April 19, 2014

Growing a Greener GOP From the Ground Up

Ronald Reagan at Theodore Roosevelt Island

TR’s 1908 Thanksgiving Address

TR's Thanksgiving

Proclamation 822 – Thanksgiving Day, 1908 October 31, 1908 By the President of the United States of America Thanksgiving Proclamation Once again the season is at hand when, according to the ancient custom of our people, it becomes the duty of the President to appoint a day of prayer and of thanksgiving to God. Year […]

Governor Christie on Climate Change

In the heat of his re-election campaign, Governor Christie gave this answer at a recent debate: Governor Christie at gubernatorial debate

Just Between Meme and God

A meme for St. Francis Day:

Conservative Quote: John Paul II

PopeJPII

“Man thinks he can make arbitrary use of the earth, subjecting it without restraint to his will, as though it did not have its own requisites and a prior God-given purpose, which man can indeed develop but must not betray. Instead of carrying out his role as co-operator with God in the work of creation, […]

Taking our Children Outside

“For in the end, we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.” —Baba Dioum, Senegalese environmentalist The great outdoors writer, Hal Herring, wrote this poignant piece (title: Day After Tomorrow) about growing up outdoors and passing the gift onto our children. […]

In Memoriam: Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher, 1925-2013

“We must remember our duty to Nature before it is too late. That duty is constant. It is never completed. It lives on as we breathe. It endures as we eat and sleep, work and rest, as we are born and as we pass away. The duty to Nature will remain long after our own […]

Conservative Quote: Ronald Reagan

President Ronald Reagan

“I believe in a sound, strong environmental policy that protects the health of our people and a wise stewardship of our nation’s natural resources.” Ronald Reagan 1983

Pope Francis–Conservative Quote of the Week

Pilgrims in St. Peter's Square listen to the installation homily of Pope Francis.

Personal Note from Rob Sisson, President of ConservAmerica As a cradle Catholic, I have been following the recent events at the Vatican with great interest. Pope Francis, in just a few days, has made it clear that creation care will be one of the priorities of his papacy. This morning, at his inauguration Mass, he […]

Conservative Quote of the Week: His Holiness Benedict XVI

In recognition of his last day in office, a fitting quote from Pope Benedict XVI: “The environment is God’s gift to everyone, and in our use of it we have a responsibility toward the poor, toward future generations, and toward humanity as a whole.”