Conservative Politics Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Jefferson Republican Party
Although the JRP doesn’t have an official platform, it is descended from the original Democratic-Republican party founded by James Madison in 1792 and later joined by Thomas Jefferson. The party eventually was disbanded into two factions in 1824. In 2006, the JRP was founded (party members would say “revived”), and it uses statements made by Jefferson in 1799 as the foundation of its principles.

Guest Commentary
Each week, US Conservative Politics and Issues at About.com will feature guest commentary from leading national conservatives wishing to contribute their thoughts and ideas.

Guest Worker Program – Should the US Adopt a Guest Worker Program?
Should the US Adopt a Guest Worker Program?

Conservative Terms -- A Glossary of Conservative Terms
A glossary of conservative terms in alphabetical order.

Tea Party Myths -- Is the Tea Party Just a Response to President Obama's Election?
Tea Party myths: Is the Tea Party Just a Response to President Obama's Election?

Tea Party Myths & Misconceptions -- Myths & Misconceptions About the Tea Party Movement
A look at some common myths and misconceptions about the Tea Party movement.

The Third Amendment -- Conservative Perspectives on the Third Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Conservative perspectives on the Third Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Paleoconservatism -- Paleoconservatives
A detailed description of what it means to be a

Paleoconservatism vs. Neoconservatism
In his final installment of what it means to be conservative in America, About.com guest writer Jack Kerwick analyzes the paleoconservative phenomenon.

The Benefits of ANWR and the Case for Offshore Drilling in Alaska
An interview with Buck Wolf, About.com's Guide to Weird News, who visited Alaska in May and heard residents of America's largest state discuss why offshore drilling would be a welcome addition to the economy of

The Fifth Amendment -- Conservative Perspectives on the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Conservative perspectives on the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

The Round-up
Profiles, campaign and election race information, about the 2008 presidential race, and conservative views and perspectives on the issues and news raised during the campaign.

Leaders & Icons
Profiles, biographies, information and current news about longtime and emerging US conservative leaders, historical figures, notable people and opinion-makers.

Mike Pence - A Bio of Indiana Congressman Mike Pence
A closer look at Indiana Congressman and House Republican Conference Chairman Mike Pence.

Czar -- A Definition of Czar
A definition of

ObamaCare Passes - Passage of Health Care Reform
The passage of health care reform, otherwise known as ObamaCare, was one of the top stories of 2010. Page 9.

Scott Brown Wins Massachusetts Senate Seat -- Scott Brown Victory in Massachusetts
Scott Brown's victory over Martha Coakley in the Massachusetts special election to fill the Senate seat vacated by the recently deceased Sen. Edward Kennedy was one of the top stories of 2010. Page 10.

WikiLeaks Founder Releases Secret U.S. Documents - WikiLeaks Releases U.S. Documents
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange repeatedly released secret U.S. Documents in 2010, making WikiLeaks one of the year's top stories. Page 7.

The U.S. Economy - The U.S. Economy's Continued Decline in 2010
The U.S. economy continued to decline in 2010, despite assurances from economists that the recession had technically come to an end in June 2009. Page 5.

SB1070 -- Arizona's Illegal Immigration Enforcement Law SB1070
After the Arizona Legislature passed its controversial illegal immigration enforcement bill SB1070 in April, the Barack Obama administration sued the state, contending that the legislation encroached upon the federal government's jurisdiction to control the problem. Page 6.

The Tea Party - The Growing Influence of the Tea Party
Although it emerged as a major political player in 2009, it wasn't until 2010 that pundits had to admit the legitimacy of the Tea Party movement's growing influence on American politics. Page 4.

Sarah Palin - Sarah Palin Mania
Sarah Palin, shown here at an RNC rally on Oct. 16, 2010, became wildly popular among conservatives in 2010 and proved her political influence was of high vaue in 2010. Page 2.

Unemployment - The High Unemployment Rate
The stubbornly high unemployment rate continued to cause problems for the U.S. economy in 2010, and the feeble attempts by liberals in Congress and the Obama administration to rectify the problem made it one of the year's top stories. Page 3.

Arlen Specter -- Caricature of Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter by Conservative Illustrator Steenwyck
A caricature of Democratic Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter by conservative illustrator Steenwyck. Page 6.

Barack Obama -- Caricature of President Barack Obama by Conservative Illustrator Steenwyck
A caricature of President Barack Obama by conservative illustrator Steenwyck. Page 3.

