Post Tagged with: "civil society"

How the Government Stole Christmas Charity

How the Government Stole Christmas Charity

December 16, 2013 at 8:40 am 0 comments

by Kathleen Hunker: Whenever I visit my local shopping mall during the Christmas Season, I am treated to the very best and the very worst of human nature. The worst rears its head in the parking lot; the best reveals itself in the Salvation Army bell ringers, Toys for Tots, […]

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Moral Legitimacy Deals with all Areas of Life, Including Politics

Moral Legitimacy Deals with all Areas of Life, Including Politics

June 18, 2013 at 8:25 am 4 comments

by Josh Carlson: Many on the Religious Right are concerned that the values they hold are reaching their twilight in American society.  The reelection of President Obama and subsequent failures of various conservative causes has caused many to pause, wondering how to be the salt and light of the earth (Matthew […]

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After the Religious Right and the Culture Wars

After the Religious Right and the Culture Wars

May 28, 2013 at 8:30 am 5 comments

Why the Religious Right Needs to Turn Away from Their Preoccupation with Power and Regain Their Moral Legitimacy by Tim Reuter: “There is no country in the world where the Christian religion retains a greater influence over the souls of men than in America” ~Tocqueville, Democracy in America The Religious Right […]

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The Legacy of Margaret Thatcher

The Legacy of Margaret Thatcher

April 26, 2013 at 3:45 am 0 comments

There is no such thing as society. There is only you and me. by Peter Smith Mrs. Thatcher’s funeral last Wednesday was a glorious occasion of pageantry. Her remains were moved the day before to the Chapel of St. Mary Undercroft in the heart of Parliament, where, under the gilding, […]

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The Argument Conservatives Must Learn to Make

The Argument Conservatives Must Learn to Make

October 23, 2012 at 8:00 am 3 comments

by Prof. Patrick Garry In other elections, with an incumbent in the position now occupied by President Obama, the challenger would be polling much better than Governor Romney is.  With the economy stalled, unemployment at unacceptable levels, government debt both unprecedented and unsustainable, foreign violence against America escalating, and the […]

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