1. The Heritage Foundation reports on a Gallup Poll that found 57% of the people believe "government is trying to do too many things that should be left to individuals and businesses."
Only 38% think the "government should do more to solve our country's problems."
1. In an article in the Washington Examiner, Chief Political Correspondent Byron York reviews a new book that indicates that, while he was still President, George W. Bush totally dismissed the conservative movement as inconsequential and boasted, "I redefined the Republican Party."
1. ConservativeHQ.com's Richard Viguerie says President's Obamacare proposal has angered and frightened many citizens and has served to re-launch the conservative movement.
In a statement following the President's speech on health care, Viguerie said that Obama and Speaker Nancy Pelosi have engaged in "massive political overreach," which has "put new life in the conservative movement."
1. While the media was going overboard with lavish praise for Senator Ted Kennedy, the Chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, Richard A. Viguerie, set the record straight.
In his blog, Viguerie wrote, "Kennedy was highly partisan and even mean-spirited. He had acid on his tongue and pen, which he would, without hesitation, use against conservatives."
1. The Gallup Poll has found that conservatives outnumber liberals in all 50 states.
Only in Washington, D.C., which voted 92.9% for Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election, did more people identify themselves as liberals than as conservatives.
1. Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) says that House Republicans will continue to point to the failure of the stimulus bill, while strongly opposing Obamacare.
The website CQ, published by Congressional Quarterly, reports that Cantor "has emerged as one of the Obama administration's sharpest critics."
More than just opposing Democratic legislation, Cantor says the GOP will offer "coherent counterproposals that we believe make more sense."
For the seventh week in a row, Republicans continue to lead in a national poll on congressional elections, suggesting that the GOP might win control of the House in 2010.
The latest Rasmussen Reports found that, if the election were held today, 42% would vote for the Republican candidate, 38% would vote for the Democratic candidate, and 20% are unsure.
President Obama has sent an urgent e-mail message to liberals telling them to work hard to achieve government-run medicine.
"This is the moment our movement was built for," he wrote.
Obama noted that he won the 2008 presidential election "on the doorsteps and the phone lines, at the softball games and the town meetings, and in every part of this great country where people gather to talk about what matters most. And if you're willing to step up once again, that's exactly where we're going to win this historic campaign."
1. Mike Huckabee leads in a new poll for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination.
The Washington Post-ABC survey found Huckabee was preferred by Republicans and Republican-leaning independents over Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, and Newt Gingrich.
The exact results for the top tier contenders were: