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Conservative Values

Right Wing Watch: 10 Years Of Fighting The Right... With Their Own Words

Michael Keegan | Posted 10.11.2016 | Media
Michael Keegan

Donald Trump's rise to lead the Republican party is the result of decades of agitating by far-right activists who have never missed an opportunity to whip their followers into a frenzy, nursing grievances, and spreading conspiracy theories.

What Are Conservative Values?

Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith | Posted 05.20.2016 | Politics
Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith

Trump, says Covert, is "no small-government Republican." But isn't small government a 'Conservative value?" Are Conservatives, many of whom profess to be Christian, allowed and encouraged to be bigoted - to be racist, sexist, homophobic, anti-Semitic and Islamophobic?

Inside The $1-Billion-A-Year Right-Wing Conspiracy You Haven't Heard Of

The Daily Beast | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

Have you heard of the $1,750-per-person “Gathering,” which starts Thursday in Orlando, Florida? Probably not. But if you’re female, gay, non-...

Prop 8 Lawyer: 'What Could Be More Conservative' Than Gay Marriage?

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Ted Olson fought to take down Proposition 8 in California's Supreme Court in 2013, but his campaign for equality isn't ending there. Speaking to HuffP...

The Moral Wedge in the GOP

Jonathan D. Moreno | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Jonathan D. Moreno

Bioethics -- questions about morality and our nature as biological creatures -- is the ground on which the future of the Republican Party will be decided: Abortion, assisted death and a package of worries about the future of biology, like stem cell research.

What Being a Republican Should Mean

Tyler McCarthy | Posted 09.25.2012 | College
Tyler McCarthy

I am often told to just switch my party because there's no honor in going down with the particular sinking ship that is the GOP. To them I say that the ship will do just fine once we throw some of the unnecessary cargo overboard.

Glenn Beck, You're No Burt Hummel

Jason Stanford | Posted 09.09.2012 | Home
Jason Stanford

When it comes to having the guts to tell kids the truth, Glenn Beck just doesn't want to hear it -- and he'd prefer you didn't talk about it.

Could Stephen Colbert Be The Next Pope?

James Heffernan | Posted 03.18.2012 | Religion
James Heffernan

You may say that Stephen is not even a priest, let alone a cardinal, a prince of the church. But as a staunch defender of Roman Catholic conservative values, Stephen IS a prince of the church.

For Santorum, It's Values Versus Innovation

Jonathan D. Moreno | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Jonathan D. Moreno

A few days ago it was hard to find a pundit who didn't think that the 2012 campaign was going to be all about jobs.They thought that value issues were off the table. Wrong again.

When Capital Punishment is a Crime: the Atlantic Divide Over the Death Penalty

Rabah Ghezali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rabah Ghezali

In searching for explanations there is a danger that the premise of pro-capital punishment America and anti-capital punishment Europe is reinforced rather than questioned.

An Open Letter to the Texas Board of Education From a Survivor of Its Public School System

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As someone who received nearly my entire education -- grades 2-12 -- in the Texas public schools system, I must admit that I don't understand what all the fuss is about.

Vitter Defends South, Values Against "Wishy Washy" Voinovich

The Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) on Wednesday fired back at a fellow Republican senator who declared southern conservatives the party's biggest problem. Sen...

A Fly in the Anointment: Bobby Jindal as the Republican Obama

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's true! Jindal is young, brown, and the child of immigrants. Since we, too, are young, brown, and the children of immigrants, I guess that means we're voting for Jindal in 2012!

MoveRed: Targeting Washington State Young Conservatives

Will Mari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Will Mari

"Young people aren't all enthralled by Obama's vague message. Young conservatives aren't super-religious, ignorant people. We see through misplaced idealism and have a grasp of reality."