Seventh Anniversary of The Conservative Papers

Today marks the seventh anniversary of the first published post of The Conservative Papers appearing on the web. Seven years ago on the seventh day of the seventh month of 2009 (July 7th), The Conservative Papers came to fruition. With almost 12,500 posts along with a growing library of content, we are increasingly expanding our presence on the […]

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On Freedom and a Fourth of July Abroad

PARIS—This will be my second consecutive Fourth of July spent outside the United States. Last year, I celebrated our nation’s birthday in Mariupol, Ukraine. It’s a city only a few miles from the front lines of the still-simmering war in Ukraine. I had burgers and beer with an eclectic group that evening—a Swedish sniper, two […]

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As Turkey Attack Unfolds, Cruz Rightly Faults Obama for How He Talks About Terrorism

As Sen. Ted Cruz convened a hearing intended as a platform to criticize how President Barack Obama talks about Islamist extremism, news broke of suicide bombers attacking an airport in the capital of America’s NATO ally, Turkey. While families of the 41 people murdered in Turkey mourned, and world leaders and politicians expressed condolences, there […]

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