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Ten key moments from the 2013 Western Conservative Summit

By |July 28th, 2013|

The Fourth Annual Western Conservative Summit proved to be a non-stop tour of memorable moments. From Mia Love’s address on opening night, to Allen West’s comments during Sunday’s lunch, attendees were treated to top conservative thinkers and national politicians. In addition to the networking opportunities, great vendors, and spark to action, the Summit harbored some powerful messages. After Senator Ted Cruz mentioned a petition to defund Obamacare (dontfundit.com) over ten thousand signatures were added within 24 hours. Here are just a few other memorable moments of WCS 2013: […]

Allen West sees a new generation of optimistic conservatism

By |July 28th, 2013|

After a moving speech by Mia Love, encouraging insights from Governor Mike Huckabee, and a profound expose of the left’s moral bankruptcy by Bill Whittle, Colonel Allen West took the stage to bring the fourth annual Western Conservative Summit to a close. The former Florida U.S. Representative touched on the topics that had been echoed throughout the weekend by such speakers as KT McFarland, Jonah Goldberg, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and others.

“So here we are, on the Lord’s Day, committed to the timeless principles of conservatism that have made us, America, the envy of the world,” West began. His remarks were […]

America: A Center Right Nation?

By |July 28th, 2013|

Director of the Centennial Institute, John Andrews, posed a question to the three person panel that is at the heart of this weekend’s summit. Even with the right message, Andrews asked, “Are we talking to a Country that just doesn’t want what we have to offer?” Are we still a center right nation? The question is at the heart […]

Values and compassion embedded in Huckabee’s remarks to WCS

By |July 28th, 2013|

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee opened his remarks with some light hearted humor about his weekly trip to New York for his Fox News television show. In response to whether or not he would ever consider living in New York, the Former Governor simply said “I’ll consider living in New York, when Mayor Bloomberg will let me duck hunt in Central Park.” Huckabee talked briefly about […]

Petition to Defund Obamacare Explodes after Ted Cruz Speaks to WCS

By |July 28th, 2013|

Earlier in Today’s Western Conservative Summit, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) called on American conservatives to start signing a petition asking for the defunding of Obamacare. Cruz explained that when the time comes to vote for another Continuing Resolution, Cruz – along with Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) – have vowed to vote against any CR that includes funding for Obamacare. After Cruz’s announcement […]

American Education: Self-Government or Serfdom?

By |July 27th, 2013|

American education has strayed drastically from its original goals, ambitions, and purpose. At least that is according to a panel of Education experts at the Western Conservative Summit. Bill Armstrong, the President of Colorado Christian University, highlighted […]

Charles Murray: America is in need of a cultural reformation

By |July 27th, 2013|

Charles Murray, with the American Enterprise Institute, told members of the fourth annual Western Conservative Summit that America is slipping into […]

Dick Morris Learns a Lesson at WCS

By |July 27th, 2013|

During the Western Conservative Summit of 2012, Dick Morris made a prediction: “I will return when Mitt Romney […]

Killing Obamacare, Ted Cruz Style

By |July 27th, 2013|

Ted Cruz, while addressing the Western Conservative Summit, vowed to defund Obamacare this fall. Cruz explained […]

KT McFarland: America’s on the Verge of a Renaissance

By |July 27th, 2013|

Kathleen Troia “KT” McFarland, a national security expert and commentator, opened up day two of the Western Conservative Summit, in Denver Colorado. McFarland held national security posts in the Nixon, Ford and Reagan Administrations, a […]