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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 […]

Scott Walker Addresses the Western Conservative Summit

By |July 27th, 2013|

Ron Packard, CEO and Founder of K¹², introduced Friday Night’s keynote speaker for the Western Conservative Summit, Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker.  Recent education initiatives were just one of many examples Walker would touch on […]

Western Conservative Summit Kicks Off

By |July 26th, 2013|

For the fourth straight year, Colorado’s Centennial Institute is prepared to kick off three days of leading conservative thought. With over 2,000 attendees clamoring to hear Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Mia Love, Allen West and […]

#WCS13 News Bureau to cover Western Conservative Summit

By |July 24th, 2013|

The 2013 Western Conservative Summit will launch a news bureau, staffed by seasoned journalists Michael Sandoval and Michael Schaus, to cover and report on the event live from Friday, July 26, through Sunday, July 28. […]

Reasons for hope amid America’s travails

By |January 21st, 2013|

As we recently concluded the spring semester’s first week of classes here at CCU, it dawned on me that in all of my Political Science classes we were, in some respect or another, talking about the troubles of our country and the decline of our government and culture.

We have exceeded $16 trillion in debt, our education numbers are severely lacking across the board internationally, and millions of gun owners’ Second Amendment rights are increasingly being infringed upon. […]

Learn more by seeing ‘Lincoln’ than attending Harvard

By |December 31st, 2012|

It’s the holidays, college and university students are mostly back at home, and here’s a thought. There’s a great movie out about Abraham Lincoln, and with no classes to interfere, they ought to go to it and learn some American history. — Many students, you may not realize, don’t know beans about their own country’s past. Back some years ago, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni commissioned a study of how much seniors at 55 elite universities knew about fundamental, high school-level historical matters, and guess what. A startling 81 percent got either a “D” or an “F” on a test. […]

How two fathers lost their sons to jihad

By |December 16th, 2012|

Editor’s Note: Army Private Andy Long was gunned down by homegrown jihadist Carlos Bledsoe (who had taken the name Abdulhakim Muhammad after training with Al Qaeda in Yemen) at a Little Rock recruiting station on June 2, 2009. After federal prosecutors declined to bring charges, the killer was convicted in Arkansas state court and is now serving 12 consecutive life terms. The two men’s fathers, Daris Long and Melvin Bledsoe, spoke at Centennial Institute on Dec. 10, 2012, to promote the new documentary film about their experience, ”Losing Our Sons.” Daris Long’s remarks were as follows: […]

Head On TV whimsically looks back at 2012, ahead to 2013

By |December 16th, 2012|

As 2012 departs with undeserved job security for Buffs’ top brass, says John Andrews in the December round of Head On TV debates, 2013 may come in with bungee cords as Congress’s consolation prize to Americans headed over the fiscal cliff. Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s letter to Santa, adds Susan Barnes-Gelt, should request a new ethical compass — and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s secret wish for the New Year may be a 2014 run for governor. […]