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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.
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.
What Does Socialism Really Mean?
A definition of socialism. US Conservative Politics.
What Is Judicial Restraint?
A definition of the legal term. 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.
The Case for Sarah Palin in 2016
Making the case for why Sarah Palin should run for President in 2016.
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.
Rubio Takes Initial 2016 Ranking
The first edition of our 2016 GOP Presidential Power Rankings
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.
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.
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 2016 Republicans: Why and Why Not
The pros and cons of the conservatives and Republicans potentially running for president in 2016
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.
8 Possible Conservative Presidential Candidates...
A look at possible 2016 candidates for the Presidential race
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?
10 Reasons Obamacare is (and will continue to...
A look at 10 reasons that Obamacare is failing, and will continue to do so.
A Profile of Florida Governor Jeb Bush
A profile of Florida Governor Jeb Bush
Conservative Perspectives on the Fifth...
Conservative perspectives on the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
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.
Possible 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates
A conservative take on the frontrunners for the 2016 democratic nomination for President.
The Case for Jeb Bush for President in 2016
Making the case for jeb bush 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 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 Case for Rand Paul for President in 2016
A look at Rand Paul's presidential prospects for 2016.
Social Conservatism
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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!
Federalism: Case for Reinvigorating State's...
Why conservatives believe that stronger state governments are preferable to a stronger federal government.
A Profile of Conservative Michelle Malkin
A closer look at conservative blogger and pundit Michelle Malkin.
A Biography of US Senator Rand Paul
A biography of US Senator Ran Paul
Find Out What Hollywood Celebrities Are...
A look at the Hollywood conservatives who are fighting back against the oppressive liberalism in Tinseltown.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Types of Conservatives -- What Type of...
What Type of Conservative are You? Take This Test and See! Learn More Crunchy Cons Cultural Cons Fiscal
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.
Best iPhone Applications for Conservatives
A review of the best iPhone applications (or apps) for political conservatives.
Conservative Perspectives on Health Care Reform
An overview of conservative perspectives on health care reform.
The Top Conservatives to Follow on Twitter
Who are the top 20 conservatives to follow on Twitter?
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.
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
Best Conservative Movies of All Time
A look at the top conservative films of all time.
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.
A Definition of Amnesty
A definition of amnesty. US Conservative Politics.
What Is the GOP Establishment? - A Definition
: The Republican establishment, or more commonly among conservatives just “the establishment,” refers
Neoconservatism
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Q&A: Gun Rights, Gun Control, and...
Questions and answers about gun control from a conservative perspective.
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
The Most Liberal States to Live and Work in the...
A conservative look at the most liberal states in the US.
Is Ted Cruz Eligible to become President of the...
A look into the eligibility of Ted Cruz's potential presidential aspirations.
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.
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 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.
Why Some Conservatives Oppose Gay Marriage
Answers to why conservatives oppose gay marriage.
Crunchy Conservatism
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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.
Top Conservative Novels
A look at the 10 novels all conservatives should read.
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 Barry Goldwater
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Best Conservative Blogs
A look at the best politically conservative American blogs on the Internet.
A Biography of Supreme Court Justice Antonin...
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Can Democrats Keep Their Majority in the Senate?
A look at the upcoming 2014 US Senate races and the seats that Democrats must defend.
A Definition of Astroturfing
A definition of astroturfing. US Conservative Politics.
Paleoconservatism
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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 Second...
Conservative perspectives on the second amendment and gun control
A Definition of Czar
: In contemporary American politics, a czar is any top-level presidential appointee who does not have
Cultural Conservatism
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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.
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?
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.
Conservative Perspectives on the Fourth...
Conservative perspectives on the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Political Conservatives & Religion in Politics
A look at the role religion plays in shaping the conservative ideology in politics.
A Profile of Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
A profile of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Read My Lips: No New Bushes (10 Reasons to...
10 Reason to say no to Jeb Bush for the 2016 Presidential Race
A Profile of Clarence Thomas
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
The Foreign Policy Primary within the 2016...
There is a foreign policy primary within the GOP primary. Who is winning, and who is losing it?
A Definition of Conservatism
A definition of political conservatism in America today.
A Profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John...
A profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.
How Conservatives Would Generate Job Growth
How conservatives would generate job growth.
Cruz 2016: Democrats Get Racial, Conservatives...
Ted Cruz is officially running for President. Here is how Democrats and Conservatives reacted to the news.
Media Bias - A Definition
A Definition of media bias as it is commonly referenced in conservative politics.
