Category Archives: Fox News

A plea for civility and sanity from brave liberals and progressives

  This is a plea for civility and sanity among brave liberals and progressives. It’s time for many of them to break the silence and oppose the tone changes and agendas in their party. They have good reasons to be … Continue reading

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We all need a political reality check

Many times I find myself wishing that I could take President Obama at his word. Of course the same could be said of many politicians but Obama so often presents himself as such a likable guy. He’s definitely a gifted … Continue reading

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Why so much outrage?

  Does it strike you as strange to hear people express moral outrage when these same individuals forcefully reject any notion of an absolute moral order? Evidently there is a moral order to which all rational people should subscribe and … Continue reading

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Myth about the First Amendment

Our Sunday News recently asked me to be a voice to balance the weekly columns of the assistant editor. He generates the most reader response for the paper but writes from more of a left-side, liberal perspective (labels I am a … Continue reading

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Progress or Decline?

Was the outcome of the election a sign of progress or decline? I still recall the over-the-top grieving of some of my friends when George Bush beat John Kerry in 2004.  It resembles some of the current responses to Obama’s re-election.
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Young people turned off by politics

Are you turned off by the partisan rhetoric from political conventions? A growing number of people tune-out these events or change the channel.  I admit that I was more disgusted by the tone and content of the conventions than previous … Continue reading

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One nation under God, indivisible?

Polarization in American politics has become a huge turn off to the electorate – especially the younger generation. As hard as it may be, we simply must change the tone of our debates. While there is a legitimate place for … Continue reading

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