Conservatives should be more like Liberals and Progressives

Leslie P – Originally posted at The Conservative Union   Did THAT headline get your attention? I hope so, There are actually quite a few ways we conservatives should be more like the liberals and progressives. Why? They are successful. How? Lots of ways, actually, today’s post will be about evangelism. Liberals are successful. As […]

Don’t Go Out On The Front Lines Without Training

Leslie P – Originally posted at The Conservative Union   We’ve talked before about the utility of comparing the Progressive-Conservative struggle to a War. I use that comparison all the time, not because I’m a violent bloodthirsty killer, but because most folks have a basic understanding of the most basic of components and concepts, also, […]

The Party Of Science

Science Rules. Or at least that’s what Bill Nye, the Michael Jordan of Edutainment, told the 8-year-old version of me.  Of course, I accepted that concept fairly easily.  After all, it makes sense that the “systematic knowledge of the physical or material world gained through observation and experimentation” would rule.  Plus, Bill Nye was cool […]

America Takes a Cold Shower

If you haven’t heard about the ALS ice bucket challenge by now, you’ve obviously checked out from life.  The challenge was started by Corey Griffen, whose friend Pete Frates suffers from ALS, to raise awareness of Lou Gehrig’s disease, the ALS foundation, and raise money to find a cure. It has become wildly popular with […]

The Hand Up

  I’ve been thinking a lot about poverty lately.  Maybe it was Kevin Williamson’s piece on poverty in Appalachia, or The AEI video series on Social Justice as envisioned from a conservative viewpoint.  I was thinking about it long before the latest piece on poverty I shared, one with the provocative title “Can You Fight […]