Barney Frank -- Caricature of Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank by Conservative Illustrator Steenwyck
A caricature of Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank by conservative illustrator Steenwyck. Page 4.

David Axelrod -- Caricature of White House Adviser David Axelrod by Conservative Illustrator Steenwyck
A caricature of White House adviser David Axelrod by conservative illustrator Steenwyck. Page 5.

Nancy Pelosi -- Political Caricature of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
A political caricature of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Page 7.

Pat Tillman -- Political Portrait of NFL Star & American Patriot Pat Tillman by Conservative Illustrator Steenwyck
A political portrait of NFL Star & American patriot Pat Tillman by conservative illustrator Steenwyck. Page 8.

Steny Hoyer -- Caricature of Democratic Majority Leader Steny Hoyer by Conservative Illustrator Steenwyck
A caricature of Democratic majority leader Steny Hoyer by conservative illustrator Steenwyck. Page 2.

Former Georgia Congressman Bob Barr
Former Georgia Congressman Bob Barr. Page 4.

Ron Paul - A Profile of Texas Congressman Ron Paul
Texas Congressman Ron Paul. US Conservative Politics. Page 2.

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin
A look at the pros and cons of selecting Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as a Republican vice presidential running mate. Page 5.

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee
A look at the pros and cons of selecting former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee as a Republican vice presidential running mate. Page 2.

Mike Huckabee -- Former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee
Former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee. Page 3.

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Page 2.

Dennis Hopper Bio -- A Biography of Conservative Hollywood Actor Dennis Hopper
A profile of conservative Hollywood actor Dennis Hopper, who died May 29, 2010.

Jon Voight -- A Profile of Conservative Hollywood Actor Jon Voight
A profile of conservative Hollywood actor and Academy Award nominee Jon Voight.

William F. Buckley Jr Bio -- A Biography of William F Buckley Jr
A profile of National Review founder, political commentator, talk-show host and conservative activist William F. Buckley Jr.

Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin On 10 Major Issues
A closer look at vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's positions on 10 major issues.

Elections and News
There is wide debate within the conservative movement over how differing ideologies can fall under one common category. Nevertheless, most conservatives would agree that just as there are certain movements within the movement, there are certain places where conservatives tend to be more prominent or less prominent, and there are cetain types of people who tend to be more conservative than other people because of their demographic, cultural background or religious affiliation.

2010 Elections - The 2010 Midterm Elections
If 2010 is remembered for anything in American political history it will be for the midterm elections in which Republicans finally put 2008 behind them.

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist
A look at the pros and cons of selecting Florida Gov Charlie Crist as a Republican vice presidential running mate.

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney

G-20 -- A Definition of G-20
A Definition of G-20 or the Group of 20.

An Overview of Political Conservatism
Basic conservative beliefs on current trends and enduring issues, the people most important to the modern conservative movement, and a round-up of conservative principles, beliefs and ideologies.

The Blind Side (2009) -- Review: The Blind Side (2009)
Review of the movie, 'The Blind Side,' starring Sandra Bullock and Quinton Aaron.

The First Amendment -- Conservative Perspectives on the First Amendment
Conservative perspectives on the First Amendment.

Bobby Jindal -- 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate Bobby Jindal
A look at why Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is one of the leading contenders to win the Republican nomination in 2012.

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist
A look at what Florida Gov Charlie Crist brings to the table as a Republican presidential candidate.

Cultural Conservative -- Congratulations, You are a Cultural Conservative
Congratulations! You are most likely a cultural conservative!

Crunchy Con - You Are a Crunchy Conservative!
Congratulations! You are most likely a crunchy conservative!

Deconstructing Barack Obama's Inaugural Speech -- What Conservatives Heard Him Say
President Barack Obama's inaugural speech was glorified by the media, but conservatives heard it differently. Read what Obama said, then what conservatives heard him say.

Deconstructing Barack Obama's Inaugural Speech -- What Conservatives Heard Him Say
President Barack Obama's inaugural speech was glorified by the media, but conservatives heard it differently. Read what Obama said, then what conservatives heard him say.

2008 Republican Presidential Candidates
Here is an image gallery for the Republican candidates who are still in contention for the 2008 nomination and a gallery for the ones who didn't make it.

Deconstructing Barack Obama's Inaugural Address
President Barack Obama's inaugural speech was glorified by the media, but conservatives heard it differently. Read what Obama said, then what conservatives heard him say.