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  • just a conservative girl 7:41 AM on 04/22/2012 Permalink | Reply
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    Mia Love’s Guiding Principle: “Mia, your mother and I never took a handout. You will not be a burden to society. You will give back.” 

    Mia Love overwhelmingly won her primary last night to compete for the newly formed 4th congressional district with just over 70% of the vote.  I would say they like her in Utah.

    She has been a very successful mayor in a rapidly growing city that was once more of an agricultural area.  She has been able to provide the citizens with the services that were needed without bloating the budgets and keeping taxes as low as possible.  See it can be done.  She is living proof of it.

    Mia is a first generation American.  Her parents came from Haiti with virtually nothing besides their clothes and worked hard to provide for themselves and their children.

    Mia was one of the first women that the newly formed ShePac,  endorsed.

    She has a compelling story and will go a long way into getting our country back to its founding principles and help get our bloated budget under control.

    Utah doesn’t elect a great many democrats, so she has a very good shot at becoming a freshman congresswoman.

    I think she will make a mighty fine addition to the congressional black caucus don’t you?   We need to continue to shake it up.

    Visit her webpage here.

    I need to find out if we are going to be doing Ten Bucks Friday again this year, she will need to get on the voting list if so.

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  • just a conservative girl 4:50 PM on 12/31/2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Top Ten Most Influential Conservative Women in America 

    With tonight being the last night of the year, I figured I would end the year with a top ten list.  This is compiled by Clare Booth Luce Institute:

    1—Sarah Palin 

    Nominee for Vice President in 2008, Governor of Alaska, leader of Tea Party Movement in America, a widely admired professional, wife, mother and woman of faith.

    2—Congresswoman Michele Bachmann 

    Three term congresswoman from Minnesota, wife, mother of 5, foster mother of 23, national leader for taxpayers besieged by overwhelming government intrusion into their lives.

    3—Phyllis Schlafly

    Led the charge against radical feminism in the 1970’s by mobilizing millions of women to defeat the Equal Rights Amendment. She is the founder and president of Eagle Forum, author of more than 20 books, attorney, syndicated columnist, campus lecturer and debater, married 45 years, and mother of four sons and two daughters.

    4—Ann Coulter 

    Author of seven New York Times best-selling books, a television and radio commentator, attorney, nationally syndicated columnist, and the most popular campus speaker in the country.

    5—Michelle Malkin 

    New York Times best-selling author of titles including Culture of CorruptionInvasion,In Defense of Internment, and Unhinged. Malkin runs the most popular conservative blog in America averaging 6 million page views per month, has been married for 18 years, is a popular campus speaker, and mother of two.

    6—Bay Buchanan 

    United States Treasurer under President Reagan beginning in 1981. At the age of 32, she was the youngest person to hold that position since it was established in 1775.  Bay currently serves as president of The American Cause, an educational foundation dedicated to advancing traditional conservative issues.

    7—Marji Ross 

    President and publisher of Regnery Publishing, which has published over 50 best- selling books during her tenure. Her decision to print John O’Neill’s, Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry changed the course of history in 2004. She is a wife and proud mother of three daughters.

    8—Cleta Mitchell 

    President of the American Conservative Union Foundation which funds the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, DC. With more than 30 years of experience in law, politics and public policy, Ms. Mitchell advises corporations, nonprofit and issue organizations, candidates, campaigns, and individuals on state and federal campaign finance law, election law, and compliance issues related to lobbying, ethics and financial disclosure.

    9—Michelle Easton

    Founded Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute, the foremost organization devoted to mentoring young women for strong conservative leadership, served 12 years for President Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, president of Virginia State Board of Education for Governor Allen, attorney, married 31 years, and mother of three sons.

    10—Star Parker 

    A former single welfare mother living in Los Angeles who reformed her life and became the president and founder of the Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education (CURE). Wrote two books, Pimps, Whores and Welfare Brats and Uncle Sam’s Plantation, powerful campus speaker, television and radio personality, and mother of two daughters. In 2010, Star ran for the Republican Congressional seat in California’s 37th District and was unanimously elected. Though she did not win, she increased Republican votes in the district.

    (Honorary) 11—Margaret Thatcher

    Conservative and first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Worked alongside President Reagan to defeat communism and promote the values of freedom and limited government. Though not an American, Lady Thatcher’s conservative leadership in the United Kingdom has been an inspiration to the U.S. Conservative Movement and to many all over the world.

     

    And of course the bloggers at Potluck!!!

    We wish you all a very Happy New Year.  And Remember, in 11 months, we will see the end of Obamanation.

     
  • backyardconservative 4:05 PM on 06/09/2010 Permalink | Reply
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    Republican Women Win Big 

    It’s a beautiful thing:) All challengers of the old way of doing political business, dubbed Mama Grizzlies and backed by former Governor Sarah Palin, emblematic of the Tea Party moms who have become involved as never before, Republican women win big in primary races across the country.

    Jobs and the economy dominate.

    More here.

    …These are the races I know about. Maybe you know of others.

     
    • Yukio Ngaby 11:48 AM on 06/10/2010 Permalink | Reply

      According to former New Yorker editor Tina Brown, all these evil Republican women “are kind of a blow to feminism” and “wing nuts.”

      Oh, I do so love polite political discourse…

    • backyardconservative 3:22 PM on 06/10/2010 Permalink | Reply

      Tina Brown. A real role model. Partier, name dropper and I think she nearly wrecked that magazine. Financially I mean.

      A real authority on working women and on what’s important to women. Yeah right.

  • backyardconservative 8:54 AM on 06/07/2010 Permalink | Reply
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    The Political Rape of Nikki Haley 

    Much as I mostly disagree with Kathleen Parker, the WaPo excuse for a sort of rightie who went for Obama in a big way, she’s mostly right on this one. Aside from the credibility of Folks. And how can we forget her disgusting column suggesting John McCain had the hots for Palin and that’s why he chose her as his VP. As No Sheeples notes in the previous post, some have no decent experience, some have not learned from experience. Perhaps Parker has. Maybe she is atoning for that:

    This obsession with people’s personal lives, including the hand-wringing analyses of Al and Tipper Gore’s marriage, has turned us into a nation of purse-lipped old maids. No offense to purses. I’ve resisted commenting on the Gores’ decision to split after 40 years of marriage because what possibly could I know? Apologies to the deeply conflicted, but the Gores’ divorce has no bearing whatsoever on my life.

    I reluctantly decided to weigh in on the Haley story because therein lie issues of more general consequence. This isn’t only politics at its worst. It’s a persecution, a witch hunt, a political rape. “All I know to do is fight,” said Haley by phone Friday. “Just stay strong and keep a smile on your face. . . . I refuse to let this distract me.”

    As we know there is a special virulence reserved for conservative women, not only political bloggers, but those who run for office.

    It’s brutish power, it’s thuggish warning. It makes it more difficult for women to run, especially if they have families, especially young ones.

    How to combat this? Shine a light on the ugliness. Shame those who would shame.

    The Clintons wrung their hands about the politics of personal destruction even as they engaged in it. Democrat identity politics demonize those who don’t conform. The Left, led by this president resort to ad hominem attacks when they can’t debate the issue.

    And now we see this same kind of nastiness in a Republican primary in South Carolina. Shame on those men. And if you can, Vote Nikki Haley tomorrow. Standing strong.

     
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