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 »
The Palin-Reagan connection
I’m one of those who refuses to proclaim Sarah Palin as “the next Reagan.” To do so would be to open myself to all sorts of attacks from Reagan admirers and detractors alike, but that’s not why I refrain from equating the two. I truly believe that Ronald Reagan was a rare and unique leader, a giant of the conservative movement who pushed it ahead | Read More »
Who in the GOP is really targeting Palin?
In a guest post on The Moderate Voice, Floyd and Mary Beth Brown argue: Those knifing Palin are the old-guard Republicans who don’t want to see her as the nominee in 2012. The old-guard GOP candidates are likely Gov. Haley Barbour or former Gov. Mitt Romney. I disagree. I haven’t seen any compelling evidence that either Gov. Barbour or former Gov. Romney want to take | Read More »
Deroy Mudock lectures us on Reagan conservatism
NRO’s Deroy Murdock is out with a column in which he blasts President Bush, Karl Rove and congressional GOP leaders for the sorry state the Republican Party finds itself in today.