As Sarah Palin might say, “You betcha!” Maybe that was too easy… Perhaps a better query is, “Should governance be moralistic?” At least it’s a bit more challenging. Assuming that governance in the U.S. is all about “we the people”, and the “collective good” is the ideal, then the answer should also be a resounding “Yes!” Of course, if we were talking about some right-wing dictatorship (that we, the U.S., were so fond of aligning ourselves with a few decades ago and are now in the business of removing at gun point — oops!… [Read more]
The saying in my small town is that there is a church on every corner. And really, it’s not far from the truth. We are a small community and have about 20 churches in our small city and township limits — most of them being Christian Reformed Churches.
Not surprisingly, we also have a lot of Republicans.… [Read more]
Mitt Romney has forged a path to victory. He beat his opponents in the GOP Florida primaries by a solid margin
even though many in his party still neither like nor trust him. He immediately laid out his priorities when he said, “While we celebrate this victory, we must not forget what this election is really about: defeating Barack Obama.”
Huh?!?… [Read more]
A DINO is not a dinosaur. A DINO is a Democrat In Name Only — those who align themselves with the political left in name but, at key voting times, leave some of us wishing that they, too, were extinct. That stated, the announcement by Senator Ben Nelson, ‘Democrat’ from Nebraska, that he will not seek re-election next term may turn into an example of liberals and progressives seeing that we should be careful of what we wish for.… [Read more]