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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 Does Socialism Really Mean?
A definition of socialism. US Conservative Politics.
Can Democrats Keep Their Majority in the Senate?
A look at the upcoming 2014 US Senate races and the seats that Democrats must defend.
Top 5 Conservative States in the US
A look at the 5 most conservative states in the US.
8 Possible Conservative Presidential Candidates...
A look at possible 2016 candidates for the Presidential race
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.
The Most Liberal States to Live and Work in the...
A conservative look at the most liberal states in the US.
What Is Judicial Restraint?
A definition of the legal term. Conservative Politics.
Find Out What Hollywood Celebrities Are...
A look at the Hollywood conservatives who are fighting back against the oppressive liberalism in Tinseltown.
Types of Conservatives -- What Type of...
What Type of Conservative are You? Take This Test and See! Learn More Crunchy Cons Cultural Cons Fiscal
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.
What Is Republicanism?
A Definition of Republicanism. US Conservative Politics.
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.
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.
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.
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 Profile of Conservative Hollywood Actor Jon...
A profile of conservative Hollywood actor and Academy Award nominee Jon Voight.
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.
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 Definition of Amnesty
A definition of amnesty. 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.
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.
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.
Federalism: Case for Reinvigorating State's...
Why conservatives believe that stronger state governments are preferable to a stronger federal government.
10 Reasons Obamacare is (and will continue to...
A look at 10 reasons that Obamacare is failing, and will continue to do so.
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.
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.
Best iPhone Applications for Conservatives
A review of the best iPhone applications (or apps) for political conservatives.
The Top Conservatives to Follow on Twitter
Who are the top 20 conservatives to follow on Twitter?
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.
Possible 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates
A conservative take on the frontrunners for the 2016 democratic nomination for President.
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.
Best Conservative Movies of All Time
A look at the top conservative films of all time.
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.
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
2014 Senate Race in Minnesota
Preview of the 2014 senate race in Minnesota featuring Al Franken and a handful of Republican challengers.
Q&A: Gun Rights, Gun Control, and...
Questions and answers about gun control from a conservative perspective.
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.
A Definition of Tort Reform
A definition of tort reform. US Conservative Politics.
Who are the Low Information Voters?
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Find Out Which Senate Seats Are Up for...
A preview of Republican-held United States Senate seats up for re-election in 2014.
Top Conservative Novels
A look at the 10 novels all conservatives should read.
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.
Rubio Takes Initial 2016 Ranking
The first edition of our 2016 GOP Presidential Power Rankings
A Profile of Florida Governor Jeb Bush
A profile of Florida Governor Jeb Bush
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.
Conservative Perspectives on Health Care Reform
An overview of conservative perspectives on health care reform.
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 Definition of Conservatism
A definition of political conservatism in America today.
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.
A Profile of Barry Goldwater
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2014 US Senate Race in Georgia
Preview of the US Senate race in Georgia for 2014 featuring Michelle Nunn and a whole slate of potential Republican and conservative candidates.
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.
Potential Establishment Candidates for the 2016...
A look at possible establishment and moderate candidates for the 2016 Republican Presidential Nomination.
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.
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 Dangers of Illegal Immigration: One Week of...
The illegal immigration problem is real, despite the media and left's attempt to portray these people as victims. Here is just one week of stories.
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.
A Definition of Astroturfing
A definition of astroturfing. US Conservative Politics.
List of Female Conservative Governors in the...
A look at female Republican and conservative leaders across the country.
The Case for Rand Paul for President in 2016
A look at Rand Paul's presidential prospects for 2016.
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.
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.
The Case for Ben Carson for President
The Case for Ben Carson for President
Fiscal Conservatism
A detailed description of what it means to be a
The Case for Ted Cruz for President
A Look at the presidential prospects of US Senator Ted Cruz from Texas
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.
Is Ted Cruz Eligible to become President of the...
A look into the eligibility of Ted Cruz's potential presidential aspirations.
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.
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.
Five Strategic Ways Conservatives Would Achieve...
Five strategic ways conservatives would achieve border security
A Definition of Strict Constructionism
A definition of the legal term. US Conservative Politics.
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.
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 Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
A profile of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Best Conservative Blogs
A look at the best politically conservative American blogs on the Internet.
Media Bias - A Definition
A Definition of media bias as it is commonly referenced in conservative politics.
Neoconservatism
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Conservative Perspectives on the Second...
Conservative perspectives on the second amendment and gun control
Social Conservatism
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A Definition of Czar
: In contemporary American politics, a czar is any top-level presidential appointee who does not have
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.
What Is the GOP Establishment? - A Definition
: The Republican establishment, or more commonly among conservatives just “the establishment,” refers
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.
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.
Obama's Syrian Crisis Exposes Foreign Policy...
A look into the foreign policy failures in Syria of Barack Obama
A List of President Barack Obama's Czars
A list of President Barack Obama's czars.
A Conservative Take on a Possible Hillary...
A conservative take on the possible candidacy of Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party.
2014 US Senate Election in Alaska Profile
Preview of the 2014 US Senate race in Alaska featuring Democratic incumbent Mark Begich and Republican challengers Dan Sullivan, Mead Treadwell, and Joe Miller.
