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House Freedom Caucus and GOP establishment in Obamacare smackdown

For several years now under the feckless leadership of Mitch McConnell, the GOP promise to repeal Obamacare “root and branch” has proven to be nothing more than another election year lie designed to trick Conservatives into voting for Republicans. One…

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Donald Trump: Making Corporate Welfare Great Again

Created during the Great Depression, the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) of the United States has been in operation as a financier to facilitate the purchase of American goods and services by foreign businesses and governments. While allegedly self-sustaining, the Ex-Im Bank…

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Trump not a big fan of Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments

Civil asset forfeiture is the power of government to seize property suspected of being produced by, or involved in, criminal activity based only on the suspicion of such activity, even before being charged or convicted of a crime. There is…

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Trump using Al Gore playbook to deal with his ethical corruption

Do you remember back a few years ago, before Al Gore invented the internet, how politicians raised money by phone? Do you remember how Vice President Gore was under investigation for using his office in the White House and the…

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Trump using Al Gore playbook to deal with his ethical corruption

Do you remember back a few years ago, before Al Gore invented the internet, how politicians raised money by phone? Do you remember how Vice President Gore was under investigation for using his office in the White House and the…

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Carbon taxes: A plan to finance GOP and Trump’s spending addiction

A whistle-blower and former senior scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has accused the agency of faking its global warming data in order to force the United States into signing-on to the Paris Climate Agreement. The agreement…

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Pusillanimous Pence defends Trump’s pro-LGBT actions

When Donald Trump selected Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana to be his vice president, even Conservatives not named Laura Ingraham considered the pick to be proof-positive that America would be spared from The Donald’s extensive history as a NY Liberal.…

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GOP: Obamacare repeal and replace is now retreat and repair

When the members of the new GOP-controlled 115th Congress were sworn-in last month, it included many of the old faces from the old GOP-controlled 114th Congress, along with their old feckless leadership. One area where this is most evident is…

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GOP “retreat” on Obamacare and defunding Planned Parenthood

Following an election where the American people gave the repugnant (oops, I mean Republican) party full control of Washington, D.C., the invertebrate GOP held their annual “retreat”–a word that has historically carried more than one meaning when discussing the party…

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Trump border wall: Funded by taxes on Americans, not Mexico

Throughout his campaign for president, Donald Trump repeatedly emphasized his promise to build a big, beautiful, technologically advanced wall on the border between the United States and Mexico. Not only did he promise to build it, he promised that Mexico…

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Trump is president. What’s next?

  Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Android | RSS The big day has arrived. Republicans now have possession of the ball. But does that mean we have already scored? Absolutely not! Now is when the work begins. In this episode…

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GOP Establishment vs. a kingdom of conscience

I received a lot of feedback on yesterday’s commentary about how Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz have traded their Conservative principles for compromising politics; needless to say, it was a mixed-bag of supporters and detractors. One of the glaring arguments…

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Rubio and Cruz trade conservative principles for compromising politics

During the Republican primaries, Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) were the last two so-called “Conservatives” to fall to Donald Trump. For many, they represented the hope of having a true Conservative in the White House. But now,…

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Rubio and Cruz trade conservative principles for compromising politics

During the Republican primaries, Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) were the last two so-called “Conservatives” to fall to Donald Trump. For many, they represented the hope of having a true Conservative in the White House. But now,…

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Trump’s inauguration speech: The rise of FDR and the fall of Reagan

Many times, inauguration speeches have been memorable for the way they communicate the vision and hope of the new president for America. And while Trump’s address contained a few memorable lines, as a whole it was, as Ben Shapiro would observe, “…a populist brew of government interventionism, patriotic rhetoric, law and order toughness, protectionist economics, and isolationist foreign policy. It was politically brilliant, and it had little to do with conservatism.”

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Draining the swamp directly into the White House

Much has been made of Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp” in Washington, a clever way of saying that he will get rid of the business-as-usual establishment politicians responsible for turning government into the disaster it has become. Unfortunately, when…

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Are there any conservatives left in politics?

With Republicans continuing to echo Democrat talking points and premises on health care and many other issues, Daniel asks an unsettling question in this episode of The Conservative Conscience: Are there any conservatives left in politics?

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Bob Corker ignores committee and cops out on Tillerson nomination

Apparently Bob Corker likes the title of Senator, he’s just not that keen about the job of Senator. It was just last year that Corker co-sponsored the bill that neutered–an appropriate word anytime the name “Corker” enters the conversation–the Senate’s…

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Trump: Greatest imaginary jobs president God ever created

One of the most frustrating things about Obama during his eight years in office was how he manipulated economic numbers to make it look like his policies were working. From unemployment to jobs created, Obama turned the manipulation of data…

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Obamacare and Trumpcare – Same song, different verse

Do you remember when Barack Obama said the following words when he was promoting the Affordable Care Act to the American people? We’re going to have insurance for everybody. There was a philosophy in some circles that if you can’t…

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