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In Washington, politicians are full of half-truths and hot air. They do little more than grandstanding by spouting-off talking points and spin. The Conservative Conscience is here to help you cut through the rhetoric and noise and EXPLORE the politically right way to think about the issues .

In Washington, politicians are full of half-truths and hot air. They do little more than grandstanding by spouting-off talking points and spin. The Conservative Conscience is here to help you cut through the rhetoric and noise and EXPLORE the politically right way to think about the issues .
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In Washington, politicians are full of half-truths and hot air. They do little more than grandstanding by spouting-off talking points and spin. The Conservative Conscience is here to help you cut through the rhetoric and noise and EXPLORE the politically right way to think about the issues .




Slaying the Golden Calf of “Conservative” Media Ep. 376

On today’s show, we learn the ancient and timely lesson of the Golden Calf and how it defines much of the conservative movement and its outlets in recent years. The Left seeks talking points for policies, "conservatives" seek policies for talking points. I study this new aphorism in the context of how the conservative media has now made Lindsey Graham a hero just in time to prevent us from beating him in a primary. And they are doing so all for another golden calf – Justice Kavanaugh. Show...


When Will We Finally Treat the Mexican Cartels as the Invaders They Are? Ep. 375

We can’t adjudicate or investigate our way out of an invasion. Today, I am joined by Jaeson Jones, retired captain in the Texas Rangers and expert on Mexican cartels, to discuss why the president should designate the cartels as terror groups and what effect that would have on both our government and the Mexican government in combatting the source of the border problem. Then, I explain why Justice Scalia believed even states had the right to repel an invasion. How much more so the federal...


You Can’t Adjudicate Yourself Out of an Invasion Ep. 374

Today, I go through four important immigration principles that explain what is going on, on both the legal and political sides. 1) You can’t adjudicate yourself out of an invasion. 2) Nothing trumps sovereignty of a nation. 3) An invasion through lawfare and migration is worse than a conventional invasion. 4) Unless we believe in our own sovereignty and push back against the lawfare wholesale, no new statutes will change anything. I explain the history of how illegals got so many rights to...


Even Past Democrat Presidents Blocked Migrations at Our Border Ep. 373

On today’s show, we go through the history of the Mariel boatlifts from Cuba, the Nicaraguan migration in 1989, and the Haitian boat people in the early 1990s to show how past presidents, including Bill Clinton, refused to tolerate an invasion through bogus asylum. There is nothing new about what is happening with Central Americans. What is new is that we have a government unwilling to do what previous presidents did to shut it down, whether it was preventing them from landing or setting up...


The Senate’s Most Pathetic Hour Ep. 372

The hypocrisy of today’s Senate vote to disapprove of Trump’s emergency power is perfidious. These same people who will not lift a finger or utter a word to fight back against judicial power grabs or Obama’s executive amnesty that caused this very border fight we are in today suddenly find religion on Article I of the Constitution. Why is not a single one of these so-called conservatives forcing a vote on sanctuary cities? The latest murder victim in California will never be known to these...


The Administration Is Not Doing All It Can to Stop the Invasion. Here’s Why Ep. 371

Are we really done as a sovereign nation? Is there really nothing the president can do under existing law to stop this insane invasion, which is harmful for Americans and migrants alike? Today, I am joined by Jessica Vaughan of the Center for Immigration Studies to discuss the commonsense tools in the president’s arsenal to deter this invasion and demagnetize our border. Vaughan explains how DHS already has an emergency plan to detain everyone in tent cities and create a “rocket docket” to...


Rep. Chip Roy Guests | The Need to Establish Policy Baselines Ep. 370

First I explore some places where we have lost our sense as conservatives of where our policy baseline is on culture and immigration. Ilhan Omar’s views on Jews, as Democrats now admit, stem from a cultural problem. When did we believe it’s acceptable to bring in people in such large numbers from cultures that don’t share our universal values? Even Democrats of yesteryear warned against it. This also ties into what is going on at our southern border, where we have countenanced this notion...


Conservatives Should Make Plans for Success, Not Excuses for Failure Ep. 369

Whether it’s the illegal immigration numbers or the debt numbers, we are losing. Badly. We have two options: We can pressure this administration to implement the successful policies and strategies it has at its disposal to fight on those two fronts, or we can continue making excuses, or worse, deny there’s a problem altogether, as the president has done recently. Today, I go through the Trump budget proposal: the good, the bad, and the in-between. It’s a shame we’ve reached the point when...


The One Thing Trump Must Do to Save Our Entire Republic Ep. 368

Today, I lay it all out on the line in what might be one of the most important episodes ever. I give you the full case for why we will never be a free and sovereign people on any issue, much less the issue of border security, unless the president begins pushing back against the lower courts. I weave together what is going on at our border and in recent court opinions nobody is talking about to demonstrate how a border wall won't even work until and unless we end lower court supremacy. That...


