Resounding Books officially announced publication of Common Ground on Common Core an 18-essay volume from twenty top education experts and activists.
“In essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty; in all things, charity.” – St. Augustine Dear Social Conservatives, I hesitate to address you by that name in a political sense, because being socially conservative isn’t really a theory of government, it’s a theory of culture. One could be socially conservative in a totally stateless environment. That’s […]
Des Moines, IA – Tomorrow night, January 21, 2014 at 7:00p Iowa Republicans and Democrats will go to their respective caucuses. Midterm caucuses are typically not well attended since it is missing the Presidential straw poll that Iowa is famous for with its First in the Nation status. Mid-term caucuses focus on selecting delegates for […]
A prayer meeting called “The Response” attracted 30,000 plus to Reliant Stadium in Houston on August 6th, 2011. The rally, initiated by Governor Rick Perry of Texas, was billed as non-political, though other similar rallies were planned in Iowa, Florida and Arizona, all coinciding with early Republican primaries in those states. Exactly one week to […]
Some people do not see the government as the God-ordained means for protecting society from those who would destroy it. On this basis, Ayn Rand libertarianism refuses to protect us against attacks on life and marriage; thus it is godless government, or government-too-small. Libertarian philosophy has grown in America in recent years, though it has […]
The Libertarian movement, as evidenced by supporters of Congressman Ron Paul’s presidential bid, grew in strength during the 2012 Republican presidential primaries. According to the dictionary, a libertarian is one who “advocates for maximizing individual rights and minimizing the role of the state.” The Preamble of the Libertarian party platform makes the following statement: We […]
After reading Kevin Hall’s piece yesterday at The Iowa Republican about the staffing changes at the Republican Party of Iowa, and his preview on this Saturday’s State Convention I have to ask, “why does Kevin hate liberty?” I don’t think Kevin hates liberty, but that is a common response by some Ron Paul supporters when […]