Trump Card

Last week's election was, many say, a defining moment for America. It was for sure a significant development in American politics. A total outsider with no experience in mainstream politics is the President-elect. Watching the election returns was surreal. I'm a product of the Reagan 80s and enjoyed seeing the Dukakis implosion, Clinton I's rise … Continue reading Trump Card

Obergefell v. Hodges

The Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges--redefining "marriage" as a union between two people, regardless of gender--is one more step in the natural progression of our culture. We've been on the decline for a while now. But what was so unnerving about the Obergefell decision was the majority's willingness to abandon any pretense of constitutional analysis in favor … Continue reading Obergefell v. Hodges

Recall Abortion (Janet Morana)

Recall Abortion is an important addition to the abortion debate. In a very readable prose, Morana details the historical development of abortion in the United States both culturally and politically. She discusses abortion under several common topics reflecting misunderstandings and objections people have to abortion. Weaved throughout the book, however, Morana tells stories from women … Continue reading Recall Abortion (Janet Morana)

A Good Man (Mark Shriver)

In the 24-hour media cycle and the era of 24-month presidential campaigns, this story of a politician of a different age was a refreshing tale of what politics should be about. Mark Shriver tells the story of his father, Sargent Shriver, both the highs and lows. It is at times a heartwarming story of love … Continue reading A Good Man (Mark Shriver)