Month: September 2015

True conservatives should see Trump for the liberal his record shows

I like the slogan on Donald Trump's hats: "Make America Great Again." The sentiment strikes a chord with most conservatives, who fear that our nation is in the midst of a great decline. A recent article in Fortune magazine highlighted several reasons to worry, noting that some say we're "overstretched…

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Stop waiting on Washington to do something about abortion

Another week. Another video showing Americans what our nation's laws allow – the mutilation, harvesting, and marketing of the butchered remains of murdered babies. The latest hidden video released from the Center for Medical Progress shows a conversation between Dr. Carolyn Westhoff, a medical advisor for Planned Parenthood, and someone…

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Second-hand screens are the second-hand smoke of modern parenting

If you’re reading this on your tablet while at your child’s soccer game, please put it down. You’re setting an ill-mannered example, and one that’s becoming an all-too-frequent sight in our communities. I was recently at dinner with my wife and noticed a couple sitting nearby; both were staring into their…

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Don’t let your child’s device ruin an unplugged party

If you're reading this on your tablet while at your child's soccer game, please put it down. You're setting an ill-mannered example, and one that's becoming an all-too-frequent sight in our communities. I was recently at dinner with my wife and noticed a couple sitting nearby; both were staring into…

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Care about abortion? Support pro-life candidates, causes

Talk is cheap. Actions speak louder than words. Practice what you preach. We've all heard these idioms before, pointing us to these parallel principles: You must "do" something to change something, and everyone hates a hypocrite. Both admonitions were joined nicely in an email I recently received from a reader…

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