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A Jurist For All Seasons

By |February 13th, 2016|Categories: America, Conservatives, constitution, Courts, Culture Wars, Government, History, Justice, Law, Law Justice Courts, Liberty, Miscellaneous, Opinion, People, Politics, Pro life, Uncategorized, Values|Tags: , , |

[By Publius, '76 Blog contributor] “We are a nation of laws, not men.” – John Adams, 1770 Antonin Scalia has died, and with him, a major rampart of constitutional jurisprudence has been lost. The longest [...]

Ben Carson, the Tim Tebow of American Politics

By |February 13th, 2016|Categories: America, Christianity, Conservatives, constitution, Culture Wars, Elections, Eye On Politics, Government, Ideas, Liberty, Miscellaneous, Opinion, People, Policy, Politics, Pop Culture, Religion, Republicans, Uncategorized, Values, Western Civilization|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

[By Publius, '76 Blog contributor] I like Dr. Ben Carson. He seems like a wonderful man, and I was even fortunate enough to meet him in passing once and shake his hand. By all accounts, [...]

Publius #3 – Our Factious Nature

By |January 31st, 2016|Categories: America, Conservatives, constitution, Culture Wars, Economics, Eye On Politics, Government, History, Ideas, Law, Leadership, Liberty, Media, Opinion, Policy, Politics, Republicans, Uncategorized, Values|

“The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man; and we see them everywhere brought into different degrees of activity, according to the different circumstances of civil society. A zeal for [...]

Publius #2 – No Angels Among Us

By |January 30th, 2016|Categories: America, Conservatives, constitution, Culture Wars, Elections, Events, Eye On Politics, Government, History, Ideas, Justice, Leadership, Liberty, Opinion, Policy, Politics, Republicans, Uncategorized, Values|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

“Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature, that such devices should be [...]

Ten Things I Learned in the Legislature

By |February 1st, 2015|Categories: constitution, Government, Immigration, Legislature, Politics|Tags: , , |

Editor: Republican attorney and businessman Spencer Swalm served in the Colorado General Assembly (as his late father also did), representing House District 37 in Centennial from 2007 to 2015, departing under term limits on January 7. We asked him to sum up the lessons learned from those eight years, all but two of them […]

Rousing finale from Colonel Allen West: America at its best

By |July 20th, 2014|Categories: America, Centennial Institute, Conservatives, Government, Policy, Politics, Values|Tags: , , , , , |

Former Florida Congressman and Colonel Allen West summed up the Western Conservative Summit’s 2014 theme–America at its Best–perfectly late Sunday morning. For West, the devil lies in the details. Conservatives must separate their version of “America at its Best” from the false message spread by the left. They must show the American people the difference between “economic empowerment and economic enslavement.” […]

Governor Sarah Palin’s remarks at #WCS14 (as prepared)

By |July 20th, 2014|Categories: America, Centennial Institute, Colorado, Conservatives, Government, People, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

Nice to be back in the Mile-High City. Beautiful! Flyin’ in from ALASKA, over snow-capped hills (think you call mountains)! Stepped off the plane reminded Todd “don’t inhale!” So, the President was here last week, gettin’ his Rocky Mt. High on. […]

British politician Daniel Hannan: the anglosphere century

By |July 20th, 2014|Categories: America, Centennial Institute, Colorado, Conservatives, Government, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

“A straight line runs from Runnymede to Philadelphia.” -Hatton Sumners This blood-connection between the Magna Carta and the Declaration of Independence has disappeared from the public eye over the years, but British politician and author Daniel Hannan believes that the underlying link between the two is undeniable and unbreakable. […]

Let freedom ring: words from the #WCS14

By |July 20th, 2014|Categories: Centennial Institute, Conservatives, Government, Opinion, People, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |

Saturday night marks the midpoint of the 2014 Western Conservative Summit, and attendees from all backgrounds and generations react to speakers throughout the weekend so far: […]

Mama Grizzly speaks out in the Rocky Mountains

By |July 20th, 2014|Categories: Centennial Institute, Conservatives, Government, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

“Governor Sarah Palin is the most influential woman in the history of the Republican party,” said Dan Caplis of KNUS moments before the Alaskan icon took the stage at the WCS 2014. “She stands before you today undeterred and undefeated,” said Caplis. Glad to be back in the Mile High City, Palin went straight to work doing what she does best: breaking things down to common sense, something she called an endangered species in Washington. […]