McDaniel: Time for an Apology?

By Senator Chris McDaniel At the core of my political beliefs is an unyielding desire for individual freedom. As a Constitutionalist, I believe all liberties must be protected, and equality should prevail.  All people are worthy of dignity.  All deserve respect.  Indeed, I’ve spent my entire career defending the rights of others, even when I […]

Higher-Order Marriage

  Progressive Myths & Christianity’s Deeper Revolution   BY: David J. Theroux Originally published to Touchstone Magazine in the January/February 2016 Issue Marriage is a universal institution of civilization. We find no human society in which marriage has not existed in some form, and virtually all marriage ceremonies historically have involved religious elements. Yet for […]

Voters Will Reward GOP For Defunding Planned Parenthood

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) set off a media firestorm last week by announcing that the reconciliation bill will include defunding Planned Parenthood and redirecting those dollars to better health care centers that do even more for women. Headed into 2017, we knew that one of two things would be true about the Republican Party: […]

U.S. Civil Rights Commission Report Begins Next Assault Against Religious Liberty

The United States Civil Rights Commission has proclaimed that religion is an impediment to civil rights and has prepared a constitutional briefing designed to defeat religion’s “discriminatory” and “intolerant” status in society. In its recent report, deceptively entitled “Peaceful Coexistence: Reconciling Nondiscrimination Principles with Civil Liberties,” the United States Civil Rights Commission proposes that the country […]

How And When The Repeal Of #Obamacare Is Likely To Go Down

Policy Analysts Watching Republicans Actions Closely, Staffers Assure Commitment To Repeal Is Ironclad. BY: Keith Plunkett | UC Staff Ramesh Ponnoru with AEI summed up in a December 16 article how Republicans would most likely attempt a quick repeal of Obamacare, while being careful to leave certain regulations in place for incoming Health and Human […]

The Unwritten Constitution Is Integral To A Decentralized Society: Personal Relationships Sustained By Moral Responsibility Encourages Local Action.

    Main Points Reviving American constitutionalism and reconstructing society require people to shoulder concrete responsibility locally. (Tweet This) It is crucial to understanding the written and unwritten constitutions to recognize the ethical import of the old American affinity for groups and associations. (Tweet This) Christianity gave succinct expression to what would become the heart […]

REDDINGER: The Relationship Between Culture and Poverty

BY: William Reddinger J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis is one of the best books of 2016. A personal story about Vance’s climb from poor, white Appalachia to a Yale law degree and a white-collar career, the book will make you laugh, cry, and think carefully about the […]

The Things Essential To Human Freedom Still Live Within The American People

The biggest loser in 2016 was Washington, D.C. It is a town built on assumptions and norms that have now been utterly rejected by the people. They have no use for it in its current status, with Republican and Democratic parties that have more in common than not. The American people, even many on the […]

Pew Study On Religion And Education Shows Jews And Christians Have Highest Education Levels

New Pew Study Shows Jews And Christians More Educated Than Atheists And Other Religions Worldwide, Have Nearly Closed Education Gender Gap. Jews are more highly educated than any other major religious group around the world, while Muslims and Hindus tend to have the fewest years of formal schooling, according to a Pew Research Center global […]

Senator McDaniel Pens Op-Ed Calling for New Approach to Address Poverty

Senator Chris McDaniel writes in a commentary on August 30: By forcibly divesting taxpayers of the means to provide for their own needs and confiscating substantial income from society’s economically productive segments, government action hinders the creation of more opportunity for those who seek to benefit from its benevolence. The government has no capital of […]