Author Archives: Daria DiGiovanni

About Daria DiGiovanni

Author of Water Signs: A Story of Love and Renewal, copy director and partner in Parasol Creations, and co-host of Conservative Republican Forum.

Tin Foil Returns for 2012

I have been documenting the many serious problems with a Ron Paul candidacy for years, from his sick propensity to blame acts of Muslim aggression on the USA to his unabashed support for the Ground Zero Mosque to his courtship … read more »

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An Independent Inquiry

As a Constitution-loving, i.e. conservative American who fully embraces the concepts of limited government, personal responsibility, individual liberty and strong national defense, I have a very important question for the election-tilting segment of our population known as “swing voters”: What exactly do you believe in? read more »

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‘Misunderestimating’ the Revolution

How revealing an election result can be in the age of the Tea Party Movement. In spite of the massive paradigm shift that has taken place in American politics over the last 19 months, the reactions of the political class … read more »

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O’Donnell the Rainmaker

Fresh off of her impressive victory over Mike Castle in Delaware, Christine O’Donnell has accomplished yet another astonishing feat — raising over $1 million dollars in just 24 hours! No doubt fueled by both a strong desire to send another … read more »

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Small Wonder for Conservatism, Sour Grapes for GOP

In what might possibly be the most stunning upset victory of this entire primary season, grassroots conservative candidate Christine O’Donnell handily beat 30-year incumbent establishment Republican Mike Castle 53.1%-46.9% to become the Republican nominee for US Senate in Delaware. But … read more »

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The Battle of Delaware

On the heels of Joe Miller’s stunning upset of Lisa Murkowski in Alaska, a previously obscure primary in the state of Delaware has incited passionate disagreement and unpalatable mudslinging — and not just in the predictable ruling class versus country … read more »

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Politics and the Smart Girl – Part 2

In part 2 of the interview, Parcbench’s own Daria DiGiovanni asks Ashley Sewell about the upcoming Smart Girl Summit. DD: Is there a conference this year? AS: Absolutely! It takes place on September 30 – October 1 in Washington D.C., … read more »

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Politics and the Smart Girl – Part 1

Parcbench’s own Daria DiGiovanni sat down with Ashley Sewell to talk about politics and why it’s never too soon to get started. Little did Ashley Sewell realize when a woman approached her to take a photo of her sign at … read more »

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Palin, Haley and the Palmetto State Primary

When it comes to Sarah Palin, one thing’s for certain: her critics on both the left and right are incapable of constructive criticism. To the everlasting shame of the current state of our cultural and political landscape, we’ve become tragically … read more »

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Hey Newsweek, looks like we’re all conservatives now!

Or more accurately, according to the latest Gallup poll, 42% of us self-identify as  conservatives now, a full seven percentage points ahead of moderate (35%) and a whopping 22 percentage points ahead of liberal (20%). I am picking on Newsweek … read more »

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