For sure, Democrats rejoiced as they watched Republicans painfully twist in the wind at the beginning of LGBTQ Pride Month, trying to figure out how to position their party on this issue.
Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel got flak from the right and from the left, as she essentially waved a white flag, declaring Republican...Read more
Listening to all the rhetoric in the popular media, you would think America is the most unfair, racist nation in the world. You would think that Black Americans are uniformly living in oppression and poverty, with no hope for the future, save the federal government arriving on the scene to their rescue.
Sorry, liberals, to trouble you with ...Read more
If there is one reason why problems associated with race in America persist, it is because we pretend to address problems caused by one sin by exchanging them with other sins.
President Biden has just issued a proclamation recognizing 100 years since the race massacre that occurred in the Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1921.
Americans may not have to wait until 2022 to sense the potential for Republicans to move the nation back in a conservative direction.
The race for governor in Virginia, one of just two major elections taking place this year, could be a barometer of national sentiment.
Republicans have just nominated a dream-team ticket, combining talent and ...Read more
In 1867, American writer Mark Twain visited the Holy Land. He recorded his impressions in a book titled "The Innocents Abroad."
Twain was appalled when seeing the abandoned and desolate land that was the home of the Bible.
"The further we went, the hotter the sun got and the more rocky and bare, repulsive and dreary, the landscape became," he ...Read more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that births in the USA reached another historic low in 2020.
For the sixth consecutive year, the birth rate dropped -- this time by 4%. The average annual drop in the five previous years was 2%.
The rate at which American women are having babies is way below the rate necessary to keep the ...Read more
When I began my work 25 years ago, my vision for fixing our poor, broken communities was driven by my belief in America and what made it successful.
It's what I call the 3 C's: the principles of Christianity, the virtues of capitalism and the rule of law outlined in our Constitution.
After the civil rights movement, big government was deemed ...Read more
The president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Alexis McGill Johnson, has used The New York Times as a confessional to fess up to the racist history of Planned Parenthood's founder, Margaret Sanger.
"We must reckon with Margaret Sanger's association with white supremacist groups and eugenics," she writes.
Sanger's involvement with ...Read more
Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas raised ire from conservatives for vetoing legislation passed by the Arkansas state legislature that would have banned "gender-affirming" medical treatment for transgender minors.
This includes treatment such as hormone therapy, puberty blockers and surgery associated with gender identity.
The ...Read more
The controversy surrounding the new voting law in the state of Georgia raises important issues regarding the governance of our country and the role of corporations.
Corporations are big and have a lot of economic clout, so there is justified concern about them abusing this economic power.
It's why there are such strict lobbying laws in ...Read more
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas summed up our border crisis in a statement he released March 16: "We are on pace to encounter more individuals on the southwest border than we have in the last 20 years."
According to The Wall Street Journal, Border Patrol agents made about 75,000 arrests of migrants crossing illegally in ...Read more