Conservatives must remember conservatism

Editors, Washington Examiner

Battling the Left is necessary work for conservatism, but it can't become its heart. The appeal of celebrities willing to tear mercilessly into the Left is clear, but also dangerous, especially as some of those chosen to do so never bothered to ground themselves in real conservatism. If conservatism defines itself mainly as being against the Left, if it pulls up its philosophical roots and does not adhere to its real values, it could doom itself to radicalism.

CPAC Wrap-Up: Phyllis Schlafly On Ed Meese's Contribution To The Conservative Movement

On the occasion of CPAC's annual Weyrich Dinner one giant of the conservative movement, Phyllis Schlafly, recognized another of the movement's giants, Edwin Meese III, for his contributions to the movement.

CPAC is Back as a Real Forum for Conservatives

Ian Walters, American Conservative Union

The American Conservative Union (ACU), host of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), announced that Mark Levin, Senator Ted Cruz, and ACU Foundation Chairman Carly Fiorina will deliver remarks at CPAC 2015.

Conservatives Frustrated by GOP’s Compromises, Lack of Leadership

Ralph Z. Hallow, Washington Times

Prominent Repubs. see no evidence that their party’s electoral successes have advanced the cause of limited government and moral governance.

CPAC Quandary: Does Compromise Hurt Conservative Cause?

Sandy Fitzgerald, Newsmax

Differing stances on compromise are leading to intra-party arguments, which will also likely be a CPAC topic for discussion. Compromise costs Repubs. their seats in many cases, including the White House in 1992.

Bozell, Bossie Attack CPAC's Handling of Atheist Group

Warner Todd Huston, Breitbart

The Conservative Political Action Conference reversed its invitation to allow American Atheists to have a booth at this year's event. But the original invitation prompted conservative Brent Bozell to pull out of the event, charging that CPAC is "destroying the conservative movement."

Reagan Biographer Craig Shirley: GOP Resembles a Crime Family

Craig Shirley, Rush Limbaugh and Pat Caddell think the reason Congress has not gotten to the bottom of the IRS targeting of conservatives and Tea Party movement groups is because the establishment GOP wants the IRS to hobble these groups just as much or more than do the Democrats.

Christie Abandoned by Conservatives

Tony Lee, Breitbart

To survive a potential GOP primary--if he even makes it there--and what will be thrown at him in a potential general election from the left and the MSM if he were to get the nomination, Christie will need a conservative base that is a lot more fired up than it is about him now. Perhaps that's why CPAC invited him this year.