Category: Politics

IED Up Close 0

IED Up Close

Have you ever wondered what it is like for the military?  Day in and day out, they face the possiblity of death, while we live relatively peaceful lives back in the good ol’ homefront....

Vote 3

Vote

Although the below video is geared toward Catholics (from CatholicVote.com), I think it is very relevant to all of us.  It’s only 3 1/2 minutes long so watch it. [youtube 61wj4tJICcc] Remember if you...

Presidential Economics 1

Presidential Economics

In recent months, as the economy has taken first stage, I’ve started following a few economist’s blogs (never thought I would ever say that).  Greg Mankiw is a Harvard Economics professor and surely leans...

Bad Patriotism 1

Bad Patriotism

Just a few days after my recent post on True Patriotism, I found this article from The Philadelphia Inquirer. This guy is a prime example of “Bad Patriotism.” He claims that because America has...

True Patriotism 0

True Patriotism

The Centrist recently sent me an article from Time Magazine titled “The State of Patriotism” by Peter Beinart.  The article details the differences between the conservative style of patriotism and the liberal philosophy. Beinart...

$112 billion for single parents 11

$112 billion for single parents

A recent study indicates that American taxpayers spend $112 billion a year on assistance to single parents and divorces.  Wow! That’s a lot of money.  Should we eliminate assistance for single mothers?  No, that...