May 1, 2016

Conservation is Conservative

Gov. Bush on the Environment

“Generally, I think as conservatives we should embrace innovation, embrace technology, embrace science. It’s the source of a lot more solutions than any government-imposed idea and sometimes I sense that we pull back from the embrace of these things. We shouldn’t. We’re the party that should be the party of discovery, the party of science, […]

The Important Conversation

Conservative writers Michael Gerson and Peter Wehner discuss the value of government in National Affairs. Please read this thought provoking article.

Don’t Believe It

Posted by Rob Sisson, president, ConservAmerica In the movie Dumb and Dumber, Mary Swanson tells Lloyd Christmas he has a one-in-a-million chance at getting a girl like her. To which Lloyd replies enthusiastically, “So you’re telling me there’s a chance. Yeah!” That scene is the first thing that came to mind when I read the […]

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

Governor Chris Christie

From “Even though it’s not in the sunny southwest, New Jersey has the fourth-highest solar capacity per capita and it was the third state with over 1 gigawatt of installed solar. Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Chris Christie has signed numerous bills to expand solar in the the Garden State. In July 2012, […]

Political Polarization of the Environment: Who’s to blame?

Yale professor Paul Sabin wrote a thought provoking column last week in the Boston Globe about the decline of Republican environmentalism. While there is plenty of ‘blame’ to go around, he points out that environmental groups need to shoulder their share, too. “Environmentalists exacerbated the Republican shift away from environmental issues by allying forcefully with […]

Is the Barn Door Closed on the Farm Bill?


Last week, ConservAmerica joined with several other conservative organizations to push to have the Farm Bill split into two separate pieces of legislation. One would deal with agricultural issues. The other would deal with public assistance (food stamps). For decades, an unusual urban-rural partnership of lawmakers scratched each others’ backs and continued to stack the […]

What’s Gabriel Gomez done to deserve this?

Gabriel Gomez

Gabriel Gomez, the young, accomplished Republican running for the vacant United States Senate seat in Massachusetts, states quite clearly on his campaign website: “Climate change is real. However, while science says climate change is real, addressing the problem must be done rationally. Unfortunately, many solutions offered by politicians in Washington are not rational, and would […]

ConservAmerica 2016 Tracking Poll: Vote Now

Let's aim high in 2016!

ConservAmerica is tracking Republican voters’ opinions about preferred presidential candidates for 2016. Vote at our Facebook page now. ConservAmerica 2016 Tracking Poll- May 2013

Taxing Conservation: The IRS and Social Welfare

Internal Revenue Service

When news broke over the weekend that the IRS had targeted conservative groups registered as 501(c)4 organizations, we weren’t surprised. Our tax attorney advised us nearly a year ago to be careful not to wander from our core mission because he had heard about the increased scrutiny in the D.C. grapevine. Yes, ConservAmerica is a […]