Category Archives: Conservatism

Why I’m a Conservative

Liberals ask why middle class or poor people vote ‘against their (own) best interests’ by supporting Conservatives. I’ve been a Conservative my whole political life.  The first political newsletter I read was ‘Human Events‘.  I was a 3rd generation subscriber, … Continue reading

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Republican Presidential Candidate: Chris Christie

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie joined the Republican race for President on June 30, 2015.  He’s been Governor since 2009, a rare Republican in overwhelmingly ‘blue’ New Jersey. Christie won election, and a second term, by being the kind of … Continue reading

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Republican Presidential Candidate: Jeb Bush

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, brother of George W Bush & son of George H.W. Bush entered the race on June 15.  Source for this material is ConservativeReview.com. While in the Governor’s Mansion from 1999 to 2007, Bush had a … Continue reading

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CJ Pearson

I haven’t got any idea who I’ll end up backing for the White House in 2016.  But I already have an idea of who I could easily support for the White House in about 2044. Young CJ Pearson, a 13 … Continue reading

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Focus on the economy

By focusing so heavily on social issues, Conservatives are ensuring losses on both social & economic issues.  More & more Americans support, at least to some degree, a woman’s right to an abortion.  More & more Americans support, at least … Continue reading

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Fiscal Cliff deal

Congress recently passed a bill to stop the ‘fiscal cliff’, which would have triggered automatic spending cuts and tax increases. Unfortunately, the bill is extremely short on spending cuts ($15 billion) and long on tax increases (over 600 billion- a … Continue reading

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Made in the USA

Americans need to ‘Buy American‘ as much as possible.  Whether it’s an American company making jeans in Texas , or a Japanese company building cars in Tennessee, these are jobs being done here in America, helping free people from dependence … Continue reading

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The ‘Fiscal Cliff’

We’re being warned of the ‘fiscal cliff’, the date that mandatory cuts happen in our federal budget.  Half of these cuts will come from the Department of Defense, which currently receives about 18% of all federal spending. Obama’s demanding that … Continue reading

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Obama’s “Recovery”

Under Obama’s “Recovery”, unemployment has, finally, fallen under 8% again, for the first time since February 2009.  This after being promised that only by spending $1 trillion in stimulus money could we hope to keep unemployment under 8%. On the … Continue reading

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Helping the poor

I’ve never been on food stamps, or any other food assistance programs, so maybe there’s a good reason we have a program like it plus free/reduced price breakfast/lunch programs at school plus the summer meal programs for kids. Shouldn’t the … Continue reading

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