for during the 2014 midterm elections
A Definition of Tort Reform
A definition of tort reform. US Conservative Politics.
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.
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.
Possible 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates
A conservative take on the frontrunners for the 2016 democratic nomination for President.
The Top Conservatives to Follow on Twitter
Who are the top 20 conservatives to follow on Twitter?
Conservative Perspectives on the Second...
Conservative perspectives on the second amendment and gun control
Capitalism - A Definition of Capitalism
A definition of capitalism and its many forms, from laissez-faire market economies to crony capitalism.
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.
America First Party
The original America First Party was founded in 1944, but changed its name to the Christian Nationalist Crusade in 1947. In 2002, a new America First Party was formed by Pat Buchanan’s supporters, who expressed disgust over the way he was treated by the leadership of the declining Reform Party. While not overt, there are several references to faith and religion in the ideology of the America First Party.
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.
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.
Fiscal Conservatism
A detailed description of what it means to be a
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.
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.
A Biography of Supreme Court Justice Antonin...
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Conservatives Should Take a Second Look at...
Should conservatives vote for Democrat Travis Childers in the US Senate race against Thad Cochran? It might not be so crazy after all.
A Definition of Astroturfing
A definition of astroturfing. US Conservative Politics.
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 Definition of Reconciliation
A definition of the federal budget reconciliation process
Should the US Adopt a Guest Worker Program?
Should the US Adopt a Guest Worker Program?
Potential Establishment Candidates for the 2016...
A look at possible establishment and moderate candidates for the 2016 Republican Presidential Nomination.
Top 2016 Republicans: Why and Why Not
The pros and cons of the conservatives and Republicans potentially running for president in 2016
Arizona's Illegal Immigration Law
Separating fact from fiction and taking a look at the causes and realities of Arizona's new illegal immigration law.
Jeb Bush Currently Winning the Key Early States...
A state-to-state look at how the potential 2016 candidates stack up against each other in key battlegrounds.
The Most Liberal States to Live and Work in the...
A conservative look at the most liberal states in the US.
Who are the Low Information Voters?
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Neoconservatism
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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.
List of Female Conservative Governors in the...
A look at female Republican and conservative leaders across the country.
Sarah Palin on 10 Major Issues
A closer look at vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's positions on 10 major issues.
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.
Rubio Takes Initial 2016 Ranking
The first edition of our 2016 GOP Presidential Power Rankings
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.
What Is the GOP Establishment? - A Definition
: The Republican establishment, or more commonly among conservatives just “the establishment,” refers
Media Bias - A Definition
A Definition of media bias as it is commonly referenced in conservative politics.
Best Conservative Movies of All Time
A look at the top conservative films of all time.
Crunchy Conservatism
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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.
The Case for Rand Paul for President in 2016
A look at Rand Paul's presidential prospects for 2016.
A Definition of G-20 or The Group of 20
A Definition of G-20 or the Group of 20.
A Profile of Barry Goldwater
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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.
Hillary Doc or Not, 2016 Conservatives Should...
The RNC is right to threaten a boycott of 2016 primary debates if CNN and NBC continue with their Hillary Clinton contributions.
Paleoconservatism
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Failed Choices E-Book Pushes Back Against...
A book review of Failed Choices, the counter-argument to Hillary Cinton's Hard Choices memoir covering her time as Secretary of State.
Conservative (and Teacher) Opposition to Common...
The battle over education heats up. Common Core is facing fierce opposition. What is it, and why is opposition growing?
What are "Stand Your Ground" Laws?
A look into Stand Your Ground laws from a conservative perspective.
5 Conservative Celebrities to Follow on Twitter
A list of twitter feeds to follow from some of Hollywood's most daring celebrities: Admitted Conservatives.
A Profile of Clarence Thomas
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
The Feud Between the Establishment and the Tea...
Understanding the differences between the GOP Establishment and Tea Party and working towards a solution to bridge the divide.
