Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Thankfulness

When Abraham Lincoln established a regular holiday for Thanksgiving in the midst of our brutal civil war, one could argue he envisioned a time where we would share a common meal and, despite the hardships we have endured over the preceding year, we would go around a table and reflect…

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The Heroes of Sutherland Springs

There was a gentle November breeze that Sunday morning. The autumn clouds were scattered throughout the sapphire Texas sky, and residents of the small town of Sutherland Springs gathered together for church, like so many other devout men and women across the nation. Some worshiped and prayed; others prepped for…

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Jeff Flake finds his ‘Sense of Decency’

Known for being august and reserved (if not somewhat boring), the United States Senate is not somewhere one goes for impassioned debate or scathing critiques. Such scintillating content is more often found in the lower chamber on the other end of Capitol Hill or the House of Commons in the…

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Christians Calling Trump to Task

One of the more interesting alliances of the 2016 election cycle was religious conservatives embracing businessman-turned-president Donald Trump. Even after the release of his lewd comments about women, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr., and his like-minded religious conservatives kept backing their horse. Falwell’s ardent support has continued through the…

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Enough to Go Around?

“I think there’s blame on both sides.” said President Donald Trump, regarding the chaos that broke out between the “Alt–Right” and “Antifa” in Charlottesville, Virginia. “You had a group on one side that was bad. You had a group on the other side that was also very violent. Nobody wants…

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