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Republican stance on death penalty appears to be shifting

 Nebraska’s Republican-dominated Legislature is making a concerted push to do away with the state’s death penalty, the latest sign of cracks in conservatives’ once-bedrock support for capital punishment. When lawmakers voted 30-13 vote to repeal the state’s death penalty last week, Republicans …
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20 Things Conservatives Want For Americans

John Hawkins,   Conservatives spend a lot of time talking principles, but not as much time as they should telling people what they want to do for the average American. On the other hand, liberals talk incessantly about what conservatives want to do …

Obama’s Ongoing Assault on the Constitution

David Limbaugh, One of the many reasons constitutional conservatives consider President Obama a threat to the Constitution is his disdain for the separation of powers, illustrated most recently in his plan to bypass the Senate in making an arms deal with Iran. …

A plan to repeal ObamaCare – root and branch

Brian Darling,   Now that Republicans have taken over in Congress, you’re expecting great things, but I wouldn’t hold my breath. You should expect to be disappointed. Many will have you believe that a full repeal of ObamaCare is not possible, but, in fact, …

President Obama: If You Like Your God, Keep Him

Ken Blackwell,  “Confession is good for the soul,” said Mark Twain, “but it’s bad for the reputation.” Candidate Barack Obama in 2008 confessed to his top advisor, David Axelrod, “I’m just not very good at bull____ing.” Actually, he was very good at …

When liberals ignore science

David Harsanyi,  The New York Times claims that the vaccine controversy we’re all talking about raises important questions about “how to approach matters that have largely been settled among scientists but are not widely accepted by conservatives.” Well, here’s another question: How …

Why Conservatives Oppose Raising the Minimum Wage

The Unintended Consequences of forced Wage Increases.  In his 2013 Inaugural address, President Barack Obama proposed raising the federal minimum wage a whopping 25% to $9/hour. Conservatives typically oppose heavy increases in the minimum wage for a number of reasons. Conservatives look …