Conservatives

GrokTALK! – Drive the TEA Party Out?

by Steve MacDonald December 17, 2014
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GOP leadership gets fingered for playing at RINO King maker in the NH House. Was it all part of a plan to drive the grassroots out of the party? How does that affect elections? Does the establishment even care or are they content to hang on to enough power to horse trade for favors? We’ve […]

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Jeb Bush, may I introduce you to two NH candidates…

by Skip December 16, 2014

No, seriously, with each passing day this sounds more like Huntsman II. But with lots, lots, lotsmore money involved. But before pursuing the presidency, Mr. Bush is grappling with the central question of whether he can prevail in a grueling primary battle without shifting his positions or altering his persona to satisfy his party’s hard-liners. In conversations […]

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Wink wink nudge nudge…

by Susan Olsen December 8, 2014

So what if the whole Jassper kerfuffle was just a head fake? What if the NH GOP RINO plan all along was to throw conservatives under the bus at the opening bell, disenfranchise them for the session and try to neutralize their expected opposition to McAyotte in 2016? And, on the home front,  riddle me this. […]

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Liberals vs Conservatives…

by Skip November 28, 2014

Like the cake shop owner that folks have raised over $230,000 to rebuild her store.  Yet, there are liberals out there that ARE defending the rioters.  They show their disrespect for others and their private property – and feel good about it. (H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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Welcome back, Mr. Speaker

by Susan Olsen November 18, 2014

You’ve been missed.

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Who Are the Racists: Conservatives or Liberals?

by Steve MacDonald October 20, 2014
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A short policy perspective that gives a definitive answer to the question: Who Are the Racists: Conservatives or Liberals? Prager U    Please take a moment to Listen to GrokTALK! on iHeart Radio.  Thanks!

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GrokTALK! Round Table – Kool Aid And Constitutions…

by Steve MacDonald October 3, 2014
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In Segment three we have a round table discussion covering the flavor of the local Kool Aid®, the bi-partisanship of source documents, TV news and your blood pressure, lefties looking for real progressives for president, how conservatives have already lost the election for Republicans, and more…(30 min) Listen to or Download the full podcast on […]

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What Is it That Liberals Are So Afraid Of?

by Steve MacDonald September 22, 2014
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Why are liberals so afraid of conservative women? “Now, I’m no reflexive Palin-defender, …But more than anything … I’m struck by how she causes people with progressive tendencies to lose their ever-living minds.“ I’m honestly wondering why, though. Why are we such a threat? Is it the power of our non-barren wombs? Is it the […]

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Yes, Reince Priebus, that’s just about right….let’s talk price

by Skip August 8, 2014

Watching FoxNews “Special Report” is a staple for me – while it seems that they do try to report the news fairly straight up (yes, sometimes shaded a bit or bit more to the Right – let’s be honest here, as do the others shade (or in the case of MSNBC, leap) to the Left), it […]

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Erstwhile 2016 Democrat Prez Candidate thanks Establishment Republicans for doing Democrats’ dirty work

by Skip July 18, 2014

Irony; Hillary Clinton thanks the Jr. Partners of the Democrat Party for doing the Democrats’ dirty work.  She knows EXACTLY – and GOP Establishment wing of the GOP can’t deny it as they made big deals of what they were going to do to Conservative and TEA Party candidates.  And more than a few cases […]

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Signs The Orange One Is Untethered from Reality

by Scott Morales April 26, 2014
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I used to think the Orange One was just another morally corrupt, empty headed politician seeking self aggrandizement at the expense of his neighbors, constituents and the American people at large. I still do think that. But I also think he’s completely out of touch, not just with his own constituents, and not just with […]

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Notable Quote – Kyle Becker

by Skip April 25, 2014

“…What makes Constitutional conservatives different from progressives is that they do not desire to rule their political opposition or otherwise impose their will on their fellow citizens. Instead, most conservatives want to restore the nation to its Constitutional foundations, establish fiscal responsibility in government, reinstate the free market economic principles that allowed the majority of […]

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Conservatives are for You, Progressive Politicians are for Themselves

by Don March 16, 2014

Conservatives want the very best for everyone. We want people to be free, happy, healthy, independent, safe, financially secure, and to feel they are leading lives of accomplishment by providing for their families and contributing to others. These blessings are enabled and fostered by Conservative policies. Everyone applauds Bono’s humanitarian efforts in Africa. Bono realized […]

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Notable Quote – Brent Bozell

by Susan Olsen February 11, 2014

“Time and again, year after year, the Republican leadership in the House and Senate has come to grassroots conservatives, and Tea Party supporters pleading for our money, our volunteers, our time, our energy and our votes. In return they have repeatedly promised not just to stop the liberal assault on our freedoms and our national […]

