Ronald Reagan’s 1977 CPAC Speech 

Governor Ronald Reagan (R-CA) Washington, DC, February 6, 1977 I’m happy to be back with you in this annual event after missing last year’s meeting. I had some business in New Hampshire that wouldn’t wait. Three weeks ago here in our nation’s capital I told a group of conservative scholars that we are currently in […]

CPAC 2017 in Photos

The Intelligent Conservative is looking to have a booth on “radio row” to conduct podcasts and report live from CPAC 2018.  From the Business Insider: The Conservative Political Action Conference took place this week in National Harbor, Maryland, just outside Washington, DC. The annual political confab has been the largest gathering of conservatives since its inception […]

CPAC Transcript: Bannon and Priebus

Interesting interview. We hope to cover CPAC Friday as a new blogger. From the WAPO: Bannon predicts there will be an ideological ‘fight every day” White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon and White House chief of staff Reince Priebus spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Feb. 23. Bannon said the media is “adamantly […]

Understanding Right-Wing Rage

The folk-hero Right lives, eats, and breathes defiance in the face of leftism’s overwhelming cultural dominance. Last week Bryan Curtis, the editor-at-large of the The Ringer, Bill Simmons’s interesting new sports and pop-culture website, wrote a much-discussed piece called “Sportswriting Has Become a Liberal Profession — Here’s How It Happened.” It was refreshingly self-aware in […]

VDH: Oroville Dam another Example of California’s Decline

“The poor condition of the dam is almost too good a metaphor for the condition of the state as a whole; its possible failure is a reflection of California’s civic decline.” “The crisis at Oroville is a third act in the state’s history: One majestic generation built great dams, a second enjoyed them while they […]

WAPO: The United States of Oil and Gas

Good Overview: WAPO: Since 2010, the United States has been in an oil-and-gas boom. In 2015, domestic production was at near-record levels, and we now produce more petroleum products than any other country in the world. President Trump said he plans to double down on the oil and gas industry, lifting regulations and drilling on […]

Japan to Offer Trump Huge U.S. Investment Plan

The President is shaking things up…. “One of the parts discusses correcting trade imbalances…through greater exports of U.S. natural gas to Japan…Japan could participate in U.S. infrastructure projects worth $150 billion, such as the construction of high-speed railways in Texas and California…the package also mentions robotics, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and aerospace as fields for cooperation…U.S. […]