Left Stays True to ‘Letting no Crisis Go to Waste’

Nothing better than a terrorist attack to set off the Left. In less than twenty-fours since a radical Islamist slaughtered more than fifty Americans, senior Democrats are playing politics with the matter. Perched at the Blue Goose in the White House press briefing room, the Instigator in Chief ignited another battle in the cultural revolution. Rather than …

Has Liberalism Won?

“Force the other team to play to our style. Do not play to their style.” That is the advice our football coaches gave us when I was playing high school football many years ago. The gist of that point was that if we played how we were coached we would be forcing the other team …

When Society and Individuals Give Up on One Another

If the following story fails to motivate you to do something about life, tough to see what will. Sanctioned by a court in England, government officials in Europe have pushed state power to an extreme. An allegedly mentally unstable pregnant was forcibly sedated and the pregnancy induced. Fifteen months later, the mother has yet to …

Shutdown Aftermath, A Reflection from Miami

Now that the shutdown has ended, I think it is a good time for Republicans to start thinking what went wrong and to learn from their mistakes. What were some of these mistakes? Two of them jump out. The first one involves the law of timing. John Maxwell in his book, “The 21 Irrefutable Laws …

Teaching History

“This book is dedicated to the people of America-strong, outspoken, intense in their conviction, sometimes wrong- headed but always generous and brave, with a passion for justice no nation has ever matched.” Paul Johnson, Dedication, A History of the American People. As governor of Indiana, Mitch Daniels was thought to be a top contender for …

Guest Dispatch: How We Got Here, According to Me

Our weekly Guest Dispatch hails from the West Coast. John Flores’s first post on DC Dispatches was late last year. It was a good read. You learn more about him, here. John’s first dispatch for the new year, How We Got Here: According to Me, is a personal tale about his family’s experience growing up in …

What the American Left and Liberals Fear Most

The Republican and Democratic conventions kicked off the unofficial high season of American politics. For political and news junkies its nirvana for a few weeks. It culminates with the election of a new President and Congress on November 6, 2012. Anyhow, I wanted to share with you a story on a recent conversation in this …