Posts Tagged ‘Conservatism’

GOP-Controlled Senate Is About to Approve Another Obama Judge

Written on February 8th, 2016 by kalelno shouts
Though President Barack Obama’s time in office is drawing to a close, the Senate pipeline for judicial nominees remains open. On Monday, the Senate will consider Rebecca Ebinger for a […]

Sen. Ben Sasse: Democrats Have Gone ‘Post-Constitutional’

Written on February 7th, 2016 by kalel2 shouts
Is the United States facing a constitutional crisis? Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., thinks so, saying that the Democratic Party has largely gone post-constitutional and that even inside the GOP, there […]

NFL’s Score With Faith-Driven Consumers Isn’t So Super, This Index Says

Written on February 6th, 2016 by kalelno shouts
On the cusp of Super Bowl 50, one consumer index says the National Football League falls short in welcoming Americans who make their choices “through the lens of their biblical worldview.” The NFL […]

Obama’s New Oil Tax Would Hike Up Gas Prices 22 Cents a Gallon

Written on February 5th, 2016 by kalelone shout
“Gas prices are too cheap!” – said no one ever. Wait, scratch that, the president himself actually believes gas prices should be higher. Though not his exact words, President Barack […]

Don’t Believe the Defense Budget Hype

Written on February 4th, 2016 by kalelno shouts
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has given a series of speeches outlining highlights of the 2017 defense budget request. The full budget request won’t be released by the administration until […]

What Paul Ryan Thinks Conservatives Must Do to Avoid Falling into ‘Progressives’ Trap’

Written on February 3rd, 2016 by kalelno shouts
Speaking at an event hosted by the conservative Heritage Action, House Speaker Paul Ryan urged conservatives to unite around a “bold, pro-growth agenda” but to be realistic in what the […]

The US Debt Just Exceeded 19 Trillion. Here’s How We Got Here

Written on February 2nd, 2016 by kalelno shouts
On Monday the U.S. national debt hit a new record: $19,012,827,698,418. This is the first time the national debt has ever exceeded $19 trillion. That’s more than $58,000 for each […]

Kentucky Should End All Ties to Obamacare

Written on February 1st, 2016 by kalelno shouts
Newly elected Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin announced his plans to keep the Obamacare Medicaid expansion (and the extra federal money funding it) and to pursue waivers that will introduce reforms […]

Progressivism Throws Money at Problems. Conservatism Solves Them.

Written on January 31st, 2016 by kalelone shout
  To “throw money at the problem” is usually understood as a bad thing everywhere but in progressive circles. And for all intents and purposes, the Washington Beltway is one […]

A Conservative Senator’s 5 Steps to Fix Congress

Written on January 30th, 2016 by kalelno shouts
After Republicans won a majority in the Senate and maintained their majority in the House in November 2014, I proposed that the two chambers take five modest steps to repair […]
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