Conservative Movement Leaders

This Time, the Conservative Crackup Is Real

Jonah Goldberg, Real Clear Politics

Last week, former senator Bob Dole, Senator Orrin Hatch, and a passel of consultants were quoted in the press giving Neville Chamberlain–like assurances that Trump was a man they could deal with while Ted Cruz was the real threat to their food bowls.

Viguerie and Bozell: We conservatives fight not to relive the past, but to create an even more glorious future

In remarks at this year's Values Voter Summit CHQ Chairman Richard A. Viguerie said the number one need the conservative cause has had for over 50 years is for more leaders. And in his acceptance remarks this year's Family Research Council Vision and Leadership Award recipient, L. Brent Bozell III, issued this challenge to conservatives: If you want to abandon the battlefield, then do your children, and your grandchildren a favor. Tell them. Sit them down, look them right in the eye (if you can) and utter three simple words: "I give up." What was passed down to you, you will not pass down to them. They are on their own.

Viguerie Plots Way Forward for Virginia Tea Party

Headlining the 4th annual Tea Party Action Conference, CHQ Chairman Richard A. Viguerie picked-up the conference theme "Changing the Rules of the Game" to exhort the 125+ attendees that “it’s the primaries stupid” and challenge them to take over the Republican Party as the only realistic means of advancing the cause of conservative governance. Watch his speech here.

MLee: What's Next for Conservatives

Allahpundit, Hot Air

It’s not about RINOs versus conservatives; it’s about fashioning a policy agenda for the party that’ll attract enough people from both sides that we’ll all stop caring so much about RINO/tea party distinctions.

Palin/Levin Conservative Call to NJ

Frances Martel, Breitbart

Sarah Palin and Mark Levin hit NJ this weekend to buoy Repub. Sen. candidate Steve Lonegan's campaign vs. Cory Booker. The "largest grassroots campaign event in NJ history" will serve to remind establishment R's why abandoning NJ to Dems and media darlings was a mistake.

In Memoriam: Ray A. Barnhart and Ronald B. Dear

Texas and the entire conservative movement have lost two giants who contributed much to the cause of freedom: Ray A. Barnhart and Ronald B. Dear