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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.
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.
What Does Socialism Really Mean?
A definition of socialism. US Conservative Politics.
What Is Judicial Restraint?
A definition of the legal term. Conservative Politics.
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.
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.
Top 5 Conservative States in the US
A look at the 5 most conservative states in the US.
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.
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.
Conservative Perspectives on the Fifth...
Conservative perspectives on the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
What Is Republicanism?
A Definition of Republicanism. 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.
Federalism: Case for Reinvigorating State's...
Why conservatives believe that stronger state governments are preferable to a stronger federal government.
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.
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 Sarah Palin in 2016
Making the case for why Sarah Palin should run for President in 2016.
8 Possible Conservative Presidential Candidates...
A look at possible 2016 candidates for the Presidential race
The Case for Rand Paul for President in 2016
A look at Rand Paul's presidential prospects for 2016.
Rubio Takes Initial 2016 Ranking
The first edition of our 2016 GOP Presidential Power Rankings
Types of Conservatives -- What Type of...
What Type of Conservative are You? Take This Test and See! Learn More Crunchy Cons Cultural Cons Fiscal
Q&A: Gun Rights, Gun Control, and...
Questions and answers about gun control from a conservative perspective.
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!
A Profile of Florida Governor Jeb Bush
A profile of Florida Governor Jeb Bush
Best iPhone Applications for Conservatives
A review of the best iPhone applications (or apps) for political conservatives.
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.
A Definition of Tea Party
A definition of the tea party political movement.
The Case for Jeb Bush for President in 2016
Making the case for jeb bush for President in 2016
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 Sports Media is Determined to Ruin Sports...
The liberal sports media is determined to ruin the football season for fans with their liberal agenda
A Definition of Strict Constructionism
A definition of the legal term. US Conservative Politics.
10 Reasons Obamacare is (and will continue to...
A look at 10 reasons that Obamacare is failing, and will continue to do so.
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.
Social Conservatism
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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.
Possible 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates
A conservative take on the frontrunners for the 2016 democratic nomination for President.
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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Can Democrats Keep Their Majority in the Senate?
A look at the upcoming 2014 US Senate races and the seats that Democrats must defend.
Republicans Must Embrace the Power of Celebrity...
Republicans may hate the celebrifying political candidates, but the electoral realities may force us to embrace the change.
A Biography of US Senator Rand Paul
A biography of US Senator Ran Paul
The Top Conservatives to Follow on Twitter
Who are the top 20 conservatives to follow on Twitter?
A Biography of Supreme Court Justice Antonin...
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
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.
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?
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.
Why Some Conservatives Oppose Gay Marriage
Answers to why conservatives oppose gay marriage.
A Definition of Conservatism
A definition of political conservatism in America today.
Obamacares Losers Outnumber the Winners... And...
A conservative look at the true winners and losers after the first month of the Obamacare rollout
A Definition of Astroturfing
A definition of astroturfing. US Conservative Politics.
A Definition of Amnesty
A definition of amnesty. US Conservative Politics.
Read My Lips: No New Bushes (10 Reasons to...
10 Reason to say no to Jeb Bush for the 2016 Presidential Race
Find Out Which Senate Seats Are Up for...
A preview of Republican-held United States Senate seats up for re-election in 2014.
Conservative Perspectives on the Second...
Conservative perspectives on the second amendment and gun control
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.
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.
What Is the GOP Establishment? - A Definition
: The Republican establishment, or more commonly among conservatives just “the establishment,” refers
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 Supreme Court Chief Justice...
A profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.
A Definition of Czar
: In contemporary American politics, a czar is any top-level presidential appointee who does not have
Crunchy Conservatism
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Best Conservative Movies of All Time
A look at the top conservative films of all time.
A Profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John...
A profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.
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?
Who are the Low Information Voters?
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Cultural Conservatism
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Fiscal Conservatism
A detailed description of what it means to be a
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.
A Definition of Tort Reform
A definition of tort reform. US Conservative Politics.
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.
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.
List of Female Conservative Governors in the...
A look at female Republican and conservative leaders across the country.
A Profile of Conservative Hollywood Actor Jon...
A profile of conservative Hollywood actor and Academy Award nominee Jon Voight.
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.
Political Conservatives & Religion in Politics
A look at the role religion plays in shaping the conservative ideology in politics.
Top Conservative Novels
A look at the 10 novels all conservatives should read.
The Case for Ted Cruz for President
A Look at the presidential prospects of US Senator Ted Cruz from Texas
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.
