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2010-09-23 15:28:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bob Patterson, research fellow and editor of The Howard Center's quarterly journal The Family in America, will be one of the speakers at an important symposium on the relationship between economic and social conservatism sponsored by the Family Research Council on Friday, September 24, at 1 PM, "Is There a War Between Social and Economic Conservatives? Larry Jacobs, Vice President of The Howard Center for Family, Religion & Society,...

2010-09-15 14:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 2010 midterm elections approach imagine the prospect of both the Republican and Democratic parties each nominating bona fide conservative candidates for top congressional or statewide races. While certainly unthinkable in today's polarized political climate, 'dueling conservatives' defined the 1924 presidential election as chronicled in a new book by Garland S. Tucker III, The High Tide of American Conservatism: Davis, Coolidge, and the 1924...

2010-05-07 19:07:00

MANASSAS, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard A. Viguerie, Chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, will be interviewed on C-SPAN's Washington Journal Program at 8:30 AM Eastern time, Sunday, May 9, to discuss the relationship of the Tea Party to the conservative movement and Republican Party. As a follow-up to his recent Washington Post article, "From an old-school conservative, advice for the tea party," online at http://tinyurl.com/23e7zf5, Viguerie states that the emergence of the Tea...

2009-10-05 11:26:44

British Conservative Party leader David Cameron is proposing changes that would force 500,000 disability recipients to return to work, The Times of London said. The switch would immediately save about $40 per week per recipient as it shifts a portion of those collecting disability benefits to job seeker status. Cameron said unemployment was one of the most serious things we face as a country, The Times reported Monday. If we don't deal with it, it is not just bad for those people who are...

2009-09-11 13:00:00

MANASSAS, Va., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Longtime conservative Richard A. Viguerie, Chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, provided training to about 120 Tea Party leaders at a seminar he held in conjunction with the group's march on Washington, D.C. The seminar covered the following key topics: How to use new and alternative media ('under-the-radar' media) to challenge blue dog Democrats in primaries; How to get money, volunteers and members for your Tea Party; How to challenge...

2008-12-10 15:09:31

Conservatives in Britain's Parliament had a good laugh at Prime Minister Gordon Brown's slip when he said his financial rescue plan had saved the world. The Daily Mail reported Wednesday Brown quickly corrected himself and said the program had merely saved the banking system, but his explanation was as effective as trying to unring a bell. We not only worked with other countries to save the world's banking system but not one depositor actually lost any money in Britain, Brown declared at...

2008-09-29 00:00:28

By David Cameron Small, local providers using renewable technologies are just part of the answer to the UK' s energy dilemma, writes David Cameron Since I became leader, the Conservative Party has helped to lead the political debate onclimate change. If it wasn't for this political pressure, we still wouldn't have a Climate Change Bill and the UK wouldn't be the firstcountry in the world to introduce a legal framework forreducing carbon emissions. But for the last twelve months, we...

2008-06-24 18:02:46

LABOUR'S internal NHS targets will be ditched and patients told which hospitals get the best results, under radical Tory plans. Conservative leader David Cameron is to promise patients information on performance and power over their own care in a bid to save 100,000 lives a year. (c) 2008 Evening Chronicle - Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-06-24 09:03:23

By Andrew Grice Political Editor A Conservative government would save 38,000 lives a year by scrapping Labour's "top-down" NHS targets, David Cameron will claim today. Rather than concentrate on waiting times, his government would measure how long people lived after treatment and their quality of life. "We will measure cancer survival rates, instead of recording the number of radiotherapy courses delivered per month in a particular oncology unit," the Tory leader will say. "We will...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.