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

Dear pro-life advocate…

The other day I posted a plea to abortion rights supporters to consider how the claim that abortion restrictions infringe on a woman’s right to control her body is one that intentionally misrepresents… Continue reading

Dear abortion rights supporter…

Can we talk? May we engage in a cool-headed dialogue in mutual respect about this crucial issue? I am strongly pro-life but I don’t condemn you nor think of you as evil. Some… 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

My worth and yours

I had to make a monumental decision the other night when planning a meeting with two dear friends. And it was this…Panera or Starbucks? Perhaps monumental is overstating it a little, but my… 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

It’s baaack…

…the issue that won’t go away, that is. The following is from the same discussion on gay marriage I referenced in my previous post, and I was responding to another reader’s comments. You… 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