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Hewitt's call for generational unity at #WCS14

By |July 19th, 2014|

Popular radio talk show host and author Hugh Hewitt took center stage Saturday morning amid thunderous applause from a corner of the Denver Hyatt Regency ballroom where over 200 young people sat in attendance at the 2014 Western Conservative Summit.

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Jindal energizes the crowd at #WCS14 Friday evening

By |July 19th, 2014|

Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal sparked instant energy at the 2014 Western Conservative Summit with a kickoff speech that quickly catapulted #WCS14 to the top four Twitter trend in the country.

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Senator Mike Lee's remarks at #WCS14 (as prepared)

By |July 19th, 2014|

Senator Mike Lee, a politician and lawyer from Utah, spoke Friday at the Western Conservative Summit, “America At Its Best” (7/18/14). Below are his remarks prepared beforehand for the event:

Ideas to Action: Enacting a Conservative Reform Agenda

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America hasn't peaked yet

By |July 17th, 2014|

(’76 Editor) “Contrition is BS.” Press secretary Ronald Ziegler’s acid tone shocked me – and he didn’t use the initials. It was 1973, a bad year in a bad decade for America. I was a young speechwriter in the Nixon White House, assigned to gather input from Ziegler and national security advisor Henry Kissinger for a TV address […]

Karma is, um, a witch – but she's not the boss of me

By |May 13th, 2014|

(’76 Contributor) Whenever I talk to a woman who has looked into her past lives and reincarnations, she is almost sure to include having been a midwife, a slave, a warrior princess, Napoleon’s mistress, a male soldier or artist, or often a nun or monk. She is likely to report […]

Saving America will take more than votes

By |March 16th, 2014|

(’76 Contributor) The other day a Facebook friend posed the following question: “Do you think we can turn this country around just by voting?” My short answer was: Not a chance. […]

Think Again: Inequality and a tale of two Ukrainians

By |February 27th, 2014|

Last week, as Ukrainian emigre- turned-tech tycoon Jan Koum prepared to cash a multibillion-dollar check from Facebook — acquirer of his startup “WhatsApp” — Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich was checking out of his Gatsby-esque estate where he’d cached his stolen plunder. […]

Zombies, the Apocalypse, and the decline of the republic

By |February 22nd, 2014|

Apocalypticism has exploded in popularity and, while nuclear war and pandemics have always been a starting point, the concept of the Zombie Apocalypse trumps them all. The appeal and wild popularity of shows like The Walking Dead, movies like World War Z, and the slew of apocalyptic, gloom and doom series and specials on cable television continues to grow by leaps and bounds. But the reasons behind such interest are often subconscious at times and not fully understood. […]

Prediction: The great unraveling of 2014

By |January 14th, 2014|

(Centennial Fellow) It is the most daunting task to speak truth to a culture hostile to absolutes. It is equally daunting to make an annual prediction when an abundance of caution is required of us due to the uncertainty of our times. […]

Does God or government deserve your Thanksgiving?

By |November 21st, 2013|

Do you thank God or government for the circumstances of your life? It’s a relevant question as Americans approach Thanksgiving. The answer was clear to the extraordinary leaders who laid the groundwork for the colonies, fought for the founding of our country, and struggled to preserve our republic in the face of nationwide strife. […]