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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.
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.
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.
Can Democrats Keep Their Majority in the Senate?
A look at the upcoming 2014 US Senate races and the seats that Democrats must defend.
Federalism: Case for Reinvigorating State's...
Why conservatives believe that stronger state governments are preferable to a stronger federal government.
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.
8 Possible Conservative Presidential Candidates...
A look at possible 2016 candidates for the Presidential race
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.
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.
Q&A: Gun Rights, Gun Control, and...
Questions and answers about gun control from a conservative perspective.
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 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.
Conservative Perspectives on the Third...
Conservative perspectives on the Third Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Capitalism - A Definition of Capitalism
A definition of capitalism and its many forms, from laissez-faire market economies to crony capitalism.
What Is Judicial Restraint?
A definition of the legal term. Conservative Politics.
A Definition of Amnesty
A definition of amnesty. US Conservative Politics.
The Patriotism of Barack Obama
About.com Guest Commentator Jack Kerwick takes a closer look at how Barack Obama's speech on patriotism in Independence, MO. jibes with the way his religious leaders have portrayed America in public speeches during the presidential camapaign.
Did Palin try to have her brother-in-law fired...
Did Sarah Palin try to have her brother-in-law fired from his job as an Alaska State Trooper? And did she fire a public safety commissioner when he refused to do it for her?
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 Strict Constructionism
A definition of the legal term. US Conservative Politics.
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.
A Profile of Clarence Thomas
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
Should Sarah Palin Run in 2016?
Making the case for why Sarah Palin should run for President in 2016.
A Definition of Tea Party
A definition of the tea party political movement.
Virtue on the Cheap
About.com guest writer Jack Kerwick takes a look at how the commonalities between the Left and the Right when it comes to selling the moral high ground to average Americans.
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.
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...
What Type of Conservative are You? Take This Test and See! Learn More Crunchy Cons Cultural Cons Fiscal
10 Reasons Obamacare is (and will continue to...
A look at 10 reasons that Obamacare is failing, and will continue to do so.
Find Out What Hollywood Celebrities Are...
A look at the Hollywood conservatives who are fighting back against the oppressive liberalism in Tinseltown.
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.
Conservative Perspectives on Health Care Reform
An overview of conservative perspectives on health care reform.
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.
A Profile of Indiana Congressman Mike Pence
A closer look at Indiana Congressman and House Republican Conference Chairman Mike Pence.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Sure, Why Not a \$15 Per Hour Minimum Wage?
The semi-serious case for a $15/hour minimum wage increase.
Tea Party vs The Establishment: Who Really...
The gop needs the tea party, but they sure do not act like it
A Definition of Conservatism
A definition of political conservatism in America today.
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.
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.
Is this the End of the Tea Party?
Is this the end of the tea party as many liberals and establishment republicans are predicitng?
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.
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.
A Definition of Tort Reform
A definition of tort reform. US Conservative Politics.
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.
A Biography of Glenn Beck
A biography of political commentator, radio personality and FOX News analyst Glenn Beck.
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.
A Profile of Conservative Hollywood Actor Jon...
A profile of conservative Hollywood actor and Academy Award nominee Jon Voight.
The 10 Most Vulnerable Senate Incumbents
The ten most vulnerable incumbent US Senators during the 2014 election cycle.
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
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?
Social Conservatism
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Possible 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates
A conservative take on the frontrunners for the 2016 democratic nomination for President.
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.
The Top Conservatives to Follow on Twitter
Who are the top 20 conservatives to follow on Twitter?
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.
Charlie Crist Enters "Say Anything" Mode in...
Charlie Crist's Fusion interview and the 10 bizarre quotes that came from it.
Obamacares Losers Outnumber the Winners... And...
A conservative look at the true winners and losers after the first month of the Obamacare rollout
Best Conservative Blogs
A look at the best politically conservative American blogs on the Internet.
Is Ted Cruz Eligible to become President of the...
A look into the eligibility of Ted Cruz's potential presidential aspirations.
Conservative Perspectives on the Second...
Conservative perspectives on the second amendment and gun control
Best iPhone Applications for Conservatives
A review of the best iPhone applications (or apps) for political conservatives.
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.
Find Out Which Senate Seats Are Up for...
A preview of Republican-held United States Senate seats up for re-election in 2014.
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.
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.
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.
Best Conservative Movies of All Time
A look at the top conservative films of all time.
Potential Establishment Candidates for the 2016...
A look at possible establishment and moderate candidates for the 2016 Republican Presidential Nomination.
