Category: Politics

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...

If only all politics could be like this 2

If only all politics could be like this

Wouldn’t it be great if all politics could be this light-hearted. Part I [youtube Goaj5V4tZoc] Part II [youtube mrqoSyKsAPw] Part III [youtube NXKaAQ-6BiU] Part IV [youtube QkBQf4FJi-o]

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...

The Refiner’s Fire 0

The Refiner’s Fire

There are tragedies in this world that nobody ever expects will happen to them.  It’s always someone else that experiences tragedy.  Yesterday, tragedy hit far too close to home.  My sister-in-law, Liz, and her...

$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...