Don’t Be Surprised if Jeb Bush Is Not the Establishment’s Choice in 2016

At the outset of the 2016 Republican primary season, a lot of my fellow political pundits considered Jeb Bush the inevitable GOP presidential nominee. I never believed it. Now, I'm not even sure Bush will be the Republican Establishment's final candidate in the primaries. To be sure, Bush-45 is the first choice of the corporate megadonors and party bureaucrats who have filled his father and … [Read more...]

OPINION Donald Trump Pledges to Support the Republican Nominee. But Should He?

Today was an historic day in political, perhaps in world history: Donald Trump lost a deal. The Donald called a press conference today to say that he had signed a pledge forced upon him by the Republican Party promising that: [I]f I do not win the 2016 Republican nomination for President of the United States I will endorse the 2016 Republican presidential nominee regardless of who it is. I … [Read more...]

Republican leader orders pro-life ‘former fetus’ sign taken off lawmaker’s door

AUSTIN, TX, March 11, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A pro-life Texas lawmaker said today that House leadership ordered his staff to take down a pro-life sign he placed outside his office to affirm the humanity of the unborn. Texas Right to Life passed out dozens of personalized signs to legislators in the state capital of Austin this morning before Planned Parenthood activists visit to lobby their … [Read more...]

PA Governor Ridge who ignored Gosnell’s House of Horrors accuses social conservatives of ‘tyranny’

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 29, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Republican governor faulted by a grand jury with allowing Kermit Gosnell to operate his “house of horrors” free from state inspections has delivered a scathing address, denouncing the GOP's pro-life and pro-family wing as “narcissists and ideologues” seeking to impose their own brand of “tyranny” on the United States. “Sometimes we … [Read more...]

Did Rob Portman flip-flop on gay “marriage” for campaign cash?

Ohio Senator Rob Portman states that his flip-flop on gay “marriage” was inspired by his homosexual son – a stance that has won him few plaudits from the LGBT Lobby – but it is possible he had baser motives: he may have wanted to raise cold, hard cash. In an article entitled "Republicans see cash opportunity in gay marriage shift," Politico notes: Portman himself has taken heat from New York … [Read more...]

Top GOP donor is pro-choice, self-described ‘social liberal’

LAS VEGAS, December 14, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – The most influential donor in the Republican Party is a self-described “social liberal” who supports abortion-on-demand and “cradle-to-grave” national health care. Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, 79, donated $150 million to Republican causes during the 2012 presidential election but was required to report only $54 million. After supporting Newt … [Read more...]

‘There is a Civil War brewing in the GOP’ over abortion: Pro-life leader

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 27, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – If the Republican Party closes itself to passing pro-life legislation, it will signal the end of the GOP and the formation of a new, pro-life third party, a leader in one of the fastest growing pro-life ministries has warned. “There is a Civil War brewing in the GOP, and it’s not pretty,” said Jennifer Mason, communications director of … [Read more...]

McCain to pro-lifers: State your position, then ‘leave the issue alone’ (Video)

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 26, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Former presidential nominee John McCain is urging Republicans to confine their support for the unborn to rhetoric but abandon thoughts of enacting new legislation. Appearing on Fox News Sunday over the weekend, the Arizona senator said the GOP needs “a bigger tent” to be successful in presidential elections, and part of that means … [Read more...]

Why Romney Lost

With the tortured analyses, memoranda, and bluster about why Mitt Romney failed to win the presidency this Tuesday, it may be easier to analyze the reasons he did not lose the election. Mitt Romney did not lose the election on Tuesday because he’s a bad man, an incapable campaigner, or too “severely conservative” on abortion or immigration (or virtually anything else). By all accounts, … [Read more...]

Republican Party platform rejects abortion, civil unions for gays

TAMPA, FL, August 21, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – While the party’s presidential candidate may have a different view, the Republican Party platform supports a constitutional Right to Life amendment and rejects civil unions for homosexual couples. Delegates in Tampa approved pro-life language stating the right to life is one of the “self-evident truths enshrined in the Declaration of … [Read more...]