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Romney Defines Conservatism

January 24, 2012
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Romney Defines Conservatism

When I started this website a few years ago, I wanted to give it a name that was a reflection of my convictions in the world of politics and religion. After I thought for some time on the subject - along with a great suggestion from one of my fellow conservative friends – The Strident Conservative was born. I chose the word “Strident” because it means to “be sharply insistent on being heard” and “Conservative” – well, as the “about” me page says:   Our government has lost sight of the fact that they work for us, not the other way around. Our “leaders”…

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Newt Wins S.C. – Republican Establishment Better Wake Up!

January 21, 2012
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Newt Wins S.C. – Republican Establishment Better Wake Up!

In a win that has been described as a political earthquake, Newt Gingrich shook up the race for the Republican nomination by pulling off an upset against the “electable” Mitt Romney. I’m still trying to figure out how a man who loses two out of three primaries is more electable. I guess as a conservative, I’m just not as smart as the Republican power brokers who ordained Mitt Romney before we even got started. However, I think my friend Erick Erickson over at RedState.com has put his finger on the reason Newt pulled the upset in S.C., and why Mitt is likely to…

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Newt Plays The Fact Card Against Juan Williams’ Race Card

January 17, 2012
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Newt Plays The Fact Card Against Juan Williams’ Race Card

On a day when America celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., Juan Williams (proof positive that FOX News is not the bastion of conservatives that liberals believe it to be) decided to celebrate the day by playing the race card in a question he asked in tonight’s Republican Presidential Debate. He asked Newt Gingrich if he could see why so many people, and particularly  African-Americans, would be insulted by his controversial statements concerning  child employment. He also asked, after making mention that his email account was full of  messages from “people of all races” – not exactly sure how he…

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