CPAC Straw Poll Results: Who Won? Who Lost?

Every year, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) concludes with a straw poll. In past years, during President George W. Bush’s second term and President Barack Obama’s two terms, the highlight of the poll was determining who the conference’s attendees thought the

The Government’s Latest Education Experiments Are Truly Scary

The nanny-state-sponsored, womb-to-tomb effort to manage, assess and track everything about your young children — including their attitudes, values, and beliefs — is moving ahead at break-neck speed. Here is more news from that broad front. Turning Teachers Into Pyschologists On the

Adoption Policy Takes Center Stage at Important CPAC Panel

Amidst a crowded Day One schedule, CPAC yesterday afternoon featured an important panel called “Adoption: Every Child Deserves a Strong Family,” moderated by John Eddy, a board member of the ACU, and featuring Dr. Wendy Warcholik, Co-Director of the ACU’s Family Prosperity

White House Chiefs Bannon, Priebus “Clash” at CPAC

In what could only be described as anti-climatic, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon joined Chairman of the American Conservative Union Matt Schlapp to have a heart-to-heart discussion about the state of the White

Trump Admininistration Withdraws Obama Transgender Guidelines

On Wednesday, the Departments of Education and Justice jointly issued a “Dear Colleague” letter, withdrawing Obama era guidelines dictating that U.S. schools allow transgender students access to facilities – such as bathrooms and locker rooms — matching the students’ “gender identity” rather

New Polls: American Optimism Surges Under President Trump

Donald Trump’s personal approval ratings are all over the place, ranging from plus two points (Rasmussen) to down 12 points (Pew, Gallup) in Februrary polls. Maybe the polling chaos is due to different polling models, or maybe it’s because people aren’t telling

EXCLUSIVE: Kansas Governor Has Pro-Life Message for GOP

Sam Brownback, governor of Kansas, has a message for Republicans about the social issues: they can help you win elections. On banning late-term abortions and defunding Planned Parenthood, for example, he told me, “These life issues are winners in the political body.

BREAKING: Washington Supreme Court Rules Against Christian Florist

Washington’s state Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that Barronelle Stutzman may not refuse to arrange floral decorations for gay weddings: ‘As Stutzman acknowledged at deposition, providing flowers for a wedding between Muslims would not necessarily constitute an endorsement of Islam, nor would