Daily Fragments: Bill Clinton, Black Jesus, and Spiders on Mars

Fragments

Daily fragments for October 4, 2012: Quotations JOHN C. GOODMAN: “If we just allowed low-income people to obtain health care in the same way we allow them to obtain food, we would make health care immediately accessible to millions of people.” – John C. Goodman. BUBBA: “If you live in a shame-based society where you [Read More...]

Is “I Don’t Know” Political Suicide?

Solomon, the original wise guy.

At a meal recently with two men who were older and much wiser than myself, the prevailing theme of the conversation was what you might call “acquired ignorance.”  There’s so much we don’t know — and the further along we get in life, the less we’re willing to say that we know for certain. There [Read More...]

Five Observations from Romney’s Convention Speech

Romney Convention

A hearty congratulations to everyone involved in the Romney campaign for the smashing success of the convention finale, and an equally hearty congratulations to all of those outside the campaign — like my friends at Evangelicals for Mitt — who believed that this was the man for our time.  They persevered through much, soldiered on, [Read More...]

Romney at the RNC: From the Audacity of Hype to the Tenacity of Hope

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Everyone is asking what Governor Romney should say when he addresses the Republican National Convention tonight in Tampa.  It’s going to be an important moment in which Romney can cut past the clutter and the cacophony of the election season and speak directly to the American electorate.  It’s especially important for the challenger, who has [Read More...]

Which Candidates Are More Generous – and Why it Matters

Ann Romney

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post from my friend Josh Good of the Values and Capitalism initiative at AEI.  * Last night in Tampa, Ann Romney made a provocative statement about her husband’s success at Bain Capital, and about her family’s quiet pattern of giving: [Mitt's decision to] work harder and press on … [has] [Read More...]


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