Dec 17, 2014


Obama Policy Shift on Cuba Slap in the Face of Victims of Castro Brothers’ Dictatorship

ACU’s Schlapp says action will “join Bay of Pigs in annals of presidential betrayal”

WASHINGTON DC – American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Matt Schlapp released the following statement in response to the announcement that the U.S. will normalize relations with Cuba:

“Almost 50 years ago my father-in-law endured 6 painful years in the Castro brothers’ gulag for attempting to stop the communist revolution and end Castro's...

Nov 25, 2014

WASHINGTON DC -- American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Matt Schlapp announced that Dr. Ben Carson will lead a portion of a new and ambitious ACU program, "Activism Boot Camp," that will launch at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in February 2015.  The program is one of several agenda-setting expansions the organization's new leadership has put in place to turn the traditionally three-day event into a year-round experience.  ACU’s Activism Boot Camp will start on Wednesday February 25, 2015 and will be highlighted through the remainder of the...

Nov 24, 2014

WASHINGTON DC – American Conservative Union Chairman Matt Schlapp issued the following remarks on Secretary Chuck Hagel’s announcement of his resignation:

“President Obama apparently learned two things from the recent elections: circumvent Congress and blame Republicans,” said Schlapp.  “Hagel's firing comes directly after the irresponsible executive order on immigration last week.”

“Chuck Hagel, and previously Hillary Clinton, have been wildly successful in implementing President Obama's reckless foreign policy. 


Nov 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC -- President Obama’s Executive Order is like a royal decree giving legal status to millions of people who came here and reside here illegally. The president is showing utter contempt for the American voter, the Constitution, the separation of powers and all those who follow the law. It is appalling that a president of the United States, after having suffered a humiliating defeat in the midterm elections and getting a clear vote of no confidence, would give the voters a single-finger salute of contempt.

President Obama is a president who leads from behind. Now,...

Nov 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC -- The American Conservative Union (ACU), host of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), announced the first group of confirmed speakers at the conference scheduled for February 25-28, 2015. 

“We are honored to announce that conservative talk radio powerhouse Mark Levin, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), and ACU Foundation Chairman Carly Fiorina will deliver remarks at CPAC 2015,” said ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp. “...

Nov 13, 2014

The internet can be a tricky place to navigate. A lot of content is available for free online, but some of this free content is legal and some of it isn't. Protecting Intellectual Property (IP) was important to our nation's founders, and it should be too to conservatives everywhere. That's why ACU is excited to learn about a free new tool- Where to Watch- that helps internet users protect IP by offering a comprehensive search for legitimate platforms for films and TV shows. 

Read more about this innovative product below: 

MPAA announced the launch of a new search engine...

Nov 12, 2014

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Nov 12, 2014

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Nov 12, 2014

One America News Network interviewed former ACU Chairman David Keene, ACUF Chairman Carly Fiorina, and ACU Executive Director Dan Schneider on Election Night.

According to Schneider:

"I think the one thing we've learned about Obama is he's a one-trick pony. He has only one speed and one way of doing things. It's going to be a tough couple of years."

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