Tag Archives: conservatives

Bill Kristol at Worcester Economics Club

Cross-posted from the Worcester County Freedom Trail blog – http://blog.worcestercountyrep… A nice report from Worcester activist Desiree Awiszio, who attended the Bill Kristol reception and dinner at the Worcester Economics Club on Friday:    Bill’s background was summed up, he was introduced to applause, and then spoke. He mentioned he was visiting his son who goes to Harvard and mentioned…

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Conservatives Redeem Themselves

I’m just amazed at how many conservatives have become so enlightened when it comes to teenage pregnancy!  It was only a few months ago that the ranting at Red Mass Group and by radio blowhards like Howie Carr and Michael Graham where crucifying the Gloucester teens who got pregnant.   Among the drivel you heard from these conservative activists was…

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Obamacons Rising

Today's San Francisco Chronicle (7-7-08) has an interesting story about “Obamacans” (Sen. Barack Obama's term for Republicans who whisper their support for him) & the mushrooming “Obamacons.” These are conservatives who have publicly endorsed the presumptive Democratic nominee, dissidents from the brain trust of think tanks, ex-officials and policy magazines that have fueled the Republican Party since the 1960s. Scratch the…

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Black conservatives conflicted on Obama campaign

This was a disappointing read. I thought we were beyond the politics of race, at least within the conservative movement. WASHINGTON (AP) – Black conservative talk show host Armstrong Williams has never voted for a Democrat for president. That could change this year with Barack Obama as the Democratic Party’s nominee. “I don’t necessarily like his policies; I don’t like…

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Beacon Hill Republicans Act As Democrat Enablers

( – promoted by Cool Cal) Want to see an example of how Republican legislators not only thumb its collective nose at their party’s base but also reify the Democrat paradigm? Look no further than last week’s vote on two amendments which provided an increase in funding for homosexual programs in the state’s public schools. The 2009 House budget originally…

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RINOs, Moderates & Conservatives

The question gets raised from time to time as to what constitutes a RINO (Republican In Name Only). I think it helps to think through what distinguishes a RINO from a real Republican. In my opinion, RINOs are not moderates; RINOs are political opportunitsts who have no principles except self-advancement by any means necessary. Moderates & conservatives aim for most…

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