Conservative Perspectives on the Fourth...
Conservative perspectives on the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Neoconservatism
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A Definition of Reconciliation
A definition of the federal budget reconciliation process
Rand Paul Looks Ready for 2016 Battle
The second edition of the 2016 GOP Power Rankings.
A Profile of Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
A profile of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
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.
National Sales Tax: A Conservative Alternative...
A look at a national sales tax, a possible alternative to the income tax.
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 Most Liberal States to Live and Work in the...
A conservative look at the most liberal states in the US.
NRA Should Be Applauded for Gun Safety Efforts
A special thank you to the NRA for their efforts in gun safety and proper use.
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.
Best Conservative Blogs
A look at the best politically conservative American blogs on the Internet.
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.
Capitalism - A Definition of Capitalism
A definition of capitalism and its many forms, from laissez-faire market economies to crony capitalism.
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.
A Biography of Glenn Beck
A biography of political commentator, radio personality and FOX News analyst Glenn Beck.
A Definition of Marriage
A conservative definition of marriage.
A Conservative Take on a Possible Hillary...
A conservative take on the possible candidacy of Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party.
Conservative Perspectives on the Third...
Conservative perspectives on the Third Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Violence, Guns, and The Culture
A look at gun violence in America, how to change the culture, and a defense of the 2nd amendment.
What do conservatives think about Barack...
What do conservatives think about Barack Obama's plan for the economy?
Paleoconservatism
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The Case for Ben Carson for President
The Case for Ben Carson for President
Paul Still the Top Pick in 2016
Rand Paul, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, and Mike Huckabee all make the first 2016 presidential power rankings list of 2014.
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.
Can Scott Walker Save the Republican Party?
The case for Scott Walker for President in 2016. Is he the best antidote to Hillary Clinton and most acceptable candidate since George W. Bush?
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.
Deconstructing President Barack Obama's...
President Barack Obama's inaugural speech was glorified by the media, but conservatives heard it differently. Read what Obama said, then what conservatives heard him say.
Why Conservatives Support Privacy Rights
A look at conservative concerns of government intrusion into privacy.
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.
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.
Marco Rubio is No Barack Obama
Marco Rubio is no Barack Obama, despite uncharitable comparisons that the two men have similar rises.
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?
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.
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? Page 2.
Conservative Perspectives on the First Amendment
Conservative perspectives on the First Amendment.
Fascism - A Definition of Fascism
A review of the definition of fascism and relating it to modern conservative thought.
Why Conservatives are Skeptical of Man-Made...
A look into the reasons conservatives remain skeptical about global warming.
The Benefits of ANWR & the Case for Offshore...
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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.
A Profile of Clarence Thomas
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
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.
A Profile of Indiana Congressman Mike Pence
A closer look at Indiana Congressman and House Republican Conference Chairman Mike Pence.
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.
Florida: Resources for Floridian Conservatives
A general information resource guide for conservatives in Florida.
How Conservatives Would Generate Job Growth
How conservatives would generate job growth.
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.
2016 Rankings: Hillary's Very Serious 2016...
An early look at the 2016 race power rankings for President on the Democratic side and whether Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden can battle the Hillarys of the world.
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.
Liberty and Conservatism
What do conservatives mean when the reference liberty? Liberty to do what, exactly?
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.
Conservatives & Immigration Reform: A Quick Look
Despite accusations to the contrary, most conservatives are not opposed to immigration. Most conservatives do, however, oppose illegal immigration and a system of rewards and incentives that attract illegals.
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.
A Definition of G-20 or The Group of 20
A Definition of G-20 or the Group of 20.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty
A look at the pros and cons of selecting Louisiana Gov. Tim Pawlenty as a Republican vice presidential running mate. Page 6.
Sarah Palin on 10 Major Issues
A closer look at vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's positions on 10 major issues.
How Conservatives Would Cut Spending
A look as to how conservative would cut government spending and reduce the size of the federal government if given the chance.
The Top 10 Quotes From Marco Rubio's Presidenti...
Marco Rubio announced on April 13 that he would seek the Republican Nomination for President of the United States. Here are the top 10 moments from that speech.
Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman
A look at the pros and cons of selecting Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman as a vice presidential running mate. Page 4.
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).
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 Conservative Hollywood Actor &...
A profile of Hollywood conservative and Academy Award winner Clint Eastwood.
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.
The Case for a Global Civil Society
In this interview, author and advocate Don Eberly discusses his new book and how it explores the impact of private-sector giving on developing and rebuilding nations in an interconnected world.

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