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Jul 29 2019
Ousted Miss Michigan: 'It's Harder to Come Out as Conservative Than Gay'
Just a week after Kathy Zhu was stripped of her Miss Michigan crown by Miss World America (MWA) pageant officials because of her tweets that the organization claimed were "inappropriate," she strengthened her resolve telling an audience of Trump supporters, "It's harder to come out as conservative than gay."
As CBN News reported, the MWA took away Zhu's crown over several social mediaCBN
May 27 2017
Clinton takes aim at Trump during commencement address at alma mater
Hillary Clinton didn’t pull any punches Friday when she took several jabs at President Trump – at one point even comparing him to Former President Richard Nixon - as she delivered the commencement address at her alma mater, Wellesley College.Fox News (Online News)
Nov 07 2019
A gerrymandering dirty dozen: What experts see as the House’s worst districts
How do you know when you've seen a gerrymandered district? Maybe it looks like a duck or a snake, or a pair of earmuffs. Or maybe there's no obvious sign that the mapmakers played games with the contours in order to ensure a particular electoral outcome inside those boundaries.
The last contests using the current set of congressional maps are a year away. After that, the results of theThe Fulcrum
Nov 06 2019
How young people are modeling bipartisanship in a polarized world
The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress, a panel established this year to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the House, recently hosted a hearing titled "Promoting Civility and Building a More Collaborative Congress."
As a former congressional intern, staffer and now the founder of a nonprofit that works to create a more collaborative and effective Congress, I wasThe Fulcrum
Jul 02 2020
Gyms Are Reopening, But Is it Safe to Go Back?
When the Cooper Fitness Center (CFC) in Dallas reopened in May, Cooper Stuart didn't think twice about returning, even though he's in the high-risk category for COVID-19 given that he's 68. A longtime daily gymgoer, Stuart says the virtual classes the facility launched at the start of the coronavirus lockdown simply can't replace the joy he gets from human interaction.
Feb 26 2015
The right’s fear of education: What I learned as a (former) conservative military man
Why are Republicans constantly bashing college these days? I was one of them -- and the answer may surprise you.Salon
Nov 12 2012
The 400,000 Votes That Tipped the Election
Broad trends and the national political undertow can't be adequately captured in any single statistic -- but if Mitt Romney had managed to push the electorate in a handful of states a few clicks in his direction, he'd be the president-elect, rather than an also-ran. Via Jim Geragthy:
Nov 05 2014
Republicans take control of Congress: Can Obama, GOP end ‘perpetual conflict’?
Tuesday’s big electoral wins have handed the reins of Congress to Republicans for the remainder of President Obama’s term, but immediately raise the question of whether the next two years will bring more acrimonious gridlock – or some compromise on key issues ranging from immigration to energy.Fox News (Online News)
Nov 04 2014
Four Reasons Why Conservatives Should Vote Today
Millions of Americans have already cast their ballots in absentee and early voting, but most of the electorate will pull levers, check boxes, or touch screens today. As the 2014 election cycle draws to a close, here are four reasons why conservatives ought to get out and vote:Townhall
Mar 08 2021
Surveys Suggest America is a Religious Nation, Democrats Included
Americans are, by and large, a religious group. According to Gallup in 2020, 73% of Americans thought religion was at least fairly important in their own lives. Four years earlier, Gallup found that 89% of Americans believed in God or a universal spirit.
Stereotypes often cast Republicans as religious and Democrats as atheists; however, survey data shows that while Republicans inHyria Stuart