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Why the GOP ‘Moderates’ are Extremist


After two failed tries at winning the presidency, the GOP “moderates” are scrambling to make the case that conservatism is “extreme” and that the “moderates” in the party are still the only Republicans who can win elections. John McCain did this yesterday as he called for Republicans to abandon the abortion issue. He did this […]

Jesus Christ: The King of Our Hearts


Today is the Solemnity of Christ the King, and I thought I would share with you the gist  of the message given today in an awesome homily from our priest, Father Brian Johnson, at St. Benedict parish in Clarkson (Wax), Kentucky. At the founding of our country, Americans joined together to throw off the bonds […]

Austin Ruse: If Todd Akin’s Last Name Was Bush

Liberal protesters arrived at Todd Akin's campaign HQ, during the recent general election campaign, with this cake to signify their view that seniors would die if Akin were elected, due to his fiscal conservatism. Establishment Republicans chose to join with the radical Left in demonizing Akin on the core issue of the dignity of all human life, then later backtracked when their plan to remove him from the race did not work. Akin eventually lost the election to liberal incumbent Claire McCaskill. Akin's position on human life is consistent with the Republican Party platform.

Austin Ruse, head of Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, writing at Crisis Magazine, offers some pointed remarks in response to the GOP “elites” who are blaming social conservatism (again) for election losses. He makes several points, all of which I agree with. This, below, is possibly the most important among them. [D]oes anyone think […]