Month: September 2016

Conservatives should avoid media-only moderated debates

It's just like Lucy with the football. Every election conservative candidates cannot resist rushing into debates solely moderated by the mainstream media, only to have the football yanked away at the last moment, sending them hurling into the air like Charlie Brown and tumbling onto their thick, block heads. Not…

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Alabama law may help end ignorance about abortion

They say that ignorance is bliss, but it's also the only thing that's keeping abortion-on-demand legal in our nation. Truth is, most people simply don't know – or don't want to know – what actually happens inside abortion clinics. Most gladly accept the lie that only a small, unidentifiable clump…

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How should true conservatives vote in November?

I've been genuinely agonizing about what to do with this November's general election ballot, as have many of my fellow movement conservatives. To borrow the Democrat nominee's recent description of the electorate, it's a menu of deplorables: a creep, a crook, and a couple of crazies. Those are some depressing…

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However upsetting, we must never forget September 11, 2001

A few years ago country music artist Darryl Worley recorded a song to remind some – and shame others – who had apparently forgotten the horror our nation experienced on September 11, 2001. The song was ridiculed as simplistic and sappy, but "Have You Forgotten?" rose to the top of…

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Could the new state school superintendent help repeal Common Core?

Alabama's conservative State Legislature should have severed our connection to Common Core years ago, but thanks to a rather muddled opposition effort and lack of responsiveness from our lawmakers, the disastrous scheme not only survived initial repeal efforts but it's now on the verge of becoming a settled issue. Just…

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