Political Conservatives & Religion in Politics
A look at the role religion plays in shaping the conservative ideology in politics.
When a Low Unemployment Rate Isn't Necessarily...
How is the unemployment rate calculated and examples of what the rate tell us about the economy, labor force participation, and economic health.
A Profile of Republican Massachusetts Sen....
A closer look at Republican Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown.
A Biography of Supreme Court Justice Antonin...
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Will Immigration Reform Create 11 Million New...
A look at how immigration reform could impact national elections.
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 Profile of Conservative Michelle Malkin
A closer look at conservative blogger and pundit Michelle Malkin.
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.
Obamacares Losers Outnumber the Winners... And...
A conservative look at the true winners and losers after the first month of the Obamacare rollout
GOP Works Overtime to Snatch Defeat from...
Polls show that the GOP could or should win control of the US Senate. But their tactics and candidates could prove a losing formula in 2014.
What are "Stand Your Ground" Laws?
A look into Stand Your Ground laws from a conservative perspective.
A Profile of Clarence Thomas
A profile of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
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.
Florida: Resources for Floridian Conservatives
A general information resource guide for conservatives in Florida.
The Case for Jeb Bush for President in 2016
Making the case for jeb bush for President in 2016
Why Some Conservatives Oppose Gay Marriage
Answers to why conservatives oppose gay marriage.
A Biography of Glenn Beck
A biography of political commentator, radio personality and FOX News analyst Glenn Beck.
Profile of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal
A look at the life and record of Bobby Jindal, Republican Governor of Lousiana.
Considering the Conservative Perspective
Elizabeth Roberts is not a conservative, but she stepped outside her comfort zone and looked at issues from a conservative point-of-view. You may be surprised by what she saw.
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 G-20 or The Group of 20
A Definition of G-20 or the Group of 20.
A Profile of Katy Abram
A profile of stay-at-home mom Katy Abram, the new voice of American conservatism.
Senate Republicans 2014 Roadmap to Victory
A look at how the Republican Party can win back the US Senate in 2014.
What Should Health Insurance Cover?
What Should Health Insurance Cover? A look at what conservatives believe the purpose of insurance is, what it should cover, and why free market principles work best.
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
Why Conservatives are Skeptical of Man-Made...
A look into the reasons conservatives remain skeptical about global warming.
A Profile of Indiana Congressman Mike Pence
A closer look at Indiana Congressman and House Republican Conference Chairman Mike Pence.
Right-to-work: A Definition
A definition and overview of Right-to-Work policies.
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.
Top Issues in the 2014 Midterm Elections
What to look for during the 2014 midterm elections
Sarah Palin on 10 Major Issues
A closer look at vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's positions on 10 major issues.
Top 10 Obama Gaffes
A list of the top 10 gaffes made by President Barack Obama during his first six months in office.
Mitt Romney On the Issues: Spending and the...
Mitt Romney will offer a clear alternative to Barack Obama during the 2012 presidential election. Romney's pro-market, limited government approach is a clear contrast to the big-government, union dominated approach of the Obama administration.
The Public Education System is a Failure
Why conservatives support school choice: my personal lessons from attending a magnet school.
A Profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John...
A profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.
A Profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice...
A profile of Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.
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.
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?
National Sales Tax: A Conservative Alternative...
A look at a national sales tax, a possible alternative to the income tax.
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?
The Conservative Challenge to Obamacare
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Top 5 US Senate Races to Watch in 2014
A conservative look at the top 5 US Senate races to watch in 2014.
A Definition of Reconciliation
A definition of the federal budget reconciliation process
Is Amnesty the Answer to Illegal Immigration?
Is amnesty the best way to deal with a growing problem with illegal immigration?
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.
Key Arguments in the Abortion Debate from a...
A look at some of the key topics that arise during the ongoing abortion debate, with a highlight on restrictions sought by pro-life proponents.
5 Reasons John Boehner and Mitch McConnell Need...
5 Reasons why John Boehner and Mitch McConnell should be replaced as the Republican leaders in the US Senate and House of Representatives.
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.
No, Chris Christie is Not Mitt Romney, John...
Chris Christie might be running for President in 2016, but it would be a mistake to lump him in with failed Republican establishment picks of the past such as Mitt Romney, John McCain, and Bob Dole.
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.
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.
The Paleoconservatism of Paul Gottfried
An interview with Paleoconservative founding-father Dr. Paul Gottfried, the man who coined the phrase, on the rift between paleocons and neoconservatives and why the neocons have marginalized the paleos ever since. Dr. Gottried is the Raffensperger Professor of Humanities at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pa.
US Supreme Court Gives Second Amendment a...
In a landmark gun control decision, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 ruling overturning a District of Columbia law banning the possession of handguns. In its decision in the case of DC vs. Heller, the Court found that the 32-year-old handgun ban violated the Second Amendment’s guarantee of the right to keep and bear arms.
Paleoconservatism
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A Profile of Republican House Rep. Paul Ryan of...
A biography of Republican House Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin.
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