Conservatives

GOP-E Cantor Scheme Thwarted w/ Strong Grassroots Turnout

Tom White, Virginia Right

Eric Cantor's GOP-E Young Guns of VA were set to disenfranchise conservatives and allow Cantor to cheat his way to another term without facing Dave Brat in a fair election. Hundreds of conservatives showed up to stop the impropriety.

2nd Vote – A New Tool For Conservatives

In a majority center-right nation, why do big companies donate large sums of money to organizations that advocate far-left policies? The answer is simple.  Conservatives have not held their dollars accountable when they shop, and 2nd Vote is the solution. 

Conservatives To Rally For First Principles

How can we get America back on a course that adheres to the bedrock principles that have made our country a beacon of freedom for the world? Citizens United's David Bossie has a solution.

The Beltway Party, Left and Right, vs. Rand Paul

Hamilton, Breitbart

The establishment left fears Paul because he is an enemy of big government, and the establishment right fears Paul because he is an enemy of their big government--their big government, that is, of social-issue regulation, surveillance, and foreign wars. 

Cruz & Paul Unite to Block Ukraine Aid Over IMF Changes

Joel Gehrke, Washington Examiner

Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul will work to block a $1 billion Ukraine aid package unless Harry Reid strips out a controversial measure funding the International Monetary Fund.

Has Foreign Policy Saved Lindsay Graham?

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

Graham has used his criticism of Obama's foreign policy to squash the threat of a serious GOP challenge. But that doesn't change conservatives' disdain for his big government record.

Estab. Groups Retreat Against Tea Party Incumbents

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Big-business and establishment groups vowed they would wage war on conservatives and Tea Party candidates, particularly incumbents, in 2014, but they are backing off after realizing they may not want to throw money at losers. 

Obama FCC Weaponized Against Black Conservative TV Station Owner

Jennifer Burke, Tea Party News Network

Obama's FCC is abusing their authority in the targeting of Armstrong Williams, a conservative who happens to be black. Foul play on the part of the FCC is not only suspected by Williams himself, but also by Dem. strategist and FOX News analyst  Juan Williams.

Blaming Putin on Conservatives

Aaron Goldstein, American Spectator

This liberal trio thinks conservatives actually love Putin.

Conservatives Frustrated by GOP’s Compromises, Lack of Leadership

Ralph Z. Hallow, Washington Times

Prominent Repubs. see no evidence that their party’s electoral successes have advanced the cause of limited government and moral governance.

Don't Write Those TeaParty Obits Just Yet

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

Republicans have a solid chance to win a Senate majority, and Obama approval is stuck in negative territory. Big government liberalism, hailed as the wave of the future in 2009, now seems widely discredited. The Tea Party obituaries are premature.

Ronald Reagan, Ted Cruz, and the Tea Party at Five

Ronald Reagan built his coalition by taking all the discontents within the Republican Party and molding them into a coherent conservative ideology and a winning coalition that defeated the Republican establishment in the primaries. After just five short years the grassroots limited government constitutional conservatives of the Tea Party movement are well on their way to doing the same thing.

Tea Party Vows to Move U.S. Congress to Right

David Lawder, Reuters

"It's about winning a civil debate, not a civil war," said Senator Mike Lee, a Tea Party Republican from Utah elected in 2010.

Some Conservatives Aren't Happy About Paul's Take on Russia

Matthew Feeney, Reason.com

Paul says that some in the GOP are "stuck in the Cold War era." While America's relationship with Russia is far from ideal, policy makers should resist falling back into the mentality that dominated American policy towards the Kremlin for decades.

Bozell, Bossie Attack CPAC's Handling of Atheist Group

Warner Todd Huston, Breitbart

The Conservative Political Action Conference reversed its invitation to allow American Atheists to have a booth at this year's event. But the original invitation prompted conservative Brent Bozell to pull out of the event, charging that CPAC is "destroying the conservative movement."

The Great Establishment Deception on Winning Back Senate

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

The unambiguous strategy of the GOP establishment this year has been to avoid any and all confrontation in the hopes of gliding into a Senate majority in 2015. To that end, they have capitulated on all of the major leverage points, passed a number of Dem. spending bills, and are in the process of pushing 'small-ball' legislation.

Tax Dodge: Panel Urges Public to Thwart IRS Effort to Torpedo Conservative Groups

Haley Halverson and Ken McIntyre, Heritage Foundation Blog

The IRS overstepped legal boundaries -- and then some. “These people don’t want transparency -- they want a target list.”

Where Are the Conservative Rallies?

K-Bob, RIght Scoop

"We need to serve notice that activism is necessary. We need to be prepared, each of us, to get involved. We must be very selective. Send contributions only to conservatives and strong Constitutionalists. Attend only rallies for the same. Discourage activism on behalf of the RNC."

Americans Rising Up Against Gov't

Glenn Harlan Reynolds, USA Today

America's ruling class has been experiencing more pushback than usual lately. It just might be a harbinger of things to come.

Clueless DC Media Can't Figure Out Why Cruz Fights GOP-E

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Politico just doesn't get it about conservatives. The inside-the-beltway publication doesn't understand why it is smart for Ted Cruz to oppose his party's leaders, which he was elected by Texans to do.