Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Speech on the Environment On November 8, 1989, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher delivered one of the great conservative speeches on the environment to the United Nations. Thirty three minutes long…well worth the time.
Former New Mexico Governor Dave Cargo passed away today at the age of 84. Gov. Cargo was an honorary board member of ConservAmerica, and had the record to back it up. Always a friend to our organization, he will always remain a role model for elected officials, especially Republicans. Our prayers and condolences to his […]
Gerald Ford Was a “Darned Good Ranger” In the summer of 1936, the summer he turned 23 years old, Gerald Ford worked as a seasonal park ranger at Yellowstone National Park. Ford later recalled his time as a park ranger as “one of the greatest summers of my life.” Canyon District Ranger Frank Anderson, Ford’s […]
One method we employ to accomplish our mission (to restore the GOP’s great conservation legacy) is to provide recognition to Republicans who are doing good work in the realm of conservation. We are a grassroots organization, and we’re interested in what your city or county commissioner is doing well, what your state legislator is championing, […]
In 1900, Republican governors Theodore Roosevelt (NY) and Foster Vorhees (NJ) created Palisades Interstate Park and the Palisades Interstate Park Commission. “The Palisades” are a line of steep cliffs along the west side of the lower Hudson River, stretching from Jersey City, NJ twenty miles to Nyack, NY. They rise 300-450 from the river and […]