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Adryana Boyne: Donald Trump losing support from conservatives, all of America

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Even while he still rests near the top of GOP Presidential polls, Donald Trump has seen his support among conservative leaders dwindle. I’m not talking about the entrenched establishment in Washington, but the independent voices who carry a lot of influence and weight within the conservative right and the Tea Party. Twitchy’s Michelle Malkin has long been a critic of ... Read More »

Conservatism Is Compassionate

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Conservatives seek limited government foremost because they know big government crushes the best in people. Among the wealthy and middle class, big government suppresses innovation, job creation, and responsibility to one’s neighbor. In poorer neighborhoods, it robs dignity, undercuts initiative, and encourages dependency. There is nothing empathetic about gargantuan government...

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God Bless The Conservative Warriors

I just don’t understand it. Everywhere we turn, we conservatives are told we need to moderate, be less extreme, be more bipartisan. The public just wants us all to get along and solve our major problems together. Democratic politicians and the liberal media harp on the alleged extremism of mainstream conservatism, the tea party, Sen. Ted Cruz, conservative talk radio and anyone else who dares to call out President Obama and his Democratic congressional cohorts in plain language for what they’re doing to the country. Nonsense. No one with a modicum of political power is more extreme than Obama’s Democrats are, yet they pretend they’re moderates who only want to work with Republicans for constructive bipartisan solutions...

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What defines a ‘conservative’: tactics or policies?

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And most relevant to the recent ‘debate’, the President’s health care law was and remains that hackneyed word, nightmare — whereas the nightmare was blurred when it began, it has come into high-definition focus with its implementation. From then to now, the GOP has been united in opposition to the program, voting over and over and over some more to repeal it outright, or at least strike some of its more unworkable provisions.

 

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Conservatism Represents The Politics Of Reality

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It is certainly not conservatism. Both apocalyptic language and utopian hopes are foreign to it. Conservatives have traditionally affirmed that social systems should fit the contours of reality, not patterns cut by abstract ideology. The task of politics is reform, which requires prudent calculation and respect for consequences. Instead of alternating between despair and bluster, conservatism offers a deeper confidence: that human nature is best suited to ordered liberty. And for this reason, persistent, responsible political action can make a large difference, on health care and much else.

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No Pleasing GOP Critics

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On paper, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, should be exactly what the most potent purveyors of conventional wisdom were saying Republicans needed to do after the party’s galling 2012 loss. He is Hispanic, and the son of an immigrant. He is an Ivy Leaguer with a love of policy minutiae. He is rarely heard discussing social issues and is instead forever talking about federal spending and ObamaCare. He embraces the non-interventionist foreign policy approach popular with young voters and previously with Obama Democrats. He is only 42 years old and fights the old guard and money men in his party...

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