Senate Democrats Want to Give Priority to Their “Religion”

    Senate Democrats Want to Give Priority to Their "Religion"

    Two weeks ago, in a narrow ruling that won’t affect the vast majority of Americans, the U.S. Supreme Court simply applied the provisions of the bipartisan Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which protects Americans from being forced by government to violate central tenets of their faith. This Hobby Lobby ruling was little more than a straightforward application of a law reflecting the common sense of a | Read More »

    Shut Down ObamaCare, Not Government

    I didn’t come to Washington to shut down the federal government; I came to help bring it back to its proper role. This role should create an environment where America is the easiest and best place in the world to create better paying jobs by starting a business or growing an existing one. One way to do that is by ending failed programs like ObamaCare | Read More »

    Applying Conservative Principles To Immigration

    I appreciate the opportunity to respond to Erick’s post last night regarding the principles for immigration reform I have recently developed. Before diving into the details of the plan, I want to take a moment to point out how the debate about immigration reflects positively on the conservative movement in general. Unlike the left, whose default tactic is to attack and destroy the personal character | Read More »

    No More Short-Term Budget CR’s

    “Washington politicians of both parties scrambling to put together two and three week plans to keep funding the government, while not fundamentally changing the behavior that has gotten us into this mess to begin with.” Our country faces a brutal reality: for far too long, the federal government has been recklessly spending money it does not have. It is the reason we now have a | Read More »