Dana Perino: Why Am I A Conservative

Fox News

Why am I a conservative?

That’s a question I get a lot. I don’t know if liberals are ever asked to explain themselves, as if liberalism is a natural state of being and conservatism is an aberration that must be examined and defended.

Usually when I’m asked this, it’s with some sort of disbelief or even disdain: “How could you possibly be a Republican?”

It actually comes quite easily to me.

Read full article

You May Also Like:

As a Muslim, I am Shocked by Liberals and Leftists Majid Rafizadeh, Gatestone Institute

Why I Left the Left Evan Stern, Foundation for Economic Education

I Am Mexican. I Am Conservative. Trump Has A Point On Immigration Kimber, Chicks on The Right

I’m A Gay New Yorker — And I’m Coming Out As A Conservative Chadwick Moore, New York Post

The Plight of a Black Conservative College Student "Josh" via The BlackSphere, TheBlackSphere

The New Anti-Vaping Rules Are Making My Life with Schizophrenia Harder Allie Burke, Vice

New Overtime Regulations Will Be Terrible For My Employees Linda Fullman, Longview News-Journal

New York City’s Airbnb Ban Could Tear My Family Apart Svanhvít Tryggvadóttir, New York Post

I Wait In Debilitating Pain While ObamaCare Bureaucrat Determines My Care Howard J. Warner, American Thinker

As A Teen Cashier Seeing Food Stamp Use, I Changed My Mind About The “Party Of The Working Man” J.D. Vance

For More go to the First Person Page >>>

Search

Bookshelf

SHARE

Some titles recent, all recommended -

Special Video Feature



Voices From The 2017 International Students For Liberty Conference

In Search Of History

SHARE

Keynesian Economics and the Great Depression

Hillsdale College economics professor Gary Wolfram discusses Keynesian economics and the factors that pulled the national economy out of the Great Depression. The story of World War II shows that government spending may produce activity, but not the prosperity of a truly healthy economy.

 

-- Gary Wolfram, Hillsdale College,

Shadow Stats Snapshot


ShadowStats alternate economic indicators are based on the methodology of noted economist John Williams, specialist in government economic reporting.

  • Unemployment:
    BLS: 4.5%
    Shadow Stats: 22.5%
  • Inflation:
    March Year-to-Year: 2.74% (CPI-U*)
    Shadow Stats: 10.5%

*[cpi-u is the Bureau of Labor Statistics inflation rate for all urban consumers]