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My Penance Post for Posting Unkind Things About Ashley Judd

Okay, so, I’ve posted some unkind things about Ashley Judd on Twitter tonight that I now regret because they came out of the blue and were completely unprompted by anything new going on in terms of her potential run for U.S. Senate, so…here is my self-imposed penance. Here are ten things I like about Ashley […]

Rick Santorum Applauds Defeat of Flawed U.N. Disabilities Treaty

Rick Santorum and his daughter Bella

Verona, PA – Former Republican presidential candidate and chairman of Patriot Voices Rick Santorum issued the following statement regarding the defeat of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD): “Today’s vote was a victory for disabled Americans across the country, and Karen and I, as parents of a special needs […]

Ashley Judd Cannot Win a Statewide Race in Kentucky


I heard about this a while back and thought it would blow over, but somehow the story lingers. Via Politico, Ashley Judd is reportedly considering running for United States Senate here in the Bluegrass State. Ashley Judd vs. Mitch McConnell? It might not be as far-fetched as you think. The Hollywood movie star and eighth-generation […]

Dana Milbank’s Ridiculous Claim: Santorum Opposes the Disabled

Rick and Karen Santorum, during the 2012 GOP primary, speak to supporters at an Arizona Republican Party fundraiser in Phoenix, Arizona. PHOTO: Gage Skidmore

Today on Capitol Hill, Rick and Karen Santorum joined with Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Michael Farris of the Home School Legal Defense Association to bring attention to the danger to parental rights, and to disabled children, inherent in the proposed United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Only one op-ed […]

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 […]