Testing presidential waters? Haley spoke to secretive conservative group before resigning UN

A week before leaving the Trump administration, Nikki Haley spoke to the neocon group – Council for National Policy – lending weight to the prospect of a 2020 candidacy while touting her record as a warmonger’s warmonger. The secretive, heavily evangelical CNP has developed a reputation for anointing Republican presidents. Donald Trump and George W. […]

App flaw let anyone access UK Conservative politicians’ data

The UK Conservative party is learning a hard lesson about the importance of basic security measures in mobile apps. Users have discovered that you could log into the party’s conference app using only an attendee’s email address, providing access to all kinds of sensitive data. And when many of the conference participants are politicians who […]

A fifth Conservative MP has joined the campaign for a People’s Vote on Brexit

Wikimedia Commons A fifth Conservative MP has joined the People’s Vote campaign. Guto Bebb supports the idea of giving the British people a referendum on the final Brexit deal. The movement is growing in public and Parliament. He joins other Tory MPs Sarah Wollaston, Justine Greening, Anna Soubry, and Philip Lee. LONDON — Guto Bebb […]

Facebook 'censors' conservative education page, says it was a mistake, but few are convinced

Facebook says it had mistakenly deleted videos and limited the reach of US conservative educational organization PragerU. The content has now been restored, but PragerU supporters don’t think it was an accident. PragerU (short for Prager University, after its founder Dennis Prager) says nine of its posts reached none of its three million-odd followers, and […]

Roe v. Wade probably won’t get overturned — but here’s what could happen to slowly chip away at abortion rights if the Supreme Court becomes largely conservative

Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would solidify a 5-4 conservative majority if he were confirmed.  This makeup of the court has many pro-abortion-rights activists concerned that abortion access and even the landmark case Roe v. Wade could be in danger. Legal experts, however, told Business […]

These Conservative rebels believe support for a Norway-style soft Brexit is at a tipping point

YouTube/Colchester Conservatives Conservative rebel MPs claim more and more Tories are ready to join them and back a soft Brexit. 15 Tory MPs signed an amendment calling on Theresa May to pursue a Norway-style Brexit which effectively keep Britain in the single market via the European Economic Area. A leading rebel has told Business Insider […]

Trump pardons conservative commentator Dinesh D’Souza, considers pardoning Martha Stewart

President Donald Trump pardoned conservative commentator Dinesh D’Souza and said he was considering pardoning Martha Stewart and commuting former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich’s prison sentence. Critics accused Trump of subverting the rule of law. The US Constitution gives the president the power to issue pardons, and Trump has used that authority to benefit convicted figures […]

Conservative pundits hammer Trump for US-led strikes in Syria

In the wake of US-led airstrikes against Syria following an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, many of US President Donald Trump’s most ardent supporters have vehemently criticized the action. Conservative writers, bloggers and newscasters that have long stood by Trump are abandoning the president in the wake of his latest intervention in Syria for […]