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March 8, 2021

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‘Fiscally conservative’ war hawks are trying to defraud GOP voters — again

NYPost
Richard Hanania With the Republican loss in the 2020 election, there is a great deal of debate on where the party and the wider conservative movement are headed. According to betting markets, the 2024 field is wide open. The odds-on favorite is former President Donald Trump, but even he only......

CPAC designed as a Trump coronation, former head of American Conservative Union says

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here A statue of former president Donald Trump is pictured on display Friday at the merchandise show at the Conservative Political Action Conference. | John Raoux/AP Photo The former head of the organization that oversees CPAC on Sunday called this year’s......

CPAC: Trump to return to political stage at conservative conference

BBC
“I gotta say: Orlando is awesome! It’s not as nice as Cancun, but it’s nice,” he said, making light of the scandal. He then went on to rail against the media, coronavirus restrictions and “cancel culture” before declaring: “Donald J Trump ain’t going anywhere”. BBC – For more and to......

A Day Before He Speaks, Conservative Gathering Is Mostly About Trump

New York Times
ORLANDO, Fla. — A pair of influential House Republicans used a conservative political gathering on Saturday to lavish praise on former President Donald J. Trump and, in ways subtle and direct, marginalize their G.O.P. colleagues who have distanced themselves from Mr. Trump in the aftermath of the Capitol riot last......

Budget 2021: Support pubs by cutting beer duty, say Conservative MPs

BBC
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-56201366 Dr Richard Piper, chief executive of Alcohol Change UK, which aims to reduce the harm caused by alcohol, said deaths caused by drinking last year were the highest since records began in 2001, and that reducing the tax on beer would be the wrong move. BBC – For more......

Dominion Voting Systems takes out ad on conservative radio

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Dominion appears to have taken out similar ads touting itself as a “proud American company” on The Hayride, a right-wing Louisiana politics blog. In a statement to POLITICO about the radio ad, a Dominion spokesperson said that “there is a......

Conservative African cardinal who clashed with pope leaves post

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Cardinal Robert Sarah of Guinea walks near St. Peter’s square February 18, 2013. REUTERS/ Alessandro Bianchi/File Photo VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis has accepted the resignation from a top Vatican post of Cardinal Robert Sarah, a hero to many conservatives who often clashed with the pontiff on......

Rush Limbaugh, Talk Radio’s Conservative Provocateur, Dies at 70

New York Times
Unlike Howard Stern, Don Imus and other big names in shock radio, Mr. Limbaugh had no on-the-air sidekicks, though he had conversations with the unheard voice of someone he called “Bo Snerdly.” Nor did he have writers, scripts or outlines, just notes and clippings from newspapers he perused daily. Alone......

Rush Limbaugh, conservative radio host, has died at 70

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Rush Limbaugh, the influential conservative radio host, has died from complications of lung cancer, his wife Kathryn announced on his radio show Wednesday. He was 70 years old.  “It is with profound sadness, I must share with you directly,......

U.S. conservative radio provocateur and Trump ally Rush Limbaugh dies

Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Provocative and polarizing U.S. talk radio luminary Rush Limbaugh, a leading voice on the American political right since the 1980s who boosted, and was honored by, former President Donald Trump, has died at age 70 after suffering from lung cancer, his wife said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO:......

L. Brent Bozell IV, son of a prominent conservative, is charged in Capitol riot.

New York Times
The son of Brent Bozell, a conservative commentator, has been charged in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol after being identified by wearing a sweatshirt from the Christian high school where he once worked as a girls basketball coach, court records show. Leo Brent Bozell IV —......

Trump Isn’t the Only One on Trial. The Conservative Media Is, Too.

New York Times
Mr. Carusone said that Mr. Hannity’s evolution was goaded by Mr. Trump’s ability to use social media to promote unproven, reckless arguments — and by social media companies’ ability to give him a platform without themselves facing repercussions for his speech, thanks to Section 230. “Trump increasingly was able to......

Breaking With G.O.P., Top Conservative Lawyer Says Trump Can Stand Trial

New York Times
But Mr. Cooper seemed to be working to change minds. He wrote in his opinion piece that in the short time since the vote, legal experts’ understanding of the issue had evolved and “exposed the serious weakness of Mr. Paul’s analysis.” “The senators who supported Mr. Paul’s motion,” he wrote,......

Trump and the conservative groups that support him aren’t fretting the impeachment trial

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here During the impeachment trial in January 2020, the Tea Party Patriots did calls to action, urged supporters to call congressional offices, hosted conference calls to discuss messaging and talking points, and sent materials to voters. The group also sent 47......

Scotland’s Conservative Party leader calls bid for independence vote reckless

Reuters
LONDON(Reuters) – The governing Conservative Party’s Scottish leader will accuse the nation’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, on Monday of putting her “party before pandemic”, calling the timing of her plans to hold a second independence vote was reckless. FILE PHOTO: Douglas Ross, newly announced Scottish Conservative leader, talks to media......

Defeat in Texas shows how conservative judiciary can thwart Biden’s agenda

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The short-term order by the Texas-based judge could also force a confrontation up to the US Supreme Court, where the Biden legal team already faces hard choices over how aggressively to press new legal positions before the nine justices......

Conservative rebel MPs pressure government over genocide clause

BBC
On Tuesday, America’s top diplomat Mike Pompeo, in his last day in the role, said the US had determined that China’s persecution of the Muslim group and other minorities in Xinjiang province represented genocide and crimes against humanity under international law. BBC – For more and to sign up click......

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