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Opinion & Blog
July 25, 2016 by Richard Nelson
Today is the first day of the Democratic National Convention where Hillary Clinton will be confirmed as the party's candidate for president. Part of the convention is to approve the party platform and the 2016 Democratic Party platform is unlike anything your grandparents Democratic Party ever imagined. It includes provisions which allows taxpayer funding of abortion; Supports Planned Pa...
Socially Conservative Values Pushed to Backseat in GOP Convention
July 23, 2016 by Rick Hardison
Watching the Republican National Convention as a social conservative was like a trip to a bad Chinese buffet. I had low expectations going in, but the egg roll was worse than I imagined.
Consider how socially conservative values took a backseat this week, even compared to the president’s progressive agenda.
In 2013, Richard Blanco was selected to read a poem at Pr...
Compromising the Rule of Law
July 23, 2016 by Staff
There's been much talk about the rule of law lately. Part of this idea is that nobody is above the law. However, an outcry ensued when FBI Director James Comey announced earlier this month that he is not pursuing charges against Hillary Clinton for violating federal law and compromising national security. House Speaker Paul Ryan said "it appears damage is being done to the rule of l...
Doping by Russian's Bears Heavy Cost
July 20, 2016 by Staff
As the world gets ready to watch the summer Olympics in Rio, one country’s path to the games has become controversial. Russia faces a possible ban from this year’s Olympics after a World Anti-Doping Agency report found evidence of a state-sponsored performance-enhancing drugs (PED) program. The Agency recommended to the International Olympic Committee that Russia be barred entire...