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2012-04-26 06:23:39

NEW YORK, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Henry A. Kissinger, former U.S. Secretary of State and National Security Advisor, will receive the inaugural "Edmund Burke Award for Service to Culture and Society" at The New Criterion's 30th Anniversary celebration in New York City at an intimate dinner gathering on Thursday, April 26. The award marks the 30th anniversary of The New Criterion, an influential monthly review of the arts and intellectual life, and gives homage to the inspiration...

2012-04-10 14:21:54

MANASSAS, Va., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Richard A. Viguerie, Chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, concerning Rick Santorum's withdrawal from the race for the Republican presidential nomination: "The grassroots conservative activists who powered Rick Santorum's campaign of course respect his decision to suspend his campaign. "Conservatives are deeply in Rick's debt for making their issues the theme of his campaign. That Rick Santorum...

Study Finds Conservative Trust In Science Declining
2012-04-01 06:11:11

Conservative voters say that they have less confidence in the institution of science now than they did during the mid-1970s, claims a study published last Thursday in the American Sociological Review. According to USNews.com reporter Jason Koebler, the study, which was conducted by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sociologist Gordon Gauchat, found that just 35% said that they had a "great deal of trust in science" in 2010. In comparison, in 1974, 48% said that they trusted the...

2012-03-29 23:26:05

Trust in science has also declined among people who frequently attend church While trust in science remained stable among people who self-identified as moderates and liberals in the United States between 1974 and 2010, trust in science fell among self-identified conservatives by more than 25 percent during the same period, according to new research from Gordon Gauchat, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services...

2012-03-06 13:00:00

A new study by Marcus Arvan, PhD, appearing in the peer-reviewed research journal, Neuroethics, confirms and extends upon the results of an earlier study linking socially conservative views to three anti-social personality traits: Machiavellianism (deception), narcissism (overinflated sense of self-worth) and psychopathy (absence of guilt or remorse). Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 A new study by Marcus Arvan, PhD, appearing in the peer-reviewed research journal, Neuroethics, confirms the...

2012-02-10 18:06:00

MANASSAS, Va., Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard A. Viguerie, the Chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, along with conservative activists Bill Wichterman and Rebecca Hagelin, hosted a luncheon and hour-long question and answer period for 90 national conservative leaders at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C. "Four weeks ago, a large group of national conservative leaders met in Texas and came to the consensus that we should back Rick Santorum's...

2012-01-26 15:21:00

IN MICHIGAN CHRONICLE, Weiner and Ravenet Document "Voting to Make Top 1% Rich But No One Else Gets There" WASHINGTON and DETROIT, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert Weiner, a former Clinton White House spokesman, and Jaime Ravenet, Senior Analyst at Robert Weiner Associates, respond to Michigan Congressman/Congressional Black Caucus Dean John Conyers' "compelling question to us in a conversation, 'Why do conservatives vote against their own interests?'" "If we can answer...

2012-01-16 07:30:00

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent voters sorting between the claims of liberals and conservatives for the 2012 election should take advantage of the in-depth analysis provided by Larry R. Bradley's Neither Liberal Nor Conservative Be: An Action Plan for People Disgusted by Polarized Politics. According to USA Today, "More than 2.5 million voters have left the Democratic and Republican parties since the 2008 elections, while the number of independent voters...

2012-01-05 12:53:48

New study brings to light physiological, cognitive differences of political left and right From cable TV news pundits to red-meat speeches in Iowa and New Hampshire, our nation's deep political stereotypes are on full display: Conservatives paint self-indulgent liberals as insufferably absent on urgent national issues, while liberals say fear-mongering conservatives are fixated on exaggerated dangers to the country. A new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln suggests there are...

2011-09-15 13:13:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An ad hoc coalition of almost 30 conservative, Tea Party and limited government groups representing millions has launched a national media campaign against a bill that would make E-Verify mandatory for all businesses. They have also sent a letter to Congress outlining their concerns, according to Take Back Washington The headline in today's first paid ad - a full-page in Washington's "Politico" - reads: "Punishing businesses and telling...