politics

Don't Politicize Sports and Entertainment

L. Brent Bozell III and Tim Graham, CNS News

Sports leagues like the NFL and liberal sports networks like ESPN have been completely at odds with what their viewers want, and their ratings reflect it. Perhaps they could stare at these poll results and heed this warning before they lose a large chunk of Americans for good.

If ESPN Continues to Pick Sides, So Will Fans

Tony Perkins, CNS News

New network president James Pitaro said "there is going to continue to be an intersection between sports and politics, and we’re going to continue to cover that. We’re going to cover it fairly and honestly. But we are focused on serving the sports fan.” The NBA and NCAA had a taste of that pain in ticket sales when it pulled out of states with common-sense privacy laws. If ESPN continues to pick sides, you can rest assured – so will fans.

Why liberals root against America

Stephen Moore, Washington Times

It’s one thing to root against Mr. Trump and his policies and tweets when you’re in the opposition party. But in watching their behavior and listening to their whining, it is hard not to believe that to bring Mr. Trump down, they are rooting against American workers, our safety, security and general prosperity. Many on the left are suffering from a severe case of anti-Trump derangement syndrome. ATDS sufferers crave bad news. In a bright sunny economic sky, they point to the single cloud. This is why Nancy Pelosi could only sniff that the bonuses workers are getting from the tax cut are “crumbs.”

Number of Married Couples With Kids Hit 56-Year Low

Terence P. Jeffrey, CNS News

According to the national exit poll for the 2016 election, married voters picked Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton 52 percent to 44 percent. Unmarried voters picked Clinton over Trump 55 percent to 37 percent. If you were seeking to advance the causes that Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton advanced in this country, you would hope that the trends that are moving people away from lifelong marriage and responsible parenthood would continue.

Voting Booths and Stables

William Murchison, The American Spectator

Politics matters — up to a point. The transformational aspects of the Christian gospel — lions lying down with lambs, and such like, and the quest for “righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness,” as commended by St. Paul — appear to deserve more recognition than congressional majorities and the alignment of voter blocs. Of course, when you say as much you’re talking to human beings; and we know what’s wrong with human beings, don’t we?

From Carson to Kimmel: the collapse of the late-night empire

Rich Lowry, New York Post

Johnny Carson once said, “I would love to have taken on Billy Graham. But I’m on TV five nights a week; I have nothing to gain by it and everything to lose.” Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel, competing for the crown in a much-diminished late-night kingdom, beg to differ, and unfortunately, they’re right.

Why Sports and Politics Don't Mix

Stephen Moore, Investor's Business Daily

If Sports Illustrated, ESPN and NFL linebackers want to protest what an unjust and sexist society America is, they have every right to go to the public square and express themselves until the cows come home. All we can do as fans is exercise our freedom to turn them off -- as millions of Americans are doing. After 40 years, I finally canceled my subscription to Sports Illustrated.

Scholarship Deadline For October 12 Conservative Double Your Donors Seminar Fast Approaching

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
America needs young conservatives to master the knowledge it takes to build organizations and campaigns for the next 50 years to defeat progressive forces. As the "Funding Father of the Conservative Movement," I want to pass on my knowledge to the next generation. You can help make that happen.

Change The Life Of A Young Conservative

By: Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
As a general rule, the left does a far better job of marketing and communicating their dangerous ideas and policies than we conservatives do marketing freedom and liberty.  I plan to change that with my October 12th seminar.

I Share My Secrets

By Richard A Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
If you are leading a conservative organization – or want to start one – I invite you to take this one-time opportunity to understand the new “Age of Trump” marketing environment we conservatives face, and save $500, by registering today for my October 12 direct mail/marketing seminar.

Could October 12 Decide The Future Of The Conservative Movement?

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
On October 12 I am holding my first (and maybe only) direct mail/marketing seminar. In my opinion, the next three years offer an unprecedented opportunity for conservative organizations to grow and I want to share my insights with as many conservatives as possible.

Shut up, Jimmy Kimmel, you elitist creep

Charles Hurt, Washington Times

After his slobbering wet kiss to federal bureaucracy, Mr. Kimmel then went squealing on about Obamacare and how insurance companies, the government and your neighbors should all be forced to pay for everybody else’s health care. (Easy thing to say for a gazillionaire from Hollywood.) I mean, really, Jimmy, does your newborn child not mean more to you than petty politics? How do you look at the miracle of your child and think — partisan politics!

It’s Time for Pastors to Be Bold or Go Home

Bill Blankschaen, The Resurgent

It’s time for pastors to be bold or go home. The times require it of them. But pastors and church leaders of all denominations and backgrounds need to make a choice: To engage the culture or wait until they are no longer free to do so.

Why the Conventional Wisdom Has Been All Wrong This Election Season

Victor Davis Hanson, National Review

The current presidential campaign is blowing up lots of political myths. The campaign has just started, and already past wisdom is proving to be ignorance — with more debunking to come.

Pay Attention to Pope Francis’ Spiritual, not Political, Views

Unfortunately, the Holy Father sometimes blurs the line between the spiritual and the political. The Pope overestimates the wisdom and efficacy of politics while minimizing the power and virtue of markets.

Richard Viguerie, Phyllis Schlafly, and The Exposé of Backroom Republican Politics

Tune in this Saturday, October 25, to Eagle Forum Live with Phyllis Schlafly as she and ConservativeHQ chairman Richard Viguerie celebrate the 50th anniversary of Schlafly's classic book, A Choice, Not An Echohow it exposed dirty dealings in the GOP, and made a powerful case for free elections and a freer America. Viguerie and Schlafly will also discussed how the cronyism has continued.

Barack Obama Is The GOP'S MVP

W. James Antle III, Daily Caller

Without Obama, what would Republicans do? Conservative groups are spending $3 attacking Repubs. for every $1 they spend going after Dems. Nat'l party organs have been equally eager to savage tea party candidates. O's poor presidency & Obamacare are bouying R's in the polls.

The Politico Poll and Conservative Strength

Bruce Walker, American Thinker

There is a leftist lie out there that conservatives keep believing.

REVEALED: Shane Osborn Using Taxpayer-Funded Staff For Campaign-Like Politics

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

Emails reveal private conversations between Osborn (who is running against Ben Sasse for Nebraska's US Senate seat) and his staff about things like giving gifts to donors and helping a contributor with official state business.

House Dems: No Political Motivation in IRS Targeting

Bernie Becker, The Hill

Democrats are working hard to counter GOP efforts to keep the IRS controversy center stage.