Category Archive: POLITICS

Looking out for Number One*

America has been proudly called the “land of the free” almost since its birth. But if we’re not vigilant, and diligent, we’re going to look more like the land of feigned grief over… Continue reading

Selective hearing on abortion

To speak for those who cannot speak for themselves is a noble deed. To intentionally ignore the most innocent and helpless among them is a selfish one. Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, with… Continue reading

The fundamental question about marriage – What is it?

Little gets us riled up more than the feeling that our rights are being denied. From way back when we were little tykes and our brother got a bigger scoop of ice cream… Continue reading

Equal rights for adulterers

Equal does not equal equal. Let me break that down. Equality in worth does not translate to equality in opportunity, nor in rights. For example: non-citizens can’t vote; my 30-year old son can’t… Continue reading

True freedom

Which is more likely to secure freedom for a society – a multitude of laws or a minimum? In my previous post I suggested mandating marriage for a couple who create a child,… Continue reading

Slippery Socialism

There seems to be a growing sense that this year’s presidential election is a pivotal one, as in the difference between regaining our strength as a country or sliding perilously closer to the… Continue reading

A view to the vertical

I thought I’d start out this post about political parties with a joke. Actually, two…’cause I want to be fair. What do you get when you cross a pilgrim with a Democrat? A… Continue reading

The real key to our strength

We live in a pain-plagued, tumultuous, dangerous world. Last night’s presidential foreign policy debate highlighted some of the areas that are currently, and seemingly always, simmering or bubbling over with tension and violence.… Continue reading

A leader like George

To be president of the most powerful country in the world is a high calling indeed. The responsibilities are many and weighty, the sacrifices real and substantial. Whomever holds the office is deserving… Continue reading

Love trumps fairness

And covers a multitude of sins. Even, or perhaps especially, homosexuality. And hatred. I had determined yesterday to write about the unfairness of pro-gay lobbies labeling pro-family organizations as hate groups, when their… Continue reading

Uncle Sam and Parenting 101

Mitt Romney’s secretly videotaped comments about the 47% of Americans who are financially dependent on the government, and all the ensuing discussion of what he meant and was he being accurate, highlight one… Continue reading

Partisan politics and fantasy football

By now I’m sure most of us are pretty sick and tired of all the political ads, most of them accusatory, and the annoying robotic phone calls we have no desire to listen… Continue reading