Compassionate Conservatism Comeback
Smaller Government For those who don’t remember, early in the 2000 presidential campaign there was a divide in the Republican party over the use of the term “compassionate conservative”. For many in the party, the need for the distinction was quite obvious. Conservatives were mean, unless they were the religious type, and that type were just extremists. Perhaps you know the concept better | Read More »
The Contract with America that I would like to see.
I realize that the Washington elites could care less what a common man thinks but our Tea Party movement is forcing them to listen. So while we have their ear, I wish to express the things I would like to see in a new and improved Contract with America. I truly believe, if followed, these precepts would help in returning our nation to the greatness | Read More »
Education Should be a Local Concern
The federal Department of Education should be abolished, but unfortunately, it will probably never happen. There are too many people in both major political parties (most especially within the Democratic ranks) who are too beholding to the teachers’ unions. The AFL-CIO and the Teamsters can only fantasize about having the clout of the National Education Association and its subsidiaries. As a result of this | Read More »