The Case for Jeb Bush for President in 2016
Making the case for jeb bush for President in 2016
Who are the Low Information Voters?
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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.
A Profile of Jack Kerwick
A profile of Jack Kerwick, an adjunct professor of philosophy and an emerging conservative voice in the discussion of modern-day political ideology.
Top Conservative Novels
A look at the 10 novels all conservatives should read.
The Most Liberal States to Live and Work in the...
A conservative look at the most liberal states in the US.
Fiscal Conservatism
A detailed description of what it means to be a
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.
Top Issues in the 2014 Midterm Elections
What to look for during the 2014 midterm elections
Conservative Perspectives on the Fifth...
Conservative perspectives on the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
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.
Rubio Takes Initial 2016 Ranking
The first edition of our 2016 GOP Presidential Power Rankings
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.
Why Conservatives are Skeptical of Man-Made...
A look into the reasons conservatives remain skeptical about global warming.
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
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.
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.
Top 2016 Republicans: Why and Why Not
The pros and cons of the conservatives and Republicans potentially running for president in 2016
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.
A Profile of Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
A profile of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
What Is the GOP Establishment? - A Definition
: The Republican establishment, or more commonly among conservatives just “the establishment,” refers
5 Conservative Celebrities to Follow on Twitter
A list of twitter feeds to follow from some of Hollywood's most daring celebrities: Admitted Conservatives.
Violence, Guns, and The Culture
A look at gun violence in America, how to change the culture, and a defense of the 2nd amendment.
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.
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.
Neoconservatism
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A Profile of Conservative Michelle Malkin
A closer look at conservative blogger and pundit Michelle Malkin.
A Biography of Supreme Court Justice Antonin...
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
A Profile of Barry Goldwater
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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.
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!
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.
The Case for Ted Cruz for President
A Look at the presidential prospects of US Senator Ted Cruz from Texas
National Sales Tax: A Conservative Alternative...
A look at a national sales tax, a possible alternative to the income tax.
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.
NRA Should Be Applauded for Gun Safety Efforts
A special thank you to the NRA for their efforts in gun safety and proper use.
Will Dr. Monica Wehby add to Democrat's Senate...
Monica Wehby aims to make the US Senate seat in Oregon competitive for Republicans.
A Biography of US President Ronald Wilson...
A profile of conservative icon and 40th US President Ronald Wilson Reagan
Interview with National Tea Party Founder &...
In an interview with National Tea Party founder and leader Michael Johns, US Conservatives Guide Justin Quinn discusses the core values of the movement as well as where it's headed.
What Conservatives Are Saying about Syria
A compilation of conservative views on Syrian Intervention
A List of Barack Obama's First Term Tax Increases
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Conservative Perspectives on the Fourth...
Conservative perspectives on the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Top 10 Obama Gaffes
A list of the top 10 gaffes made by President Barack Obama during his first six months in office.
A Definition of Czar
: In contemporary American politics, a czar is any top-level presidential appointee who does not have
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.
The Public Education System is a Failure
Why conservatives support school choice: my personal lessons from attending a magnet school.
Cultural Conservatism
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Senate Republicans 2014 Roadmap to Victory
A look at how the Republican Party can win back the US Senate in 2014.
A Definition of Astroturfing
A definition of astroturfing. US Conservative Politics.
Thom Tillis wins GOP primary, to Face Kay Hagan...
Thom Tillis won the 2014 GOP primary in North Carolina and will now take on Kay Hagan in the general election
The Case for Rand Paul for President in 2016
A look at Rand Paul's presidential prospects for 2016.
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.
What are "Stand Your Ground" Laws?
A look into Stand Your Ground laws from a conservative perspective.
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?
Paleoconservatism
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A Profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice...
A profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.
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.
Will Immigration Reform Create 11 Million New...
A look at how immigration reform could impact national elections.
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.
Crunchy Conservatism
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The Benefits of ANWR & the Case for Offshore...
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A Definition of Reconciliation
A definition of the federal budget reconciliation process
Why Some Conservatives Oppose Gay Marriage
Answers to why conservatives oppose gay marriage.
Media Bias - A Definition
A Definition of media bias as it is commonly referenced in conservative politics.
The Sports Media is Determined to Ruin Football
The liberal media is focusing on social issues and may ruin the enjoyability of football over it
Conservative Perspectives on the First Amendment
Conservative perspectives on the First Amendment.
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).
A Profile of Republican Massachusetts Sen....
A closer look at Republican Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown.
A Profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John...
A profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.
Self-Deportation: A Definition
A definition of the term self-deportation as it relates to illegal immigrations and US policy.
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