Bob Vander Plaats: “The Gospel of Jesus Christ is much bigger than any candidate and much bigger than any political party and it should not be reduced to such.”
U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE), speaking in Des Moines, IA, highlighted three problems that Americans face in the future that government can not fix.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has a greater ability to reach evangelicals than his father did in 2012, but it requires a delicate balance with his libertarian base.
The social conservative voting bloc in 2016 has the potential to be splintered. John Gustavsson offers three criteria voters should use to choose.
There were two lively panels at CPAC yesterday, meaning two panels that actually featured people with opposing views who aired their differences (in a civil manner, I might add). One involved the tension between national security and privacy. The other, much more relevant to the life issues, was about whether social conservatives and libertarians can […]
Des Moines, IA – The FAMiLY Leader yesterday hosted their annual Life, Marriage and Family Rally at the Iowa Historical Building Auditorium two months earlier than when it has been held in the past. Greg Baker, political director for The FAMiLY Leader, explained to the approximately 100 social conservatives gathered they wanted to mobilize their grassroots […]
Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition held a U.S. Senate candidate forum in Windsor Heights where social conservatives heard from Joni Ernst, Scott Schaben and Matt Whitaker.
There is an ongoing civil war within the Republican Party. How does one bring social conservatives, moderates, and libertarians together?
I felt like I was in the Twilight Zone watching former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee’s speech at the Republican National Convention tonight. Governor Huckabee addressed how he as a former rival could come speak on behalf of Mitt Romney. Four years ago, Mitt Romney and I were opponents. We still are, but we’re not opposing […]
I think so. From an interview today: “Recognize this is the decision that will be made by the Supreme Court,” Romney told CBS. “The Democrats try and make this a political issue every four years, but this is a matter in the courts. It’s been settled for some time in the courts.” Thanks for stirring […]
Mt. Pleasant, SC – The Rick Santorum for President campaign is proud to announced that Rick Santorum has received the endorsement of Dr. James Dobson. Dr. James Dobson said: “The institution of the family is the key issue facing this great nation. It is the foundation, the bedrock, upon which every dimension of Western Civilization rests. If […]
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was scheduled to do a screening of his documentary of Nine Days That Changed The World at the Basilica of St. John in Des Moines on May 16th. The documentary chronicled the impact that Pope John Paul II’s visit to Poland made on that country throwing off communism. […]
Jonathan Martin had a post up at POLITICO today that indicated that Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS) and Governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR) may or may not have met together. Ok, this is Jonathan Martin so we have to take the story somewhat with a grain of salt since again none of the “aides” interviewed had names…. […]
Glenn Beck was on the O’Reilly Factor a couple of days ago discussing with Bill O’Reilly why he doesn’t focus on culture issues much on his Fox News show or on the radio. You can watch the video below: Partial Transcript: O’REILLY: Do you believe — do you believe that gay marriage is a threat […]
State Senator Kim Reynolds (R-Osceola), GOP Lt. Governor nominee, at a stop in Carroll, IA was asked by a reporter, Douglas Burns, for the Carroll Daily Times Herald to clarify her statement that she is pro-life and pro-family. He writes: Speaking at the Carroll Pizza Ranch, Reynolds fielded a question about gay marriage, now legal […]