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I am dedicated to the education and awareness of local and federal government policies which results in a stronger, independent local government and a limited, constitutionally-sound federal government.

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    LEGENDARY ICON DIES, AGE 61: RIP “CONSERVATISM”

    LEGENDARY ICON DIES, AGE 61: RIP “CONSERVATISM”

      CONSERVATISM, the darling of intellectuals and upstarts in her prime, has died. The news was confirmed Tuesday, Jan 19 through various publicists and pundits.   The world has lost so many wonderful artists and thinkers this last year, but this is the one that will sting the most. Born November 19, 1955, she became known as a stalwart against government growth and cronyism. She | Read More »

    Bring Leadership Back to the GOP Race

    Bring Leadership Back to the GOP Race

    This past July, Gov. Rick Perry presented an economic opportunity plan for minorities and the disadvantaged before the National Press Club as part of his campaign for the presidency. What transpired became known as “The Race Speech,” addressing racial disparity, economic struggle and a dirty history of racism. No Republican in recent memory has spoken so forcefully about the relationship their party has had with | Read More »

    Colbert Makes Political Comedy History: TRUMP

    Colbert Makes Political Comedy History: TRUMP

    For years, Stephen Colbert entertained late night audiences and DVR-watchers with his sardonic caricature of cable news punditry. As a conservative, I could find the humor in his clever satire and most conservative pundits did as well. On September 8, 2015, Colbert launched his own Late Show, taking over the slot of tenured David Letterman, and has provided a few memorable moments, but I’m a | Read More »

    When Standard-Bearers Stumble, The Standard Remains Tall

    When Standard-Bearers Stumble, The Standard Remains Tall

    Driving home through late-afternoon traffic, I got a message: “Is it true?” “Is what true? I’m driving, so I haven’t heard anything,” I shot back. “Perry is out. ***** said so. Is it true?”   Governor Perry, for whom I’ve dedicated over five years preaching his value was about to speak at the 44th Eagle Forum Council in St. Louis. Until now, I didn’t think | Read More »

    WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME A PRESIDENT INSPIRED YOU? 9/11

    WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME A PRESIDENT INSPIRED YOU? 9/11

    THE MOMENT WE ALL SHARED On an average Tuesday morning, I was early on my way to a morning college class when the radio announced the unimaginable – a massive fire on the North Tower of One World Trade Center was raging and no one understood why. Some had supposed it was a bomb. Others began to surmise it was more. They thought it was a Cessna | Read More »

    MERCENARIES vs. MISSIONARIES

    MERCENARIES vs. MISSIONARIES

    The entire political world was made aware a few weeks ago of Rick Perry’s money woes. The news leaked that most staffers had their pay frozen, so Perry could continue basic necessities of infrastructure and travel. Campaign manager, Jeff  Miller expressed gratitude for their service and his desire for them to stay, but assured them no hard feelings if they chose another endeavor. All but | Read More »

    Impatience Is Not A Virtue, Conservatives

    Impatience Is Not A Virtue, Conservatives

    Think back to that crazy election season. A moderate Republican is nominated for the Presidential Election. As conservatives, we cross our fingers and vote for the candidate closest to our ideals – the lessor of evils, some feel. But when it’s done, we swear we will never do it again. No more salt with our votes! So we begin to search, recruit and develop candidates for the next election. Except, | Read More »

    “WHY IOWA STANDS WITH RICK PERRY”

    "WHY IOWA STANDS WITH RICK PERRY"

    SUBMITTED BY: Jamie Johnson, Senior Director of Rick Perry’s National Campaign I am honored to be working with Governor Rick Perry, a humble public servant who has given 35 years of his life to defending liberty, establishing justice, securing peace, and promoting prosperity in American life. Whether as a captain in the United States Air Force, a state legislator, a commissioner of agriculture, a lieutenant governor, | Read More »

    The Cult of Trump – Obama Déjà Vu

    The Cult of Trump – Obama Déjà Vu

    COMPETITION IS GOOD – POPULISM IS NOT It’s great to have competition. Conservatives believe in the power of fair competition to improve, streamline and ultimately expand things – especially in politics, where multiple challengers can cause others to be better candidates. But today, the GOP primary race looks more like a 16-ring circus than a job application line. And while there are some great candidates lining | Read More »

    Why The Political Speed-Dating? One Has The Best Record.

    Why The Political Speed-Dating? One Has The Best Record.

    WHAT’S WITH THE SPEED DATING? In the last 10 years, I’ve seen the GOP become the most conservative it’s been in my lifetime. Even more than during the years under Reagan’s leadership. There are many frustrations, but an undeniable move to the right. Frankly, we’re having debates about constitutionality that we couldn’t have in 2005. But we’ve lacked that kind of inspiring leadership, combined with pure conservative | Read More »