Posts tagged: Conservatism

“Trump is President. Now What?'” (Illinois Family Spotlight #024)

il_family-spotlight_125x125The Donald became President Trump on Friday. Monte and Dave speak with Pastor John Kirkwood, an active Republican and a steady critic of Donald Trump, to discuss what a victorious Trump Administration means for evangelicals, Republicans, conservatives, and the next generation.  Pastor Kirkwood also discusses why Bernie Sanders succeeded among millennials and what that means for future political bouts.

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“The Next Generation” (Illinois Family Spotlight #022)

il_family-spotlight_125x125IFI junior fellows Andrew Willis and John Kristof rejoin the show to continue the conversation about conservatism, Christianity, and millennials, discussing how conservatives can reach out to young Americans both in the home and in the public square.

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“Kids These Days…” (Illinois Family Spotlight #020)

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Monte and Dave are joined by Andrew Willis and John Kristof, Junior Fellows at the Illinois Family Institute. The two take their experiences at secular and Christian universities to express what it means to be a young Christian conservative today, and they discuss how millennials interact with politics and society.

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“Being Watchmen on the Wall” (Illinois Family Spotlight #018)

Monte Larrick and David Smith speak to Pat McManus, an old ally from the Family Research Council’s Watchmen on the Wall ministry to discuss how churches and religious leaders can and should impact social issues and the political square.

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Debrief: 2016 Election (Illinois Family Spotlight #015)

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Illinois Family Spotlight recaps the recent election, discussing how pro-family issues may be effected with our newly elected leaders.  Will our new president actually be pro-life?  Can Roe v. Wade be overturned?  Is the Illinois legislature growing more conservative?  Monte, Dave, John Biver, and Ralph Rivera (Illinois Citizens for Life) answer these questions and more.

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“Countering the New Bathroom Agenda” (Illinois Family Spotlight #004)

il_family-spotlight_thumbnailFollowing last week’s program on how parents should respond to President Obama’s directive on public school bathrooms, Laurie Higgins rejoins David Smith and Monte Larrick to identify crucial weaknesses in the arguments the Left uses to justify such policies.

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How We Killed the Tea Party

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Written by Paul H. Jossey

As we watch the Republican Party tear itself to shreds over Donald Trump, perhaps it’s time to take note of another conservative political phenomenon that the GOP nominee has utterly eclipsed: the Tea Party. The Tea Party movement is pretty much dead now, but it didn’t die a natural death. It was murdered—and it was an inside job. In a half decade, the spontaneous uprising that shook official Washington degenerated into a form of pyramid scheme that transferred tens of millions of dollars from rural, poorer Southerners and Midwesterners to bicoastal political operatives.… Continue Reading

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