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Ben Carson Wins #WCS15 Straw Poll Second Year In a Row

Denver — June 28, 2015 — Results of the 2015 Western Conservative Summit Presidential Straw Poll are in and the winner for the second year in a row is Dr. Ben Carson with 224 votes. […]

By |June 28th, 2015|Categories: Politics, Western Conservative Summit|Tags: , |

Scott Walker: Growth, Reform, Safety

“Freedom endowed by our creator, defined by our constitution, and defended by the men and women who wear the uniform of these United States,” were Scott Walker’s first words on stage Saturday night at WCS. […]

By |June 28th, 2015|Categories: Politics, Western Conservative Summit|Tags: , , |

Rick Perry, Texas, and the 10th Amendment

Rick Perry addressed the Western Conservative Summit early Saturday afternoon. He covered economic policies, education, foreign policy, and couldn’t help but speak about the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage. Many heard the news the […]

By |June 28th, 2015|Categories: Politics, Western Conservative Summit|Tags: , , |

Frank Gaffney on Jihad vs. Free World

During Saturday’s dinner, Frank Gaffney, the Founder and President for the Center for Security Policy and columnist for The Washington Times and Townhall, shared his expertise on national security in a speech titled the “War for the Free […]

By |June 27th, 2015|Categories: National Security, Politics, Western Conservative Summit|Tags: , , |

Panelists Present Free Market Alternatives to Obamacare at #WCS15

Taking a short break from the fiery speeches, Colorado radiologist and former talk radio host, Dr. Jill Vecchio led a discussion titled “Roadmap to Replace Obamacare” that offered an in-depth examination of the current health […]

By |June 27th, 2015|Categories: Politics, Western Conservative Summit|Tags: , |

Guy Benson, Mary Katharine Ham, and the End of Discussion

Guy Benson and Mary Katharine Ham chatted together on stage during the Vision Luncheon Saturday, providing entertaining and refreshing commentary on “Why the Left Wants to End the Discussion.” They simultaneously promoted their new book […]

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Carly Fiorina Breaks Status Quo at #WCS15

In a primary race of 13, it’s hard to have a unique persona to stand out amongst the rest. Yes, Carly Fiorina is a woman, however, many other things make her unique. She spoke Saturday […]

By |June 27th, 2015|Categories: Politics, Western Conservative Summit|Tags: , , |

Huckabee’s 3 Simple Steps For a Successful America

Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas governor and author, took the stage Saturday morning to a huge round of applause. His speech invigorated the audience and reaffirmed many conservative viewpoints promoted this weekend. He began by touching […]

By |June 27th, 2015|Categories: Politics, Western Conservative Summit|Tags: , , |

Jackson and Fowler Debate “Does Liberalism Hurts the Poor?”

Mid-morning, Kevin Jackson, a syndicated columnist and self-appointed “Offender of the Left,” debated Richard Fowler, syndicated radio host of the liberal talk radio program The Richard Fowler Program.

Jackson’s biography on TheBlackSphere.net states that in America […]

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#WCS15 Panel Confronts “Decline of Mainstream Media”

As WCS kicked off Saturday morning, a panel of five experts came together to discuss the “Decline of the Mainstream Media.” Unethical, liberal mainstream media is not a new problem and it plagues the entire […]

By |June 27th, 2015|Categories: Politics, Uncategorized, Western Conservative Summit|Tags: , , |