A Biography of Conservative Hollywood Actor...
A profile of conservative Hollywood actor Dennis Hopper, who died May 29, 2010.
A Biography of Glenn Beck
A biography of political commentator, radio personality and FOX News analyst Glenn Beck.
A Profile of Conservative Hollywood Actor &...
A profile of Hollywood conservative and Academy Award winner Clint Eastwood.
Self-Deportation: A Definition
A definition of the term self-deportation as it relates to illegal immigrations and US policy.
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.
NRA Should Be Applauded for Gun Safety Efforts
A special thank you to the NRA for their efforts in gun safety and proper use.
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.
Rubio Leading the Foreign Policy Primary - Will...
Marco Rubio seems to be winning the hearts of many conservative hawks, while Jeb Bush has a bit of work to do, and is off to a slow start in the foreign policy primary.
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).
Sarah Palin on 10 Major Issues
A closer look at vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's positions on 10 major issues.
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.
Conservative Perspectives on the Third...
Conservative perspectives on the Third Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Marco Rubio is No Barack Obama
Marco Rubio is no Barack Obama, despite uncharitable comparisons that the two men have similar rises.
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.
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?
Where is the Republican 2016 Frontrunner?
Democrats seem to be liking Hillary Clinton just fine, but there is no clear Republican frontrunner.
A Profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice...
A profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.
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.
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.
Conservative Perspectives on the First Amendment
Conservative perspectives on the First Amendment.
National Sales Tax: A Conservative Alternative...
A look at a national sales tax, a possible alternative to the income tax.
List of Female Conservative Governors in the...
A look at female Republican and conservative leaders across the country.
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.
Sure, Why Not a \$15 Per Hour Minimum Wage?
The semi-serious case for a $15/hour minimum wage increase.
You Don't Say: Conservative States Most...
Conservative States are More Fiscally Sound
Why Conservatives are Skeptical of Man-Made...
A look into the reasons conservatives remain skeptical about global warming.
How to Connect with the 2016 Presidential...
A quick and easy guide to finding more information and of 2016 Republican presidential candidates, their social media sites, and their affiliated websites and backing PACs.
A Profile of Conservative Hollywood Actor Jon...
A profile of conservative Hollywood actor and Academy Award nominee Jon Voight.
Matt Bevin Leads Grimes by 6 in KY; McConnell...
Mitch McConnell's numbers are getting worse in Kentucky, Matt bevin's are improving
Florida: Resources for Floridian Conservatives
A general information resource guide for conservatives in Florida.
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.
The Case for Ted Cruz for President
A Look at the presidential prospects of US Senator Ted Cruz from Texas
Profile of Dr. Condoleezza "Condi" Rice
Dr. Condoleezza Rice is the highest-ranking black female in United States history, having served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush
Rand Paul Looks Ready for 2016 Battle
The second edition of the 2016 GOP Power Rankings.
Fascism - A Definition of Fascism
A review of the definition of fascism and relating it to modern conservative thought.
The Egalitarian Nightmare
About.com guest writer Michael Verno examines post-secondary education in America and concludes that it's not the panacea for self-actualization that everyone wants it to be.
A Definition of Marriage
A conservative definition of marriage.
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.
Contenders and Spoilers: Who Has a Path to the...
Which Republican candidates have a strong path to the presidential nomination and who may be playing spoiler?
Liberty and Conservatism
What do conservatives mean when the reference liberty? Liberty to do what, exactly?
Obama Administration Knew Millions Would Lose...
Mainstream media admits that the Obama Administration lied when they said people who liked their insurance could keep it.
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.
5 Conservative Celebrities to Follow on Twitter
A list of twitter feeds to follow from some of Hollywood's most daring celebrities: Admitted Conservatives.
Profile of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal
A look at the life and record of Bobby Jindal, Republican Governor of Lousiana.
Violence, Guns, and The Culture
A look at gun violence in America, how to change the culture, and a defense of the 2nd amendment.
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.
A Definition of G-20 or The Group of 20
A Definition of G-20 or the Group of 20.
5 Gubernatorial Race to Watch in 2014
There are a number of gubernatorial - or Governor races - being held in 2014 that can have an impact on the national landscape as we head into the 2016 elections.
Could the Supreme Court Save "Marriage" By...
As the Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of states banning gay marriages, we look at the pros and cons of how the court may rule.
Capitalism - A Definition of Capitalism
A definition of capitalism and its many forms, from laissez-faire market economies to crony capitalism.

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