ACU’s new chairman Matt Schlapp, new executive director Dan Schneider and other staff sat down with Breitbart News for a lengthy interview at the ACU’s headquarters in downtown Washington, D.C., last week—an interview in which they walked through the themes of this year’s conference. A large focus will be discussing how to apply Ronald Reagan’s three legged stool of conservatism–social conservatism, national security conservatism, and fiscal conservatism–to the problems ahead.
Heroic leadership is hard, but for George Washington it was his legacy. For Washington, leadership was not about himself. He was motivated by his public life, not for self-interest, but rather to serve the greater good. He famously refused to accept payment for his services as Commander-in-Chief during the Revolutionary War because he knew the financial hardship our budding nation faced.
The House Freedom Caucus was formed to advance the agenda of limited, constitutional government in Congress. The mission statement says: “The House Freedom Caucus gives a voice to countless Americans who feel that Washington does not represent them. We support open, accountable and limited government, the Constitution and the rule of law, and policies that promote the liberty, safety and prosperity of all Americans.”
f you put a geographic limit on the authorization of the use of force, you’ve basically told ISIL where they can go to hide. If you say, for example, you can only hit them in Iraq and Syria, they have every incentive now to move their operations and their training facilities to some other place that’s not included within it.
Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz was on CNN recently to discuss his frustration with the Democrats’ filibuster of legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). According to Cruz: “What we saw last week was stunning irresponsibility from the Senate Democrats. The Senate Democrats three times filibustered funding for the Department of Homeland Security.”
Nunnelee was a committed Christian who lived out his faith at home and in Congress. He was elected to the House in 2010 during the social conservative wave of new legislators. Before that, he had served more than a decade in the Mississippi state Senate.
“The terms ‘human person’ and ‘human being’ include each and every member of the species homo sapiens at all stages of life, including the moment of fertilization, cloning, or other moment at which an individual member of the human species comes into being.”
Senator David Vitter (R-LA), who is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee recently grilled Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch on her legal views. According to Vitter, “I thought she came up way short, quite frankly” when they were discussing Obama’s illegal alien amnesty edict.
According to the Clarion Project, a watchdog group on Islam: “Elibiary is known for his almost daily advocacy for the Muslim Brotherhood on Twitter. He admits being intimately involved with the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood, which he describes as a ‘social network.’”
In case you missed it, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) was a keynote speaker at the January March for Life in Washington, D.C. The event is held each year to celebrate the right to life of unborn children and to encourage politicians to use their power to protect these lives.