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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.
Rubio Takes Initial 2016 Ranking
The first edition of our 2016 GOP Presidential Power Rankings
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
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.
Top 5 Conservative States in the US
A look at the 5 most conservative states in the US.
What Does Socialism Really Mean?
A definition of socialism. 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.
Obamacares Losers Outnumber the Winners... And...
A conservative look at the true winners and losers after the first month of the Obamacare rollout
Top 2016 Republicans: Why and Why Not
The pros and cons of the conservatives and Republicans potentially running for president in 2016
Potential Establishment Candidates for the 2016...
A look at possible establishment and moderate candidates for the 2016 Republican Presidential Nomination.
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.
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.
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?
8 Possible Conservative Presidential Candidates...
A look at possible 2016 candidates for the Presidential race
Possible 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates
A conservative take on the frontrunners for the 2016 democratic nomination for President.
A Profile of Florida Governor Jeb Bush
A profile of Florida Governor Jeb Bush
Spoilers and Kingmakers Loom Large in Diverse...
There are eight candidates that would be hard-pressed to win the GOP nomination in 2016 but who could have a major impact on the race for other reasons.
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.
Can Democrats Keep Their Majority in the Senate?
A look at the upcoming 2014 US Senate races and the seats that Democrats must defend.
The Case for Jeb Bush for President in 2016
Making the case for jeb bush for President in 2016
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.
Federalism: Case for Reinvigorating State's...
Why conservatives believe that stronger state governments are preferable to a stronger federal government.
What Is the GOP Establishment? - A Definition
: The Republican establishment, or more commonly among conservatives just “the establishment,” refers
What Is Judicial Restraint?
A definition of the legal term. Conservative Politics.
What Is Republicanism?
A Definition of Republicanism. US Conservative Politics.
Best iPhone Applications for Conservatives
A review of the best iPhone applications (or apps) for political conservatives.
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.
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.
Everything You Need to Know About Jeb Bush
The portal for all things Jeb Bush. What is his involvement with Common Core? What does he believe about immigration?
The Case for Sarah Palin in 2016
Making the case for why Sarah Palin should run for President in 2016.
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.
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.
Is Ted Cruz Eligible to become President of the...
A look into the eligibility of Ted Cruz's potential presidential aspirations.
Find Out What Hollywood Celebrities Are...
A look at the Hollywood conservatives who are fighting back against the oppressive liberalism in Tinseltown.
The Top Conservatives to Follow on Twitter
Who are the top 20 conservatives to follow on Twitter?
Why Some Conservatives Oppose Gay Marriage
Answers to why conservatives oppose gay marriage.
The Most Liberal States to Live and Work in the...
A conservative look at the most liberal states in the US.
Best Conservative Blogs
A look at the best politically conservative American blogs on the Internet.
Email-gate: Convenience as an excuse is only a...
Hillary Clinton has created a bit of a scandal of her own making. After dropping an official e-mail account, questions of a private server she used have emerged.
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.
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.
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!
1st GOP Debate Will Have "Just" 10 Candidates....
the first 2016 Republican Presidential debate is right around the corner. Half of the field may not get to participate. Who is in as of now?
The Case for Rand Paul for President in 2016
A look at Rand Paul's presidential prospects for 2016.
A Definition of Tea Party
A definition of the tea party political movement.
A Biography of Supreme Court Justice Antonin...
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Rand Paul Looks Ready for 2016 Battle
The second edition of the 2016 GOP Power Rankings.
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.
The Case for Ben Carson for President
The Case for Ben Carson for President
Conservative Perspectives on Health Care Reform
An overview of conservative perspectives on health care reform.
Types of Conservatives -- What Type of...
What Type of Conservative are You? Take This Test and See! Learn More Crunchy Cons Cultural Cons Fiscal
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.
Social Conservatism
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Fiscal Conservatism
A detailed description of what it means to be a
A Profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John...
A profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.
Top Conservative Novels
A look at the 10 novels all conservatives should read.
Summer Presidential Power Rankings: Everyone is...
A pre-debate ranking of the top 10 Republicans running for president. Who made the list?
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.
Q&A: Gun Rights, Gun Control, and...
Questions and answers about gun control from a conservative perspective.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Best Conservative Movies of All Time
A look at the top conservative films of all time.
A Profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice...
A profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.
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?
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.
Crunchy Conservatism
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NRA Should Be Applauded for Gun Safety Efforts
A special thank you to the NRA for their efforts in gun safety and proper use.
Cultural Conservatism
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A Biography of US Senator Rand Paul
A biography of US Senator Ran Paul
Paleoconservatism
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Neoconservatism
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A Profile of Clarence Thomas
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
Where is the Republican 2016 Frontrunner?
Democrats seem to be liking Hillary Clinton just fine, but there is no clear Republican frontrunner.
A Definition of Astroturfing
A definition of astroturfing. US Conservative Politics.
A Definition of Strict Constructionism
A definition of the legal term. US Conservative Politics.
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
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.
A Profile of Barry Goldwater
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The Polls Aren't Just Mediocre For Jeb, They...
Jeb Bush is running for President, but the early polls show that he is not the front-runner. Not by a long shot.
Who are the Low Information Voters?
