“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!” – Samuel Adams

Archive for September 13th, 2008

Values Voter Summit: Family Friendly Media

The afternoon plenary session of the FRC Washington Briefing was called Lights, Camera, Values in Action. It included speeches from Dr. Ted Baehr, president of MovieGuide, Brad Moore, president of Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, John Shepherd, president of Mpower Pictures, Academy Award-nominated actress Shohreh Aghdashloo, and Ken Wales, the producer of Amazing Grace. While […]

Bloggers Row at Value Voters Summit

Americans United for Life has a list of the bloggers at the Family Research Council’s Washington Briefing. You can check that out here to see the other bloggers I’m working with and check out their coverage as well.

Sarah Palin and Middle America Share Religious Beliefs

By Marie Jon’ As the “drive-by-media” continues to look at every aspect of Sarah Palin’s personal and religious life, they are digging themselves into a big hole, turning what they believe will cause her harm, to work for her good. If you take nothing else from this, remember this quote: Bitter Pennsylvanians “cling to their […]

Values Voter Summit: Alan Sears

Alan Sears, President of the Alliance Defense Fund, was the last speaker of the morning session of the second day of the Family Research Council’s Washington Briefing in D.C. today. The ADF has a record of winning 3 of every 4 cases they work on. Sears told the story of a couple who started a […]

Values Voter Summit: Bishop Harry Jackson

Bishop Harry Jackson of the High Impact Leadership Coalition spoke at the Family Research Council Washington Briefing this morning. Bishop Jackson said that Martin Luther King Jr’s famous speech profoundly changed things in America. Jackson said at the time of the speech, that his father had been doing manual labor in a post office despite […]

Values Voter Summit: The Civil Right to Life

I had to miss a lot of this session, so won’t be providing any quotes or other written coverage. However, here are a couple of pictures of two of the speakers. First is Dr. Alveda King, who is the daughter of the late slain civil rights activist Re. A.D. King and niece of Dr. Martin […]

Values Voter Summit: Sean Hannity

TV and radio talk show host Sean Hannity thrilled the crowd at the Family Research Council Washington Briefing this morning. Sean said it was great to see so many good Americans there, clinging to their guns and Bibles. Hannity said Barack Obama’s brother lives on less than $1 a month in Africa, and since Barack […]

Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner

American Minute from William J. Federer Just weeks after the British burned the U.S. Capitol, they set out for Baltimore. On the way they caught an elderly physician of Upper Marlboro, Dr. William Beanes. The town feared Dr. Beanes would be hanged so they asked a young lawyer, Francis Scott Key, to sail with Colonel […]

Values Voter Summit: Lila Rose

Lila Rose, president of LiveAction, spoke this morning at the Family Research Council’s Washington Briefing. Rose said she had gone undercover into Planned Parenthood clinics in California, posing as an underage girl, and took videos of those visits. She said that after her covert videos were posted on YouTube, Planned Parenthood contacted her and demanded […]

Values Voter Summit: Gary Bauer

Gary Bauer of American Values was the second speaker today at the Family Research Council’s Washington Briefing. Gary Bauer said he’s not surprised many foreigners like Hugo Chaves of Venezuela like Barack Obama. Bauer said if a foreign despot looks to America and sees someone supported by MoveOn.org and their ilk who is running against […]

Values Voter Summit: Wiliam Bennett

Author William Bennett was the first speaker of the second day of the Family Research Council’s Washington Briefing today. Bennett had many kind words for Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. Bennett said he would not criticize the situation with Sarah Palin’s daughter. He said many people have had children who walked off the right […]

Getting Started: Second Day of Values Voter Summit

The second day of the FRC Values Voter Summit 2008 is just getting started. In a few minutes, William Bennett will speak. My laptop is feeling better today (for now), so posting will be easier than yesterday. Had breakfast this morning at an Alliance Defense Fund-hosted event. These guys–the Christian answer to the ACLU–are doing […]

Barney Frank and the politics of family values

BY STAR PARKERFOUNDER & PRESIDENTCOALITION ON URBAN RENEWAL & EDUCATION Barney Frank isn’t just another liberal. And he is much more than just an openly gay congressman. He is a powerful legislator who happens to be chairman of the House Financial Services Committee. This makes Frank a central and influential player in government’s response to […]

We Learn More Aout the Palen/Gibson Interview

We are learning more and more about the Gibson/Palen interview and it looks worse and worse for ABC and Mr. Gibson. Mark Levin has the transcript of the complete interview, including the portions edited out of the broadcast version. There were several statements and answers given by Mrs. Palen that showed her to be more […]

Palen Fairly Assessed by a Liberal

Kirsten Powers is a columnist for the New York Post and a regular news analyst on Fox News, appearing frequently with Hannity & Colmes. She served in the Clinton administration as the Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Public Affairs and was press secretary for Andrew Coumo. It should come as no surprise then that […]