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Equality: How Liberals think Conservatives see it – Part III

by Skip November 22, 2013

A great graphic that I’ve chopped up a bit – last Part  tonite For Progressives, “Equality” seems to be the driving force – everyone MUST be equal no matter what area of life is being viewed.  Anything that promotes or allows “inequality” must be stamped out.  Freedom is reserved for the realm of “free from […]

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Notable Quote – Jonah Goldberg

by Skip November 8, 2013

The difference, however, is that conservatives tend to see government as a necessary evil, and therefore see policymaking with some humility. Liberals tend to see government as a necessary good, and see ordering people to do things “for their own good” as a source of pride, even hubris. From a conservative perspective, telling people how […]

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If you follow these rules, you may want some time for reflection…

by Skip October 22, 2013

‘Grok friend John Hawkins has a new column over at Townhall that outlines the 10 most essential rules that you have to follow if you want to be an “Establishment Republican” (other than blue blazers for men and pearl necklaces for women): 1) There is nothing ever worth fighting for except Democrat policies: If you’re […]

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While the Left Marches On, The Establishment GOP Pounds the Drum

by Scott Morales October 20, 2013
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I heard the John Wayne interview on the way to work Friday. I was struck by the striking similarities between then and now. The exact words could have been uttered today because they’re just as relevant. Which makes my pulse race and blood rush through my veins in anger. It’s the same sh#t we’ve been […]

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Notable Quote – Michael Walsh

by Susan Olsen October 18, 2013

Pork scraps.  Ouch. ‘The GOP is not, in any meaningful sense, a conservative, first-principles, Constitutionalist party — and unless it’s subsumed by the Tea Party, it never will be. Rather, it’s content to be the lesser half of the Permanent Bipartisan Fusion Party as long as it can collect some of the pork scraps from […]

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Progressives hate it when Conservatives take over their church

by Skip September 23, 2013

And make no mistake, to Progressives, politics IS a religion!  This is the post that I read from while we were yakking with Bill O’Brien during GrokTALK! (update: here too!) this past Saturday that outlines some of the VAST differences in outlook between Conservatives that are confident in themselves and in their fellow citizens and […]

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Maybe the country’s OK after all – Duck Dynasty

by Skip August 24, 2013

I stumbled upon Duck Dynasty when it first started: a bunch of good old boys just having fun  – and getting fabulously wealthy at the same time.  And then I started to really watch past the beards, past the slapstick humor, and figured out that this was as conservative a show that there was on […]

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OK, what do you think about how a Conservative views others vs Progressives?

by Skip August 14, 2013

Sometimes I just have a lot to add to something that someone has written and the following is something that I do believe to be true from MY Conservative / libertarian leanings stand point.  Pretty much, I do believe this segment from a RedState post by plumely summarizes the outlooks of Conservatives vs Statist Progressive […]

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Data Point – Obamacare still not liked

by Skip August 4, 2013

I guess that’s why Obama is about to spend $750 million to convince is “Smile!  It’s GOOD for you!”.  From Powerline, this part of a poll on Obamacare, a commentary on “government shutdown” or Obamacare.  There’s nobody that has submitted legislation aligned with this question, it is still an interesting result from LIVs that wouldn’t […]

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Separation of The Climate Church And State

by Steve MacDonald July 14, 2013

Liberals want to spend  your money to create energy “solutions” that can never deliver enough power to meet our needs, whose manufacturing processes are extremely harmful to the environment, that do not produce very many jobs, cannot be sustained without taxpayer support (many of which fail despite it), many of whose raw materials come from […]

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“Why Conservatives Say No”

by Susan Olsen July 3, 2013

“When a large group of Americans wants something, even views the attainment of that thing as important to their identity, they will get it eventually.” Via American Conservative.Read the whole thing.

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Democrats and Republicans Can’t Get Along…

by Steve MacDonald June 13, 2013

  “Of course, the country’s split politically. Democrats and Republicans can’t get along. And it is hard to figure out if it is ever going to get back together. But I heard a story about a guy who was in a hot air balloon. He was lost and he lowered his altitude. He spotted a […]

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Chatsworth Osborne, Jr.

by Susan Olsen June 7, 2013

Heh.

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Re: Take It Back or Burn It Down?

by Susan Olsen April 7, 2013

Send me in, coach – Isaiah 6:8

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Small Government best protects the Peoples’ Liberties

by Don April 2, 2013

I was happy to see, in his letter of March 26th (http://issuu.com/dailysun/docs/lds3-26-13), that Johan Andersen agrees with the historic and current conservative position that humans can be evil and corruptible.  I wonder if he understands the implications of his position. Our Founding Fathers struggled to create a government that protected peoples’ liberties.  Their focus wasn’t […]

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I knew he was lost

by Susan Olsen March 8, 2013

Via Weasel Zippers:  

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