Contrary to many conservatives, I hold Jeb Bush in high regard. That does not mean I agree with him on everything. I don’t. But he was an excellent governor. He has always been more intrinsically conservative than his brother. He relates well to the growing hispanic community in the nation. And he understands that education is a civil rights issue. I like him. In 2012, | Read More »
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss claims of the Tea Party’s demise, how the Tea Party has influenced policy and politics in Washington and what role the Tea Party may play in 2014 and 2016.
When Republicans run for the White House as conservatives, we win. When they run as moderates, we lose. Yet every four years, the party bosses and political consultants tell us that conservatives are unelectable and that we must support their big-government candidates.
Governor Rick Perry made some news earlier this week when he appeared on Jimmy Kimmel’s show (from Austin, Texas) and discussed the possibility of decriminalizing the use of marijuana in the Lone Star State. Listening to Perry, I thought he laid out a pretty decent, thoughtful argument for moving in that direction. He also touted…
The Conservative Political Action Conference is over now, and there were some ups and downs, as any event will inevitably have. There were great speeches, lots of news stories, and pictures of Steve Stockman at a hot tub party (seems he was fully clothed, so thank Heaven’s for small miracles). Overall, there were many things to take away from CPAC. Rick Perry and Ted Cruz | Read More »