CHQ - CPAC Beset By Accusations of Pro-Gay Takeover, Muslim Agenda

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CPAC Beset By Accusations of Pro-Gay Takeover, Muslim Agenda -- Kelley Vlahos reports on the many controversies affecting this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).  She writes that it "sounds like a Hollywood version of a conspiracy thriller."  But conservative leader Craig Shirley noted that the annual conference has been around for 40 years and always had conflicts.  "It wouldn't be CPAC if there weren't a fight," he said.

With Help From Conservative Media, the GOP can Govern From the House
Washington Times -- Tony Blankley says the House GOP will fare much better this time in a budget/public relations showdown with the president and explains how the conservative media can help out. Blankley states that mistakes were made when Republicans challenged Clinton in 1995, something that can be avoided now if the right message reaches the public.  

Let's Face it, Sarah Palin Has Been Flat Out Libeled
American Spectator (blog) - Quin Hillyer says Sarah Palin has faced an unfathomable level of vitriol and libel since she was first introduced on the national scene in 2008, and there's nothing in her persona or background that merits all the hatred she's been forced to endure.

MLK's Niece Says he was a Pro-Life Social Conservative
The New American - Martin Luther King, Jr. is often used by the Left as a blunt instrument in justifying their radical agenda of today, but those who knew him argue he didn't always stand for the liberal beliefs attributed to him. King's niece, Dr. Alveda King, is a leading social conservative, and she insists that her uncle was pro-life and held conservative social views.

Some Conservatives see Mike Pence as Best Choice to Unify the Movement
The Hill - Jim Ryun and Ralph Benko are in the forefront of the effort to draft Mike Pence for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, claiming that the Indiana congressman is the only potential candidate who can bring all conservatives together.

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