Even in California they're vying to be the most conservative
San Diego Tribune - California used to be seen as a pretty conservative state, but in recent decades, its Republican candidates have bought into the preaching of the pundit class and swerved sharply left in order to become 'electable' to so-called independents and Democrats.
2010 and the Tea Party movement have changed things (somewhat) in the Golden State, however, as some of its GOP candidates have taken to reclaiming the conservative mantel, as this story on Republican gubernatorial candidate Steve Poizner reveals.
A doctor savages his cousin Barack's reform plan
Washington Times - Dr. Milton Wolf, a radiologist from Kansas and Barack Obama's second cousin, presents a devastating critique of the disastrous results enacting Obamacare would have for our health care system.
Tea Party group considers Rep. Altmire a 'yes vote' for health-care after meeting
Daily Caller - Democrat Rep. Jason Altmire wouldn't commit one way or the other during a Wednesday meeting with Tea Party activists on how he will vote for President Obama's health-care bill - and the now the group's spokesman said he considers Altmire "a yes vote."
The Rove you don't know
The Daily Beast - "Former Bush speechwriter Matt Latimer reveals White House secrets that aren't in Karl Rove's new book - including how his man-the-barricades mania eventually exhausted even the president's top aides."
Our country could use a little rabble-rousing right now
Washington Examiner - Max Borders takes on those 'conservatives' (like John Feehery and David Brooks) who detest the activism of the grassroots Tea Party movement, comparing these elitist opinion-makers to Tories during the revolution who would support the status quo at the expense of true liberty.
In Texas, conservatives stand strong in curriculum battle
Dallas Morning News - State Board of Education members resumed their volatile debate over social studies standards Wednesday as the panel neared its first vote on what Texas students will be taught in U.S. history, government and other classes over the next decade.