Poll: Voters Trust GOP over Dems on 8 of 10 Key Issues
Well, that didn’t take long. Those of us who expected the Democrats, with control over three DC houses — House, Senate and White House — to blow it didn’t expect it happen so quickly. But it seems that the donkey party, by misinterpreting their 2008 election victory as a mandate (it wasn’t) and by overreaching on the stimulus, abortion, cap and trade, health care reform | Read More »
When did the GOP become too conservative?
Arlen Specter told David Gregory on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday Morning that the GOP has become too conservative: “The Republican Party has gone far to the right since I joined it under Reagan’s big tent.” Meghan Mccain says the GOP needs to become more moderate: “I just wish that moderates like myself — more moderate Republicans and more socially liberal Republicans — weren’t looked | Read More »
Remember when conservatives were winning?
Remember when conservatives were conservatives? In the Reagan years, the time of the only conservative American president in the modern era, one was a conservative, not a fiscon, neocon, socon, paleocon or any other kind of con. In fact, “con” was used by liberals as a term of contempt for conservatives, never by conservatives in self-reference. How times have changed. Some of the issues Ronald | Read More »
Meet Conservatism’s Young Guns
Though the Republican Party took a beating in the recent election, there are rays of hope for the future. Some of the brightest are the Young Guns of conservatism, a group of rising political stars who have the opportunity to pick up the pieces of the GOP and provide the leadership needed to return the party to its Reagan roots. Here are eleven of the | Read More »
Most liberal ticket in 40 years?
Four years ago, Republicans made hay out of the fact that the Democrats had a very liberal presidential ticket: Republicans on Capitol Hill jumped on Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry’s pick of a vice presidential candidate — John Edwards, the junior senator from North Carolina — and zeroed in on the candidates’ liberal ratings, among other things. House Speaker Dennis Hastert said, this is “not a | Read More »