Richard Viguerie

Obama’s Big Government and Big Business vs. We the People

The battle between Barack Obama’s Big Government and limited government constitutional conservatives began when he was sworn in and has grown fiercer by the day. For us to win this battle we must remember who Obama’s most potent allies are – the Big Businesses that benefit the most from his Big Government policies.

Schooling Jonah Goldberg

One of the most damaging political developments of the Reagan years was the silence of most conservatives, Democrats have exhibited no such compunction in criticizing Barack Obama. Movement conservatives should never hesitate to speak out when our friends in government show any inclination to give way on conservative principles.

Sean Hannity Is Wrong About A Third Party

To win the elections necessary to govern America according to conservative principles there’s only one way to go; recruit the candidates and do the work necessary to obtain the Republican nomination for conservatives. Just as importantly, conservatives must get involved in the Republican Party at the precinct level, run for Party office and takeover the GOP at the local, state and national levels.

By Richard A. Viguerie

GOP Civil War Rises, BigBiz Sway Wavers

Jonathan Martin, Jim Rutenberg, and Jeremy W. Peters, New York Times

Jim DeMint said he thought the power of the establishment and its corporate money was waning. “It’s harder to buy influence in Washington now,” he said. CHQ's Richard Viguerie agreed that a GOP civil war is taking place.

Big Business Wants A Divided GOP – You Can Stop Them

Big Business keeps the Republican establishment alive with its tons of money, even though everyone can see that what’s happening in Washington – the spending and the growth of government – is unsustainable. The limited government conservative grassroots must take a stand against it.

Defunding ObamaCare is Just One Battle in a 101-Year War for the Soul of the GOP

Conservatives now know there’s a war going on, and they know who the enemy is; the inside elite of the Republican Party in Washington and their own state capitals. That is good news.

Conservative Case for Civilian Review

Kim Hendrickson, The American (AEI Blog)

Promoting civilian review of police departments is in keeping with conservative values. Supporters, including CHQ chairman Richard Viguerie, Ralph Reed, Edwin Meese, and Newt Gingrich, urge a cost benefit analysis of crime and punishment programs and a more carefully defined view of criminal behavior.

Ted Cruz Channels Richard Viguerie and Ronald Reagan

By adopting the wisdom of Ronald Reagan, and the political insights of our own Richard Viguerie, Ted Cruz is defining how a revitalized conservative Republican Party can start winning elections again.

Will Obamacare Be The New Panama Canal for Conservatives?

Conservatives must continue to think strategically and look beyond today’s news cycle at what is really at stake in the Obamacare battle. The Panama Canal Treaty battle grew the New Right movement in the 1970s and the fight over defunding Obamacare is growing the limited government, constitutional conservative movement today. 

By Richard A. Viguerie

A Celebration of the Funding Father of the Conservative Movement

ConservativeHQ Chairman and "funding father of the conservative movement" Richard Viguerie was the toast of Washington, D.C. at his September 23rd birthday celebration. Hundreds of the best conservative minds of past and present came to wish Viguerie well and reminisce on the early Ronald Reagan days. We celebrate Viguerie's contributions to the liberty movement with photographic highlights from the event. 

Richard Viguerie Celebrates His 80th

Politico's Mike Allen shares details of ConservativeHQ chairman Richard Viguerie's big 80th birthday bash in his latest Playbook column. Nearly 250 of the top conservative luminaries gathered in Washington, D.C., to celebrate Viguerie, the "funding father of the conservative movement."

Viguerie's 80th Birthday Bash

Mike Allen, Politico

CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie's 80th birthday bash was emceed by Rebecca Hagelin. Speakers included Leadership Institute Founder Morton Blackwell, Reagan biographer Craig Shirley, conservative pollster Kellyanne Conway, Media Research Center Founder L. Brent Bozell, III, and Liberty University Provost Dr. Ron Godwin.

Viguerie:Health's My Responsibility, Not O's

Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner

“I don't believe good health is something the government or medical establishment can hand to us. Being healthy is a personal responsibility,” CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie said in his new book, a copy of which all 230 guests at his 80th birthday party received.

Viguerie: More Cruzes, No Roves

Ginni Thomas, Daily Caller

“I say to Karl Rove: We’ve done it his way. The only real big victories that conservatives have had, and there have been four of them in the last fifty years, all of them have been conservative victories,” said CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie.

Celebrating Richard Viguerie’s 80th Birthday

Far from being a look back at a successful career and a life well-lived, we expect tonight’s celebration of CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie's 80th birthday to be a look ahead.

The Legal Assassination of Tom DeLay and Criminal Justice Reform

The decision of the Texas court overturning the verdict and entering a full acquittal in Tom DeLay’s money laundering case is not only a personal vindication for DeLay, it is a clarion call for criminal justice reform and structural changes in the criminal justice system to prevent prosecutorial abuse. 
By Richard A. Viguerie

BOEHNER AND COMPANY SHOULD RESIGN

The Republican Party is currently being “led,” if it can be called that, by moderates. But the grassroots of the party is made up of voters who want America governed according to limited government, constitutional, conservative principles.

By Richard A. Viguerie

Viguerie Announces Liberty Prize Winners

The “Real Conservatives National Committee” led by Lori Medina and Michael Patrick Leahy and Dan Schultz, author of “Taking Back Your Government: The Neighborhood Precinct Committeeman Strategy” have been declared the winners and will split the Liberty Prize.