Can a Judge Do No Wrong? Ep. 367

In case you think I’m crazy about the severity of judicial tyranny, take it from Josh Hammer, who is a legal expert and worked in this broken legal profession. Josh Hammer is editor-at-large of "The Daily Wire," as well as a counsel for worthy legal causes. He explains from his experience in law school and clerking for a federal appeals court why even conservatives are missing the boat on the rule of law and separation of powers. He explains the difference between judicial review and...


Arizona Rancher: “We have ceded so much of our border land to the cartels and drug packers” Ep. 366

Do you want a firsthand account of the problems at the border from a man who has lived on it his entire life? Well, today I am joined by Jim Chilton, a lifelong rancher who owns a 50,000-acre ranch right on the border in central Arizona. Chilton explains why he is concerned with the strategy of Washington to only patrol from operating bases well away from the border rather than holding the line right at the border. He explains the strategic problems as well as the harm to ranches and to the...


We Are Being Lied to on Immigration Ep. 365

There are deep and shallow state officials in this administration who continue to give the president bad policy and political advice on immigration. I give you inside information on how USCIS and others are continuing to incentivize this invasion rather than deter it. I also discuss the problems with the courts and how, if we allow lower court supremacy to continue, there is no purpose to this presidency. Show links Sanctuaries are alive and well under this administration Copyright Blaze...


While We Give Speeches, Liberals Push Policies that Win Them Elections Ep. 364

So many conservative “leaders” are supercharged from Trump’s speech at CPAC, but while they focus on vanity, the Left continues to win in the political culture, law, and elections. Nowhere is this more evident than what they are doing with election law. Today I am joined by Logan Churchwell, communications and research director for the Public Interest Legal Foundation, who spends his time fighting voter fraud and promoting 21century ways to secure our vote. He discusses the latest lawsuits...


CPAC and the Giant Political Heroin Gathering Ep. 363

There’s a reason I didn’t attend CPAC and never have before. It embodies everything wrong with the faux conservative movement. In this episode, I build on some of our principles in recent weeks to demonstrate why CPAC and the movement it embodies are a defeat mechanism that hurt us in the very battles they claim to fight. I explain the latest insane court decisions on immigration and how the Trump administration is betraying us on sovereignty while expanding the powers of the courts. When...


All of the Urgent Issues More Important than Michael Cohen Ep. 362

Our sovereignty is being stolen by the courts meddling in illegal immigration and election law, yet so many of our people continue to focus their attention on the daily soap opera. The conservative movement has become so acculturated to illegitimate judicial supremacism that we now celebrate winning back crumbs from the cakes that they stole from us. I go through the latest court rulings on religious liberty and election law to show how they are successfully stealing our traditions, laws,...


The Mess of Borders and Constitutional Powers Ep. 361

I continue our discussion on how the conservative legal movement is not only wrong about the power of the courts, but is pushing certain judicial nominees who are part of the problem. Next, I address the congressional resolution of disapproval on Trump’s emergency declaration. A lot of people don’t realize that Congress actually originally had the power to veto such a declaration without needing the president’s signature. Yet we allowed the courts to nullify it. Now the same people who...


There Is No Conservative Legal Movement Left Ep. 360

Do you know why we continue to get screwed by Republican-appointed judges? Because so many of the people pushing them are really progressive libertarians, not even traditional libertarians, much less conservatives. On today’s show, I update you on Republican Sen. Josh Hawley’s fight for a modicum of social conservatism and the concerns he is raising about Neomi Rao, Trump’s nominee to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. Those pushing her and attacking Hawley only care about libertarian...


The History Lesson the Political Establishment Won't Give You on Birthright Citizenship Ep. 359

Today, I continue the theme of how so many “conservatives” you see on TV have accepted foundational premises of the Left on key issues. Nowhere is this more evident than with birthright citizenship. I offer a unique history lesson explaining exactly what our Founders meant by “subject to the jurisdiction thereof” and a wild fact about Chester Arthur. I also show how too many conservative legal scholars are making a mistake by adding on to fundamental rights rather than confining them to...


Liberals Know What They Want, But Conservatives Have an Identity Crisis Ep. 358

Pick a single issue and decide for yourself whether there are enough conservative figures giving a vision on it. In today’s action-packed show, I delve into how the policies and personnel in this administration are not conservative on many fronts, yet the phony conservative media doesn’t care about protecting the pro-MAGA people in the administration. Instead, they are now obsessed with playing the identity politics game and trying to “out-liberal” the Left rather than forging our own...


A Border County Official Speaks Out About His County's Invasion by the Cartels Ep. 357

On today’s very special show, I am joined by Joel Edwards, a county commissioner in Hidalgo County, New Mexico. His county has been at the center of the border surge over the past few months, and his residents are being hit by a cascading series of worsening events. Joel’s message is that the political elites cannot fathom what it’s like to live in such remote areas. His residents' way of life is harmed by illegal immigration and cartel activity even more than city slickers are affected by...