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A fresh black conservative voice

In January 2013, T.W. Shannon established two milestones. He became the first black speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. And, at the age of 34, he became Oklahoma's youngest House speaker in history. Also noteworthy is that this young bl ...

Liberalism Doesn't Solve Poverty

When Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., went off on Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., for his remarks that, “We have got a tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learni ...

Reaching out to minorities key to true conservative realignment

The recent upset victory by Republican candidate David Jolly for the open seat in Florida's 13th Congressional District, a district carried by Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, has produced a rush of excitement in Republican circles. This victory, coupl ...

Criminal penalties needed to protect babies born alive in late-term abortions

One year ago, on March 18, the trial of abortion monster Kermit Gosnell began in Philadelphia. Two months later, Gosnell was convicted of three counts of murder, 21 felony counts of performing illegal late-term abortions, and 211 counts of violating ...

Establishment Republicans are a big problem for the Tea Party

It's with mixed reviews that the Tea Party is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its emergence onto the nation's political scene. According to a Pew Research Center survey, the unfavorability rating of the Tea Party stood at 49 percent in October 2 ...

Clinton's Past is Fair Game

When Republican presidential aspirant and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul revived the Monica Lewinsky scandal as relevant to Hillary Clinton's presidential candidacy, fellow Republican Karl Rove immediately took him to task on national television. “Frankly, ...

Ted Cruz takes heat for telling the truth about debt limit

Once again, bitter feelings are being cast in the direction of Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. With the House passing the “clean” debt ceiling bill and sending it to the Democratic-controlled Senate, it was clear that this particular bill was going t ...

IRS targeting of political speech is no accident

The latest round of the IRS scandal, in which Tea Party and conservative groups have been selectively targeted for harassment by our tax collection agency, is now unfolding. This comes in the form of proposed new rules from the IRS regarding the oper ...

MyRa: Another State of the Union scam

The president's annual State of the Union address is another example of how dysfunctional our government in Washington has become. Article II, Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution says that the president “shall from time to time give to the Congress in ...

Why does the federal government want to control contraceptive choices?

In late November, President Obama's senior adviser Valerie Jarrett wrote on the White House's blog, and on Huffington Post, that, "A woman's health care decisions should be in her own hands, not her boss." I couldn't agree more. Odd then that the adm ...


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