It’s the Entitlements, stupid!
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has an interesting bit of information online this morning. In summary, it appears as though self-identified “tea party” folks are generally disinterested in making significant cuts to Entitlements. It’s disheartening. And while I could write volumes about how the “tea party” is less of a policy-based movement and more of an emotional reaction to the concept of “big government,” I’ll focus my efforts | Read More »
Conservative Mooney Elected MDGOP Chair
On Saturday, Maryland Republicans elected outgoing state senator Alex X. Mooney to lead the state Republican Party for the next four years. View the statement from the MDGOP here. Senator Mooney (District 3) served three terms in Annapolis representing parts of Frederick and Washington Counties. He was first elected in 1998 as the youngest state senator, and he quickly gained the reputation as one of | Read More »
Kerry Roberts has a message…
Kerry Roberts is a CPA running for Congress in Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District, a region long-held by “Blue Dog” Democrat Bart Gordon, who decided he would retire this year. Below is his campaign video. Early voting began yesterday. Enjoy.
Boston College Faculty Donate Overwhelmingly to Obama and Democrats
This story originally appeared on CampusReform.org and was posted by Campus Services Coordinator Leigha Caron: Editor’s Note: Boston College’s independent conservative newspaper, The BC Observer, researched and published the overwhelming disparity in political donations made by the campus faculty. This information is of great interest to conservative alumni and prospective students; it can also garner significant media attention, as George Washington University’s Young America’s Foundation | Read More »
A&M Professor: Rush Limbaugh “Lies,” Republicans Are “Crooks,” and Federal Gov’t Not Getting Bigger
This story originally appeared on CampusReform.org and was written by Campus Services Coordinator Tony Listi: Indoctrination of students in class by faculty who promote socialist ideas and other leftist priorities. Leftist faculty using their class time to preach politics instead of teaching the topic at hand. Faculty who express in class blatant contempt of conservative ideas. These are three of the 47 types of leftist | Read More »
Students Fight Star-Spangled Banner Ban – and Win
This story originally appeared on CampusReform.org and was written by Emily Cochran: The Star-Spangled Banner was banned at Goshen College, a private, Mennonite school, because of, according to President Jim Brenneman, the college’s value of “compassionate peacemaking seeming to be in conflict with the anthem’s militaristic language” – referring to the “rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air” lyrics. Ryan Troyer, a sophomore computer | Read More »
Van Jones, former “Green Jobs Czar,” now Princeton faculty
This post originally appeared at CampusReform.org and was written by Abigail Alger: Van Jones, President Obama’s “Green Jobs Czar,” resigned amid controversy in September 2009. Now he’s re-emerged in the public spotlight at the Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank, and the Princeton University faculty.
The Party’s Over: Obama’s youth support dwindles as “Hope” fades
The post originally appeared at MatthewHurtt.com: The Huffington Post reports this morning that the “youth vote,” that elusive and fickle demographic that Obama swept off its feet in 2008, is moving noticeably in the opposite direction as notions of “Hope” and “Change” fade from political discourse. From the article:
A realistic assessment of Ron Paul’s CPAC straw poll victory
There has been much discussion and debate on the overall meaning of Texas Congressman Ron Paul’s success at the CPAC straw poll this year. CPAC, as you know, is the “Conservative Political Action Conference,” yet there are some who seek to rebrand CPAC into a more libertarian event. Undoubtedly, this is not necessarily the type of rebranding that folks like David Keene and the Board | Read More »
Post-Beck CPAC, Rush defends GOP
This post originally appeared at MatthewHurtt.com: Rush Limbaugh defended Republicans today in the wake of Glenn Beck’s criticisms during his keynote address on Saturday night at CPAC. Let’s take a listen: