DREAM Act Hearings: Five Questions for Congress

Newscom The House of Representative will hold a hearing tomorrow on the issue of granting legal status to around 2.8 million illegal immigrants within the U.S. who were brought here as children. The hearing, “Addressing the Immigration Status of Illegal Immigrants Brought to the United States as Children,” will take place at 2 p.m. before […]

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Writing with Sidewalk Chalk Can Earn You Hard Time?

ROBIN TINAY SALLIE/KRT/Newscom Jeff Olson has no criminal record, has hurt no one, and has done no significant damage to anyone’s property. And he nearly ended up in prison. His crime? Writing on the sidewalk—with washable chalk. Olson wrote a series of protest slogans between February and August 2012 on public sidewalks in front of […]

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Don’t Trust Burma Promises—Enforce Them

Newscom Burma’s president, Thein Sein, promised in London yesterday that all political prisoners in Burma would be released by year’s end. This is great news—if it happens. The promise could be genuine. There have, indeed, been positive political steps taken in Burma over the past two years, not the least of which is the release […]

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Harry Reid Is At It Again

When Harry Reid gets frustrated, he threatens to change the Senate’s rules to get his way. The Senate Majority Leader, a Democrat from Nevada, has once again threatened to change the way the Senate works—this time, to push through President Obama’s nominees for several controversial appointments. Reid wants to change the rules so that it […]

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Will Zimmerman Go to Jail Anyways?

While the media and left convicted Zimmerman months ago, Zimmerman has been acquitted on all charges Saturday by a jury, and right away the left starting attacking the justice system. The leftist media choose not to report news but to state personal opinions as if they were fact. Reality is no one in the media […]

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Decision Time on Immigration

Today is a pivotal day in the immigration debate: House Republicans are meeting to hash out their path. Pressure is coming from all sides. The Senate passed the Gang of Eight’s “comprehensive” plan, and three groups on the right are urging the House to act. President Obama is meeting today with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. […]

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Fourth Anniversary of The Conservative Papers

Today marks the anniversary of the first published post of The Conservative Papers appearing on the web. On July 7, 2009, The Conservative Papers came to fruition. With over 6,500 posts along with a growing library of content, we are slowly expanding our presence on the Internet and social networks. We originally created this website […]

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Gettysburg and the Future of Freedom

Freedom’s future can turn on the actions of one. One hundred and fifty years ago, the fate of America was decided at Gettysburg. For three days, Union and Confederate armies fought the decisive battle of the Civil War. On the second day of the struggle, General Robert E. Lee ordered his troops to sweep behind […]

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