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...]

Sikh Ye First

Singh

It was a thoughtful gesture to invite Ishwar Singh, president of the Sikh Society of Central Florida, to deliver an invocation at the Republican National Convention.  The shooting at the temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, was brutal and horrific.  We still don’t know a great deal about the motivations of the shooter, except that he [Read More...]

Is Rape Rape?

Question Mark

It’s a remarkable but unsurprising thing that a relatively unknown Congressman from Missouri’s “legitimate rape” comments have gotten so much more media attention than the Vice President of the United States mimicking urban African-American language and suggesting that the leaders of the other party want to “put y’all back in chains.” It’s remarkable because Joe [Read More...]

Was Plucky Huck Mistaken to Save Akin’s Bacon?

Branding.

Mike Huckabee has defended Todd Akin even after his infamous Rapegate comments. Are social conservatives bound by principle to defend their fellow pro-lifer? [Read more...]

I am a Hate-Filled Christian

hatred

Being an evangelical Christian, of course, I grew up with vicious hatreds implanted deep within my heart.  Hatred (I refuse to use “hate” when the proper word is “hatred”) for women who obtain abortions.  Hatred for gays.  Hatred for criminals and illegal aliens.  Hatred for people of other faiths.  Hatred, basically, for anyone unlike myself [Read More...]


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