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Conservatives in the Wilderness: Restless, but Lacking Leadership

By Richard A Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
Conservatives in 1955 were restless, anxious to be heard, and had plenty of motivating issues.  But they lacked political and intellectual leadership.  That would soon come, with an outspoken Senator from Arizona and an articulate young author.  The stage was set in the 1950s for the birth of a new conservative movement, as we see in this excerpt from America’s Right Turn: How Conservatives Used New and Alternative Media to Take Power.

Conservatives in the Wilderness: American Politics in 1955

By Richard A Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
In 1955, liberalism reigned supreme over the politics of the United States.  If there is one lesson to be learned, however, it is:  Never despair, and never give up.  A new day was coming, as we see in this excerpt from America’s Right Turn: How Conservatives Used New and Alternative Media to Take Power.

Money in Politics: Everyone Complains About It, but Every Political Movement Needs It

By Richard A Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
Everyone complains about the role of money in politics, but nobody’s figured out how to run a political movement or party without money.  Get it from lobbyists?  Special interests?  Billionaires?  In this excerpt from Chapter 3 of America's Right Turn by Richard A. Viguerie and David Franke we explain how conservatives in the 1960s figured out a better way.

More Factors that Created a Grassroots Conservative Movement

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
In this excerpt from Chapter 3, “The Recipe for Creating a New Mass Movement,” of America’s Right Turn: How Conservatives Used New and Alternative Media to Take Power, by Richard A. Viguerie and David Franke we consider “Self-identification as a movement” and Communication networks, sometimes including a secret weapon.

The Factors that Created a Grassroots Conservative Movement

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
In this excerpt from Chapter 3, “The Recipe for Creating a New Mass Movement” of America’s Right Turn: How Conservatives Used New and Alternative Media to Take Power, by Richard A. Viguerie and David Franke, we ask:  How can a grassroots political movement emerge and succeed in our media-dominated world?

What Conservatives Can Learn From America’s First Media Revolution Chapter 2

By Richard A Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
This is Chapter 2, “The Media Revolution of 1776” from America’s Right Turn: How Conservatives Used New and Alternative Media to Take Power, by Richard A. Viguerie and David Franke. Conservatives can learn valuable lessons from this exciting chapter of American history—lessons we can use today as we battle the new media monopolies of the Left.

What Conservatives Can Learn From the West’s First Media Revolution

By Richard A Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
Consider how this historic lesson repeated itself in the conservative media revolution of the 1960s—how conservatives were the first to use the new and alternative media, how liberals later caught up, but how the conservatives could no longer be eradicated or sidelined as they had been before.  Then ask yourself:  What can we do to make certain we are the first to dominate any new media technologies?

Media Monopolies Declare War on Conservatives

By Richard A Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
We succeeded before despite the old liberal monopolists.  We can repeat that success against the new “progressive” monopolists.  My co-author David Franke and I expalin how in the upcoming serialization of our book America's Right Turn.

Viguerie + Sixty-Two Conservative Leaders Demand Facebook End Discrimination Against Conservatives

Facebook official Campbell Brown, a former anchor on NBC and CNN, told attendees at a recent conference that Facebook would be censoring news publishers based on its own internal biases. Now CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie and 62 other conservative leaders have demanded an end to the censorship of conservatives.

Facebook’s Good, Bad and Ugly Business Methods

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, Lifezette

Zuckerberg's obviously not a sympathetic character, but I don't envy the task he faces, which is being the scapegoat for new regulation of social media. He risks losing users, and eventually real competition will take him on. More so, as a liberal, he is incapable of truly understanding what he will need to do to grow or even keep conservative users and advertiser dollars for that market.

Zeroing in on Facebook's Anti-Conservative Tilt

L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham, CNS News

Conservatives are used to the national media excluding our viewpoint or loading up a pundit panel with eight liberals and one marginal Republican. We're not going to be happy if the social media start hindering us from communicating with one another on what Zuckerberg claims is a "platform for all ideas."

Violent Left Shuts Down Conservative Speakers In Wisconsin And Minnesota

Imagine for a moment that every time the baby-killers of Planned Parenthood announced that one of its leaders was speaking, pro-life conservatives threatened the venue with violence and tried to intimidate employees of any co-sponsors of the event. Such conduct would be labeled terrorism, but for the violent Left and their Muslim allies it is business as usual.

Ted Cruz Nails Mark Zuckerberg's Liberal Bias

When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg claimed there was no political bias at Facebook Senator Cruz rattled off a laundry list of examples: A “Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day” page that was banned in 2012, around the time that homosexuals were organizing a boycott of the fast-food chain after its chief operating officer made comments against same-sex marriage. Diamond and Silk, the outspoken Trump fangirls who were told by Facebook that their “content and brand” were “unsafe to the community” were just two examples on the list.

Your Data May Be Safer on Facebook Than With the Feds

David Catron, The American Spectator

The only entity worse than Facebook at protecting your privacy is the federal government. Let’s hope that Mark Zuckerberg’s characteristic arrogance doesn’t cause him to say something so stupid during one or both of the congressional hearings he will attend this week that it provides the Democrats with an excuse for exerting government control over the remaining vehicles for free expression that we still enjoy.

Before There Was Facebook And Cambridge Analytica Conservatives Had The Viguerie Company Part 1 of 3

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
Liberals have effective control of the mass media -- a virtual monopoly on TV, newspapers, magazines and their associated websites, and increasingly, social media. However, there is one method of mass commercial communication that the liberals do not control -- direct mail.

Mr. Zuckerberg, Who Is The Facebook “Community”?

The announcement that pro-Trump internet sensations Diamond and Silk have been identified as “unsafe to the community” by Facebook’s content monitors prompts us to ask, who is the so-called Facebook community?

The Oligarchs’ Counterrevolution

Media and internet near-monopolies and a too big to fail bank, the largest credit card issuer in the country, have joined in another attack on the Second Amendment and brazenly announced their plan to undermine the Constitution to accomplish their goals.

I Get A Nice Mention On Rush

Richard A Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

Yesterday, Rush Limbaugh gave me a nice mention on his program. Rush’s point was that the targeting of voters based on such markers as their consumer habits and other behavior has been around politics for a long time, but with all due respect to Rush, what’s he mean by “was”?

It’s Time to Bring the Southern Poverty Law Center to Justice

The SPLC is a dangerous organization, guilty of the hate it claims to fight. The fact is the SPLC would just be another run of the mill leftist outfit if it didn’t have such close ties with our government. Those ties need to be thoroughly investigated by the Congressional Homeland Security Committee and then severed immediately.

Brent Bozell: The Russian Facebook Fizzle

L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham, CNS News

The media outlets most deeply invested in the narrative about Russia having somehow masterfully manipulated the 2016 election are beginning to struggle as the actual facts tumble out. Getting a closer look at the Russia Facebook postings doesn't help the Sore Loser Chorus. In fact, it demolishes it. Nothing the Clintonistas have cited as the "real killers" of her presidential hopes has turned out to be true.