Political Conservatives & Religion in Politics
A look at the role religion plays in shaping the conservative ideology in politics.
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
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.
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.
A Profile of Indiana Congressman Mike Pence
A closer look at Indiana Congressman and House Republican Conference Chairman Mike Pence.
Obamacare vs. Romneycare
While both Obamacare and Romneycare may share similarities in content, the two bills are different in every other way. Find out why it matters in 2012
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).
Top 10 Obama Gaffes
A list of the top 10 gaffes made by President Barack Obama during his first six months in office.
Charlie Crist's Credibility Problem Could...
Charlie Crist and Democrats think they will waltz back into the Governor's mansion in 2014 and take out sitting Republican Rick Scott. So, will they?
Don't Let Liberals Educate Your Children, Home...
Home schooling is gaining in popularity and conservative families should really look into the option as their kids enter school.
Cultural Conservatism
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Conservative Perspectives on the Fourth...
Conservative perspectives on the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
A Definition of Marriage
A conservative definition of marriage.
The Case for Ben Carson for President
The Case for Ben Carson for President
Is Ted Cruz Eligible to become President of the...
A look into the eligibility of Ted Cruz's potential presidential aspirations.
Charlie Crist: The Best Example of the Worst of...
Charlie Crist looks to follow his political party and ideology makeover with a run for the job he once had. His transformation is among the worst in politics.
A Profile of Conservative Michelle Malkin
A closer look at conservative blogger and pundit Michelle Malkin.
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!
Conservative Perspectives on the First Amendment
Conservative perspectives on the First Amendment.
A Profile of Republican House Rep. Paul Ryan of...
A biography of Republican House Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin.
Rand Paul Looks Ready for 2016 Battle
The second edition of the 2016 GOP Power Rankings.
2014 Breakdown: Kentucky Senate Election
The 2014 Kentucky Senate race is expected to be between Mitch McConnell and Alison Grimes, though Republican matt Bevin hopes to play primary spoiler.
A Biography of Glenn Beck
A biography of political commentator, radio personality and FOX News analyst Glenn Beck.
The Case for Ted Cruz for President
A Look at the presidential prospects of US Senator Ted Cruz from Texas
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.
Is Amnesty the Answer to Illegal Immigration?
Is amnesty the best way to deal with a growing problem with illegal immigration?
Preview of the 2014 Gubernatorial (Governor)...
A list of 2014 races for Governor. There will be 36 gubernatorial elections in 2014 featuring a number of key matchups.
When it Comes to Books and Fundraising, Only...
When it comes to Book Sales and Fundraising, Ben Carson has Been the Only One to Keep Pace with Hillary Clinton
Violence, Guns, and The Culture
A look at gun violence in America, how to change the culture, and a defense of the 2nd amendment.
Best Conservative Blogs
A look at the best politically conservative American blogs on the Internet.
American Reform Party
The ARP split from the reform party in 1997, after some of the new party’s founders walked out of the Reform Party’s nomination convention, suspecting that Ross Perot had rigged the process. Although the ARP has a national platform, it does not have ballot access in any state and has failed to organize beyond the state level. Its primary role is to support other third party and independent candidates.
Charlie Crist Enters "Say Anything" Mode in...
Charlie Crist's Fusion interview and the 10 bizarre quotes that came from it.
A Profile of Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
A profile of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Why Some Conservatives Oppose Gay Marriage
Answers to why conservatives oppose gay marriage.
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.
National Sales Tax: A Conservative Alternative...
A look at a national sales tax, a possible alternative to the income tax.
A Profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John...
A profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.
Will Immigration Reform Create 11 Million New...
A look at how immigration reform could impact national elections.
Paleoconservatism vs. Neoconservatism
In his final installment of what it means to be conservative in America, About.com guest writer Jack Kerwick analyzes the paleoconservative phenomenon.
2014 US Senate Election in Michigan
Terri lynn land and Gary Peters are battling for the open US Senate seat in Michigan in 2014.
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.
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