About Us


The Back Channel Blog provides news, opinion, analysis, factual and original content, mostly political, right-of-center, for a Conservative, Libertarian, and Republican audience.

We want to present the news that the mainstream tends to ignore from a right-of-center perspective.

The blog searches for the truth. if you find an error, please contact us and let us know in the comments or at our email.

Maura Dowling, BA Eng Lit, MS Ed, MS Administration, is the owner/operator who has published educational articles and short stories for children and was a copy editor for This Week Magazine.

The ads pay for the costs only. This is not a for-profit blog.


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Vulgarity is not welcome. If you use the C or N-word, your comment automatically goes to moderation.

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We are very liberal in accepting comments, but we need to keep it decent. Thank you for your understanding.

We want to hear your opinions, but please think about your comment before hitting send.


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We are completely independent of any political party or special interest group. You can reach us at backchannelblog@gmail.com


We keep it private!

We do not collect information about users. We do not share any information with third parties, and we do not sell information. This is a free site for informational purposes only. We do not accept responsibility for postings by visitors.


Please go to the biographical information at the end of the articles for information on people who contribute. If information is missing, please contact us at backchannelblog@gmail.com if you would like to contact. an author.