“What country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?” wrote Jefferson.
Plus: Trump v Sanders? Beckett’s report: smell the ostrich dung. And: I have never used poppers.
Russia’s pipeline politics isn’t just about Europe anymore
When Sarah Palin is outdoing you on geopolitics, it isn’t a good look.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter US Republicans are having a tough time considering who their candidate should be for the 2012 Presidential election. Mitt Romney is the current front-runner, but has a ceiling of support at around 35-40% of the vote. He is fatally hamstrung, however, by the healthcare law he passed when he […]
Tim Montgomerie I've just finished the final and full dress rehearsal for the launch of ConservativeHome USA. We launch at 11.30am tomorrow, UK time. One of the pieces I wrote was a summary of Sarah Palin's letter to the new Congress. Here's my post… *** Sarah Palin has written an open letter to Republican Freshmen, […]
Two top businesswomen triumphed in yesterday's primary election in California. Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, Carly Fiorina became the GOP nominee for the US Senate and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman became the party's nominee to succeed Arnold Schwarzenegger as the state's governor. Both women spent big to win their races and have lots more treasure […]
The Tea Party protests took part across the USA last year in protest at Barack Obama’s expansion of the federal government. Invoking the Boston Tea Party the modern day protestors claim they are Taxed Enough Already. Mainstream media organisations have attempted to paint the Tea Party movement as a movement of nutters – drawing attention […]
Sarah Palin’s memoir, Going Rogue, is selling like hot cakes but the American fascination with the former Governor of Alaska is unlikely to see her become a contender for the nation’s highest office. Sarah Palin, talking to Oprah Winfrey, says she is not considering a presidential bid in 2012 (not yet, anyway): ““I’m concentrating on […]
The US Republicans should have a good day on Tuesday. They are almost certain to reclaim the Governorship of Virginia and have an evens chance of winning the Governorship of new Jersey despite a late surge to the Democrat incumbent. The race with the greatest long-term implications is taking place in New York state, however. […]
After November 4th’s defeats the Republicans have finally received some good news. Saxby Chambliss has won a big victory in the run-off for the Georgia Senate seat he first won in 2002 when George W Bush’s popularity was at its peak. Senator Chambliss narrowly failed to win 50% on election day and was forced to […]
The US Republicans leave their Convention in much better heart than most dared to hope. Their President has had lower approval ratings for a longer period than any ever previously recorded (George W Bush was mentioned sixteen times more frequently by Democrats in Denver than by Republicans in St Paul). Less than two years ago […]
Both the Republicans and the Tories can learn from the best of each others’ work.