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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 Definition of Czar
: In contemporary American politics, a czar is any top-level presidential appointee who does not have
A Profile of Indiana Congressman Mike Pence
A closer look at Indiana Congressman and House Republican Conference Chairman Mike Pence.
A Definition of Tort Reform
A definition of tort reform. US Conservative Politics.
The Case for Ted Cruz for President
A Look at the presidential prospects of US Senator Ted Cruz from Texas
Florida: Resources for Floridian Conservatives
A general information resource guide for conservatives in Florida.
List of Female Conservative Governors in the...
A look at female Republican and conservative leaders across the country.
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.
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?
Profile of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal
A look at the life and record of Bobby Jindal, Republican Governor of Lousiana.
Media Bias - A Definition
A Definition of media bias as it is commonly referenced in conservative politics.
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.
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
Conservative Perspectives on the First Amendment
Conservative perspectives on the First Amendment.
Capitalism - A Definition of Capitalism
A definition of capitalism and its many forms, from laissez-faire market economies to crony capitalism.
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.
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).
Violence, Guns, and The Culture
A look at gun violence in America, how to change the culture, and a defense of the 2nd amendment.
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.
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.
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.
An Early Look at the 2016 GOP Primary Schedule
An early look at the 2016 Republican Primary and Caucus Calendar and schedule.
A Definition of Conservatism
A definition of political conservatism in America today.
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.
A Profile of Conservative Hollywood Actor Jon...
A profile of conservative Hollywood actor and Academy Award nominee Jon Voight.
A Biography of Glenn Beck
A biography of political commentator, radio personality and FOX News analyst Glenn Beck.
A Profile of Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin
A closer look at Former Alaska Gov. and 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin.
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.
A Definition of Marriage
A conservative definition of marriage.
Before You Call Yourself A Conservative...
A description of six types of conservative ideologies in alphabetical order. These categories break down the conservative movement to its roots and provide suggested reading on the various types of conservative thought.
2016 GOP Presidential Candidate Tracker
Tracker for the 2016 Republican Presidential candidates. Who has announced they will or will not run?
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.
Dates for the 2016 Republican Primary Debates...
The 2016 Republican Presidential Primary Debate schedule will kick off two months later than it did in 2016 and feature fewer debates overall.
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.
Read My Lips: No New Bushes (10 Reasons to...
10 Reason to say no to Jeb Bush for the 2016 Presidential Race
A Definition of Amnesty
A definition of amnesty. US Conservative Politics.
5 Obamacare Supporters Who are Shocked by...
Five Obamacare Supporters Who are Shocked over the high costs of Obamacare.
All About the Independent American Party
What is the American Independent Party, what do they stand for, and who is their leader?
A Profile of Conservative Michelle Malkin
A closer look at conservative blogger and pundit Michelle Malkin.
Political Conservatives & Religion in Politics
A look at the role religion plays in shaping the conservative ideology in politics.
A Definition of G-20 or The Group of 20
A Definition of G-20 or the Group of 20.
Paul Ryan Vice-Presidential Nominee Profile
Paul Ryan was selected to be Mitt Romney's vice=presidential running-mate in the 2012 election against President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. Explore why Ryan was chosen and what impact he may have on the race.
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.
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. Page 2.
The Benefits of ANWR & the Case for Offshore...
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Self-Deportation: A Definition
A definition of the term self-deportation as it relates to illegal immigrations and US policy.
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.
Gifts for Conservatives
Looking for gift ideas for the conservative in your life? Look no further.
A Definition of Reconciliation
A definition of the federal budget reconciliation process
A Profile of Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
A profile of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Hillary Clinton: A Revisionist Hypocrite
Hillary Clinton re-launches her campaign with recycled lines, tired attacks, and factless facts. We dive into her announcement speech.
Who Will Win the "Most Electable" Primary?
The candidate who wins the electability argument is usually the one who becomes the nominee. Three candidates have a strong case to make on electability.
Why Conservatives are Skeptical of Man-Made...
A look into the reasons conservatives remain skeptical about global warming.
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?
State-by-State Guide to Conservative Politics...
Part 2 of the conservative directory with state by state information to help new and seasoned conservatives learn about politics in their state or find ways to get involved.
Conservative Perspectives on the Second...
Conservative perspectives on the second amendment and gun control
Conservative Perspectives on the U.S....
Conservative Perspectives on the U.S. Constitution's Bill of Rights.
A Biography of US President Ronald Wilson...
A profile of conservative icon and 40th US President Ronald Wilson Reagan
What 12 States Will Pick the Next President?
What states will decide the 2016 election? Here, we look at the swing states - or battleground states - that will receive the bulk of attention in the Presidential election.
Celebrities Supporting Mitt Romney
A list of some celebrities supporting Mitt Romney for President in 2012.
Top 5 Myths & Misconceptions About Conservatives
Many people are misinformed about what exactly it means to be a conservative. Some people believe that all conservatives are racist. Others believe they are religious nuts. Still others believe they are homophobes. The only way to dispel these myths is to dive right into them.
Conservative Perspectives on the Fourth...
Conservative perspectives on the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Congrats, Paleocon -- You are a Paleoconservative
Congratulations! You are Most Likely a Paleoconservative! Your test results show you have a proclivity

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