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Polarized Politics, Caiden Cowger, Social Conservatism and the 3 way race for global dominance

In Jeffrey Bell's "The Case for Polarized Politics:  Why America Needs Social Conservatism" (c. 2012, Encounter Books,  New York, London) he depicts the future as consisting of a 3 way race for global dominance between Islam,  the Left...
by Musing in Obama's America on Jun 27, 2012

How healthy is Canada’s political market?

Looking at Canadian politics as a market, it is clear that left-leaning voters in Canada have a lot more choices at the ballot box than do their conservative counterparts. The melding of fiscal and social conservatism has left conservative voters wit...
by Vision of Earth on Aug 14, 2011

How healthy is Canada’s political market?

Looking at Canadian politics as a market, it is clear that left-leaning voters in Canada have a lot more choices at the ballot box than do their conservative counterparts. The melding of fiscal and social conservatism has left conservative voters wit...
by Vision of Earth on Aug 14, 2011

Conservative Social Agendas are Taking Away Women’s Rights

Conservative Social Agendas are Taking Away Women's Rights Continue reading...
by Marinagraphy on Jul 8, 2011

A response to the CPAC boycotters

Right Turn - A response to the CPAC boycottersFor the CPAC boycotters response,  go here. Related articlesThe CPAC Controversy and the End of Fusionism (redstate.com)Heritage Foundation to Boycott CPAC (or, Fear of a Gay Planet) (littlegree...
by Musing in Obama's America on Jan 13, 2011

GayCons: Defusing the Bomb

by SENTRY JOURNAL on Jan 2, 2011

After Benefiting From Voter Furor Over Economy, Conservatives Prioritize Divisive Social Agenda in States | Progressive States Network

The morning after Election Day, conservative candidates across the country woke up to find themselves the beneficiaries of an historic national wave of voter anger over the state of the economy and record unemployment. Exit polls and other surveys un...
by Musing in Obama's America on Dec 5, 2010

The Religious Ties of the Republican Party - US News and World Report

Image via WikipediaThe Religious Ties of the Republican Party - US News and World ReportRelated articlesA Woman's Place Is in Charge of the GOP (politics.usnews.com)LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Encouraging Republican Extremism (kitsapsun.com)...
by Musing in Obama's America on Dec 4, 2010

Social issues and the tea party

Mike Corthell: Social issues and the tea partyRelated articlesAvoid social issues, GOP urged (politico.com)The Tea Party And Social Conservatives (camelswithhammers.com)The Tea Party, Earmarks and Bumper Stickers (nytimes.com)Tea Party Supporters Deb...
by Musing in Obama's America on Nov 30, 2010

Canadian Court Considers Legalizing Polygamy

Image via WikipediaCanadian Court Considers Legalizing PolygamyRelated articlesCanada court opens polygamy case (bbc.co.uk)Polygamy law faces test in B.C. Supreme Court (cbc.ca)B.C. court to weigh polygamy laws (ctv.ca)Polygamy reference case could o...
by Musing in Obama's America on Nov 22, 2010

GOP Gains Ready To Propel Social Issues Back Into National Spotlight

Image by Lone Primate via FlickrGOP Gains Ready To Propel Social Issues Back Into National SpotlightRelated articlesGOP gains upper hand on spending (politico.com)Nevada Epilogue: Amateur Candidates Often Run Amateur Campaigns (hotair.com)Redistricti...
by Musing in Obama's America on Nov 22, 2010

Increase likely in anti-gay, anti-abortion state laws

Image by Philocrites via Flickrhunter of justice: Increase likely in anti-gay, anti-abortion state lawsRelated articlesControversial Anti-Abortion Education Campaign at UNT (speedofcreativity.org)Pro-abortion vs.. Anti-abortion (socyberty.com)Carleto...
by Musing in Obama's America on Nov 22, 2010

American Principles Project claims CPAC reconsidering GOProud attendance

Image by TalkMediaNews via FlickrThe Iowa Communications director of the American Principles Project is claiming that CPAC is reconsidering if it will allow gay conservative group GOProud to attend the convention this year,  due to pressure by s...
by Musing in Obama's America on Nov 21, 2010

The Associated Press: Huckabee says ousting of Iowa judges historic move

Image via WikipediaThe Associated Press: Huckabee says ousting of Iowa judges historic moveRelated articlesHuckabee says ousting of Iowa judges historic move (sfgate.com)Huckabee says ousting of Iowa judges historic move (seattletimes.nwsource.com)Mi...
by Musing in Obama's America on Nov 21, 2010

Social Conservatives Respond To Tea Party Call For Truce On Social Issues

Social Conservatives Respond To Tea Party Call For Truce On Social IssuesRelated articlesBowles-Simpson And The Tea Party Bluff II (andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com)More calls for a culture-war truce (washingtonmonthly.com)Hugh Hewitt: Reports of the D...
by Musing in Obama's America on Nov 16, 2010

Some social conservatives still confident their agenda can now move ahead

Image by gerry balding via FlickrAlthough there have been reports of the death of social conservatism, it would appear that these have been greatly exaggerated. The post below, just one of many, many I have come across in my internet trawlings: Bl...
by Musing in Obama's America on Nov 16, 2010

Religious Right Slams Gay-Tea Party Alliance

Image by Getty Images via @daylife "FRC points out what we noted, which is that most tea partiers are firmly in the social conservative camp:According to the latest data, an overwhelming number of Tea Partiers (almost two-thirds) believe abortio...
by Musing in Obama's America on Nov 16, 2010

Social Conservatives Spar With Tea Party, Gay GOP Groups

Social Conservatives Spar With Tea Party, Gay GOP GroupsRelated articlesLimited government unites conservatives (politico.com)GOProud, tea partiers urge GOP leadership: Avoid social issues (hotair.com)"Are Tea Party Leaders Destroying the Movement?"...
by Musing in Obama's America on Nov 16, 2010

The Coming Tea Party Civil War

Image via WikipediaThe tea party's social conservative and libertarian wings are poised for a showdown that could decide the fate of the movement.The Coming Tea Party Civil War | Mother JonesRelated articlesSocial Conservatives Spar With Tea Party, G...
by Musing in Obama's America on Nov 16, 2010

The Death of Social Conservatism?

Are the reports of social conservatism's death greatly exaggerated?  Or is the US joining Great Britain in being a nation of social progressives?Social Conservatism: An Obituary Related articlesThe Republican Wonk Exodus, Ctd (andrewsulliva...
by Musing in Obama's America on Nov 15, 2010


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