Jindal, Santorum and Paul to Speak at Iowa GOP State Convention


(Des Moines, IA) Today Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Danny Carroll announced that three nationally recognized Republicans have confirmed to speak at the Party’s state convention in June. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum have all confirmed they will speak to the convention on June 14th in […]

The FAMiLY LEADER to Hold Leadership Summit in August


The FAMiLY LEADER announces The 2nd Annual FAMiLY LEADERSHIP SUMMIT on Saturday, August 10th, scheduled to take place at Stephens Auditorium in Ames, IA.

The FAMiLY Leader Abandons Its Stated Principles to Promote Romney, Oust Barack Obama

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In the summer of 2011, The FAMiLY Leader (TFL) called on Republican presidential candidates to sign its marriage vow. When it was released, the Iowa organization said that it would not support or back any candidates that refused to sign the pledge. Mitt Romney refused to sign it, though he submitted an alternative pledge to […]

Bobby Jindal: Some Judges Make NFL Replacement Refs Look Like Geniuses


Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA) joined the No Wiggins Tour on Tuesday to encourage Iowans to vote no on Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins’ retention.

Santorum, Jindal Join Iowans for Freedom on No Wiggins Bus Tour


Rick Santorum and Bobby Jindal will participate on a bus tour will focus on the “No Wiggins” ballot initiative in the upcoming Iowa judicial retention vote.

Bobby Jindal Stumps for Mitt Romney in West Des Moines


Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was in Iowa stumping for Mitt Romney today.  He spoke to a group of approximately 100 people gathered at the Kum & Go headquarters in West Des Moines after a stop in Newton later in the afternoon.  He said that President Obama will try to distract Iowans by attacking Mitt Romney […]

Bobby Jindal to Speak at Iowa Firearms Coalition Summer Rally


Clive, Iowa – Iowa Firearms Coalition is pleased to announce Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal as the keynote speaker at their 3rd Annual IFC/NRA Second Amendment Rally at Brownells Big Springs Shooting Complex just outside of Searsboro, Iowa on August 25th, 2012. Governor Jindal endorsed legislation in Louisiana for a constitutional right to keep and bear […]

Veepstakes: Who Will Romney Pick as His Running Mate?


Now that we can say the GOP nomination is wrapped up, as Ron Paul has admitted they won’t have enough delegates to keep Mitt Romney from the nomination and his son, Senator Rand Paul, has endorsed Romney. Lets talk VP picks.  Who will be Romney’s running mate? Some names I’ve seen mentioned, not in any particular […]

Michele Bachmann for President? Who Will Be in the 2012 GOP Field?


ABC News says that perhaps those talking about the  2012 speculation surrounding Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) need to think bigger than a potential U.S. Senate race with incumbent Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN). ABC News has learned that Bachmann, R-Minn., also is seriously weighing whether to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2012. A source […]

Ron Paul–Caffeinated Conservative of 2010


We submitted our nominees to you, and you voted.  Boy did you vote – 3,247 of you to be exact compared to 127 votes last year (so just *few* more).  Obviously word got out beyond the regular readers of CT.  Just a note, Sodahead has not closed the question since it became featured, but I […]

The 2010 Caffeinated Conservative Award Nominees (Voting Closed)


This is the third annual year for this “prestigious” award.  The first year we selected who the winner was.  Last year contributors to this blog nominated conservatives whom they have felt have made an impact in the conservative movement over the past year and readers voted for their favorite..  Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin won […]

Bobby Jindal: Make Congressmen Part-time

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal in an interview with Human Events about his book, Leadership and Crisis, expounding on an idea from that book said that members of Congress should be part-time. We used to pay farmers not to grow crops, let’s make congressman stay out of Washington, D.C…. Our liberty, our wallets are safest when […]

Sarah Palin: Big Oil – Learning From Alaska’s Experience


By Sarah Palin Many Americans want a serious discussion about what can be done to finally tackle the Gulf Coast oil spill. Unfortunately, yesterday White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs used his appearance on “Face the Nation” to deflect from the needed discussion about solutions as he suggested that I should “get slightly more informed […]

Politicians Who Tweet

It is amazing to me how quickly Twitter is growing, and the number of politicians who use this as a communication tool.  Some just don’t get it and delegate their Twitter profile to a staffer.  There are some who do it themselves. Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) for instance “tweeted” on Saturday: Wrenched back playing hockey. […]

Governors Rejecting Stimulus

Yesterday Alaska Governor Sarah Palin announced she is rejecting 30% of the stimulus package (originally stated as 45% not including medicaid dollars).  Conservatives 4 Palin has video and updates on this development.  The jist for Governor Palin is that her administration did not want to request funds that would solely grow government and funds that […]

And Jindal Responds (3rd Update 3/4/09 – Jindal right about volcano research)

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal gave the Republican response to President Obama’s first address to a joint session of Congress.  You can watch the video here (or below) or read the transcript here.   These responses always seem diminished regardless of who is giving them, and regardless of party.  I think he did better the other […]