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Why Ronald Reagan Spoke of ‘The Eleventh Commandment’

By not engaging in backbiting with other Republicans, Reagan was able to appear to conservative Democrats as someone different from other Republicans. Which he surely was.

Observations from CPAC: Past and Now

By first covering CPAC in a disparaging way the liberals at The Washington Post, or the Washington “Compost” as it is known to DC area conservatives, helped make CPAC the mega-conference it is today and launch other conservative endeavors, including Sarah Palin Radio.  

Rick Santelli’s Rant And The Founding Of The Tea Party Movement

One can’t understand the Tea Party movement unless one understands that it is as much or more a rebellion against the Big Government Republican establishment and the entrenched leadership of the Republican Party as it is opposition to Obama and his radical liberal policies.

The Worst Republican Senator

Quin Hillyer, American Spectator

Lindsey Graham's sorry record is embarrassing. "Graham doesn't seem to have any conservative vision," CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie said. "He doesn't seem to walk with conservatives. I'm not aware of any movement conservatives on his staff."

Repub. ID Crisis: Record Low Align W/ GOP

Seth McLaughlin, The Washington Times

A record number people (42%) are now identifying themselves as independents, while the number of people that identify as Republicans has dipped to a new low, according to 25 years of Gallup polling.

GOP Civil War A MSM Myth?

Jamie Weinstein, Daily Caller

“...There is much less division among conservatives than some people pretend and that the left-wing media, the liberal media, would like us to believe,” Charles Karauthammer said. “They love running stories on the great civil war among Repubs. The great civil war is happening on the Dem. side where there is this massive rebellion of Democrats against Obama..."

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.

Conservatives, Keep Your Chin Up

David Limbaugh, Creators.com

The US is headed toward a full-blown fiscal catastrophe if the big-government juggernaut isn't derailed. Now that's a winning message. So let's fight on.

Shirley Banister: Conservative PR Dynamo

Krissah Thompson, Washington Post

Shirley and Banister say they are determined to keep the anti-establishment message churning.

Sarah Palin to Start a New Party?

Jeff Poor, Daily Caller

Palin considers leaving the GOP if it continues to back away from its founding principles.

Viguerie’s Reform Stance Praised

New York Times

CHQ Chair Richard Viguerie’s call for conservative prison reform is gaining momentum and support.

We Need S. Palin Back in the Arena

Lloyd Marcus, American Thinker

“There is no one…who inspires the masses to follow and act on their convictions like Palin.”

Bye-Bye Bachmann – And Tea Party?

W. James Antle III, American Conservative

Even after Michele Bachmann’s exit, the movement is still divided between ideological factions.

Why Ideologues Are So Dangerous

In Part VI of "Why I'm A Conservative, Not A Libertarian," Writer Ben Hart says he's a "William F. Buckley, Jr. conservative" and argues that conservatives tend to respect tradition; they look at what has worked up until now and favor that, until another idea comes along that proves to work better. Please tell us what you think by posting your comments or submitting your rebuttal to chqeditor[at]gmail[dot]com.