Dr. Ben Carson at Values Voter Summit

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George Will`s Libertarian Evolution

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Why I`m Pleased Tim Scott is a New US Senator. It`s Really Not That Complicated.

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Stephen Moore has a great article in the WSJ – Tim Scott: Meet the New Senator From South Carolina.

Mr. Scott has also been active in the tea party, and he bristles at the suggestion that its influence is waning. “No. I think almost every American is a part philosophically with the tea party.” How so? Because of what the tea party stands for, he says: “Limited government, free markets, entrepreneurship, capitalism, and making the government smaller, less intrusive and keeping it out of your pockets.” Those are enduring American principles, he says. As for charges that the tea party is racist, he laughs. “I was warmly embraced by the tea party. They openly seek more minorities.”

Some Quotes From 2012

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My 5 favorites from John Hawkin’s Right Wing News – The 40 Best Political Quotes For 2012 (Fourth Annual):

27) A 2,700-page law is not a “law” by any civilized understanding of the term. Law rests on the principle of equality before it. When a bill is 2,700 pages, there’s no equality: Instead, there’s a hierarchy of privilege micro-regulated by an unelected, unaccountable, unconstrained, unknown, and unnumbered bureaucracy. It’s not just that the legislators who legislate it don’t know what’s in it, nor that the citizens on the receiving end can never hope to understand it, but that even the nation’s most eminent judges acknowledge that it is beyond individual human comprehension. A 2,700-page law is, by definition, an affront to self-government. — Mark Steyn

24) That’s to say, the unsustainable “bubble” is not student debt or subprime mortgages or anything else. The bubble is us, and the assumptions of entitlement. Too many citizens of advanced Western democracies live a life they have not earned, and are not willing to earn. Indeed, much of our present fiscal woe derives from two phases of human existence that are entirely the invention of the modern world. Once upon a time, you were a kid till you were 13 or so; then you worked; then you died. That bit between childhood and death has been chewed away at both ends. We invented something called “adolescence” that now extends not merely through the teenage years but through a desultory half decade of Whatever Studies at Complacency U up till you’re 26 and no longer eligible for coverage on your parents’ health-insurance policy. At the other end of the spectrum, we introduced something called “retirement” that, in the space of two generations, has led to the presumption that able-bodied citizens are entitled to spend the last couple of decades, or one-third of their adult lives, as a long holiday weekend. The bit in between adolescence and retirement is your working life, and it’s been getting shorter and shorter. Which is unfortunate, as it has to pay for everything else. This structural deformity in the life cycle of Western man is at the root of most of our problems. — Mark Steyn

19) If you tried to hold a series of potluck dinners where a majority brought nothing to the table, but felt entitled to eat their fill, it would probably work out badly. Yet that’s essentially what we’re doing. In today’s America, government benefits flow to large numbers of people who are encouraged to vote for politicians who’ll keep them coming. The benefits are paid for by other people who, being less numerous, can’t muster enough votes to put this to a stop. Over time, this causes the economy to do worse, pushing more people into the moocher class and further strengthening the politicians whose position depends on robbing Peter to pay Paul. Because, as they say, if you rob Peter to pay Paul, you can be pretty sure of getting Paul’s vote. — Glenn Reynolds

6) The real story is that our social safety net was supposed to be like one of those, ‘Take a Penny, Leave a Penny’ tills that depend on the honor and neighborliness of a community. And we don’t have that community. What we have is a fragmented mess of givers and takers who are not the same people. — Daniel Greenfield

4) The thing we adore about these dog-whistle kerfuffles is that the people who react to the whistle always assume it’s intended for somebody else. The whole point of the metaphor is that if you can hear the whistle, you’re the dog. — James Taranto

Read all 40 here.

Charles Murray Questions Why More Asians Aren`t Republican?

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The last paragraph in this article reads:

And yet something has happened to define conservatism in the minds of Asians as deeply unattractive, despite all the reasons that should naturally lead them to vote for a party that is identified with liberty, opportunity to get ahead, and economic growth. I propose that the explanation is simple. Those are not the themes that define the Republican Party in the public mind. Republicans are seen by Asians—as they are by Latinos, blacks, and some large proportion of whites—as the party of Bible-thumping, anti-gay, anti-abortion creationists. Factually, that’s ludicrously inaccurate. In the public mind, except among Republicans, that image is taken for reality.

 

Newt Gingrich Questions if We Are a Center Right Country Any More.

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Bill Whittle on What it Would be Like to Have a Candidate Who Really Believes in Conservatism

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This is incredibly good.

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Why I Love Charles Krauthammer

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The way forward – By Charles Krauthammer

They lose and immediately the chorus begins. Republicans must change or die. A rump party of white America, it must adapt to evolving demographics or forever be the minority.
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Newt Gingrich

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`The Conservatives` Movie Trailer: A Generation Awakens

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The Free Market is the only system that has ever expanded wealth.

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George Will Debunks Jeb Bush Assertion That Modern GOP has Shifted to the Extreme

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Jonah Goldberg Interview

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Congressman Allen West

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Paul Ryan Unveils Path to Prosperity

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Sen. Tom Coburn. The Best.

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The Battle of Big Ideas, Part 1: Constrained vs. Unconstrained Vision

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Here’s a short clip on the concept best explained by Thomas Sowell, in my favorite book A Conflict Of Visions. Sowell does a very good job describing in great  detail why Liberal/Progressives think the way they do and why Conservatives think the way they do.

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Breitbart Memorial

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This is such a tragedy. He was one of the highlights at CPAC12. He was a man of tremendous courage.

 

 

 

Here’s a video from an excellent blog post on NewsBusters

From Verum Serum:

Marco

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It’s such a pleasure to listen to him:

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The Great Divider? Is Obama Polarizing the Nation More than Any Other President?

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George Will Demolishes Robert Reich: You Are a Pyromaniac In a Field of Strawmen

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