New Jersey Governor Chris Christie the annual meeting of the Conservative Political Action Committee Thursday. He told Republicans to talk about what ideas they're for and not what they're against.
Minnesota Representative and conservative firebrand Michele Bachmann took aim at Hillary Clinton's potential presidential candidacy on Saturday, telling CPAC attendees that "America will have a woman for President - just the right one."
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke about America's economic growth at Google's D.C. headquarters Monday. "As much as we innovate now, we could be doing even more. Washington puts up a blockade of restrictions, regulations and taxes that prevent innovators from accessing the full range of opportunity offered by the American free enterprise system. But with new pro-innovation policies, we can collapse these barriers and open new pathways to accessing our 21st century economy."
Fmr. Sen. Rick Santorum attacked fellow Republicans Friday for apologizing for conservatism. Speaking at the annual CPAC convention, Santorum said the establishment in his party is more concerned about winning than standing up for their beliefs. "Le'ts face it, we have a bunch of leaders in this country who don't believed conservative policies can be the basis of a winning national election, and so they put forth candidates that keep apologizing for the principles they say they believe in, and then they wonder why they lose."
Jodi Miller discusses hot topics of the week including President Obama, Vladimir Putin, Obamacare, Edward Snowden, Niagara Falls freezing, Al Gore, and the Los Angeles Marathon.
Obamacare horror stories are lies paid for by the Koch Brothers, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) asserted from the Senate floor. Luke, Hilgemann, Chief Operating Officer for Americans For Prosperity, discussed this claim with Townhall's Sarah Jean Seman at CPAC 2014.
In talking about the situation in Ukraine, Rand Paul (R-KY) quotes Ronald Reagan on Fox News Sunday. Responding to whether he would deal with Putin "respectfully", Paul states that a strong national defense does not necessarily involve military intervention in Ukraine.
President Obama told reporters that Ukraine could be a friend of Russia and the West, as long as "none of us are inside of Ukraine trying to meddle." What he seems to not understand is that Crimea is a referendum away from leaving the Ukraine to become part of Russia.
As drone technology continues to improve, their capabilities increase. A drone developed and manufactured by Austin-based Chaotic Moon Studios, dubbed "Cupid", has the non-lethal ability to shock nearby ground-dwelling pedestrians. This new development should make regular citizens wary for the future of domestic drone use.
"Larry King says he never saw a liberal bias on CNN. Which proves that even HE didn't watch CNN," comedian Jodi Miller said on her openly biased media report: NewsBusted.
Millennials are finding Obama’s alluring “free” government programs are anything but free, Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) told Townhall’s Christine Rousselle. “We’re seeing health care costs skyrocket under the Affordable Care Act. Obamacare is making health care less affordable, less accessible for so many Americans. We’ve got welfare programs long championed by the Left, that the Left refuses to reform, that are actually trapping more Americans in poverty, making it harder for them to climb the economic ladder,” Lee explained after his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland Thursday.
Following his speech at CPAC Friday, Governor Rick Perry sat down with Townhall’s Cortney O’Brien to discuss how Texas has taken the lead on job creation, pro-life legislation and criminal justice reform as he reflected on his leadership. He then explained why Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is the best person to take the reins from him in November.
Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., discussed the power of education in transforming lives, including his own, at CPAC on Thursday. Scott talked about the difficulties of growing up a poor kid in a single parent household and his struggles in school. “I failed civics. Now think about that—a United States Senator who failed civics. I used to think I was the only one and then I became a member of the Senate and I realized there might be a few more who didn’t pass civics either,” he joked.
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